I'm a 33 year old male and recently had bloodwork done which showed a TSH of 32 and a testosterone level of 280, with normal range listed as 250-1100. My doctor said a guy my age should have a minimum testosterone level of 400-600. I just started taking 50mcg's per day of Synthroid this week. as a result of this blood work.
My questions are as follows
1. Could the thyroid issue have caused the lower testosterone level?
2. Would you expect as the TSH comes down, the testosterone will come up?
Would address hypothyroid first and once TSH is in target range (usually 0.5-2.5) then re-evaluate testosterone and make sure the blood is drawn in the 8-9am range for testosterone as this is the timing for the reference range.
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