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  1. July 25, 2017

    The Role of Estradiol in Males: Implications for Libido and Testosterone Replacement Therapy.

    Mario P. Trucillo, PhD Historically, when we think of sex hormones in men and women, we identify testosterone as the core regulator of orderly male growth and sexual function. In a similar fashion, we identify estrogens central to…
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  2. June 15, 2017

    Vitamin D Deficiency: Should You Get Tested?

    Vitamin D is the name given to a vitally important group of micro-nutrients. When activated, vitamin D becomes a potent steroid hormone, switching our genes on or off, and…
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  3. June 08, 2017

    Testosterone production, action, and clinical manifestations of low testosterone.

    In the male body, the hypothalamus secretes gonadotropin-releasing hormone, or GNRH in a pulsatile fashion to stimulate the release of follicle-stimulating hormone, or FSH and luteinizing hormone or LH from the…
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  4. June 07, 2017

    What Every Man Should Know About HCG, Testosterone and Testicular Size.

    Testosterone is one of the most important hormones for a man's health. While most people see it as the men fertility hormone, it does so much more: It plays a role in the development of…
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  5. June 04, 2017

    Why Men Should Be Tested Using the Sensitive Estradiol Test

    Recent studies show the importance of estradiol in men and how low estradiol can be detrimental for not only for bone but also for sex drive. Low estradiol has also been linked to fat gain. So, physicians should be careful about treating…
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  6. May 22, 2017

    Dihydrotestosterone (DHT)- Man's Friend or Enemy?

    DHT – FRIEND OR ENEMY? With the exception of estradiol, no hormone is more misunderstood than dihydrotestosterone, DHT. In fact, many men actually fear DHT, going out of their…
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  7. May 02, 2017

    Do You Need to Take a DHEA Supplement?

    The adrenal glands also produce dihydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), the most abundant hormone found in the blood stream. DHEA is a hormone made by your adrenal glands and to a lesser degree by the ovaries and testes. DHEA is changed into DHEA-S in…
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  8. May 02, 2017

    Prolactin: Should Men with Erectile Dysfunction Be Tested ?

    Prolactin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland that is known for supporting lactation in women but also have many other functions on immune response, myelin coating on nerves, and also…
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  9. March 06, 2017

    Gift of Health: DiscountedLabs.com's Gift Certificates

    Give your family and friends the gift of health by buying a gift certificate (to be emailed to you or the recipient) to get blood tests in their city (Please check locations in the "Find a Location" page).
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  10. December 06, 2016

    How to Find a Good Doctor that Prescribes Testosterone, HCG and Anastrozole

    Many primary care doctors in the United States feel comfortable prescribing testosterone in the present. Unfortunately, there are doctors who still do not know much about the…
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