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How to increase testosterone hormone levels?

How to increase testosterone hormone levels?

Testosterone: If you think you have low testosterone please see your doctor to verify this. If you are indeed low you need to see both an Endocrinologist and Urologist. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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My testosterone is normal but I have a low level of sex hormone binding globulin. why?

My testosterone is normal but I have a low level of sex hormone binding globulin. why?

Testosterone: Missing from your question is whether you have a problem with erections and/or ejaculation. Please let me know when you have those answers. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my testosterone is normal but I have a low level of sex hormone binding globulin?

What does it mean if my testosterone is normal but I have a low level of sex hormone binding globulin?

Free Testosterone: Hi. If your total testosterone is normal and you have low SHBG, you have a plenty normal free testosterone. Therefore, you're eugonadal (normal pituitary and gonadal function). ...Read more

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What can i do about hirtuism? I checked all hormone levels they are all normal testosterone is <0.6. All within normal range even shbg.

What can i do about hirtuism? I checked all hormone levels they are all normal testosterone is <0.6. All within normal range even shbg.

Treat it: Often this is never explained. Electrolysis and laser removal are both likely to give you good results. I'm glad that it turned out to be "just you" and not a hormonal problem; if your body is otherwise that of a normal woman, no further studies are probably indicated. ...Read more

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Is the level of testosterone hormone regulated in males?

Is the level of testosterone hormone regulated in males?

There is a: Thermostat in your brain the controls testosterone level by sending a chemical signal to your pituitary gland which in turn sends another signal to stimulate your testicles to produce testosterone. ...Read more

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Concerned about all my hormone levels at 49,. Is an endocrinologist the best to address that? Testosterone,oestrogen, etc

Concerned about all my hormone levels at 49,.
Is an endocrinologist the best to address that? Testosterone,oestrogen, etc

Hormones : Start with a good physical and labs from your primary care. If there is a problem then they can best guide you as to what the next step is. ...Read more

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If I want to asses my hormone levels (I'm male) specifically testosterone, what other hormones should I also get checked that may impact test lvls?

If I want to asses my hormone levels (I'm male) specifically testosterone, what other hormones should I also get checked that may impact test lvls?

Check w/your doctor: There is no reason to evaluate your "hormone" levels unless your doctor thinks there is a clinical indication to do so. Just ordering tests blindly without a medical indication is a significant waste of money. ...Read more

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Is DHT (dihydrotestosterone) related to testosterone level and other hormones?

Yes: Testosterone is broken down into Dht & Estradiol (e2). Too much Dht is associated w/hair loss & prostate enlargement. Too much e2 is associated w/gynecomastia, eg nipple sensitivity and/or male breast development (moobs). Different medications can stop metabolism of t but can also upset balance (think of a seesaw). So if Dht goes down, e2 might go up. And vice versa. Talk to doc & monitor levels. ...Read more

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Testosterone (Definition)

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Testoderm (Definition)

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