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What Medicatons Interfere With Testosterone Levels
6 major | 113 total: According to drugs.Com, there are 113 drugs that interact with testosterone: http://www.Drugs.Com/drug-interactions/testosterone.Html these medications are listed as having major interactions: anisindione, dicumarol, leflunomidev, lomitapide, teriflunomide, warfarin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Testosterone: Get exam and proper studies. If low there are gels (better than injections b/c daily gel gives you a steady daily level. Shot gives a burst initially but it can wear out in a few weeks). Need to check lipid, hemoglobin, liver test, testosterone and prostate level every 6 month if taking testosterone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carefully!: Sorry! i couldn't resist. Testosterone is typically measured by blood test, same as you might do to check for high cholesterol or diabetes. Testosterone levels vary depending upon time of day, highest in morning & lowest in afternoon/evening. Normal reference range depends upon lab & equipment used as well as test ordered. You can also check levels via saliva although this isn't standardized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrong question: Rather than asking how to enhance testosterone levels, ask how to improve your health. Testosterone levels are only one facet of your health, and not necessarily indicative of good or bad, so ignore the hype & commercials. Focus on healthy nutrition & regular exercise. Shedding belly fat will reduce conversion of T into estrogen (female hormone). If all else fails, ask family doc to check level. ...Read more
Go see your doctor!: Before lowering your t level, tell you doc why you want it lower. S/he can offer you several different options although neither lower t directly. Instead, birth control pills raise sex hormone binding globulin which lowers free t while spironolactone acts as an anti-androgen. So rather than focus on lowering t, focus on desired outcome. Hope that makes sense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With your docs help: Assuming you are having some testosterone symptoms, first have it measured. If it is too high or too low, then your doctor will look for the cause and start to fix it. This is not something that is easy for you to do on your own. Have a doc help you. Get it right the first time, the results are worth it! ...Read more
Eat right ; exercise: Don't focus on testosterone level. Instead, focus on your mental, physical ; emotional performance. Eating right eg mediterranean diet, and regular exercise will help keep you healthy and testosterone appropriate. Avoid smoking ; excess alcohol. Use above to shed abdominal fat. This will free up your testosterone to do what you want it to do. Obesity ; diabetes are common causes for low t. ...Read more
More Ways To Lower T: Here are some natural ways to lower testosterone: * do not eat candy * eat more tofu * keep bmi between 19-24 * go vegan medical solutions: in addition to the advice from the previous answer, birth control pills are known to lower testosterone level in wome. Beware, testosterone and libido track in the same direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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