We have many guys here who are young. Not that the problems are that common, but many of young guys find their way here.
Please read these stickies, a lot of home work:
- things that damage your hormones
- advice for new guys
Because many of the symptoms of low T are the same as low thyroid function, it is important to consider thyroid issue, if only to rule that out.
Have you always used iodized salt?
Do you get cold easily?
Gaining fat and cannot loose it? [yes]
Low energy and depression [yes]
This is the lab work that would be good:
Evaluate your overall thyroid function by checking oral body temperatures as per the thyroid basics sticky.
Testicular cancer is a young man's disease. Get the aching testes examined.
If prolactin is elevated, a MRI is used to see if a prolactin secreting pituitary adinoma is the cause. If so, that is easily managed with 0.5mg Dostinex/cabergoline per week.