Testosterone Side Effect Management

  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. 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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  4. November 13, 2018

    Protecting Your Heart While on Testosterone Therapy

    From the book “Testosterone: A Man’s Guide” by Nelson Vergel (available on…
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  5. November 13, 2018

    Testosterone does not increase cancer risk in men treated for prostate cancer

    AbstractIntroductionThe use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in men with prostate cancer is…
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. December 09, 2017

    The Importance of Total and Free PSA Testing

    The Importance of PSA Testing The Prostate-specific antigen or PSA test is a blood test that can be used as a measurement of prostate health. According to a March 2009 European study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (1),…
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  9. 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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  10. September 01, 2016

    Testosterone Side Effect Management Table

    Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can improve energy, sexual function, glucose metabolism, mood and cognitive function in men with testosterone deficiency.  However, it is essential for proper management of TRT to be provided to…
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