Low Testosterone Linked to Depression in Men

Men with borderline testosterone levels have higher rates of depression and depressive symptoms than the general population, new research finds. The results were presented March 7 at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego.

The number of men having their testosterone levels checked has increased dramatically. Studies of the possible association between depression and serum testosterone show inconsistent results, and few studies have been published about adult men referred for the management of borderline testosterone.

The researchers collected the men’s demographic information, medical histories, medication use, and signs and symptoms of hypogonadism.

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