Do you suffer from any of these symptoms? Taking certain medications will also lower your testosterone levels. All it takes is one blood test in our clinic to determine whether or not your hormones are insufficient . Your bloodwork is covered by insurance with no co pay, or if you chose to pay cash, the cost is $ for females and $ for males. This lab test for females includes total testosterone Estradiol, follicle stimulating hormone, progesterone, Thyroid stimulating hormone, free T-3 , thyroid antibodies and Complete blood count . For males, we will need total testosterone, prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone, free T-3 , thyroid antibodies, PSA, and complete blood count.
ATHLETES: Overtraining can seriously affect performance. Researchers have identified several short term key markers that result from overtraining, including "impaired anaerobic lactic acid perforance and a reduced time to exhaustion". [ 7 ] The same study discusses many other soon-to-follow issues including problems with uric acid levels, ammonia, creatine kinase, free testosterone/cortisol, growth hormone and so on. More subjective issues include excessively sore muscles and sleep and mood disorders. Again, overtraining is real and leads to real physiological issues.