Depression and Low Testosterone


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Depression and Low testosterone symptoms can cause self confidence issues that go further than just the bedroom. The good news is you can learn to deal with the mental and emotional symptoms of low T and get back to feeling like yourself again.

Symptoms of low testosterone go deeper than a lower desire for sexual activity and difficulty of getting and keeping an erection. Additionally you might be feeling exhausted and not able to concentrate while doing routine tasks. Lower muscle mass and higher levels of body fat are also symptoms of lower levels of testosterone. All of these symptoms can cause depression and low self confidence.

How to Deal With Mental Symptoms of Low Testosterone

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is one way to deal with the physical aspects of Low T. Here are some helpful tips to help you deal with the mental aspects of low testosterone levels and regain your self confidence.

  • Recognize low testosterone is not a personality issue it is a health condition. Typically once you start testosterone therapy you will start to see an improvement in the symptoms you experience.
  • Talk about your feelings. Speak freely with your doctor about your mental state regarding your low testosterone. If you are not completely comfortable with speaking to your doctor seek out a close friend or your partner, it's important you express your feelings.
  • Stick with the treatment. It's important that you follow the treatment outlined by your physician. Your symptoms will improve when you stay on target. Sticking with your treatment will also help your doctor treat your symptoms better.
  • Keep up a healthy lifestyle. When dealing with low testosterone you can do some things you to help keep your energy level high. Workout to keep from gaining weight. Consider a healthy sleeping schedule. There are many things you can do to keep your symptoms down as you work with your doctor to raise your testosterone levels.

Is testosterone replacement therapy right for you? Schedule an appointment with Dr. Foster and discuss your options.

Sunset Walk-In Healthcare is pleased to announce that we are accepting new General Practice patients at Sunset Walk-In Healthcare in West Hollywood, CA.  New patients with Covered California and other PPO insurance plans who want Dr. Foster as their primary care physician [PCP] are always welcomed at Sunset Walk-In Healthcare!  Let our friendly front desk know if you are registering as a General Practice new patient!

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