Testosterone and Joints



Keep it up to keep it down

When you think of joint pain, it’s probably arthritis and injury that come to mind first. But sometimes the real problem is hormonal imbalances such as low testosterone. Low T levels actually cause pain in joints.

To know for certain, get a proper evaluation from a medical doctor.

What Is a Low Testosterone Score?
If your testosterone level is under 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL) of blood. A simple blood test will tell you your testosterone level.

What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Low Testosterone?

  • Excessive fatigue
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Infertility
  • Enlarged breasts
  • Weight gain

Keep in mind, not everyone who has these symptoms has low T levels. And there are other, less common, symptoms of low T. Ask your doctor about your T levels if you are experiencing joint pain accompanied by one or more of the symptoms listed above.