Does Testosterone Increase the Chance for a Heart Attack?

"Many healthcare providers hesitate to initiate men on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) due to the belief that these treatments increase the risk of cardiovascular...

Role of E2 in Men and Its Management

Check your estradiol (sensitive) blood levels cheaply: DiscountedLabs.com By Nelson Vergel, BsChE, MBA Testosterone is the precursor hormone for estradiol. Estradiol is a hormone more abundant...

Video Lecture: hCG Use in Men- Review of Studies by Nelson...

Nelson Vergel, co-founder of ClinicOptimizers.com, founder of ExcelMale.com and DiscountedLabs.com, and author of the book "Testosterone: A Man's Guide", reviews current data on the...

Can Testosterone Induce Blood Clots and Thrombosis? Interview with Dr. Charles...

In my work collecting information for ExcelMale.com, I review abstracts daily on latest studies related to testosterone, men's health, nutrition, and more. I am...

Water Retention Caused by Testosterone May Have Nothing to Do with...

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)...

Compounded Testosterone Products for Men and Women Available by Prescription

I searched a database of testosterone products made by compounding pharmacies: Testosterone 25-mg/g Alcohol Gel Testosterone Propionate 20-mg/gram in White Petrolatum Methyltestosterone 6-mg/mL Carbomer Gel Testosterone 0.625-mg Troches Testosterone...

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...

How Long Does TRT Take to Show Effects?

A review of studies attempted to determine the time-course of the effects induced by testosterone replacement therapy from their first manifestation until maximum effects...

Top Mistakes Men Make When Using Testosterone Replacement Therapy

I have heard of so many mistakes being made by people taking testosterone replacement therapy. Some mistakes seriously impacted their quality of life, or...

How to Convert mmol/L to mg/dl or pg/mL (or viceversa) of...

Since we have members on this site that live outside the United States (where we use mg, pg, etc instead of mmol,micromoles, etc), we...

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