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Pregnenolone Dosage For Men
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
Dutasteride 0.5 mgs. is about equal to how many milligrams of Finasteride for an enlarged prostate?
5 mg ....: The formulation of these two drugs with 0.5 mg for dutasteride and 5 mg for finasteride is approximated to be equal although in clinical study indicating dutasteride has faster effect and slight edge over finasteride. But, in practice, I do not prefer either one because at the end, they are about the same. More? Ask your urologist. Best wish... ...Read more
Gynaecologist prescribed 75mg DHEA supplement for 3 months for infertility. Is it safe? Read about DHEA causing some cancers.
Sure: You may not derive the promised benefits, sexually or otherwise. It's a mix of saw palmetto and astaxanthin. They are both interesting molecules. Saw palmetto is usually offered for benign prostatic disease in older men; it failed a big controlled study but anecdotally it's interesting. Astaxanthin colors shrimp pink and is an antioxidant. ...Read more
Is testosterone treatment for aging men comparable for hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women?
Yes: Having been in this situation, i can tell you that balancing out hormones in men is just as important as doing so for women. Men lose their sex drive, become Insulin resistant, lose their vitality. I'll post a page later that describes my own personal treatment success. I feel great at almost 52 years of age. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Dutasteride at 0.5 mg capsule strength is equal to about how many mgs. of finasteride to possibly treat male pattern baldness?
Dutasteride: every five days is equivalent to fin asteride 1 mg a day. Cheaper too ...Read more
Does taking Synthroid (thyroxine) daily fior hypothyroidism increase your risk for cancer? In males?
No. Synthroid (thyroxine): Simply replaces absent or inadequate thyroid hormone. It prevents you from being hypothyroid, or perhaps being overstimulated by tsh, the pituitary hormone that drive thyroid growth. There is no risk of it causing a cancer. Some would put you on it if yo had thyroid cancer, to prevent the TSH from stimulating its growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High bioavailable testosterone. Will spironolactone lower it? How about finasteride? Total Testosterone normal. Can flutamide help and at what dose?
Here's some...: Have you been compulsively to perfect your body? Reviewing your profile incites me to raise this question. With so much involvement in your care, you should collect, reserve, & bring all related questions to your treating Dr. for balancing between medical necessity and professional possibilities before further acting upon with medication. online inquiry will not suffice to address your Q. ...Read more
Taurine: Please go to a nearby library and read the several articles about Taurine. Some folks will like this others won't. Read a lot and decide please! ...Read more
How long would one injection of testosterone enanthanate supress natural testosterone levels.. I only took 1 age 16.5?
5 half-lives: This question has been asked repeatedly. Please search the HealthTap database for the answer from various doctors. Bottom line, don't do it. And if you already have, don't do it again. ...Read more
Yes: Just be aware that testosterone can render you infertile, although your partner should still use some form of contraception if you two don't want any (more) children since it only takes one sperm . . . With that said, also remember to tell your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist everything you're taking whether prescription, over-the-counter, or dietary supplement. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Testosterone supplement is not a panacea for men's vitality so it should not be used until probably evaluated and documented with blood test. Therefore, for any concern related ways and low testosterone, please see PCP or endocrinologist or urologist before embarking on taking such supplement. Besides, quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence remains the core foundation of all healthcare ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Works for 6 hours: Viagra (sildenafil) usually works for at least 6 hours and takes up to one hour to become effective after you take it. 50-100 mg is the normal dose. It depends upon how often you need it as to how often you have to take it. Cialis lasts longer - up to 36 hours and can be taken at lower dose on a daily basis. Check w/your doctor, . ...Read more
More than ever ...: The prevalence of low testosterone has progressively arisen due to the commonplace of metabolic syndrome (DM, high BP, obesity, high cholesterol), poor lifestyle with drugs, alcohol, & smoking, overuse of narcotic pain medication, anti-depressants, environmental toxins, etc., which are all contributed to testosterone suppression. So, it's reasonable to test T-level for a man with low energy.... ...Read more
Prevalence low Testo: The prevalence of low testosterone at age 30 in men is very low. The prevelance rises to moderate by age 50. Many 50-ish year old men are benefitted by testosterone supplement; only given if lab data confirms the presence of low t. After 50 the prevalence rises gradually through the decades. ...Read more