25 Oct Caffeine and Low T- What You Might Want to Know
For adult men, nothing can be as frustrating as dealing with an issue related to low testosterone or low T. This condition can be linked to many health concerns, including low sex drive, weight gain, changes in mood, and more. Low T is a serious condition, and it becomes more and more prevalent as men age. However, while lower testosterone levels can happen over time, when you significantly struggle with low T, there may be other factors involved that put you at a greater risk for this condition.
The good news is, there are also just as many outside influences that may be able to help boost your testosterone levels.
One of the factors may actually be caffeine. A recent study on coffee and its impact on the male body found that caffeine can impact your sex hormones, including your testosterone. While there are still more studies that need to be conducted, this research has found an interesting link between caffeine and testosterone levels.
This study, which appeared in Nutrition Journal, found that men who drink coffee regularly are more likely to have high testosterone levels. The study lasted eight weeks and compared these individuals with participants who had no coffee or only drank decaffeinated beverages.
What, perhaps, is most encouraging for men struggling with low T is that the research indicates that introducing caffeine can help boost your testosterone levels as it may act as an aromatase inhibitor. This means caffeine can jumpstart the testosterone production process in the body.
It is important to note that while caffeine may help, it is not a cure for serious testosterone deficiencies or those already experiencing symptoms related to this condition. However, it can help keep your testosterone levels regular and decrease your chances of struggling with low T.
Before you start ramping up the coffee intake, it is crucial to look at your testosterone levels to see where you stand. Here at LT Men’s Clinic, we can do the necessary bloodwork to test your testosterone levels in your system. If we find you have low T, we have different effective treatments available that can help you normalize your testosterone levels, including pellets, injections, and creams. All you need to do to get started is to call us at 817-369-3605 to book an appointment.