Hello and greetings. I shall begin by saying that, quite obviously, I am new to this site but have read it from behind a curtain for quite a while. My predicament is as follows: I am receiving disability from the VA for certain conditions, mostly mental “deficiencies”. At my most recent GP appointment and lab I had my testosterone checked. They informed me they can only check free testosterone. When I received the results I was astounded by the description. I tested at 215ng/dl. I was told the reference group was between 70 and 800 so I was perfect. I said “that reference group includes 90 year old WWII vets, and I am barely over their levels?”
I am 42 years old, 6’ and 207# that I cannot shake off. I am tired yet don’t sleep well. I love to lift (or did in the past) but just can’t pick my self up to do it anymore. What are some thoughts? VA won’t admit that it is low so I am thinking “is it really low or I am having myself on?” Any insight would be greatly appreciated.