Testosterone dosing for men

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Avatar m tn Prolactin 21.67ng/mL (normal<18 in men) but shouldn't it be around 8 at my age? Total Testosterone: 521 (normal between 100something-1000something) but shouldn't it be around 670-700 at my age? Therefore I have 2 questions: 1- Do I have a hyperprolactinemia? If so, is a microadenoma of the pituitary possible? (remember it's been 5 years now) 2- Are such levels of prolactin and testosterone in a 21 year old men responsible for all these symptoms?
Avatar n tn My RE put my dh on clomid last cycle. It seemed to increase his count. I have read that it may not increase the count and that it really is for hormonal imblances. Nonetheless, I have not heard of it decreasing the count. I think you should have more tests done to look into what is going with the count as that is a drastic drop. But remember, on the bright side, it only takes 1, although I know we like to hear high #s, reality/science calls for 1. Hang in there.
Avatar n tn I made it a point to have hubby thoroughly checked out and now I know he has a low sperm count. I have heard Clomid being used on men as well as women, What do I do/?
Avatar m tn How long did it take for your diabetes insipidus to resolve? how long did it take for your doctor to prescribe testosterone? My endo refuses to prescribed the testosterone as he says that should recover by itself, however I am exhausted all day. I am on ddavp (sublingual pill) and 10mg of prednisone.
Avatar m tn A recent study from France found men who have a taste for spicy foods tend to have higher testosterone levels than those who can’t handle the heat. Of the 114 male participants surveyed, researchers saw a clear correlation between frequent hot-sauce usage and higher T-levels. Study authors suggest the findings may be due in part to capsaicin—the fiery compound in chili pepper that previous studies have associated with increased testosterone levels.
Avatar n tn I spoke to my doctor yesterday and he indicated the "L" in 10L estradiol meant my level was "L"ow not liters. If I could ask a follow up question, since my initial question was answered by my doctor. If I get the testosterone shots, how likely is it that I will have a large portion of it converted to estrogen given the fact that my current level is low. Should I consider taking a aromatase inhibitor as a preventative measure for testosterone shots.
Avatar f tn I don't sleep naked so it's not that. I'm not wearing make up, my face is puffy, can barely open my eyes, and my hair is a mess so it's not my most attractive time either :D I have to believe it's the testosterone theory. Just the way most men are. I'm not complaining, just curious. I like having sex at night b/c I sleep better that way. Right after Leno's monologue.
Avatar f tn Ok iv just been told I have no sperm via a hospital test, I was teated for chlymidha 2 years ago as I found a small lump on the left testical after it being mentioned by the doctor as I was very very stupid with who I trusted to have a relationship with, I am putting this on here as I was wondering if any men or women have any experience with this sort of problem, I now know how important sexual health is just hope it's not to late and I can be helped
Avatar m tn And the hormone may improve multiple sclerosis symptoms by suppressing the immune attack on nerve fibers. For most men, replacing testosterone improves sexual function both desire and erections but for others it often doesn’t help. Some of those who don’t respond may be suffering from atherosclerosis of the blood vessels that supply the penis and facilitate erection. Good, healthy nutritional practices and supplementation with aged garlic extract can reverse atherosclerosis.
Avatar f tn Where can I find the latest medical advice on using Testosterone gel 13 years after prostate removal? Removed because of cancer. Doctor keeps saying that Testosterone Therapy is not proper for patients who have had prostate cancer. I feel like my energy battery is just about depleated and seem to have all of the symptoms for need of T Therapy. Is there any good medical research that I can use to further discuss with Primary Care MD?
Avatar f tn And normal range is usually (most labs) 300 to 800. About 1 to 2% (in most men) is free testosterone. The rest is attached. Free testosterone floats around and is biologically active. Half of rest of testosterone is attached to albumin. The free and the testosterone attached to albumin are available to work in your system. The rest is testosterone bound to a sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and is bound so tight it doesn't do anything.
Avatar m tn I personally think the whole testosterone treatment is a scam. Nobody tested me for free and albumin bound testosterone, the biologically active forms. Total testosterone is useless. This is like measuring total cholesterol without the HDL and LDL fractions. The primary practice docs are totally clueless. I would recommend talking to a good endocrinologist only.
623156 tn?1322865851 For women Zinc helps cell divsion which is critical to the earliest stages of conception and fetal development. For men it helps with adequate levels of testosterone and sperm counts. Research has shown with 15 mgs a day in men it can increase semen and testosterone production, in women it can help ovulation and fertility. Natural resources of Zinc are fish, oysters, crab, turkey, chicken and beef.
Avatar m tn Ive had hot flashes from 18 on albeit sporadicly. They could be quite intense. Im 33 now since Ive been treated for low testosterone I haven't had any.
Avatar m tn However, this has caused a lot of health issues for consumers—especially men. Men who weren’t expecting to be exposed to hormones from foods like beef and chicken have found themselves negatively impacted. In particular, hormones added to meats and poultries can inhibit testosterone production while encouraging the production of estrogen, which is the female hormone. Elevated levels of estrogen in men cause them to take on more feminine characteristics.
Avatar m tn I'm not sure there is something as a 'testosterone clinic' which only treats low testosterone. Your doc gave you a prescription for testosterone and you've been taking it? What symptoms do you have from the low level? Did they do blood work to see if the level is rising from the script?
Avatar f tn Obviously, anything that gives you side effects that bad is probably not the right treatment for you. Generally, women aren't given that treatment as it can cause acne, hair growth where women don't want it, and other male attributes. In your case, you had low testosterone and high SHBG, which might have been able to be treated by dietary changes. But people are different. A problem is, testosterone varies a whole lot in both men and women, by the day, hour, week, etc.
Avatar m tn Hello everyone, I am sixteen years old and I hit puberty at 14 years and for months.My problem is that I don't have mustache, beard, and hair on my arms, and I also think that my penis is not fully grown. I have hairs on my legs, pubic hair and some armpit hair. i can normally ejaculate and I have many erections, but I think that the amount of semen in each ejaculation is no a lot.
Avatar m tn However, It has not been definitively established that the decline in testosterone seen in most aging men results in an androgen deficient state with health-related outcomes that can be improved by testosterone therapy. Hence, I’ll not recommend the same. Still, it’s good to consult an endocrinologist for the same and seek an opinion. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
Avatar n tn The number of men who suffer testosterone deficiency is so high that laboratory reference ranges accept ridiculously low levels as “normal.” We at Life Extension suggest that men maintain their free testosterone in the range of 20 to 25 pg/mL of blood.35 Others with expertise in this area believe free testosterone as low as 15 pg/mL is adequate.36 Conventional blood labs, on the other hand, say aging men are alright with as little as 6.
Avatar m tn m not considering testosterone treatment for my baby but I know that an imbalance of hormones can effect the body in many ways, not just sexuality. My dog seemed healthy when I was feeding him standard store bought dog food. When I changed over to a high quality organic dog food I was simply looking out for him in the long run. It's the same kind of thinking with hormone levels. Im just looking out for him.
Avatar m tn Hello, Changes in testosterone levels occur naturally during sleep, both in men and women. Testosterone levels rise during sleep and decrease during waking hours. Studies have shown that low testosterone levels frequently occur in men with obstructive sleep apnea. Treating obstructive sleep apnea should improve the levels of testosterone but other causes of low testosterone also need to e ruled out.