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    Could my low E2 (~10.0) have caused my herniated disc?

    At only 34, I’ve somehow herniated a disc in my cervical spine. This hasn’t happened before, until I stopped TRT and I’ve been doing an unsuccessful restart. Total T at 225, E2 at 10.0. Is this low E2 low enough to cause bad inflammation or loss of cartilage to the point one will slip a disc...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    SHBG level may indicate risk for vertebral fractures in older men

    Peggy M. Cawthon, PhD, MPH, of California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute in San Francisco, and colleagues analyzed data from 1,463 men aged at least 65 years participating in the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) study who had been randomly selected for sex hormone measurements...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Estradiol of over 27 pg/mL protects bones in HIV+ people

    Santi D, Madeo B, Carli F, et al. Serum total estradiol, but not testosterone is associated with reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in HIV-infected men: a cross-sectional, observational study. Osteoporos Int. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26510848 By investigating the relationship...
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