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Supplements That Affect Psa Level
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A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Does sperm count affect testosterone levels? If so, would this mean that ejaculation lowers testosterone levels?
Testosterone & sperm: Neither sperm production or ejaculation have any effect on testosterone levels. Testosterone is produced by Leydig cells in tour testes. Sperm are produced by different cells known as spermatogonia. Testosterone, together with other hormones have an effect on sperm production, but not other way around. ...Read more
My total testostorone is normal, shbg high (depakote) & free t low. A recent test: dihydrotestosterone-very high why? (psa, prostate, other tests ok)
Okay...?: An isolated high value of a test within the described scenario may not be clinically relevant. In fact, high Dht indicates your bio-active form of testosterone is good, so it's logical not to assert much concern on your daily life. Bottom line is still your energy and ability on how to effectively take on personal and occupational life. If still in doubt, ask doc timely with optional Dht retest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In PCOS patients can high bioavailable testosterone cause high LH, or does the high LH cause bio test to increase? Insulin, total testosterone normal.
Testosterone: testosterone production in females in mostly from the theca cells of the ovarian cortex, stimulated by LH from the pituitary. High testosterone may feedback to suppress LH, but not the other way around. The amount of available (free) vs. bound is not directly influenced by LH. ...Read more
Definitely maybe!: As far as I can tell, this has not been researched in humans so no one really knows. There is evidence taurine raises testosterone in rats, but that does not mean it will do so in humans; the doses used were equivalent to 15 grams/day but lower amounts may help. However, Taurine has many other proven benefits. See https://www.anabolicmen.com/taurine-testosterone/ and http://tinyurl.com/hpdlzgl ...Read more
Is there any clinical condition manifested as hypothyroidism even there's high thyriod level in plasma (assuming hormon receptor complex doesn't work)?
Yes, but rare: It has been described, but rarely. Also you can have an abnormality of thyroid binding globulin that can fool some, but not all, thyroid tests. Sometimes thyroid tests point in opposite directions for a period of time due to thyroid inflammation (thyroiditis). This is where you need to ask your doctor and maybe see an endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the anti-depressant, cymbalta, (duloxetine) affect testosterone, LH, FSH, PRL or TSH levels in any way?
Here are some ..: The causes for low-T are many, can be primary or secondary. Over the last decade, more awareness in drug-induced HPG axis dysfunction has emerged leading to low-T. Now, it is increasingly known all drugs exerting their effects on CNS will in time affect HPG axis, notably the opiate-related drugs. For cymbalta (duloxetine), up to present, it does cause low-T in few patients, but reported at 0.07%. ...Read more
Low vitamin D level (19), High phosphorus level (4.5), High PTH level (70). What could be the cause of this? Serum Calcium level is normal.
No: Anybody who tells you something like this has cherry-picked a junk journal. A bad study can produce any result. ...Read more
Do you treat low ferritin level when the rest of iron panel is within normal level with iron supplement ?Does low ferritin by itself suggest deficieny
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
Does L-Carnitine 250 or 500mg affect my hormone's homeostasis or neurotransmitterr (Like increasing Oestrogen level in men,etc...) Thanks in advance?
If a natural weightlifter took anti cancer medication (aromatase inhibitor), shouldn't his testosterone level increase dramatically?
Increase somewhat: Aromatase inhibitors inhibit the effect of estrogen on the pituitary gland as well as elsewhere. As a result they can increase pituitary hormones that stimulate testosterone production modestly, not usually dramatically. By the way, these medications are banned by most major sports ...Read more
No: It's "excessive" when you're missing school / work / appointments / parties. Serum testosterone's perhaps low if you're not getting good erections appropriate to your age, and your male hair is falling out. If this is happening, it's not because you're masturbating. Folks who want to control you will tell you that harmless, healthy things are dangerous. Just laugh at these people. ...Read more
Psa is a protein made in the prostate gland that functions to liquefy sperm. It is a serine protease made by both normal and malignant prostate glands. Commonly used as a screening test for prostate cancer, the psa test is widely used to detect which men would benefit from a prostate biopsy as well as detect cancer recurrence in men who have been ...Read more
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