Anabolic Steroid Side Effects- Part 1

Anabolic Steroid Side Effects- Part 1 By Mauro DiPasquale, M.D. As used by most athletes, the side effects of anabolic steroid use appear to be minimal....

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The hypothalamus-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis Sex hormone synthesis is controlled by the pulsatile release of hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) At the pituitary gland, GnRH stimulates the release...

Statin Drugs Lower Testosterone Production

Statin Drugs Markedly Inhibit Testosterone Production by Rat Leydig Cells in Vitro: Implications for Men Reproductive Toxicology Available online 22 January 2014 Highlights •Statins cause significant reductions in...

Testosterone Blood Tests Types: How to Choose the Correct One

Table of contents A brief introduction to testosterone and its properties/benefits Serum testosterone assays Types of testosterone Types of testosterone assays How is...

Testosterone Therapeutic Options and Best Practices in Management

This excellent lecture is recommended for clinicians and educated patients. From largest urology conference in the world (2015) https://www.aua2015.org/webcasts/webc...&agendaid=7907 TRANSCRIPTION: Speaker 1: So without further ado, I'd like...

How to Decrease SHBG and Increase Free Testosterone

As shown in the figure above, about 2 percent of the testosterone in the body is active. This “free testosterone” is not attached to...

Video: Interview with Dr. Rand McClain About Testosterone and More

Dr. McClain earned his medical doctorate at Western University and completed his internship at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine Residency...

Factors that Can Improve Testosterone Gel Absorption

Most absorption of testosterone in testosterone gels happens during the first 4 hours. The 1.62 % Androgel package insert says this about showering after...

Video: Testosterone Production, Action, and Symptoms of Hypogonadism

Testosterone production, action, and clinical manifestations of testosterone deficiency. In the male body, the hypothalamus secretes gonadotropin-releasing hormone, or GNRH in a pulsatile fashion...

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Post – PCT Blood Test Panel

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Statin Drugs Markedly Inhibit Testosterone Production in Rats: Implications for Men

Statin Drugs Markedly Inhibit Testosterone Production by Rat Leydig Cells in Vitro: Implications for Men Reproductive Toxicology Highlights •Statins cause significant reductions in LH-stimulated testosterone production by...
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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)...