Blood Tests Needed Before and During Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Proper monitoring of men on testosterone replacement therapy has been dictated by several medical guidelines groups. However, most of them fall short in guiding...

NAC Benefits: HDL and More

NAC does not cause rash or flushing as Niacin. Men on high doses of testosterone have low HDL. Pharmacol Res. 1993 Oct-Nov;28(3):213-8. Dose-related increase of HDL-cholesterol...

The Straight Dope on Cholesterol by Dr Peter Attia

The straight dope on cholesterol by Dr Peter Attia #1 — What is cholesterol? #2 — What is the relationship between the cholesterol we eat and...

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Effect of DHT on Prostate and Sexual Function: Review of Studies

Benefits associated with lowered serum DHT levels after 5α-reductase inhibitor (5AR-I) therapy in men have contributed to a misconception that circulating DHT levels are...
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Cable Exercises Can Develop Full Body Safely

Some of you know that I prefer cables due to my low back and right hand issues. Here are a few good cable exercises (short...
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Estradiol in Men: Interview with Urology Professor Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy

Nelson Vergel, founder of ExcelMale.com and DiscountedLabs.com and author of Testosterone: A Man's Guide, interviews Dr Ranjith Ramasamy. Dr Ramasamy is the Director of...
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Starting Testosterone Next Week. What Should I Expect?

Starting testosterone next week. What should I expect? Nelson, I know you wrote the book "Testosterone: A Man's Guide". I was diagnosed with low testosterone...
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Water Retention Caused by Testosterone May Have Nothing to Do with Estradiol

I get a lot of emails from men on testosterone replacement therapy (and/or HCG) that feel they have water retention (some with ankle swelling)...