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Depression And Hypogonadism

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Hi Dr. Young,As for my mental health, im depressed, I just got infected! I think I may be a fast progressor with the eye floaters, and hypo. Waiting for labs, Can you say what T cells this would mean?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your reply.Feeling depressed or angry after your diagnosis is not uncommon-- this condition may readily explain erectile dysfunction. I'd think that it would rather be somewhat abnormal not to feel this way.Sounds like the best... Read more »


About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!... Read more »


Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted,... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Overcoming Depression

What Is Depression? Risk Factors Prevalence of Depression in HIV Disease Screening for Depression Diagnosing Depression Treatment for Depression Medications Summary Selected Sources Depression is one of the most prevalent and... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in HIV-Infected People

Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 10% of American adults, or nineteen million people over the age of eighteen, suffers from some sort of depression every... Read more »
Connect With Others

Mental Health Disorder of DepressIon?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I would like some links to sites about depression, post here!

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Depression board?

Posted by philfromoz, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of a good board for talking about depression? I've tried the 'professional' services but have had no luck with them. Read more »


Posted by scottier, 2 Replies
I have not posted in a while, but lately I am having trouble fighting depression. I have been diagnosed since may and have been taking my meds, but where I live they still do not have a support group and I just feel like I'm out there all alone.
I'm... Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody whu can help me with this. thank you Read more »