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5 Minute Podcast: Top Facts You Should Know Before Starting Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) can be life-changing for many men suffering with low testosterone symptoms. However, the majority of men do not receive important information from their doctors prior to beginning TRT. This episode covers in less than 5 minutes the top facts that every man considering TRT should know.
Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) can be life-changing for many men suffering with low testosterone symptoms. However, there are crucial facts that most men are not told by their physicians before they start TRT. This episode covers in less than 5 minutes the top facts that every man...
Nelson Vergel founded the men’s health forum www.ExcelMale.com and www.DiscountedLabs.com, interviews experts and debunks myths about testosterone and other hormones that affect men’s health. ExcelMale.com is one of the largest and best moderated men’s hea...
Things your doctor may forget to tell you before you start TRT
Clomiphene vs HCG?
What is the most current protocol for those that want to remain fertile?
What about for those that are older and/or don’t want kids?
Elevated Hematocrit – TRT may increase your blood viscosity or proportion of red blood affecting cardio health. I’ve spoken to doctors that require the patient to stop trt because of this, donate blood because of this, and even some that do nothing.
TRT shuts down your natural testosterone production.
Does TRT help you lose weight? Many people say no, but I’d argue that when you take TRT, your body functions at a much higher level than your baseline, including your metabolism. Not a magic bullet though.
IM vs Sub q injections – what’s your preference? Needle gauge?