How Obesity Can Lower Your Testosterone (BLA S4E6)

How Obesity Can Lower Your Testosterone (BLA S4E6)

If you have gained some weight and don't feel like your normal self, it is very common for some people to blame your testosterone levels... and you may be right... kind of. See, your testosterone levels may be low, but that actually may be coming from gaining extra weight. In this episode of the podcast we talk all about how obesity and testosterone are linked, and what we can do about it.

Chapters:

00:00 - Intro
00:25 - Obesity as a cause of low testosterone
02:49 - Does low T disrupt the HPT axis?
04:29 - The role of age with obesity and low T
05:43 - Does obesity cause low T, or is it vice versa?
06:38 - How does obesity cause low T?
12:22 - Does weight loss improve testosterone?
13:04 - How does testosterone affect body composition?
14:44 - How do we treat obesity derived hypogonadism?
18:57 - My take on this
22:05 - Outro

*Disclaimer* This podcast is for entertainment, education, and informational purposes only. The topics discussed should not solely be used to diagnose, treat , or prevent any condition. The information presented here was created with an evidence based approach, but you please keep in mind that science is always changing and at the time of listening to this there may some new data that makes this information incomplete or inaccurate. Always seek the advice of your personal physician or qualified health care provider for questions regarding any medical condition.