I heard on one of the Paleo Podcast that low-testosterone levels cause anxiety? Does anyone have any more info on this? How does this relate to women?
asked byCaveman_formally_known_as_Dan (4303)
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on May 30, 2012
at 05:10 AM
Low T is associated with higher levels of anxiety and depression. If it is associated with higher levels of anxiety then ancillary panic attacks are probable as it is an extension of anxiety disorder.
Salivary testosterone: associations with depression, anxiety disorders, and antidepressant use in a large cohort study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22325700
Try having more oily fish with omega 3, magnesium supplementation (citrate, malate, or other chelated forms), more red meat and heavy strength training.