Will losing weight increase testosterone levels?

Yes! But only if you lose weight in a safe fashion via healthy nutrition & regular exercise. What you want to do is to shed belly fat which is where testosterone is converted into estrogen, the female hormone. Less fat means less conversion which means more T. But rather than focus on T, focus on healthy lifestyle leading to healthy life.

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Please tell me, could I raise my testosterone levels by losing weight?

Depends. It de;pends on how overweight you are. Helathy individuals tend to have healthy t levels. Fat calls (adipose, have an enzyme that converts teststerone to estrogen, so losing weight, (and increasing acitivity to a healthy level) can rasie t levels in a lot of folks. Check with you r doc. Read more...

I am 24 yr old girl and my testosterone level is 76.93 and 69 kg weight. Whether increased in testosterone level is cause of weight gain?

See Your Doctor Now. The combination of high testosterone & increased body weight in a female suggests a condition called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Symptoms are: irregular periods, obesity, male pattern hair loss, acne, & more. Complications include Diabetes. It is important that you are evaluated ASAP to investigate the cause of elevated testosterone. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. Read more...

Will losing weight help with my testosterone levels?

It depends. If you lose weight and gain more muscle, your testosterone levels can naturally increase because you will end up having less amout of fat cells (adipocytes) that promote conversion of the body's testosterone to estrogen. Read more...

400 lbs, 5'9". Perfect blood pressure & blood sugar. High insulin and testosterone levels. Abnormal weight gain since childhood. Strict diet. Why????

Other Labs? I hope your thyroid has been checked and is normal. Although typically those with low thyroid causing weight gain are short and you are rather tall! It is probably a simple matter of more calories taken in than you are burning off which is putting you in a positive calorie balance resulting in weight gain. Drink only water, eat 8 fruits and veggies daily and ramp exercise to 10,000 steps daily. Read more...