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  Testosterone Deficiency - urologychannel
Low testosterone, or testosterone deficiency (TD), may result from disease or damage to the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, or testicles that inhibits hormone secretion and testosterone production, and is also known as hypogonadism.
Testosterone is the androgenic hormone primarily responsible for normal growth and development of male sex and reproductive organs, including the penis, testicles, scrotum, prostate, and seminal vesicles.
Testosterone production increases rapidly at the onset of puberty and decreases rapidly after age 50 (to 20–50% of peak level by age 80).
www.urologychannel.com /testosteronedeficiency/index.shtml   (351 words)

Tainted by a history of abuse by bodybuilders and athletes, testosterone is often pointed to as the cause of aggression, bulging pectorals, an insatiable sexual appetite and the almighty hairy chest.
Testosterone is also well known for its role in the hormonal hotbed that is male puberty.
She argues that the "amount of testosterone, tiny as it is, that a woman's body is continually producing is an essential amount." Rako's book, provocatively titled, The Hormone of Desire, is one of a growing wave of publications about the importance of androgens like testosterone to women's health.
www.abc.net.au /science/slab/testost/story.htm   (3243 words)

 Testosterone Cypionate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Testosterone cypionate is a long acting ester of testosterone which is increasingly difficult to find.
In hypogonadal males, the effect of a single injection of 200 to 400 mg of testosterone cypionate, was observed to be maintained for 2 to 4 weeks, which is 2 to 4 times longer than the effect produced by a comparable dose of testosterone propionate.
Testosterone cypionate may be given every 3 to 4 weeks in doses ranging from 200 to 400 mg.
www.testosterones.com /cypionate.htm   (733 words)

 TESTOSTERONE PROPIONATE BEST ONLINE BUY|Testosterone propionate profile,stacks,prices,...
The ester is removed before testosterone is active in the body, and likewise the ester cannot alter the activity of the parent steroid in any way, only slow its release.
The use of a testosterone stimulating drug like HCG and/or Clomid is therefore almost a requirement in order to avoid enduring a post-cycle crash.
Testosterone propionate however is sometimes also used with nonaromatizing anabolics/androgens during cutting or dieting phases of training, a time when its' fast action and androgenic nature are also appreciated.
www.freeanabolicsteroidsinfo.com /test.propionate.htm   (930 words)

 Testosterone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although testosterone is generally considered to be a male hormone, it is produced in small amounts by the ovary.
Testosterone therapy should be used very cautiously in women with elevated cholesterol or LDL-Cholesterol or in women with a strong history of heart disease or high risk profile for heart disease.
Testosterone pellets 75mg 1-2 every 3-4 months has been experimental for about 15 years The use of testosterone in this form is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
www.midlife-passages.com /page52.html   (670 words)

 FDA Approves Testosterone
The oral versions of testosterone are synthetic and may be damaging to the liver, while transdermal patches often have problems with adhesiveness.
Testosterone, one of a class of hormones known as androgens, is responsible for the development of the male sex organs and for the maintenance of secondary sex characteristics, including development of facial and pubic hair, vocal cord thickening, and alterations of body musculature.
Testosterone may also one day be used in women to improve libido, or added to conventional hormonal therapy to help improve bone mineral density.
www.testocreme.com /fdanews.html   (749 words)

 Mature Men - Aging & Testosterone
Testosterone is the hormone which regulates the structure of all body proteins and assures the development and integrity of the genitals in males.
Testosterone has been found to inhibit clot formation by decreasing fibrinogen and hardening of the arteries by increasing HDL and decreasing serum triglycerides.
The hormone testosterone is naturally derived from a food source, soybeans or Mexican yams, and is identical to that T hormone secreted by the testicles.
www.testocreme.com /agingtesto.html   (2664 words)

 Testosterone - Hormone Replacement Therapy, Testosterone Replacement
Testosterone, or androgen, is the principal male hormone that is mainly produced in the male testes.
Testosterone aids in male development of the secondary sex characteristics after puberty, causing growth of thicker facial and pubic hair, development of the penis, and change of the voice.
The level of testosterone is considerably lower in a woman than a man, but is considered good because it has been proved to increase a woman's libido by increasing the blood flow to the vagina and enhances the sensation and the occurrence of orgasms.
www.testosterone-hormone-therapy.com   (630 words)

 Testosterone Profile
Particular properties of testosterone that are of note include that it converts enzymatically both to DHT and to estradiol (estrogen).
Testosterone used alone is capable of giving very effective results, particularly with doses over one gram per week, and can give substantial results with only 500 mg/week.
Testosterone enanthate is one of the main forms of testosterone prescribed in the United States.
www.mesomorphosis.com /steroid-profiles/testosterone.htm   (2112 words)

 Testosterone Replacement
In a well-controlled, double blinded, placebo-controlled study published in 1950, it was found that menopause women receiving testosterone treatment increased their libidinous drive by 65%.
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone that influences physical vitality, development and maintenance of muscle mass, libido, erectile function and sperm production.
A normal blood level of testosterone is between 900 and 1,100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dl) in men and 15 to 100 ng/dl in women.
www.genmedsys.com /testosterone.html   (1062 words)

 Testosterone Report
Testosterone levels diminish when men are in their mid-forties or fifties, although some men continue to have relatively high levels into their eighties and beyond.
Testosterone levels can be measured with a simple blood test, and monitoring of testosterone levels in the blood is highly advisable before and during testosterone supplementation.
Testosterone supplementation may prove beneficial for men with low testosterone levels; however, supplementation for men with normal levels for their age group may involve risks that outweigh the anticipated benefits.
www.primev.com /Testoste.htm   (1509 words)

 Testosterone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In tissues, testosterone is turned into dihydrotestosterone, and this derivative probably plays a role in BPH.
However, BPH is complicated and serum testosterone level is probably not the only factor that plays a role in the development or worsening of BPH.
Testosterone is made not only in the testes of men but also in the ovaries of women and in the adrenal glands of both men and women.
www.myhealthspan.com /Testosterone.shtm   (765 words)

Testosterone is an anabolic steroid synthesized primarily by the testes in males, the ovaries in females, and adrenal glands in both sexes.
In males at puberty, the much higher level of testosterone is responsible for the development of male external genitalia and secondary hair patterns, stimulation of spermatogenesis, stimulation of anabolic activity leading to increased muscle mass, and behavioral changes.
Testosterone replacement has been used to treat some postmenopausal symptoms, especially lack of libido in women who have received chemotherapy.
www.aeron.com /new_page_25.htm   (524 words)

 Testosterone In A Tube - CBS News
Testosterone treatments are in the spotlight, said Dr. Alvin M. Matsumoto, a gerontologist at the University of Washington and the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle.
Testosterone patches also have been used but tend to result in lower levels of the hormone and sometimes can cause rashes and skin irritation, he said.
Testosterone levels normally decline gradually in men over 30, and researchers are looking at whether testosterone replacement should be used only for those with levels far below normal, who experience severe symptoms, or should be given to counteract the normal decline.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/05/19/health/main554633.shtml   (646 words)

 Free & Bioavailable Testosterone calculator
Testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT) circulate in plasma unbound (free approximately 2 - 3%),bound to specific plasma proteins (sex hormone-binding globulin SHBG) and weakly bound to nonspecific proteins such as albumin.
The SHBG-bound fraction is biologically inactive because of the high binding affinity of SHBG for testosterone.
The calculated free and bioavailable testosterone are reliable in most clinical situations, but should not be relied upon in situations with potential massive interference by steroids binding to SHBG; e.g.
www.issam.ch /freetesto.htm   (201 words)

 Androgel - Drugs & Vitamins - Drug Library - DrugDigest
Testosterone skin gel is applied at the same time every day (preferably in the morning) to clean, dry skin.
Testosterone is banned from use in athletes by the US and the International Olympic Committees and other athletic organizations.
Testosterone skin gel is flammable; avoid exposure of the gel to fire, flame, and smoking.
www.drugdigest.org /DD/DVH/Uses/0,3915,550100|Androgel,00.html   (926 words)

 Testosterone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Recent scientific research suggests that testosterone plays a much larger role in various functions of the body's overall health than was previously thought.
Testosterone therapy and testosterone-increasing supplements are relatively new ways of dealing with decreasing testosterone levels in the body.
Prohormones are similar to anabolic steroids in that they raise testosterone levels, but for a number of reasons are safer, cheaper, and just about as effective.
www.testosteronesteroids.com /testosterone.htm   (254 words)

 Testosterone therapy in women: Does it boost sex drive? - MayoClinic.com
Testosterone is one of the hormones that contribute to healthy sexual function in women.
Testosterone therapy may also be considered for postmenopausal women taking estrogen who have a decreased sex drive with no other identifiable causes.
Testosterone therapy is generally not recommended for women who are postmenopausal and can't or choose not to take estrogen.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/testosterone-therapy/AN01390   (520 words)

 Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Testosterone replacement is contraindicated in men with carcinoma of the breast or known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate, as it may cause rapid growth of these tumors.
Testosterone is the primary androgenic hormone and is responsible for normal growth and development of male sex organs and maintenance of secondary sex characteristics.
Although testosterone replacement is contraindicated in men with carcinoma of the breast or known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate, in general, therapy appears to be safe for the vast majority of hypogonadal men.
www.duj.com /Article/Hellstrom2/Hellstrom2.html   (3654 words)

 Herbal testosterone supplements for women
Testosterone hormones are produced primarily by a male's testes, but are also produced in small amounts by the female's ovaries and the adrenal gland, an organ found in both sexes.
Large deficiencies of testosterone cause a drop in sexual desire, and appropriate levels of testosterone increases sexual function and interest in both sexes.
Research on consumption of MacaActive herbal testosterone supplements tells us that a consumption of 3 to 6 tablets a day have proved a great increase in energy, strength and sex drive.
www.natural-progesterone-estrogen-supplements.com /herbal-testosterone.htm   (841 words)

 Testosterone: The Test
Testosterone testing is used to diagnose several conditions in men, women, and boys.
In women, testosterone testing may be done if a patient has irregular or no menstrual periods, is having difficulty getting pregnant, or appears to have masculine features, such as facial and body hair, male pattern baldness, and a low voice.
Increased testosterone levels in males can indicate testicular tumors, adrenal tumors that are producing testosterone, or use of androgens (also called anabolic steroids).
www.labtestsonline.org /understanding/analytes/testosterone/test.html   (594 words)

 AARP Bulletin: Experts Divided on Value of Testosterone Therapy for Men
Last year nearly 600,000 men age 45 and older used some form of prescription testosterone to raise the level of the sex hormone in their bodies, and the number is rising every year.
Testosterone is a hormone of mythic significance to men.
To further complicate matters, testosterone is notoriously tricky to measure, and the tests used to measure it can be fickle.
www.aarp.org /bulletin/yourhealth/a2003-08-07-testosterone.html   (1432 words)

 Testosterone gel (AndroGel┬«) study demonstrates safety and efficacy up to 42 months
It is also estimated that low testosterone affects about one in 10 men between the ages of 40 and 60 and more than two in 10 men over the age of 60.
Initially, each man was treated with one percent testosterone gel (AndroGel®) at 5 or 10 grams per day, with a dose adjustment to 7.5 grams per day in some men at three months to maintain testosterone levels in a normal range.
The study showed that sexual motivation and performance significantly improved in men receiving testosterone gel at six months and this was maintained throughout treatment.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2002-06/hrae-tg062002.php   (560 words)

 Testosterone, Low Testosterone, Testosterone Cream and Testosterone Supplements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Testosterone is a member of the steroid family of hormones called androgens.
Testosterone stimulates the development of the penis and testes, growth of facial and pubic hair, deepening of the voice, changes in body shape, growth of bones, and increased muscle mass and strength in males.
Ninety-five percent of circulating testosterone is produced in the male testicles under the influence of a hormone released from the pituitary gland called luteinizing hormone (LH).
www.i-testosterone.com   (316 words)

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