Study: Fatherhood May Deplete Testosterone

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Study: Fatherhood May Deplete Testosterone

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT

New research shows that men's testosterone levels drop when they become fathers, according to a story on WebMD.com.

According to the report, researchers studied approximately 500 Filipino men over five years, and measured their testosterone levels at the beginning and end of the study. Those who became new fathers experienced a drop in testosterone greater than that of men the same age without children.

Read the WebMD.com story HERE.