Managing weight loss or gain
The link between weight and testosterone levels isn’t fully understood yet. However, we do know that obesity is linked to a higher risk of developing testosterone deficiency and that people who are testosterone deficient have a higher risk of becoming obese.1
Maintaining a healthy weight for your height should be a goal for everyone and can be achieved through maintaining a healthy diet and exercise plan.
For more information about what weight you should be trying to maintain, advice on a balanced diet, or guidelines for exercise, see the other sections on this website:
If you need more support when trying to lose weight, you should talk to your doctor or a dietitian about specific changes you can make to your lifestyle and whether testosterone may be playing a part in your weight changes.