high hematocrit

  1. Nelson Vergel

    Therapeutic Phlebotomies for Men on TRT in Houston: A Model for Other Cities

    Our regional blood center has a policy that accepts blood from men on TRT with high hematocrit for donations but they still need an order from their doctor. That order is good for as many therapeutic phlebotomies as needed in two years. The FDA gave them a variance that I assume applies to the...
  2. L

    Don't know where else to turn

    I have been following Nelson and Excelmale for many years and purchased his book about Testosterone a few years back. I really don't know who else to ask about this. I have been on test cyp 200mg/ml doing a once a week 1 ml deep thigh injection for about 8 years. I used to test out around 1100...
  3. D

    When to be concerned with high HCT

    got my 6 week bloods done and my HCT is a hair below 50%. pre TRT I hovered around the mid-40s. I have found myself out of breath on walks with my kids, but can go crush a pretty intense workout session. Should I be concerned? I lots of water helps, but anything else? If it matters...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Too Many Red Blood Cells or Platelets Stall Blood Flow in Cerebral Capillaries

    The demonstration by Dr. Santisakultarm and colleagues of stalled blood flow in increased percentages of cerebral capillaries in PV and ET provides a mechanism other than thrombosis for focal cerebral hypoxia and subsequent microinfarction. The abrupt, spontaneous resolution of these capillary...
  5. T

    Another hematocrit question. I know....I know

    Have any of you gents found any benefits of curcumin on lowering hematocrit or at least stabilizing it? I know hematocrit has been discussed at neaseum on all TRT forums but the problem I have is that in order to get my free test into a range that makes me feel good, my hematocrit increases...
  6. J

    High Hematocrit Before TRT

    Looking at past bloodwork, my hematocrit has always ran a bit high: (THIS IS PRIOR TO TRT) May 2015 = 48 Feb 2017 = 48 Oct 2017 = 50 July 2018 = 51 Aug 2018 = Started TRT I am now going on week 7 of TRT. I have NOT had a CBC since starting TRT at 100mg/wk Tcyp, but will find out in another...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Blood Test Targets for Men on TRT

    Click here to learn what blood test variables to watch for when starting testosterone replacement and how to manage them when they get too low or too high: Testosterone Replacement Blood Test Targets
  8. 53lowt

    New Bloodwork Hematocrit Concern? Old Doc says no New Doc says TOOO HIGH

    Here are my most recent CBC results: White Blood Cells 8.4 X10E9/L 4.8 - 10.8 X10E9/L RBC count 6.11 X10E12/L 4.25 - 5.65 X10E12/L Hemoglobin 18.1 g/dL 13.1 - 17.3 g/dL Hematocrit 54.1 % 39 - 49 % MCV 89 fL 81 - 101 fL MCH 29.6 pg 27 - 35 pg MCHC 33.4 g/dL 32 - 36 g/dL RDW 14.0...
  9. R

    I Have Polycythemia But Doctor Does Not Want to Order Phlebotomy

    Hi, I've been on TRT for about 6 years. Recently, my Doctor told me I have polycythemia. He sent me to a hematologist with my blood test results. I was hoping he was going to prescribe therapeutic phlebotomy, but instead, he said we'll just keep and eye on it. I was a little bit angry and...
  10. Nelson Vergel

    Donating Blood Prevents Heart Disease

    20 Scientific References That Determined that Donating Blood is Good for Your Cardiovascular Health. Men on Testosterone Replacement Therapy with High Hematocrit and High Ferritin Will Benefit Even More. 1) Donation of blood is associated with reduced risk of myocardial infarction. The Kuopio...
  11. B

    Blood work: Low Pregnenolone with HCG

    GLUCOSE- 100 WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT- 7.0 RED BLOOD CELL COUNT- 5.69 HEMOGLOBIN -15.9 ~HS CRP- 3.2 ~DHEA SULFATE- 170 MCHC -31.8 L PROGESTERONE <0.5 T4, FREE -1.1 ~TSH- 2.55 ESTRADIOL -47 PSA, TOTAL- 0.5 ~T3, FREE- 3.9 TESTOSTERONE, TOTAL IA- 824 SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN-19 TESTOSTERONE...
  12. A

    Red Chest and High Hematocrit

    I've been trying to figure out the reason for my red chest after starting TRT. I thought it was due to high Estradiol, but even if I adjust it to good levels or less then normal range, the red chest is still there. I'd like to hear from you guys about the possibility of high hematocrit causing...
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