Testosterone and body weight

Why Does Low Testosterone Lead To Weight Gain?

As you age, you become more likely to gain weight for two main reasons – your physical activity decreases and your metabolism slows down. One of the factors affecting your metabolic rate may be the changes in your hormonal environment, such as the age-related decline of testosterone (T) in men. Furthermore, medical conditions that affect Read more about Why Does Low Testosterone Lead To Weight Gain?[…]

Cholesterol and testosterone connection

What’s the Link Between Cholesterol and Testosterone?

Your cholesterol levels are tightly related to your hormonal balance. For example, your body needs cholesterol to produce steroid hormones such as testosterone, estrogens, progesterone, cortisol, aldosterone, and others. On the other hand, there are several hormones that regulate the metabolism of cholesterol and its serum levels in your body. Those include sex hormones, growth Read more about What’s the Link Between Cholesterol and Testosterone?[…]

Can low T cause anxiety and depression?

Can Low Testosterone Cause Anxiety And Depression?

Anxiety and depression are two of the most underdiagnosed psychological problems associated with low testosterone (T). The male sex hormone affects several neurotransmitters in the brain which control mood, emotions, and cognition. Therefore, problems with testosterone levels are often the underprint for psychological symptoms such as depression, anxiety, irritability, and mood swings. Men with low Read more about Can Low Testosterone Cause Anxiety And Depression?[…]

Can Low Testosterone Cause Fatigue?

Can Low Testosterone Cause Fatigue in Men?

Chronic fatigue is one of the most common complaints in men with decreased testosterone levels. Patients often report the lack of energy as the most debilitating symptom of the condition. That’s because persisting fatigue can have a detrimental effect on your mood, personal life, productivity, work, and even your income. Thus, diagnosing and treating the Read more about Can Low Testosterone Cause Fatigue in Men?[…]

How to give yourself testosterone injection

How to Self-Inject Testosterone Properly and Safely

If you have hypogonadism, your endocrinologist may prescribe testosterone injections. The therapy is proven as one of the most effective methods to manage the symptoms of low T. There’s an option to get the injections in the doctor’s office, so you won’t have to worry about self-injecting. You will have to visit every 1-12 weeks Read more about How to Self-Inject Testosterone Properly and Safely[…]

How does testosterone affect blood?

Testosterone Therapy and the Risk of High Hematocrit and Erythrocytosis

If you have low testosterone (T), then testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) might be the best option to alleviate your symptoms and improve the quality of your life. However, the treatment is not free of adverse reactions. If your doctor has suggested TRT for your condition, then he or she will also warn you about the Read more about Testosterone Therapy and the Risk of High Hematocrit and Erythrocytosis[…]