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Testicular atrophy is a medical condition in which the male reproductive organs (the testes, which in humans are located in the scrotum) diminish in size and may be accompanied by loss of function. This does not refer to temporary changes, such as those brought on by cold.

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Gizmodo

Gizmodo
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:49:09 -0700

According to Kellogg, masturbation can have terrible health effects, leading to conditions like testicular atrophy, uterine cancer, heart disease, epilepsy, or even insanity. He recommends watching children carefully to make sure they don't slip into ...

Medical Daily

Medical Daily
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 04:03:44 -0800

There's another condition that's particularly scary for men: testicular atrophy, colloquially known as shrinking balls. Finding out your balls are shrinking is especially scary because you probably won't feel anything resembling a tumor underneath ...

The Register

The Register
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 23:00:46 -0700

"In rats, effects reported in addition to the neurotoxicity, included atrophy of skeletal muscle, testicular atrophy, distended urinary bladders, increased prevalence of duct ectasia in preputial glands, hematopoietic cell proliferation in the spleen ...

Sault Star

Sault Star
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:20:28 -0800

“The increased incidence of germ cell cancers among men with testicular atrophy, testicular dysgenesis, cryptorchidism and infertility suggests a common etiologic relation between germ cell cancers and these genital abnormalities,” the report reads ...

KSAT San Antonio

KSAT San Antonio
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:11:15 -0700

It's the hormone that regulates muscle mass, energy, and sex drive, and some men think more is better! You see it on TV, in magazines, and on shelves everywhere you turn. But few men know the dangers of taking testosterone. Philip Werthman, MD, a Male ...

Bustle

Bustle
Thu, 14 May 2015 15:41:15 -0700

In males, this can cause testicular atrophy, impotence and sterility." So although the random case of erectile dysfunction from a hard night of partying is nothing to worry about, if it's happening too often you may want to check your alcoholic intake ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:57:22 -0700

Anabolic steroid use has been linked to depression and heart problems. Photograph: Medicimage/REX Shutterstock. Peter Walker · @peterwalker99. Friday 19 June 2015 08.57 EDT Last modified on Friday 19 June 2015 19.00 EDT. Share on Facebook ...

Mic

Mic
Mon, 18 May 2015 11:26:08 -0700

The risks are more serious than many people think: Steroids are not cartoon formulas that shrink testicles ("testicular atrophy") and cause rage issues — at least, not exclusively. People who abuse anabolic steroids can suffer heart attacks and die ...
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