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  1. M

    Increased pulse and heavy heart beat

    I've done a bit of searching on the net but haven't been able to find any relevant information so I thought I'd ask in here. After a while on TRT (I can't remember how long, maybe 6 months to a year) one thing I noticed is that I was now able to actually feel my heart beating in my chest...
  2. B

    Enlarged ascending thoracic aorta causes?

    So I have been having a lot of acid reflux the past 1 1/2 years, no blood pressure issues and erratic lipid panels (expected when on TRT) but the last year lipid panel dialed in with Natural Thyroid supplementation-Armour... just had CT Scan for Heart Calcium which came back "0" normal.... but...
  3. T

    compound vs isolation exercises - stress <-> testosterone. heart health

    It's often said that using compound exercises is the best for boosting T. If working out regularly and also having the desire to lower cortisol etc, because one's particular physiology would benefit from that, would isolation exercises be better at increasing T? Also would use of isolation...
  4. A

    High HCG dosage causing increase in heartbeat

    Hello Everyone, My private doctor started 1250mg per week since 2 weeks. He wants to know whether hcg monotherapy works. Anyways, the reason i am writing this is i feel like i am going to get heart attack. Just running few steps cause my heart to pump crazy. Do anybody experienced that? Even...
  5. J

    Study Finds Increased Risk of CVD from TRT

    A newly published study found an increased risk of stroke and myocardial infarction from testosterone replacement therapy. The risk was elevated for the first two years of treatment, suggesting that there is a subpopulation at risk, presumably those with existing heart disease. The journal...
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    More bad info about Statins

    What can I say Statin Drugs crippled me after being saved having heart bypass. Hear is a must read. e Most Profitable Pill in Medical History Is Based on Flawed Science e Most Profitable Pill in Medical History Is Based on Flawed Science pmgamer18
  7. readalot

    High Hematocrit Increases Blood Viscosity- Does that Matter in Men on TRT? Effect of Altitude?

    Hi ExcelMale folks, I wanted to start off by expressing my gratitude for this site, all of the amazing work that has been put in to make this place such a great source of information. I would expect no less from a chemical engineer :). I've been following this "debate" about how to properly...
  8. J

    Low Testosterone and Cardiac Dysfunction

    It's been known that men with low testosterone levels are more likely to have caridac problems. However, it has not been clear if there is a causal relationship. Does low testosterone cause cardiac problems or is it only a marker for other health problems associated with cardiac problems, such...
  9. T

    Heart palpitations, normal?

    Hello, new to this forum but I thought it would be a good place to start. I'm 45, in very good shape but struggled to get through each day. I see a rheumatologist and he found my testosterone to be at 117. I've been on androgel for 2 weeks and my heart flutters several times a day causing me to...
  10. Nelson Vergel

    Daily 5&#8201;mg Cialis improves endothelial function in patients with BPH

    Administration of daily 5 mg tadalafil improves endothelial function in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tadalafil is a promising phosphodiesterase (PDE) 5 inhibitor prescribed for erectile dysfunction (ED). Daily low dose (5 mg) of tadalafil has also been used for the treatment of...
  11. Nelson Vergel

    One More Reason to Take NAC: It May Dissolve Plaque

    At least administered via IV in mice. Cough syrup effective in stroke Paris, 12 June 2017 N-acetylcysteine (Mucomyst®, Exomuc®, Fluimucyl®) is commonly used as a treatment for clearing mucus from the airways, but researchers from Inserm Unit 1237, “Physiopathology and Imaging of...
  12. T

    Oral Chelation for Cardiac Calcium

    I just began TRT in November with a gel, switched to shots in January. Last month, my doctor (A4M, anti aging) sent me for a Cardiac Calcium scoring test. My score was 167. She said if we can get cholesterol down under 70, we can dissolve the calcium. I wonder if any of you have any...
  13. Nelson Vergel

    Dr Lynese Lawson: Beyond Testosterone Lecture

    PART 1 Nelson: Hello everybody, Nelson Vergel here with ExcelMale.com. I'm very happy to have Dr. Lawson from the Washington DC area. She's a long term friend of Excel Male and the work we do with men's health and testosterone replacement therapy, among other things. Dr. Lawson is the founder...
  14. Nelson Vergel

    Do Walnuts Really Improve Artery Function?

    Good news for nut lovers: Eating at least one serving of walnuts per week may drop our chances of a cardiovascular-related death by 50%. However, walnut consumption may only drop our cholesterol levels about 5%. How could we get a 50% drop in cardiac mortality from just a 5% drop in cholesterol...
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    Strange Side effect when using Hcg injections ( warm skin/ heart palpitations )

    Hi (i posted this in the wrong forum Before) I have a question about a strange sideeffect of mine I got secondary hypogonadism and ive tried some different Trt through the years here in Sweden. ... And the Products doesnt seem to work for me...cause i get the same side effect of them...
  16. Nelson Vergel

    Low free T3 can increase heart disease

    Low serum free triiodothyronine levels are associated with the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in the euthyroid patients: an observational study. Ertaş F, et al. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship...
  17. Nelson Vergel

    Men with Low Testosterone and Higher Estradiol Are More Prone to Heart Attacks

    A recent study measured blood hormone levels in 149 patients who had a sudden cardiac arrest, comparing them with levels in 149 patients who had coronary artery disease but did not have sudden cardiac arrest. The study's findings include: Men who had sudden cardiac arrests had testosterone...
  18. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Replacement Helps Men with Diabetes Improve Heart Health and Weight

    Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Jul-Aug;8(4):e339-49. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2013.10.005. Epub 2013 Nov 5. Hypogonadal obese men with and without diabetes mellitus type 2 lose weight and show improvement in cardiovascular risk factors when treated with testosterone: An observational study. Haider A et...
  19. Nelson Vergel

    Another Study Review Debunks Two Prior Flawed Papers That Linked Testosterone and Heart Attacks

    Can Urol Assoc J. 2014 May-Jun; 8(5-6): E356&#8211;E357. Published online May 21, 2014. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.1962 PMCID: PMC4039601 A critical analysis of testosterone supplementation therapy and cardiovascular risk in elderly men Jason Scovell, BBA,* Ranjith Ramasamy, MD,* and Jason R. Kovac...
  20. Nelson Vergel

    Researchers agree with ExcelMale.com's views on flawed testosterone studies

    I am very happy to see that several researchers agree with our views on the negative cardiovascular data published on testosterone replacement. Here are our views: http://www.excelmale.com/forums/75-Press-Releases-and-Position-Statements-from-ExcelMale-com Here are some letters to the...
  21. Excel Male

    How to Manage High Hematocrit Caused by Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    High Hematocrit Caused by Testosterone Replacement Therapy By Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A. High hematocrit occurs when there is an excessive production of red blood cells. High hematocrit can cause the blood to become very viscous or "sticky," making it harder for the heart to pump. High...
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