Originally Posted by VLSI
250, potential hypothyroid issues too... need to see an endo before they'll treat me, apparently I just went to a clinic. Waiting to get full results sent, they just talked to me on phone so far.
What's your diet like? With all this talk of thyroid function, it's also worth remembering that diet and lifestyle can have a pretty dramatic effect on testosterone levels. Your body needs certain nutrients in order to produce testosterone. If you aren't getting enough of these nutrients in your diet, your T levels will be low even if everything is working the way it's supposed to.
Key nutrients for testosterone production include saturated fats and cholesterol. Do you eat enough of both? Micronutrients like zinc, magnesium, and selenium (though be careful not to overdo the selenium) make a difference. Also, how many hours of sleep do you get per night, on average? Testosterone production peaks during sleep, so if you aren't getting enough, that can have a big effect.
There have been studies where subjects have double their testosterone levels in a few months with just diet and lifestyle changes.