Although cases of coronavirus continue to decline in most regions of the world, there are still a large number of complications affecting people who have recovered.
It affects multiple organs in your body, but it can also affect your hormones, and according to the “thehealthsite” report, the latest article published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society found that the Coronavirus can also affect the endocrine glands, even leading to sexual disorders when males.
Men Are More Prone to Hormonal Imbalances After Recovery from Coronavirus
On a daily basis, these patients are received by the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India, and Professor Jian Chand from the institute stated that a recent review study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society indicated that coronavirus, not only affects the pancreas but also other endocrine glands.
According to the results of the study, the Coronavirus causes moderate to severe disease in about 15% of post-Corona patients, and the Department of Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center in the United States of America revealed that “it has widespread effects throughout the body with a myriad of It is a clinical manifestation, including the endocrine system, and has an impact on the pathophysiology and management of diabetes as well as the pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, bone, and gonad functions.”
Males were more affected by gonadotropins, which resulted in poor sperm quality and low testosterone, and it was stated that these individuals would need 4 to 6 months of treatment.
Men Are More Prone to Coronavirus Infection than Women
In another study published by the European Society of Endocrinology, males are more likely to be infected with severe coronavirus than females, and they have a greater chance of dying from it.
Androgens, or male sex hormones, are thought to stimulate the formation of these receptors in cells lining the airways in the lungs, making it easier for the virus to infect men’s lung tissue, and further research is being conducted to better understand how coronavirus affects hormones.
Common Signs of a Hormonal Imbalance
Hormones play an important role in your overall health, and as a result, a wide range of signs and symptoms may indicate a hormonal imbalance. Some common symptoms of a hormonal imbalance in both men and women include:
- weak muscles
- Unexpected weight loss
- A lump of fat between the shoulders
- Painful or stiff muscles
- Swelling or stiffness in the joints
- vision problems
- Increased or decreased heart rate
- Anxiety or impatience
- Sensitivity to cold or heat
- decreased libido
- Constipation or frequent bowel movements
- frequent urination
- increased hunger
- Dry skin, thinning or brittle hair
- facial swelling
- Purple or pink stretch marks