Testosterone Replacement Monitoring Tests

  1. November 26, 2018

    Testosterone Induced High Red Blood Cell Volume (Hematocrit)

    The red cells are some of the most important components of a person’s blood. The term hematocrit refers to the percentage of red blood cells in a human’s body. For women, normal hematocrit values should be around 42% and for men, it…
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  2. November 14, 2018

    The Importance Of Pituitary And Thyroid Testing Before Beginning Testosterone Therapy

    Testosterone replacement therapy is available in many forms and can be beneficial for men who have low testosterone levels. When the body doesn't produce enough testosterone (a condition also known as…
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  3. June 06, 2018

    HCG Use in Men on Testosterone: How to Determine the Right Dose

    This test uses liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) the most accurate method for hormone testing. The use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) increases blood levels of testosterone but, surprisingly, it decreases the…
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  4. April 03, 2018

    The Role of Aldosterone, ACTH, and Renin in Water Retention and High Blood Pressure

    A frequent cause of high blood pressure and water retention is when levels of certain hormones in the body are unbalanced or functioning poorly. The hormones that are frequently at fault are secreted by the kidneys and the pituitary or adrenal…
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  5. 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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  6. April 24, 2016

    ​What You Should Know About the Main Side Effect of Testosterone

    Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is one of the most effective ways to combat low testosterone levels, but it's vital that you understand the risks associated with the treatment. As with any form of hormone replacement therapy, there are a…
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  7. May 21, 2015

    ​Testosterone Replacement Therapy- Target Blood Test Limits

    Testosterone replacement therapy- Target Blood Test Limits:
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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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