CATEGORY: Testosterone


Can Food and Lifestyle Decrease Your Total and or Free Testosterone?

What foods and lifestyle changes can decrease your testosterone. The list of the factors that bind T so you can’t use it and those that produce estrogens block free testosterone in both men and women of all ages. The list[...]
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Can food or lifestyle really increase your testosterone level?

There are foods, supplements, and activities that stimulate testosterone production. What are the factors that stimulate or inhibit your own Testosterone (T) production? There are foods, supplements and activities that stimulate testosterone production, Just as there are foods, supplements and[...]
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Possible Issues Related to the Insertion of Testosterone Pellets in Women

Make sure your hormone doctor is experienced, and concentrates on pellet therapy as their primary medical practice. Most of you know that when I replace Testosterone hormones for my female patients who lose testosterone as they age. I only used[...]
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Possible Early Complaints after the Initial Testosterone Pellet insertion – Part II

Dr. Maupin discusses the most common side effects for women after beginning hormone replacement. Most of you know that when I replace hormones for my female patients, I only use Bioidentical estradiol and Testosterone in the form of long-lasting subcutaneous[...]
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Possible Early Complaints after the Initial Testosterone Pellet insertion for Women

Dr. Maupin discusses the issues some women may have from testosterone replacement. Most of you know that when I replace hormones for my female patients, I only use bio-identical estradiol and testosterone in the form of long lasting (3-6 months) subcutaneous[...]
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Some Possible Side Effects of Testosterone Pellets for Women

Dr. Maupin explains the problems that can occur during the first month or two of hormone replacement. Most of you know that when I am replacing hormones for my female patients, I only used Bio-identical estradiol and Testosterone in the[...]
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Erythrocytosis from Testosterone Therapy does not Cause Heart Disease, or Strokes

Why do some men have elevated Red Blood cell counts after their testosterone replacement? 50% of men who receive Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have elevated Red Blood cell counts, and high Hemoglobin and Hematocrits. The numbers that are considered normal[...]
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Don’t Trust Your Lab’s Reference Ranges! – Part 2

The "normal" or "reference ranges" provided by lab companies are not always the healthiest values. A doctor must have an ideal, healthy range for any test which they is using to diagnose a patient.  Diagnosticians cannot decide whether this ideal[...]
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Don’t Trust Your Lab’s Reference Ranges!

Why does BioBalance change some of the normal lab value ranges from what is provided by the lab company? Dr Sullivan and I spend much of our visits with our patients explaining the meaning of each lab test that we[...]
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Dementia Is Delayed Or Prevented By Replacing Your Estradiol

At menopause blood levels of estradiol (E2) decrease to nearly zero. I have always told women who are menopausal that giving Estrogen to them after menopause lower’s their risk of Alzheimer’s, decreases their insulin resistance and helps decrease belly fat. [...]
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