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Is testosterone alone safe for menopause?

Is testosterone alone safe for menopause?

Never used alone: Methyl testosterone can be added to estrogen for a patient with severe hot flashes. This combination is sometimes used after bilateral oophorectomy which causes abrupt cessation of estrogen production called surgical menopause. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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I am in menopause and my testosterone levels are 11 Total and .7 free is this low? My Dr. doesn't know anything about menopause couldn't answer me

I am in menopause and my testosterone levels are 11 Total  and .7 free  is this low?  My Dr. doesn't  know anything about menopause couldn't answer me

See a specialist: There are menopause specialists who are trained and interested in this. Go to Menopause.org, and look for one in your area. There are no easy answers, one would need to look at all the hormone levels, and, depending on your goals, address them. Good Luck ...Read more

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Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone ?

Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone  ?

Not in my experience: The one hormone that stays relatively stable throughout the perimenopause and menopausal period is testosterone so it's levels really do not rise though, perhaps relative to estrogen it may seem so. In my experience, most women notice their libido, or sex drive diminishes with menopause. Having said that, not all women experince a drop. There is no "normal".... ...Read more

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Estradiolo 32, 9 pg/ml fsh 14, 1iu/l testosterone < 0, 1 ng/ml beta hCG <2 mu/ml.Are these values normal for menopause?

Estradiolo 32, 9 pg/ml
fsh 14, 1iu/l
testosterone < 0, 1 ng/ml
beta hCG <2 mu/ml.Are these values normal for menopause?

Not necessarily.: It depends on your age and the situation. Your estrogen is low. Your fsh is not at high as i would expect in full menopause. You are not pregnant, and your testosterone is very low. The units reported vary, and I am at home. This could represent your pituitary not trying hard enough to stimulate your ovaries, or just early in your cycle. If your are 46, you may be perimenopausal. ...Read more

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What depletes estrogen and testosterone in women and what can I do to boost both of these hormones. I am post menopausal on HRT?

Hormone replacement: age is most common factor. surgery , radiation therapy , thyroid disorders may cause hormone deficiency. may need hormone replacement if no contraindication. ...Read more

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Is testosterone treatment for aging men comparable for hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women?

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 more

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What is the max dose of testosterone e cyp?

Testosterone: Testosterone supplementation is only appropriate for documented low testosterone. Dosage is variable and is titrated to appropriate serum level and not subjective effect. Im injection is the least effective way to maintain steady state serum levels (big peaks and valleys). One should avoid supra-physiologic levels at all cost. ...Read more

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What is a normal level for a 12 year old boy in testosterone, epitestosterone, and t/e ratio?

Why are you: Checking these levels in a 12 year old boy? Have you discussed it with his pediatrician and/or a pediatric endocrinologist? I hope you aren't giving Anabolic steroids to your 12 year old. Not only would that be dangerous and harmful, it would be grounds for the authorities to remove your son from your care. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Testosterone (Definition)

Testosterone is a hormone/androgen which is a kind of ...Read more


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Testoderm (Definition)

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