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Can taking testosterone boosters cause early puberty?

Can taking testosterone boosters cause early puberty?

Why?: There are no testosterone "boosters" except good health and nutrition and exercise. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. All those supplements are garbage worthless and potentially harmful. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more


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If someone has seemingly completely gone through puberty but his voice hasn't deepend yet, can testosterone boosters help his voice deepen?

If someone has seemingly completely gone through puberty but his voice hasn't deepend yet, can testosterone boosters help his voice deepen?

Unusual use of testo: That will be an unusual use of Testosterone. ..if it will work...dont really know. I don't if a lot of doctors will feel comfortable prescribing Testosterone for this purpose. ...Read more

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What are some natural testosterone boosters?

What are some natural testosterone boosters?

Natural T increase: Exercise is the most effective way to increase T, especially weight lifting ...Read more

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Do testosterone boosters make ance worst?

Yes: Yes. And why, at your young age, are you taking them? There is no reason to. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of testosterone boosters for bodybuilders?

What is the purpose of testosterone boosters for bodybuilders?

To increase: testosterone. Most over counter products are frauds! Prescribing testosterone is unethical for physicians giving it for body building! ...Read more

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Which type of supplement can I take with a testosterone booster?

Which type of supplement can I take with a testosterone booster?

None: There are no testosterone "boosters", no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. The only way to "boost" your testosterone is through a healthy lieve style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Save your money, and your health. ...Read more

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What would happen if a girl started taking testosterone boosters?

What would happen if a girl started taking testosterone boosters?

Make characteristics: Testosterone can induce many changes in women. These include increased body hair, deepening voice, enlargement of the clitoris, and acne. Testosterone is rarely recommended for women. Talk to your doctor before using any kind of hormone therapy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a testosterone booster supplements fpr workouts? Safe?

Worthless!: There are no testosterone "boosters" that actually do anything but waste your money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Why would you put something in your body that you don't know what it is or what harm it could cause you -- and why would you waste your money to do so? Even if there were "testosterone boosters" they wouldn't do anything positive for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a woman took testosterone boosters would her boobs shrink?

Can you tell me if a woman took testosterone boosters would her boobs shrink?

WHY?: There are no testosterone "boosters", no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. In males, the only way to "boost" your testosterone is through a healthy life style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Most women don't want higher testosterone levels. Save your money, and your health. ...Read more

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Can the testosterone booster pills you can buy at walmart help your muscle gain?

Can the testosterone booster pills you can buy at walmart help your muscle gain?

No: Sorry WalMart, but there are no over-the-counter dietary supplements that serve as testosterone boosters to boost muscle size, at least none w/published safety & effectiveness data. Check out http://www. Usatoday. Com/search/dietary%20supplement/ for an interesting expose behind-the-scenes look at the dietary supplement industry, especially purported muscle building supplements. ...Read more

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Woud you please discuss the contents for a good testosterone booster supplement?

Woud you please discuss the contents for a good testosterone booster supplement?

Good health.: There are no testosterone "boosters" except good health and nutrition and exercise. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. All those supplements are garbage worthless and potentially harmful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best testosterone booster fo4 bodybuilders you can buy?

Can you tell me about the best testosterone booster fo4 bodybuilders you can buy?

None exist: Regardless of whether you're a bodybuilder or not, there are no over-the-counter dietary supplements that serve as testosterone boosters, at least none w/published safety & effectiveness data. Check out http://www. Usatoday. Com/search/dietary%20supplement/ for an interesting expose behind-the-scenes look at the dietary supplement industry, especially purported muscle building supplements. ...Read more

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Is it ok for me to take cellucor p6 black testosterone booster at 16 yo going on 17?

Waste of money: Don't waste your money friend! None of the supplements billed as testosterone boosters actually work. If you want to boost your testosterone for muscle mass naturally follow this recipe. Do INTENSE strength training as long as possible each day, sleep well (8-10 hours), eat lean proteins and supplement with whey for a goal of 1.5-2 g/ inch of body height. Do this and get swole! ...Read more

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Will taking a testosterone booster help me lose weight? Will it do any harm to take it?

Will taking a testosterone booster help me lose weight? Will it do any harm to take it?

Don't do steroids!: Simply, yes! Don't do them! Your well-meaning friends (; even coaches) may extoll the short-term bulking effect of these agents to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide. I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on. Among their many dangers, cardiac risks have most recently been described. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can try reduce the gyno e.g. testosterone boosters or taking ice cold baths?

Is there a way I can try reduce the gyno e.g. testosterone boosters or taking ice cold baths?

Your question is a: Bit unclear. Do you mean gynecomastia? If so, you should be evaluated by a physician. You may have elevated estrogen. Natural ways to lower estrogen include Zinc, which helps to prevent Testosterone conversion to Estradiol. Also, if you are overweight, losing weight will help. A lot of the conversion of testosterone to estrogen occurs in the body fat. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had a a double mastectomy about 6-7 months ago. I am constantly in the weight room. Would gyno reoccur if I started a natural testosterone booster?

I had a a double mastectomy about 6-7 months ago. I am constantly in the weight room. Would gyno reoccur if I started a natural testosterone booster?

May be...: After double mastectomy... depends how advanced was cancer? if preventive because of family histry and positive BRCA GENE? I would consult gyn/ Oncologist. RE gym its grear but watch for " lymhedema". may occur if lymh nodes removed too. Exercise ok! ...Read more

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I am 18 should I take testosterone boosters?

Why!: If your levels are low, ok. If levels of free testosterone are normal. Not good! Work harder! ...Read more

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Can testosterone boosters cause no children?

Yes: They can shrink testes and lower sperm count! ...Read more

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Can you tell me are testosterone boosters any good?

Can you tell me are testosterone boosters any good?

Good for nothing!: Assuming you're referring to over-the-counter dietary supplements that are advertised as non-prescription testosterone boosters, they do nothing but make you poorer and put your health at risk. Check out usatoday http://goo. Gl/yoqnas re dietary supplement dangers. Some prescription medications may be used off-label to increase t but. ...Read more

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What testosterone booster should I get for workouts?

What testosterone booster should I get for workouts?

None: There are no testosterone boosters, no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. The only way to boost your testosterone is through a healthy lieve style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Save your money, and your health. ...Read more

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I was wondering what do testosterone boosters really do?

Nothing!: Assuming you're referring to over-the-counter dietary supplements that are advertised as non-prescription testosterone boosters, they do nothing but make you poorer and put your health at risk. Check out usatoday http://goo. Gl/yoqnas re dietary supplement dangers. Some prescription medications may be used off-label to increase t but only under doctor's close supervision. ...Read more

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Can testosterone boosters have a good effect on teenagers?

Yes: They do boost androgenic precursors but unfortunately they do not bind well with testosterone receptors, so you get the side effects without the improved performance. Man boobs, testicular shrinkage, altered blood lipid levels and decreased linear growth are possible. ...Read more

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Can testosterone boosters have any effect on someone who is only 17?

Not a good idea!: There are many so called "tesosterone boosters." some mqy have a minor effect, but it is not a good idea if under 21! see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking a testosterone booster before you are 18?

Infertility: Any product that has testosterone in it will lower your sperm counts and cause premature fusion of your growth plates. So you run the risk of being shorter than you could be and harming fertility. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and would like more info on testosterone boosters. What do they do?

Danger: The side effects of testosterone are very real and very dangerous for a young person. These include testicular shrinkage, heart disease, liver disease, and effects on your bodies own ability to produce testosterone. Your body is still growing and maturing at 16. Shortcuts will only lead to problems. ...Read more

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Top testosterone booster and estrogen blocker?

Top testosterone booster and estrogen blocker?

None: There are no testosterone "boosters", no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. The only way to "boost" your testosterone is through a healthy life style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Save your money, and your health. Stay away from anabolics as well. ...Read more

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Does natural testosterone booster affect fertility?

Does natural testosterone booster affect fertility?

Don't exist: The are no natural testosterone boosters! This is an internet scam. Don't waste your money. They don't do anything good for your body. Be satisfied with what you've got. ...Read more

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Can testosterone boosters increase endurance during sex?

Can testosterone boosters increase endurance during sex?

No, but: There are no testosterone "boosters", no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. The only way to "boost" your testosterone is through a healthy lieve style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Save your money, and your health. ...Read more

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Should teens take testosterone boosters for working out?

Waste of money: These products escape regulation by the fda as supplements.They are nor required to prove they do anything or meat quality standards like medications. They can boost the precursors of testosterone in the blood, but no data so far dhows they boost actual testosterone or increase muscle mass or performance. They do have some similar side effects, like fluid retention, acne, testicular shrinkage. ...Read more

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Is taking testosterone boosters bad for a 21 year old man?

Yes: There are many over the counter supplements that can alter your hormone balance and lead to loss of sperm production, sex drive and other nasty complications. If you're worried about your t levels, see a doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What testosterone booster/enhancer is the most recommended?

What testosterone booster/enhancer is the most recommended?

None really: The field of testosterone supplements is complicated, at times expensive and may not actually fulfill your needs.

Before you start "buying in" to expensive supplements, have a read here about how to boost your testosterone naturally: http://turekonmenshealth. Com/2011/10/11/naturally-boost-testosterone-male-hormone/. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of testosterone booster pills?

Many. . .: 1) They're expensive. 2) There's no proof of safety or effectiveness (see http://www. Usatoday. Com/search/dietary%20supplements/) b/c there's no quality control. 3) If you do receive/perceive any benefit, I'd be more concerned about possible contaminant (see #2). ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does taking testosterone booster do?

Can doctors tell me what does taking testosterone booster do?

Shrink your wallet: There are no testosterone "boosters", no matter what the internet and tv and your friends may tell you. The only way to "boost" your testosterone is through a healthy life style, proper nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of toxins like alcohol and tobacco. Save your money, and your health. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would I see gains with six star testosterone booster?

Be careful... but...: Nowadays, many claimed "magic" natural product pills abound with no definite study, if any marginal at best. As to six star testosterone booster, six star catches public attention because of being more then common five star. In fact, this product contains rhodiola, ginkgo extract, ; boron citrate (a mineral), with no real testosterone so to excite and mislead laypersons. At most, it's a supplement. ...Read more

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Is the product called ageless male an effect testosterone booster?

Testosterone: Over the counter concoctions may contain testosterone precurrsors but there is little effect on serum testosterone. A multi-million dollar industry which preys on the common male desire to be "more masculine". Save your money. If your testosterone level is tested and is indeed low for your age, a qualified urologist or endocrinologist may prescribe testosterone supplimentation. ...Read more

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What is a good testosterone booster I can I take to raise my testosterone level?

Testosterone booster: I can't recall if I answered this before.

Testosterone booster is a "no-no" unless your blood testosterone level is below the reference interval.

Yes, many athletes take excess testosterone but they ultimately pay a big price for that.

Before you do anything else about this see your doctor. You will examined and appropriate lab studies will be done. ...Read more

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What if I take testosterone booster as a 23 year old male can there be side effects later on?

What if I take testosterone booster as a 23 year old male can there be side effects later on?

No: Some methods of birth control could result in increased breast size but that would not be the reason to take that, if u want more size you should get breast augmentation from a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 20 yrs old and thinking about testosterone booster. What would happen?

Probably nothing: Why do you ask? If your body is that of a normal 20 year old (i.e., you smell like a man and are horny most of the time), you're already basically maxed out. If you're having erectile dysfunction, get with a competent physician and have prolactinoma and hemochromatosis ruled out. If you're a bodybuilder, work hard and the hormonal milieu will take care of itself. Can you clarify? Thanks. ...Read more

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