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Zincovit Tablets To Boost Testosterone
Will taking a multivitamin such as centrum help raise my testosterone and help speed up my metabolism? I have low t and im trying to lose weight.
Well, it's not good: The answer actually depends upon the pill. First, understand that there's no such thing as an over-the-counter natural pure organic t boosting pill. Doesn't exist. It's all marketing hype. If something makes you feel better, you better actually be concerned about contamination. So be very careful about buying into miraculous promises. No peer-reviewed published study supports benefit in boosting t. ...Read more
BOOST TESTOSTERONE?: Testosterone is a steroid hormone secreted by the testis in men and ovaries in women. A small amount is also secreted by the adrenal glands. Testosterone levels decline with age in humans and unfortunately there are no natural ways to boost the hormone. The only way to boost testosterone levels in the blood is from externally administered testosterone. ...Read more
Unless you are ill from a zinc deficiency, rx testoserone is the only proven way to treat hypogonadism.
If you do not have that condition, then staying healthy is the best option to keep all of your hormones optimized: healthy diet, exercise, sleep, no smoking...Anything, minimal alcohol use, no illicit drug use, staying well hydrated. ...Read more
Sometimes: Although tribulus reportedly increases testosterone, in our practice the effects are modest at best. For an individual with severe deficiency of testosterone, tribulus alone is rarely satisfactory. I would also expect that there is a wide range in the quality of tribulus since the active ingredient content varies depending on how the plant was grown... ...Read more
The following should help:
* exercise regularly
* consume a low fat, high protein diet with a goal bmi between 19-24
* stay hydrated
* get between 8-10hrs sleep nightly
* don't smoke....Anything
* alcohol: low & sporatic consumption
* drugs: prescriptions only and only if you need them
* check your total testoterone level to make sure it is above 300 ng/dl. ...Read more
LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 26 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels. Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Including anxiety/depression/insomnia/dry eyes. Ophtho consult too. ...Read more
No, don't do any T: Never take any exogenous (outside) testosterone if you want to maintain your fertility. It doesn't matter whether it's a shot, patch, or cream, etc, as it's being studied as a reversible form of contraception (birth control) in men. Any time you want to raise your t, you risk negative feedback at your pituitary, thereby shutting lh & fsh, so no more t & sperm production. There are other options. ...Read more
20yo or 35yo?: Low T is uncommon in 20yo. Go see your family doc for evaluation. Regardless of age, we (I) don't recommend prescription testosterone pills for anyone because of risk of liver damage. Given all the other prescription TRT, it's not worth taking excess risk. However, if you're referring to over-the-counter "testosterone boosters", then there's really no data that they work, much less are even safe. ...Read more
No: Not at your age. You can do more harm than benefit by taking testosterone supplementation. ...Read more
Testosterone: Have his dr / urologist check t-level and prescribe supplemental if low. Can also examine to be sure not other issue. ...Read more
LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 38 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels. Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Including anxiety/depression/insomnia/dry eyes. Ophtho consult too. ...Read more
Probably safe but?: Dr gonzalez in journal of endocrinology vol 176 (1), jan 2003, p163-8, reported a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial of 56 men demonstrated no effect on sex hormone, including testosterone, levels. Has been reported to have beneficial effects on mood, energy ; libido but evidence is tentative. Celery ; oysters are probably just as good ; probably taste better. ...Read more
I am only 16 and my brother is 14. We are eager to find out if it is possible to deepen our voices. Will boosting testosterone help?
No: In United States treating teenager with exogenous testosterone supplement will need parental consent. The long-term effects of testosterone supplementation in pediatric population will require extensive endocrine evaluation ...Read more
If mild,: Consider these harmless lifestyle changes that can boost yor testosterone naturally: sleep hygiene to improve sleep quality and duration (even a few days of poor sleep can drop testosterone levels), lose weight, and optimize the treatment of any chronic disease you may have (uncontrolled illness can lower testosterone). ...Read more
+exercise / -alcohal: Increasing your exercise routine (s) and eliminating alcohol would be the best natural boosters for your testosterone. Avoid testosterone supplements, especially in oral forms: first pass metabolism can result in peliosis hepatis/hepatitis/hepatocellular carcinoma. Exogenous trt will likely lead to infertility, and a permanent dependence due to negative feedback inhibition. ...Read more
Hard work: Lifting heavy weights using large muscle groups can temporarily increase t. Recent abstract announced at aua meeting suggests that exercise (enough to lose weight) can decrease risk of hypogonadism or low t. Average t incr'd by 15-20% in this study of obese men. Plan to stay away from dietary supplements. No peer-reviewed published data supports use of any dietary supplement to boost t. ...Read more
First, lose weight if you are overweight. Sleep 8 hours per/night. Increase exercise aerobic plus strength training. Take control of stress.
Researching various medical website, most conclude that you need to optimize your Vitamin D levels.
Increase healthy fats eg, nuts, avocados, fish, eggs, olives, olive oil. Increase zinc in diet with Oysters, shellfish and beans. Contact your Dr. About T. ...Read more
Off US market: Oral testosterones were commonly used and abused in the 70's and 80's. Anadrol 50 was a benchmark of anabolic steroid abuse during that time period with dramatic results. Due to first pass hepatic metabolism, and hepatotoxicity, oral testosterones are almost extinct today, except if you have aids. Avoid otc prohormones, they will increase testosterone, but are equally hepatotoxic. Use injectables. ...Read more
What are 1-3 ways to naturally boost testosterone for males? Please provide studies to support your claims.
Super Foods: Sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, carrots, Albacore Tuna and DHEA 25 mg daily. It is OTC. ...Read more
Can you tell me if it is to be taken daily 4 mg and a spiro pill (blocks testosterone). Does anyone know what the effects will be?
I take testosterone shots 400 mg every 4-weeks, and I'm not getting a boost anymore, my last level was 464. What is causing the lag?
Testosterone: First of all your testosterone level after supplementation falls well within the normal range. The "boost" you're referring to is not the goal of supplimentation. This is the allure of Anabolic steroids in general. Eventually, when your levels are consistently within the normal range, you just feel "normal". ...Read more
Depends: Do you know what your testosterone levels are? I would get a baseline testosterone level drawn in the morning and see if your testosterone levels are in the normal range or not. If they are normal, then don't take it. If it is low, then show the "booster tablets" to your doc to make sure that they are safe. Many supplements sold as "testosterone boosters" are useless. ...Read more
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