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If I Have Low Testosterone Would Steroids Benefit Me
Yes or no.: Depends on your age. If you are a teenager, you simply may have delayed maturation. Later it can be a more serious issue. Obesity and metabolic sydrome cause conversion of testosterone to estradiol, a female hormone. This tells the pituitary gland not to stimuate the testes. Low testosterone is correlated with heart disease, osteoporosis, and ed. In this case topical-testosterone is best rx. ...Read more
Laboratory definition of low testosterone is a result below lower limit of normal reference range for that person's age & gender. Blood should be drawn in early morning (before 10am) w/2 abnormal results to support clinical definition of low t (hypogonadism) which may include low energy, loss of or inability to gain muscle, increase in abdominal fat, depression, cognitive ...Read more
I'm 21 old I have low testosterone below 1 is because i took 2 bottles of steroid pills with a testosterone therapy can I get my normal levels back?
How can I increase my low testosterone if it is because anabolic steroid i used to take what can help me? If not is too late
Testosterone: Whit so little information it's hard to give you a definite answer. There are ways to increase your testosterone. It needs to be done right however. You need periodic testing and you need someone that has specialized in this to some extent it need not necessarily be an endocrinologist. Do it right ; good luck. ...Read more
Can i use aromasin to restore low testosterone and high estrogen? Male 30 years old with steroid abuse history.
No, don't!: Aromasin blocks conversion of testosterone (T) to estrogen. With low T, there's nothing to convert. Your brain needs to increase FSH and LH to stimulate your testes to produce T. Your brain stops this when you abuse anabolics, and your testes shrink. Aromasin will delay recovery of FSH and LH levels. It can take months or years, but you can fully recover if you wait and stay lean. ...Read more
What are the mental and behavioural benefits of testosterone enanthate 250 mg 2X a month for someone with low testosterone( free and total). Thanks
Low testosterone: Testosterone is very important for mental health for muscle mass and for Honda development. Low testosterone can mask as a depression. Also you will lose muscle mass and atrophy of the gonads. Now no medication is without risks. So your blood must be checked regularly so it does not become thick and also testosterone has been unconfirmed but linked with prostate cancer. So this is a concern and mu ...Read more
If I have low testosterone at 27 resulting in erectile dysfunction, does that mean I will have to get hormone treatments for decades?
Low testosterone: Discuss with your doctor. Low testosterone can be from damage to the testes, (primary), or pituitary (secondary) or hypothalmus(tertiary). Causes like obesity, smoking, stress, anabolic steroids, shock, HTN, use may be reversible Chemotherapy/radiation, medication may with time/cessation reverse.Other include diabetes,chronic alcohol , mumps in teens/adults, damaged/undescended testes ...Read more
Dr. may prescribe T: A doctor may prescribe testosterone (such as the gel) if a person has low testosterone. Blood tests are done to check levels of free/total testosterone - before treatment and during treatment. The normal lab values, symptoms, and treatment is different for men & women. Being otherwise healthy, mentally and physically, is a benefit (men who lose a spouse feel grief & can drop testosterone levels). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Higher mortality: Low testosterone has been associated with higher all-cause (gold standard of all studies), cardiovascular & cancer mortality (death rate) in 7 different populations across the globe. Low t has also been associated w/low bone mass & fracture, frailty & sarcopenia (loss of muscle), obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, depression, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction & more. http://bit.ly/h6bu1a. ...Read more
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