Hi everyone. I am 19 years old and have been suffering from panic attacks, anxiety, and memory problems since I was 16. I have also been having major mood swings, depression, and episodes of extreme fatigue. I have found it to be near impossible for me to build muscle and I have noticed that I have very little facial hair.
So, I decided to purchase my own male hormone test since all the doctor wanted to do was put me on an antidepressant (which I refused).
Here are my results:
Total Testosterone: 711 ng/dL (188-882 ng/dL)
Free Testosterone: 14.6 pg/mL (50-210 pg/mL)
DHEA Sulfate: 323.5 ug/dL (115.3-459.6 ug/dL)
Estradiol: 36.4 pg/mL (7.6-42.6 pg/mL)
PSA: 0.5 ng/mL (0.0-4.0 ng/mL)
The first thing I noticed is that my free testosterone is extremely low and my estradiol is elevated.
Based on the lab results, I have more estrogen in my body than free, testosterone. I also noticed that my prostate specific antigen is pretty damn low. I don’t know if that has anything to do with it.
I believe this is what has been causing my anxiety problems.
Why is my free T so low?