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336 Possible Causes for Testosterone Decreased or Increased, Weight Gain

  • Ovarian Cyst

    If you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (multiple cysts in the ovaries) you may also experience weight gain and acne. For more information, see Useful links.[web.archive.org] Propranolol increased the number of healthy follicles, the ovulation rate, and levels of serum sexual steroids (androstenedione, testosterone, and estradiol) and recovered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An increase in the need to urinate Excessive bleeding during menstruation Irregular periods Unexplained weight gain Increase in the rate of hair growth Absence of menstrual[beatsofhealth.com]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    He was concerned that training for an Ironman would make him gain even more weight.[trainingpeaks.com] If you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill without results, it’s because long-distance cardiovascular exercise can decrease testosterone and raise cortisol, the stress[draxe.com] In addition to weight gain, higher consumption of SSBs is associated with development of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    Many pharmaceutical drugs can cause weight gain as a side effect ( 10 ). For example, antidepressants have been linked to modest weight gain over time ( 11 ).[healthline.com] Google Scholar 50 : Oral testosterone supplementation increases muscle and decreases fat mass in healthy elderly males with low-normal gonadal status.[doi.org] Whether an association exists between fast food consumption and weight gain is unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, a more significant decrease of total testosterone and increase of SHBG serum levels were noticed in Group A.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment options for Ms R, including those that may affect her weight gain, are reviewed and implications for future fertility are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endogenous Depression

    Anticholinergic effects, weight gain and orthostatic hypotension were more frequent in the clomipramine group. No biological treatment-related changes were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Testosterone concentration increased after remission, while cortisol secretion decreased. Sleep EEG disturbances remained unchanged in remitted patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TCAs may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and weight gain. Carefully read the information provided by the pharmacy and speak to your doctor if you have any concerns.[healthline.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    SSB intake and weight gain.[doi.org] Increasing insulin resistance is associated with a decrease in Leydig cell testosterone secretion in men. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 90, 2636–2641 (2005). 43.[oadoi.org] gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    gain, especially on the stomach or trunk tiredness and fatigue small penis disproportionately long arms and legs compared to the length of the body taller than average height[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] […] to hypergonadotropic levels, inhibin B decreases to undetectable levels, and testosterone levels after some increase plateau at low-normal levels for healthy adult men.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight gain may also occur from lean body mass and fluid accumulation. Due to increased androgen accumulation from testosterone, acne may occur.[web.archive.org]

  • Insulin Resistance

    We conclude that insulin resistance is associated with a reduced risk of weight gain in nondiabetic Pima Indians.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was a decrease in subcutaneous fat mass ( 3.3 kg) and increase in lean mass (3.4 kg) after testosterone treatment ( P 0.01) compared with placebo.[care.diabetesjournals.org] Results: (a) Insulin-resistant subjects gained less weight than insulin-sensitive subjects (3.1 vs. 7.6 kg, P less than 0.0001).[doi.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    […] aimed at promoting healthy weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] testosterone and increases of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The proband's birth weight was 4047 g (1.4 SD). She was breastfed from birth. Excessive weight gain was noted by 1 month of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

    Dialysis started one year later, and was followed by weight gain of about 5 kg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] libido 0.11 (0.01 to 1.83) NA Decreased frequency of intercourse 0.22 (0.06 to 0.78) NA Increased plasma testosterone³ 5.20 1.58 3.00 0.95 Decreased plasma FSH³ 25.00 22.14[doi.org] gains after a transplant that are associated with prescribed medications."[sciencedaily.com]

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