|testosterone and quality of life
Nov 1, 2012
Mr Vergel, I started an exercise program in 2004...I was 125 (i think approx 255-260lb)and 6'3".I had not much muscle and was lazy( due to depression ) Upon completion of the 8 weeks i craved exercise, and kept it up ...3 yrs later i was about 220lb and feeling GREAT. In the same group that started was a thin man who was on testosterone...now he looks "a million dollars" full of energy and more energitic than myself. his bloods(cd4) are a lot lower than mine , but has been on meds(UD) since 1991,...I will start med soon,,Diag 2000. Still good CD4 level with 20K VL..my Q: this man is nearly 15 years older than me and so much more energetic...(he is in 50's) Do you think i should get a Testos. level done? I am 38. I can exercise ok 5 days a week but am very fatigued. Or am I too young to think i have low levels? By the way exercise has worked better than any drug ....whether it be for sleep or mood..I love it..thanks for your opinion!
| Response from Mr. Vergel
It never hurts to get your testosterone checked if you have symptoms of low testosterone (lackof sex drive, fatigue, low mood, etc). There are over 6 products approved in the United States for testosterone replacement that can be prescribed. More information in testosteronewisdom.blogspot.com
You may also want to read this previous answer about fatigue:
I hope this helps!
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