gut bloating

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    How does Trt affect cortisol, and sexual function?

    How does TRT affect cortisol? I had my AM cortisol checked last Thursday and it was a little high: 23.5 mcg/dL (4.0-22.0 lab range). Should I be concerned or is this basically normal? I've had trouble getting clear answers about what constitutes a high AM cortisol level and what I can do about...
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    High cortisol? Bloating or visceral fat?

    How can I tell whether my gut is due to visceral fat or bloating? What kind of doctors, if any should I go to to get this checked out? What else can I do in my life to remedy the problem? I had my AM cortisol checked on Thursday and it was a little high: 23.5 mcg/dL (4.0-22.0 lab range)...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Does testosterone protect from irritable bowel syndrome?

    Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Sep;95(9):2296-300. Do male sex hormones protect from irritable bowel syndrome? Houghton LA1, Jackson NA, Whorwell PJ, Morris J. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is more common in women and it is frequently assumed that being female may predispose to...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Report: Reviews of probiotic studies shows evidence

    A new and excellent reference guide, written by a team of researchers who reviewed all studies done using probiotics, confirms the positive role of some specific probiotics in the prevention of diarrhea which result from antibiotic treatment, as well as in the reduction of the overall symptom...
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