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Should I see a professional for assistance?

I'm only 24 years old yet for some reason I have very low energy.  So much so that it affects my social life.  (I'm writing this on a Saturday evening while receiving text messages from a girl that wants to hang out but here i sit.)  I also tend to be afflicted with small anxiety attacks whenever I have to be somewhere.  I tend to arrive places extremely early because I can't stand waiting at home to leave.  The anxiety becomes unbearable.
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Yes, you're depressed!  No energy, anxiety attacks, no interest in doing things are just a few of the symptoms.  Get help, so you can get on with living your life!
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Like I have told others, after trying every anti-depressant you can name, with no help, I had my testosterone checked. My testo numbers were very low--I started testosterone replacement just a few weeks ago--now I am really starting to feel much better.  It should be a few more weeks before my testo level gets to the normal range, but right now it is the very best thing I have done!
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RANDO88, Did this Low testosterone level cause the same doom and gloom mental pain that depression causes, or was it more of just a lack of energy feeling?

Also are you male or female?
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I experienced extreme fatigue,depression, just an unbelievable lack of any motivation--sometimes I just really didn't care. I have had these feelings in the past, but over the last 5-6 yrs. they became much more pronounced. ( I am male-54 yrs. old)  I just hope the testosterone replacement continues to work as well as it has as in builds up in my system.
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That's interesting. So for a long time you were mis-diagnosed as having depression?
Kind of makes me wonder if I may also have low Testosterone.

I may get my level tested to see if it's in the norm.
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919239 tn?1269394658
To Hensley258                                                                                                                      To get tested  for low testosterone is very simple, just a blood screen. Although I was told to fast for 8 hours and get the test in the morning when your natural testosterone level is typically at the highest level.
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Only thing is that my sex drive is very high. Wouldn't that mean that there is no way I could have low testosterone? I always thought that if you had low testosterone that your sex drive would always be low.
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That Hensley258 in my case was a problem. If you go to www.thehiddendisease.com this should answer all your questions. It is a series of very informative videos.  It is a bit long, but well worth taking a look.
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