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TESTOSTERONE HORMONE SUPPLEMENTS

 

Testosterone - The male hormone, testosterone is produced in the testes and may decline with age, though less frequently or significantly than oestrogen in women.

Testicular function deceases after the age of thirty. Men with testosterone deficiency experience decreased sex drive, moodiness, and fatigue.

Studies investigating its ability to strengthen muscles and prevent frailty and disability in older men are continuing. Its side effects are still unproven, and may include an increased risk of certain cancers, particularly prostate cancer.

Testosterone is actually produced by both men and women, though in larger quantities in men.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Supplements are available by prescription for men who do not produce sufficient testosterone naturally. This includes those men whose whose pituitary or testes glands have been damaged by infection or tumors. For these men, the supplements are clearly beneficial by restoring normal levels of the hormone. Too much testosterone is harmful, as demonstrated by many steroid using athletes and bodybuilders.. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is as powerful an anti-aging effect as estrogen or progesterone replacement in women.

The benefits associated with testosterone replacement include:

  • renewed strength
  • improved balance
  • raised blood cell count
  • increased libido
  • lowered LDL and cholesterol.
  • reduced loss of bone mass in men.

TRT Side Effects

Testosterone Replacement Therapy [TRT] has a few adverse side effects, including: increasing levels of PSA (prostrate specific Antigen) and hematocrit.

A major side effect of testosterone supplementation is that it tends to slow down the body's natural ability to produce testosterone. Vomiting, nausea, swelling of the arms and legs, yellowing of the skin and eyes, and prolonged and painful erections are early signs of serious side effects.

Almost all unwanted side effects of testosterone are caused the androgenic properties of the hormone; and generally only occur when excessive dosages are used.

Using excess amount of synthetic testosterone causes:

  • Allergic reactions such difficulty in breathing, swelling of the tongue, lips, or face.
  • Liver damage
  • Cancer
  • In women - hoarseness, male-pattern baldness, deepening of voice, excessive hair growth, and menstrual irregularities
  • In men -prolonged use of testosterone in higher doses may result in shrinking of testicles, gynecomastia (breast growth in men), decreased or increased sex drive, less serious side effects such as acne, decreased sperm production in men, clitoral enlargement, male pattern baldness, and water retention.

 

Synthetic Testosterone

The usage of synthetic testosterone helps people with HIV-related wasting gain weight.

Natural Testosterone Supplements

A natural testosterone supplement costs less than prescription testosterone, and the risks are minimal compared to the injected steroid version.

Natural Testosterone For Men

Excess estrogen interferes with a man’s ability to boost or retain his own testosterone. Natural testosterone supplement helps rebalance these hormones. If this balance is not restored, weakness and other side effects occur. There are many natural testosterone supplements that can stop the aromatization of testosterone to estrogen in a man’s body.

In addition to taking a natural testosterone supplement, men may consider using an anti-estrogen drug to reduce the presence of estrogen.

Natural TestosteroneFor Women

Aging women suffer from a decrease in testosterone as well as estrogen. This can result in considerable muscle loss and weakness.

Symptoms and signs may indicate to you that you need to begin taking a natural testosterone supplement. But you may also want to enlist the help of your doctor and see exactly what your levels are before you start taking any drug, including any natural testosterone supplement that’s sold over-the-counter.

Testosterone supplements are sourced from herbal extracts.

Chrysin, a plant-based bioflavonoid, helps reduce the production of estrogen and boost testosterone levels.

Adding pepper extract piperine to a natural testosterone supplement helps the testosterone enter the bloodstream, making it more effective.

Natural Testosterone Supplements

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