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Will low testosterone cause anxiety and weight gain?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Low testosterone

is associated w/weight gain, especially around the middle.
It also triggers mood changes such as irritability and anxiety. See your doc for lab study and treatment. Other hormones along the chain to testosterone may be the issue, such as DHEA but you need testing. Diagnostechs lab in Washington State has a good saliva test for this, and saliva is preferred to blood but blood works. Peace.

In brief: Low testosterone

is associated w/weight gain, especially around the middle.
It also triggers mood changes such as irritability and anxiety. See your doc for lab study and treatment. Other hormones along the chain to testosterone may be the issue, such as DHEA but you need testing. Diagnostechs lab in Washington State has a good saliva test for this, and saliva is preferred to blood but blood works. Peace.
Thank
Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Here are some...

Low-T may happen to some men but rarely exist and stand alone; it's not directly related with emotion & BW but in conjunction with many healthy tissues such as metabolic syndromes, long-term use of CNS-effecting drugs such as opiate-related painkillers, SSRI, lifestyle, etc.
So, ask your doc for individual detail.

In brief: Here are some...

Low-T may happen to some men but rarely exist and stand alone; it's not directly related with emotion & BW but in conjunction with many healthy tissues such as metabolic syndromes, long-term use of CNS-effecting drugs such as opiate-related painkillers, SSRI, lifestyle, etc.
So, ask your doc for individual detail.
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