You can request a testosterone level check from your GP, this would be a blood test taken between 07:00 and 10:00 in the morning.
This level varies throughout the day and may need to be checked a few times. If your GP does not want to do this test you can see a private GP for the blood test, consultation cost will not include the costing of the blood tests, so I suggest you enquire of the charges involved in this before the test is taken.
Answered by Health at Hand nurses.
We’re here to help you take care of your health - whenever you need us, wherever you are, whether you're an AXA PPP healthcare member or not.
Our Ask the Expert service allows you to ask our team of friendly and experienced nurses, midwives, counsellors and pharmacists about any health topic.
A panic attack is very sudden in onset and includes a very intense fear and anxietyRead More
Silent migraines may sound like a contradiction in terms, but they are very real.Read More
20mg is the recommended starting dose for citalopram when it is being used for depression.Read More
One of the first rules of a happy, stress-free life isRead More
It does seem given the cyclical nature of your symptoms that there may well indeed be a hormonal element in play.Read More
I am recently separated after a long marriage and am finding it difficult to cope with, can you recommended or offer any facilities to help me beat this?Read More
Headaches are often stress related, but can be caused by dehydration and muscular tension in the shoulders or neck.Read More
There are quite a number of possible causes of raised spots on the fingers. Forms of eczema eg. pompholyx or dyshidrotic dermatitis can produce small fluid filled lumps commonly seen on the sides of the fingers.Read More
You will need to contact your GP to seek his/her advice. They may...Read More
Diabetes does not clinically cause depression but can be a contributing factor...Read More
One of our AXA Health Tech & You Award winners, HealthUnlocked, brings together health and wellbeing articles from leading organisations to help you get the right information when you need it most.
When people feel low, the main temptation is to let their mood get the upper hand. It doesn’t need to.Read More
All about beating low mood and depression, including self-help techniques, talking therapies, and other sources of help and support.Read More
Understand the difference between low moods and depression; learn tools and techniques to help you feel better.Read More
As with any illness, treatment should be tailored to a specific diagnosis. A treatment plan for a diagnosis of depression and an anxiety disorder should be designed to help a....Read More
How to cope with depression, including when to seek professional help. Tips include staying active, not drinking too much alcohol and sticking to a routine.Read More