Testosterone supplements

Common Questions and Answers about Testosterone supplements


368646 tn?1208393887 It is not yet known for certain if supplements of estrogen and testosterone, or supplements of DHEA, also increase the risk of developing these types of cancer. In women, high testosterone levels can cause acne and growth of facial hair. Overall, the studies that have been done so far do not provide a clear picture of the risks and benefits of DHEA. For example, some studies in older people show that DHEA helps build muscle, but other studies do not.
Avatar m tn m just wondering, if the damage is permanent, is there any treatment I can undergo, like medications or low testosterone supplements I can take to increase my low testosterone and help me get my sex drive back and get erections without having to touch just to get one.
Avatar m tn I eat a diet and supplement to raise T levels ( large amounts of good healthy fats, avocados nuts egg yolks etc, lots of cruciferous veggetables, oysters or zinc supplements, selenium supplements or brazil nuts) and it just doesnt seem to be working.
135456 tn?1301437624 there are some natural supplements that can boost testosterone. here are some links to life extension website. they are a very reputable company. http://search.lef.org/cgi-src-bin/MsmGo.exe?grab_id=0&page_id=729&query=testerone&hiword=testerone%20 http://www.lef.org/Vitamins-Supplements/Item01315/Super-MiraForte-with-Standardized-Lignans.
Avatar m tn If you mean testosterone supplements, then never take them alone. It is believed that artificially raising the testosterone levels (by taking supplements) can trigger some prostate problems, even prostate cancer. The mechanisms are not clear but for the case of cancer, it is said that suddenly higher testosterone, at levels the orgasnism is not accustomed to, can awaken dormant cancerous cells that otherwise could remain inactive and harmless.
Avatar m tn Is it safe to take these supplements without any side effects as i read on internet these supplements are used for PCOS treatment mainly.
Avatar m tn For some people, outbreaks get fewer and shorter, but not everyone. After about 2 years, the outbreak frequency tends to level off. We don't see resistance to antivirals yet in health people. I've never heard any science about priming the immune system, forget that. If you get frequent outbreaks, daily therapy will be useful in reducing the frequency of outbreaks. I'm not aware of any links between testosterone supplements and herpes at all.
546831 tn?1262742429 We found out that he has extremely low testosterone. He is now being sent to a Urologist. Could this have caused my miscarriages? If so, what will they do next and what could come from all of this?
Avatar m tn Muscle biopsy shows myopathy that occurs with anabolic steroid abuse, Also have MRI and tests for pituitary tumour nad and bloods for ? hypopituitary. Results show low testosterone consistant with anabolic steroid abuse. I have never used anabolic steroids at anytime. Could something internally be wrong. I have episodes of feeling unwell with sweats, hypoiglycaemic symptoms and low blood pressure.
Avatar m tn m sure that if you research your supplements that you will find that they increase your testosterone. An increase in testoserone (the male equivalent of estrogen) leads to hair growth and muscle gain. Your best bet is to find a supplement that doesnt increase your testosterone. If you can't find one, then you'll have to choose between quick muscle gain or body hair.
1006003 tn?1256227415 Once we were into our thirties, even before we were thiking about a family, he began to experience symptoms of low testosterone, and tests confirmed this. Testosterone shots fixed him up, but ironically, taking testosterone this way decreases fertility (sperm development depends on a concentrated local supply of testosterone in the testes, so if you take shots, that local production decreases and sperm production is shut down).
1419848 tn?1283643589 1. Take nutritional supplements to lower your testosterone. Diindolylmethane, or DIM, is a natural supplement made from cauliflower and broccoli, and is known to reduce androgens, or male sex hormones (among which is testosterone). Taken daily, 120 mg of DIM should help correct your hormonal balance; 200 mg of Calcium-D-Glucarate, twice daily, may also help to get your hormones back in balance 2.
Avatar m tn I am thinking about adding DAA (anotest), tribulus, and CLA to my supplements. Do I need to worry about any side effects such as gyno or hair loss with any increasing testosterone? Should I take any kind of estrogen inhibitor? Thanks.
Avatar m tn What are these herbal supplements used for? Since herbal supplements in general are not regulated by the FDA, I would be careful as they may or may not be 100% of what they say on the label. Because supplements are "natural" or herbal, they still are not without side effects or ingredients which you might be sensitive to or which might cause adverse reactions within your body.
Avatar n tn I recently had a random drug test (urine test) at work and it came back with extremely high T/E Ratios. It states that I have tested positive for steroids due to this elevated testosterone level and now being suspended. I have never taken any type of steroids or drug for that matter. I take Excedrin on a daily basis due to migraines and I do drink alcohol in the evenings, but that is all I do and have ever done.
Avatar n tn Also you say you suspected you always had low testosterone. Please do not confuse (as many do) low testosterone with low libido. They are not the same.
Avatar n tn I finally got off fentanyl and oral opiates. The doctor checked my testosterone level due to and adverse affect of opiates, and I didnot have any. He put me on supplemental testosterone, but I have read it would come back naturally and taking supplements will stop the natural production of my testosterone. Anyone had this issue.
Avatar f tn They can cause infertility. There are some supplements on the market that mess with testosterone to simulate steroids without being illegal as well.
5033762 tn?1370785022 IF you were my patient, I would advise you that testosterone supplements CAN affect sperm count and male fertility. Probably the best way to find out in your case is for him to do a semen analysis. This could be ordered by his doctor or yours. Good luck!
Avatar n tn 16 and 1/2 and puberty not progressing. Has anyone tried testosterone supplements to help puberty to speed up?
20003388 tn?1515166040 So, for years now I have suffered from extreme fatigue and brain fog/memory issues. I had my testosterone and thyroid checked, both were low. I on now on thyroid meds and testosterone replacement but it hasn't made a dent in my fatigue and brain fog despite my levels being optimal now. I do have sleep apnea and use a CPAP at night but my numbers there are also optimal. Caffeine, and most stimulants, make the fatigue worse.