Physical stress from a major injury, a car accident or from an
operation depletes testosterone. Sometimes the decline is
dramatic and results in early emotional, physical and sexual
complications. Those patients with higher testosterone levels to
start with (before the accident) usually have a faster recovery
and develop fewer complications.
Emotional stress is another way that testosterone is depleted.
Continuous rejections, failures and criticisms all take their
toll on men by lowering testosterone. At work, at home and even
self-directed, put-downs abound. Constant exposure to negativity
in the man's environment can really drive down testosterone
levels. Learning stress management and relaxation skills will go
a long way in improving your resilience to any testosterone
Sex For Life by David Saul, M.D. Copyright © 1999. No part
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