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What is the best t-booster for men?

What is the best t-booster for men?

Increasing T....: Weight loss. Excess fat cells in men lead to increased levels of estrogen. Estrogen blocks testosterone. Men who are overweight can naturally increase their testosterone level with weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the timeframe for testosterone replacement therapy too make a realistic difference in my testosterone levels?

What is the timeframe for testosterone replacement therapy too make a realistic difference in my testosterone levels?

If you're using: A topical gel like you should be, it can normalize your levels in just a few days. Recheck after one month and readjust dose in necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best for low testosterone, androgel, injections or compound creams?

Choice is Yours: The best therapy to treat hypogonadism is that which you can afford and are willing to take for a long time. Testosterone injections are inexpensive but does require a shot. Androgel, axiron, Fortesta & testim are creams/gels/sol'n but expensive. Compounded creams are less so. All can render you infertile. So if you want to maintain sperm production, you'll need to consider Clomiphene or hcg. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for high cortisol?

What is the treatment for high cortisol?

Confirm first: An elevated cortisol may be due to stress or an adrenal or pituitary tumor. See an endocrinologist to confirm a blood or urine elevation and check where the excess stimulation of cortisol is from the adrenal, or secondary to acth stimulation of both adrenals. ...Read more

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What time of day is best to check my testosterone level?

What time of day is best to check my testosterone level?

Morning: Testosterone is circadian and is higher in the am, in men. In women, testosterone comes from a variety of sources. If you are checking t to diagnose pcos, it probably would not matter what time it is taken. ...Read more

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What is the best testosterone supplement?

Depends: If you're deficient, the best supplement for most men is a transdermal gel - however there are other forms of replacement available. For all the pros/cons and costs of the various methods, contact your physician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for low sperm sugar?

What is the treatment for low sperm sugar?

Identify the Cause: Assuming that the sugar you are referring to is fructose which is one of the parameters measured on a semen analysis, treatment would depend on the underlying cause. Low fructose in semen is characteristic of ejaculatory duct obstruction, bilateral congenital absence of the vas deference, partial retrograde ejaculation and androgen deficiency. ...Read more

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How good is the injection of steroids for low back pain?

How good is the injection of steroids for low back pain?

Depends: There are different types of injections: into or around joints, round the nerves, in the canal containing the sac of nerves. Effectiveness will vary, depending on the severity of the disease, how much of the spine in involved. In the right person, it can help about 70% of the time. It is usually combined with exercise, therapy, pills. ...Read more

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My testosterone levels are on the low normal side. Dr says not low enough for treatment, but i feel the effects. Is there a natural safe treatment?

My testosterone levels are on the low normal side. Dr says not low enough for treatment, but i feel the effects. Is there a natural safe treatment?

DHEA: Dhea converts very well to testosterone in women. Also, eating animal fat helps as cholesterol is a building block of all steroid hormones. Dhea and testosterone levels should be monitored by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best muscle substitute for androstenedione?

What is the best muscle substitute for androstenedione?

Hard work: After using many supplements as a young person, reviewing the literature that is available regarding supplements (on pros and cons), and understanding the regulations around supplements; my current opinion is that no supplement offers a significant performance advantage to justify its cost. Instead, study training techniques to improve your results and get enough rest. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for testosterone overdose?

What is the treatment for testosterone overdose?

Time: Best treatment for an overdose of testosterone is to time since high testosterone levels will eventually dissipate. Just don't take any more in mean time. And be sure to look for side effects, eg change in mood for worse, hair loss, moobs, testicular atrophy, bladder/prostate issues, etc. These should all resolve as time marches on. ...Read more

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What is the best way to increase my testosterone level without androgel?

Anastrozole may help: Some guys have low testosterone (t) and high Estradiol (e2), especially if overweight. Fat tissue contains aromatase which converts t into e2. If your t divided by your e2 (t/e2 ratio) is under 10 you may be able to raise t and lower e2 with Anastrozole 1 mg a day (off-label use). This is a better choice than testosterone replacement if you want fertility, but sperm improvements are often modest. ...Read more

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What is the best use of my insurance to test for lymphoma?

What is the best use of my insurance to test for lymphoma?

Doctor visit: The best use of insurance is a visit to a doctor, where you can discuss and evaluate your health concerns. ...Read more

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What is the timeframe for a t therapy replacement if the levels are the lowers u can think of?

What is the timeframe for a t therapy replacement if the levels are the lowers u can think of?

Testosterone: Can be administered many different ways, which include injections, transdermally (patches ; gels), and buccal. Your levels should rise the same day as the administration of the medication. If it an appropriate dose, your levels should return to normal the day of administration. ...Read more

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Axiron is a good choice and what the maximum dose?

Axiron is a good choice and what the maximum dose?

Most with experience: do not believe that topical testosterone supplements (vs. self-administered injections) are wise/effective due to stimulating aromatase enzymes in the skin and producing multiple unwanted endocrine responses. While these topical supplements are widely advertised, I have never had a client who found them helpful and choose to continue using them beyond a few months at most. ...Read more

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What is sgpt and this test is for what? What is the maximum of a phenobarbital for the age of 1yr and 6months? Why they need an assay and sgpt?

What is sgpt and this test is for what? What is the maximum of a phenobarbital for the age of 1yr and 6months? Why they need an assay and sgpt?

Liver: Sgpt is a measure of enzymes that come from the liver or muscle and this test can detect whether the liver is being injured or not by drugs such as phenobarbital. An assay is justba general term for any type of test. The dose of pheno depends on the weight of a child, not the age, and generally the max dose is around 8mg per kilogram per day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best supplement for low ferritin level?

Can you tell me what is the best supplement for low ferritin level?

Find out why: You need to find out why you are iron deficient. Unless you're a young woman with heavy monthly losses, or are on an iron-poor diet (most vegetarians do need to supplement), you have stomach or colon cancer until proved otherwise. Red meat or ferrous gluconate / sulfate tablets will both supply iron, but first find out what's really going on. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for better and more testosterone?

No such thing: Vitamins are catalysts that make our enzymes work. They all work together as a team. They are non caloric nutrients and only become drugs when used in high doses on the advice of an expert mutritionist. ...Read more

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