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Date:1/5/2009

ngoing commitment to educating men and their loved ones about low testosterone."

www.IsItLowT.com and 1-866-996-LowT provide fast and easy ways to learn about Low T. These resources include an interactive quiz to determine a patient's potential for having Low T, ways to engage in conversations with a doctor about symptoms associated with low testosterone, and a guide to help women have a productive dialogue about low testosterone with the men in their lives.

About the Survey

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. commissioned Opinion Research Corporation to survey 406 women married or in a relationship with men over 40 years old to assess the role women play in their partner's health. The random phone survey also explored respondents' opinions about how well their male partner managed his health in 2008 and his level of dedication to his health versus other activities in his life.

The margin of error at a 95 percent confidence level is plus or minus 4.9 percentage points for the total sample in each survey. The study was conducted December 4-8, 2008.

About Low Testosterone

It is estimated that hypogonadism, also known as low testosterone, affects more than 13 million men in the United States age 45 and older. Because signs and symptoms of low testosterone are subtle and often overlap with other common medical conditions, low testosterone is frequently undiagnosed. Signs and symptoms of low testosterone include low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depressed mood, reduced muscle mass and strength, increased fat body mass and decreased bone mineral density.

Men with chronic conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and asthma/COPD, are also more likely to have low testosterone compared to other men. Below normal levels of testosterone can be confirmed by a blo
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