The "Signature Injury" of the GWOT is... Low Testosterone?

Marauder06

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"If low testosterone (Low-T) and hormone imbalance is statistically at least as common as TBI/PTSD, it should be more regularly considered as a possible cause for many of the symptoms society is so eager to label as mental health disorders. This, not PTSD, may well be the "signature injury" of the Global War on Terror."

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If nothing else, it's at least a bad ass picture.


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That's interesting. If in fact it turns out to be service-connected it'll be a few hundred years before the VA accepts it. I can attest at least to sleep deprivation/hyper-vigilance wearing you down.
 

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On the other hand, testosterone levels in American men have been declining for decades. This is a population-level issue.

This reminds me of the dramatic transformations several silicon valley CEO's have made, speculated to be primarily driven by testosterone therapy. The before-and-after pictures are pretty Stark. (yes, there's an MCU reference in there... yes, I'm a nerd)
 
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