The At Home Testosterone Test Is Encouraged If You Are Experiencing:
- Low energy or fatigue
- Erectile dysfunction
- Low sex drive or libido
- Anxiety, depression or brain fog
- Enlarged breast tissue
- Blurred vision
- Loss of bone density
- Hypopituitarism (Reduction of overall hormone production from the pituitary gland.)
It is recommended to take this test first thing in the morning, before 9am after fasting at least 6-8 hours.
You may need this test to find out whether a low sex drive is caused by a low level of testosterone. In recent years, healthcare providers have used testosterone therapy to treat both men and women with low sex drives.
Men with low levels of testosterone (hypogonadism) may have:
- Loss of sex drive
- Low energy
- Bone loss
The test is also done for men with andropause, or late-onset hypogonadism. This is a condition caused by decreased testosterone. Men with this condition may have:
- Decreased bone density
- Lack of energy or fatigue
- Loss of muscle mass
- Poor concentration
- Erectile dysfunction or inability to have an orgasm
Common symptoms of low testosterone in women include:
- low sex drive
- irregular menstrual periods
Low testosterone might also lead to mood and mental health issues in both men and women.
Regular testing of biomarkers can act as an early detection system. Especially if you’re not getting enough sleep, have improper nutrition, substandard training, unwise lifestyle choices or weak bone health. Lab Me helps by detecting non-optimal levels of blood biomarkers . For example high levels of cortisol which is an indicator of stress.
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