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Causes Of Low Self Esteem In Men
Abuse, neglect: Common causes of low self-esteem are beliefs that a person is unloved, unwanted, abandoned, rejected or worthless. All these beliefs are untrue because every person is valuable with his or her own inherent special talents and gifts to give to the world. Sometimes abuse, neglect, drug use, poor decisions and unfortunate situations may cause a person to suffer from low self-esteem. It is treatable. ...Read more
Teen Low Esteem: Teens generally wrestle with esteem issues but if it lingers it can damage their sense of self in significant ways. Teens need support and especially need to be listened to with empathy and understanding. If your esteem continues to be low ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health professional who can help understand how you defeat yourself and how to think better of yourself. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DepressionWithdrawal: low-motivation, lack of protecting own safety/self- injury & any of a variety of behaviors which demonstrate a lack of self-respect, self-caring, self-love, seeking & expecting appropriate appreciation from others. These can also result is multiple bodily function problems. Are you asking for yourself, a friend, a family member, someone else? Study & seek help worthy of your trust. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is low shbg in males independent of low testosterone? Can both low shbg and low testosterone derive from the same underlying cause?
Sex Hormone Binding: Globulin (SHBG) is a protein derived from the liver. Having a medical condition that causes low SHBG can decrease a patient's Total Testosterone level, but their Free Testosterone (Biologically Active) should remain normal. Patients can have an illness that causes low SHBG that also makes them ill enough to cause decreased Testosterone production. Any illness can decrease LH and Testosterone. ...Read more
70%: A whopping 70 percent of american kids aren't getting enough vitamin d, and such youngsters tend to have higher blood pressure and lower levels of good cholesterol than their peers, according to two new studies published august 2009 in the journal pediatrics. Low vitamin d levels also may increase a child's risk of developing heart disease later in life, experts say. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? depression, but...: Any memory disorder, lethargy, stomach pains must be evaluated initially as three separate entities, by a compassionate diagnostician. Once a memory disorder, hypothyroidism, an abdominal problem, anemia, other neuropsychiatric disorders have been ruled out, it may come down to a state of depression, which is as real as any other disease and must be treated properly. ...Read more
Self Esteem and sex: Masturbation is a normal human experience. It cannot cause anything other than the sensation of being aroused, pleasured, and curiosity...Right? It is when we put unachievable rules on normal health human behavior that we cause shame, guilt and emotional damage. Almost all humans have masturbated or are masturbating as part of their normal sexual experience. Let's destigmatize this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age: Low hormones comes from aging. The degenerative process starts at 30 when everyone loses about 1-3% of hormones per year. This can be expedited by poor lifestyle: too much drinking, drugs/pain pills, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, chronic diseases, trauma and poor diet. Change your lifestyle to improve your health. ...Read more
Could low e2 in men cause anxiety , complete loss of sex drive , and other physical mental problems ?
E2 Estradiol in men: has impact based on the level of testosterone. Normal male E1 (Estrone) and E2 levels may be associated with feminization/gynecomastia if Testosterone (T)levels are low. T maintains men's bone density, fat distribution, muscle strength/mass, facial/body hair, red blood cell production, sex drive/sperm production. Low T may impair sex drive/function, sleep, emotions, bodily functions. Best regards. ...Read more
Yes: Yes low testosterone is associated with wieght gain. This does not mean you should take testosterone. The more important issue (if you have low t) is why is your t low in the first place? A high soy diet for example can lower t. Insulin resistance as a result of a high carb/sugar diet can transform your testosterone into estrogen which can most definitely increase fat in your chest. See a good doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes of coursse: any kind of hormone imbalance in male or female will cause different kind of physical,mental and behavior problem the question is why you have that make sure you do not have any testicles tumor or lumps you might have to make sure you do not have hormone producing tumor in lung and liver do you have any gyncomastia or enlarge male breast as well or not the answer to your question is yes it does ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for low e2 in men to cause anxiety, complete loss of sex drive and other physical mental problems?
Would 330 ng/dl of total testosterone be low enough to have trouble thinking clearly plus other problems with mind for example low self esteem?
Good Question: Your T level is below the average range for age 18 which is ~600-800 ng/dl. The problem we currently have is that clinical research hasn’t yet determined threshold levels for when symptoms of low T begin appearing, compounded by the problem that there likely is great variation among individuals. I would recommend eval. by an endocrinologist and a discussion whether a trial of TRT is reasonable ?? ...Read more
Yes, however...: Fatigue and low sex drive are 2 of the most common symptoms of low testosterone, but that is relatively rare (though possible) at age 33 and there are many other potential causes of these symptoms (low thyroid, low adrenal function, depression, heavy metal toxicity etc.). You can easily have this tested to see if it is an issue. ...Read more
Random brain pain associated with bad memory/event. Low self esteem. History of mental illness on mother's side. Causes?
Many possibilities: Stress ranks high up there. In this day & age, worry about finances, mortgage, job security, etc can distract & decrease one's libido. Worry about family & friends can do so, too. If you're not happy in your relationship w/your partner, it's difficult to be sexually interested. Despite being in "good" health, bad lifestyle choices like smoking, excess alcohol & other illicit drugs can decr libido. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Make worse: If the low self esteem was causing stress it could make acne worse through stress hormones but it's not likely a key causes of acne. Check in with your primary care doctor and see about a dermatology referral to develop a strong treatment plan. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2012/10/30/acne-stress-breakouts_n_2041417.html. ...Read more
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