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Prolonged misuse of steroids can cause liver damage and severe mood swings.
The effects of androgen deficiency depend on how severe the deficiency is, its cause and the age at which the deficiency begins.
Androgen deficiency in women and its treatment is controversial, and more research is needed.
One of the treatments for prostate cancer is androgen deprivation therapy (previously called hormone therapy).
Up to 25 per cent of all fractures that occur in people with osteoporosis and osteopenia, occur in men.
A healthy, calcium-rich diet and regular physical activity throughout life can help prevent osteoporosis.
Common causes of erectile dysfunction include physical illness, anxiety and too much alcohol.
Contraceptive injections for men are not yet available in Australia, but clinical studies suggest that they may provide a safe, effective and reversible method of male contraception in the future.
Boys’ bodies come in all shapes and sizes. As you get older, and go through puberty, you become more aware of your body and how it compares with others. Boys’ bodies come in all shapes and sizes – there is no ‘normal’.
Hirsutism in women is the excess growth of dark and coarse hair over areas of the body where it ordinarily wouldn’t grow, such as the face and back. About one woman in 10 is affected.