Secondary hypogonadism

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What is secondary hypogonadism?

Secondary hypogonadism is absent or decreased function of the male testes or the female ovaries. It is considered secondary hypogonadism, when the condition is due to a problem with the pituitary or hypothalamus gland.

Common symptoms reported by people with secondary hypogonadism

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with secondary hypogonadism

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Clomid)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
secondary hypogonadism (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with secondary hypogonadism, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with secondary hypogonadism

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Clomid)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
secondary hypogonadism (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (5 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation feet tingling 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
generalized anxiety disorder
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
bruising
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with secondary hypogonadism, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has secondary hypogonadism on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 10
40s 4
50s 3
60s 6
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

28% Female
72% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from secondary hypogonadism patients who have completed their condition history
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