8 Awful Things That Happen to You After You Turn 30 (And What You Can Do to Stop Them)

A lot of things in life get better after you turn 30. Unfortunately, your testosterone level isn’t one of them. Testosterone peaks during adolescence and young adulthood, but as men age, this manliest of hormones begins to drop by one percent each year beginning at age 30, and the decline affects your body and brain in myriad ways. We’re going to unpack the eight unfortunate effects of “low T,” but just because biology has it in for you and your masculinity doesn’t mean you have to take these changes lying down. (In fact, lying down may be one of the worst things you could do.) There are strategies to combat plummeting T levels, and we’re going to help you figure out which ones might work for you.

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