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Sleep And Testosterone Is Testosterone Higher Or Lower When You Are Sleeping
T Peaks in Early AM: Testosterone (t) waxes & wanes in a diurnal pattern that peaks in the early morning (accounting somewhat for our morning erections) and reaches its nadir (trough or low point) in the afternoon. That's why the endocrine society recommends checking your t on two separate mornings before arriving at a diagnosis of hypogonadism or low t. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Testosterone is slightly below the accepted range of normal (43 yo male) and have been waking early/sleeping light. Will trt statistically help?
Need to know: A lot more information about your lab. What were the results, how often were they repeated, when were they drawn, what other tests were done. Signs and symptoms. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more
Would it theoretically possible to atleast double my testosterone levels (330 ng/dl) naturally? Quality sleep, eating, exercise. Other advices? Thanks
Would not sleeping at all or very little sleep the night before an AM testosterone test affect the levels?
Here are some...: Yes, the available studies strongly suggests & even confirms so as described in the article in http://www.everydayhealth.com/low-testosterone/low-testosterone-and-sleep-deprivation-whats-the-link.aspx. Remember: All life events result from multiple factors which may intricately interact. To restore energy & ability may be improved and achieved by following http://formefirst.com/eMagicPowerUHL.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Wet dream or nocturnal semen emission occurs in all men ever having existed unless having congenital or acquired dysfunctions of ejaculatory ducts &/or seminal vesicles, and unnecessarily related with testosterone although occurring more often in younger age while with higher T-level. More? Ask doc. ...Read more
I am using testosterone androderm transdermal patches and my body parts go numb while I sleep. Related?
Don't think so: While anything is possible, testosterone in general & Androderm specifically have not been linked to any body parts going numb. It would've been helpful to know which parts go numb and if consistently same or varying. You can try your own experiment under your doc's supervision by coming off Androderm to see if numbness goes away or not. Good luck! ...Read more
Don't know: That's a great question. If sleep apnea is from obesity, it's probably a combination. When men don't sleep, the pituitary gland stops signaling the testicle to make t. Sleep apnea also causes poor nighttime erections. Research is still being done in the area to determine impact of testosterone therapy on sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity can: Obesity decreases testosterone, causes sleep apnea, and causes fatty muscles. If you are struggling with weight, address that with your doctor first. Treating the cause not the symptoms. If you have another cause of the sleep apnea speak with your doctor about it. Diet and exercise help with this issue immeasureably. At your age exercise should be daily and intense. ...Read more
How would ancient greeks have dealt with sleep apnea disorder or low testosterone? Was there anything they could do?
Natural remedies: They could have stayed in good shape with exercise; had plenty of vit d from the sun; ate more olives, nuts, eggs, meats, and healthy fats; and avoided simple sugars. I imagine they could have fashioned some dental appliances to jut the lower jaw forward in order to open up the airway some while sleeping. Palatoplasty surgeries could also have been used as a last resort, just like now... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 42 year male. I tested low in testosterone, will low testosterone cause me to have internal shaking when I sleep?
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