TRT Blood 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. 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. 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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  7. 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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  8. August 16, 2016

    ​Testosterone Replacement Blood Test Targets and Their Management

    Testosterone Replacement Monitoring Targets and Their Management (Consult Your Physician…
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  9. 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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