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    High doses Glycine + NAC for 2 weeks mproved Impaired Mitochondrial Fuel Oxidation and Lowers Insulin Resistance in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    The doses used were high to common standards: 100mg/kg Glycine per day 100mg/kg NAC per day a 70kg (154lb) human would have to take 7g Glycine and 7g NAC per day GlyNAC (Glycine and N-Acetylcysteine) Supplementation Improves Impaired Mitochondrial Fuel Oxidation and Lowers Insulin Resistance...
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    Has anyone noticed an increased in glucose readings, specifically fasting glucose, after taking any thyroid replacement meds for some time (i.e. Armour, Synthroid, etc.)? According to this article, "The levothyroxine elevated the patient’s blood sugar to the point where hypoglycemia resolved...
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    Estradiol (E2) … With a High E2 is there a propensity to gain weight?

    Estradiol (E2), is an estrogen steroid hormone. If you are suffering from Insulin Resistance, as increasing numbers of people are (Fatty Liver / carrying extra weight around the waist etc) It is accepted that one of the many things you want to do to get back in control of the situation, is to...
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    Anyone ever had insulin resistance but normal fasting glucose and A1c?

    Struggling to make sense of why my total testosterone is going down while my free testosterone and E2 are skyrocketing at the same dose and frequency (20-24mg daily, was also with 100iu HCG daily). My fasting glucose is usually 85. My A1C’s 5 and below. The rest of my blood work’s fine, lipid...
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    Considering starting TRT although levels are not "clinically low" Feedback would be appreciated

    I'm new to the forum and would like to possibly get some opinions on my situation. I am 58 years old and have considered going on TRT for several years. Between reading lots of information, talking to several highly knowledgeable people and researching this forum for many years, I feel like I am...
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    Hypoadrenalism, Insulin resistance and Muscle wasting

    I'm looking for information on treating hypoadrenalism, insulin resistance and muscle wasting concurrently. From one study it shows that the combination treatment of hydrocortisone and norandronolone-19-phenylpropionate, anti-catabolic effects were almost abolished (1). Moreover, I read in a...
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    Drastic change in blood sugar at 3 weeks after starting TRT.

    So I have a history of high blood sugar and insulin resistance. I had to be on a carb restricted diet for years because sugar and carbs cause me to put weight on rapidly. After starting TRT 3 weeks back I started noticing blood sugar drops at the end of the 3rd week. It seems that my low T may...
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    Cortisol, Testosterone, and Coronary Heart Disease

    Abstract Background— There is a popular belief that chronic stress causes heart disease through psychoneuroendocrine mechanisms. We have examined whether an elevated circulating cortisol-to-testosterone ratio increases the risk of ischemic heart disease. Methods and Results— We undertook a...
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    Dr Lynese Lawson: Beyond Testosterone Lecture

    PART 1 Nelson: Hello everybody, Nelson Vergel here with 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...
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    Beyond Testosterone: Interview with Dr Lynese Lawson

    Dr Lawson speaks about factors that can get in the way of effectiveness of testosterone replacement like thyroid dysfunction, insulin resistance, cardiovascular disease and exposure to toxins.Dr. Lawson is the founder and medical director of Proactive Wellness Centers, PLC (PWC) of Vienna...
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    Breakfast Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Decreases Nigh Time Hunger

    Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Mar;103(3):747-56. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.122044. Epub 2016 Feb 10. The causal role of breakfast in energy balance and health: a randomized controlled trial in obese adults. Chowdhury EA1, Richardson JD1, Holman GD2, Tsintzas K3, Thompson D1, Betts JA4. Abstract...
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