Unveiling the Hidden Truth About Testosterone Levels: What Your Total Testosterone Results Might Not Reveal

Are you experiencing the classic symptoms of low testosterone? Despite receiving a seemingly normal total testosterone level from your recent blood test, you might be left wondering what’s truly going on with your hormonal health.

Low energy, diminished libido, unexplained weight gain, and mood swings – these could all be signs that your body isn’t getting the testosterone support it needs. The catch? Traditional total testosterone measurements may not be telling the full story.

Why? Because total testosterone levels measure both bound (to proteins) and unbound/free testosterone in the blood. It’s the free testosterone, responsible for crucial functions like regulating sex drive, managing body fat distribution, and preserving bone and muscle mass, that truly matters.

For some men, elevated levels of Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG), a hormone produced in the liver, can lead to a decrease in free testosterone. Conditions like hepatitis, hyperthyroidism, and even certain medications can contribute to elevated SHBG levels, reducing the bioavailability of free testosterone.

So, what can you do to address this imbalance and revitalize your vitality? Low testosterone treatment focuses on reducing SHBG levels by addressing underlying medical conditions, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, and discontinuing medications that elevate SHBG. Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is another effective approach, helping to overcome testosterone binding and increase free testosterone in the body.

Enter boron, a micronutrient with promising benefits for testosterone production. Boron supplementation has been shown to specifically enhance the production of free testosterone, offering a potential solution for those with low testosterone symptoms.

If you’re experiencing the signs of low testosterone but received normal total testosterone results, it’s time to dig deeper. Elevated SHBG levels might be the culprit, but the good news is that effective treatments are available. At Iron Remedy MD by Mike Tyson, we’re committed to helping you regain your vitality and strength. Book your appointment today and take the first step towards reclaiming the quality of life you deserve.



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