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    Had a heart attack 37 years old.

    Was climbing a tree with my chainsaw about 35’ up. suddenly I was winded, weak, and my vision felt weird. I got down from the tree and my chest was killing me and I got rushed to the hospital. My troponin levels were extremely elevated, ecg was off, and they ran a bunch of tests and transferred...
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    Frequent viagra use correlates with a reduced risk of heart attack in men with cardiovascular disease

  3. Vince

    How to NOT DIE from a Heart Attack [Risks for Heart Attack] 2022

    What increases risk of a heart attack? What's the biggest risk factor for heart attack? No one wants to have a heart attack therefore we should all know what the largest risks factors for heart attack are, and why your doctor often doesn't speak of them. This extended presentation of the How &...
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    Is TRT dangerous?

    Just met with a local highly regarded endocrinologist because I wanted his take on my TRT situation. Been on TRT for 6 months and have had elevated hematocrit (54-55%) and hemoglobin (18’s) the whole time. He said what I’m doing (TRT) is dangerous and I’m at higher risk for heart attack and...
  5. bennettjc

    TRT Associated With Decreased Risk of Stroke, MI, and Death in New Study?

    Looking forward to hearing more details and maybe even reading this study. But the data highlighted in this press release are most intriguing. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-07/eaou-ttr070821.php?fbclid=IwAR3-nfodFQ-U5ZyXs_H1iRkUMKtK1upQYzTj25hJJHWtK0et_yLSIz-mMqw
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    The role of the endothelial glycocalyx in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis: a new frontier in cardiovascular health

    The role of the endothelial glycocalyx in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis: a new frontier in cardiovascular health Derrick DeSilva Jr, MD, Jeffrey Gladden, MD, FACC, Chen Chen, PhD, Jon Ward, MA ____________________________________________________________________________________ Much...
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    Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can increase men's risk of stroke and heart attack (July 18, 2019)

    Edit: The URL lost its way. (god i wish forum software would standardize on one set of editing standards :( ) Post script: My doc's attitude seems to be that nobody needs HRT exdept in very unusual or extreme cases, I assume, because she is very reluctant to even discuss the issue. Here it...
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    20 Heart-Healthy Actions With Better Risk/Reward Than Statins

    Here at Excelmale there are frequent posts discussing the pros and cons of statins, and one in particular several weeks ago where a position paper was cited where the assumption was that statins are not only a viable option but should be the first line of defense against heart disease. As I have...
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    Why Does Testosterone Increase Blood Thickness?

    If TRT does not cause strokes or heart attacks my questions are: 1. Why does TRT make my blood so thick I have to donate? 2. Why does my doctor have me take aspirin daily? What gives? And I'm so tired of this nagging thought, every day a million times a day, that I'm going to have a heart...
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    Omega-3...no protection against heart attacks, strokes?

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    ED More then Doubles the Risk of Heart Attack

    It's important that men be aware that erectile dysfunction is often a warning sign of cardiovascular disease (CVD). An article on the International Society for Sexual Medicine website says:
  12. Nelson Vergel

    New Data on Testosterone Efficacy and Cardiovascular Safety

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy New Data on Efficacy and Cardiovascular Safety Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutic Vol 22, Issue 1, 2017 Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD First Published April 28, 2016 editorial One of the most controversial questions in cardiovascular...
  13. Nelson Vergel

    Anastrozole Increased Fatty Deposits in the Aorta of Mice

    A fatty streak is the first grossly visible (visible to the naked eye) lesion in the development of atherosclerosis. Testosterone inhibits early atherogenesis by conversion to estradiol: Critical role of aromatase ABSTRACT The effects of testosterone on early atherogenesis and the role of...
  14. 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...
  15. Nelson Vergel

    Sexual Dysfunction in Men After a Heart Attack

    OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study is to assess the frequency of sexual dysfunction in men after myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS: 62 men were asked to fill IIEF 15 to assess sexual dysfunction 3 and 9 months after MI. RESULTS: Erectile dysfunction (ED), orgasmic dysfunction, decreased sexual...
  16. Nelson Vergel

    Another study links higher mortality with low testosterone blood level

    Late-onset hypogonadism and mortality in aging men. Authors Pye SR, et al. SJournal J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr;99(4):1357-66. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-2052. Epub 2013 Dec 11. Affiliation Comment in J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr;99(4):1161-3. Abstract CONTEXT: Late-onset...
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    Heart palpitations, high HCT

    This could be an anxiety response but I've been having heart palpitations this past week. Got blood work yesterday. HCT is 53.1. Am I going to have a heart attack? Do I need to go to urgent care? Incidentally, I do have some big stress going on now.
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