TRT Side Effects

  1. January 10, 2019

    The Top 18 Things You Did Not Know About Estradiol's Role in Men's Health

    By Nick Gold Table of contents 1. Brain aromatase and why it’s not a good idea to reduce its activity 2.…
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  2. November 26, 2018

    Testosterone Induced High Red Blood Cell Volume (Hematocrit)

    By Nick Gold 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…
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  3. November 14, 2018

    The Importance Of Pituitary And Thyroid Testing Before Beginning Testosterone Therapy

    By Nick Gold 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…
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  4. 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 By Nick Gold Estradiol is the most important female sex hormone, and it plays a significant role in developing female secondary…
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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