You need to also test:
T may be low because LH/FSH are low, leading to lower T levels and then you are very estrogen dominant.
LH/FSH is suppressed by elevated E2 and prolactin.
Prolactin can be elevated because of a prolactin secreting pituitary adinoma. This is confirmed by a MRI. This condition is well managed with 0.5mg/week Dostinex/cabergoline. Should not be ignored because if too large it can press on optic nerves.
Please read these stickies: - carefully
- advice for new guys
- things that damage your hormones
- finding a TRT doc
If you have thyroid problems, that can lead to weight gain.
- do you get iodine from salt, bread, dairy, vitamins, sea food?
- do you get cold easily?
- outer eyebrows sparse?
Your biggest challenge will be the doctors.
There are lots of threads in this forum by guys in your age group.
Where are you located?