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Can Vitamin D3 help reverse testicular atrophy?

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replied August 28th, 2018
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First the underlying cause of the atrophy needs to be assessed.

Possible causes of testicular atrophy include - age, testicular cancer, orchitis, diseases, excessive alcohol usage, hormone imbalance, testicular torsion, varicocele, etc.

Hormonal imbalances can sometimes cause testicular atrophy. If the body is driven to produce less testosterone, the testicles may begin to shrink.

Some potential causes of a hormone imbalance that suppress testosterone production include: testosterone replacement therapy, taking estrogen, anabolic steroids, certain medications.

Treatment of the condition depends on the underlying cause of the issue, including antibiotics (for infections), lifestyle changes, hormone therapy, and surgery (in conditions like varicocele).

Use of vitamin D is not considered as a specific treatment for testicular atrophy.

I hope this helps.

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