Estradiol

  1. November 14, 2018

    Estradiol In Men – Why Is It Important For Optimal Health And Fitness Performance

    Estradiol In Men – Why Is It Important For Optimal Health And Fitness Performance Estradiol is the most important female sex hormone, and it plays a significant role in developing female secondary sexual characteristics. It also…
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  2. October 08, 2018

    Gynecomastia: How to Diagnose and Treat it

    What is Gynecomastia and How to Diagnose it Gynecomastia is a benign enlargement of the male breast resulting from a growth of the glandular tissue of the breast. It is defined clinically by the presence of a rubbery or firm mass…
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  3. June 12, 2018

    Estradiol in Men: Impact on Cognitive Function and Heart Disease during Testosterone Therapy

    Estradiol is a form of the female hormone estrogen. Although estradiol production is typically considered a female concern, men also need to maintain healthy levels of this hormone for optimal health. Since men lack ovaries (where most estradiol…
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  4. 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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  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. November 18, 2016

    Top Ten Testosterone Replacement Monitoring Tips

    Nelson Vergel, author of Testosterone: A Man's Guide (Amazon.com) and founder of ExcelMale.com and…
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  7. April 24, 2016

    ​Monitoring Your Blood Tests While on Testosterone

    Before undergoing testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), it's vital to obtain a number of blood tests. The main blood tests to measure are total and free testosterone, hematocrit, PSA, estradiol, HDL cholesterol and others. Pre-treatment testing…
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  8. April 01, 2015

    Management of Estradiol in Men- What Do Studies Show?

    Testosterone is the precursor hormone for estradiol. Estradiol is a hormone more abundant in women than men that is produced by the aromatization of testosterone in liver, fat and other cells. Nature created it for a reason. It has been shown to…
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