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Can Men Safely Take Testosterone In Their 70s
Sometimes: Testosterone decreases1.5-1.8% every year after age 40. It's not just about sex and sex drive! testosterone is important in many areas including bone health, energy level, Insulin resistance and depression among many other areas. There have been studies linking low testosterone with increased risk of all cause mortality. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im a 27 year old woman what would happen when I take weider prime which it is testosterone support for men?
At best, nothing ...: So I'm curious. Why would you want to take a product marketed for men? Granted it's just marketing but still. To be clear, dietary supplements are not regulated in the States, so there's no proof of effectiveness, much less safety. In fact, there's no such thing as "testosterone support" whether for men or women. It's just a way to separate you from your money. At worse, possible virilization. ...Read more
Is it ok for women to take weider prime which it is testosterone support for men? This lady at costco said it was ok for women to take
Why put unknown: chemicals into your body? It's of no value for men or women, just a waste of money and increase in potential risk. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv, internet scams and particularly not for someone making money selling you their worthless product. What medical training do Costco employees have? ...Read more
Depends!!!: Every guy is different. First, you need functional testes. Let's say your t is low because you had mumps orchitis when you were young. Or had testicular injury due to torsion. Perhaps an orchiectomy. If so, then Clomiphene won't work to increase natural t production. Assuming otherwise normal testicular function, some men need more while others need less. Plan to check your levels before ; after. ...Read more
I'm a 27 year old woman will I gain muscles when I take weider prime which is testosterone support for men?
Testosterone suppl: If a woman takes testosterone, she will gain muscle. She will also grow a beard, get a receding hairline, lose periods, lower HDL choles and develop other non-ladylike features. However, WeiderPrime does not contain testosterone. Read label carefully. Full of herbs and minerals that "support testosterone"-whatever that means. All nonsense and hype. Work out if you are into that and eat healthy. ...Read more
Please tell me if there is a certain kind of testosterone that men can take that doesn't cause mood swings?
Testosterone-Mood: Low testosterone levels are common in later years. Total level may still be normal but free testo. Is low. Such is associated with slight depression, and lassitude. Best administration route is topical as the skin acts as a timed release vehicle. The symptoms of low t are relieved by use. Just one type of t. Mood swings may suggest need for a mental health evaluation by your primary doctor. ...Read more
Can a man take an estrogen blocker to increase slightly low t levels, or is testosterone the only true way to raise levels?Do some men take only that?
Yes, no, yes: There are many ways to increase testosterone if it's proven necessary. It's our job to understand your specific needs and thus develop a regimen that works for you. Testosterone supplementation can render you infertile so if you want more kids, i wouldn't recommend it. In someone w/higher estrogens, an aromatase inhibitor is a consideration but only after you review risk vs benefit w/your provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having low muscle mass, high body fat and kind of men boobs are enough symptoms to take testosterone pills?Even6months of workout did not grow muscle
EStrogen: Your obesity is the problem not the lack of testosterone. You have to be honest with yourself and keep a food diary and change your lifestyle completely. If you are eating more than 1800 calories and if most of your calories are carbohydrates then you will not lose weight and the fat cells will continue to make estrogen. ...Read more
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