Obesity takes an extra toll on men’s health and sexuality, from Harvard Men’s Health Watch
It's no secret that obesity is hazardous to health. Men pay an extra price for excess weight, since obesity takes a special toll on male hormones, sexuality, and prostate health, reports the March 2011 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch.
Here are some of the ways that can affects a man's health:
Less testosterone: Obesity lowers testosterone levels, which can affect muscle function and heart health.