Do you no longer enjoy participating in the activities you once enjoyed?
In a study examining men’s health with symptoms of depression it was found that many of these patients coincidentally had low testosterone levels. The study also revealed that cortisol levels were 68% higher in men with depression; the higher the cortisol level the lower the testosterone level; resulting in feelings of apathy and depression.
Your brain has many cells that are receptor sites for testosterone; the low level of testosterone your brain receives directly affects your mood. When testosterone replacement therapy is added to bring hormone levels back into balance the overall mood and feelings of well being increased among patients receiving treatment. Many men report significant increases in overall wellbeing and feel like themselves again once testosterone levels are back to a healthy range.
If you are experiencing symptoms of depression and any of the symptoms listed below, we encourage you to get your testosterone levels checked: