Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill
   
Ask the Experts About

Nutrition and ExerciseNutrition and Exercise
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


synthetic vs natural testosterone therapy
Feb 12, 2011

Hi Nelson. I bought your testosterone book - great read. I had my blood levels checked and DHEA was low and Testosterone was low normal. MD has prescribed dhea but rather than prescribing synthetic testosterone, wants to prescribe bio-identical hormone therapy. From what I can see this is a naturally derived version. Do you have any experience with this or can you comment on this versus the synthetic version?

Response from Mr. Vergel

No matter what they say, bioidentical testosterone has the same stuff that the pharmaceutical grade product has. What he meant is that he uses compounding pharmacies to make testosterone gels, which work as well as Androgel and Testim but at a 10th of the cost.

Nelson



Previous
Steroid and HIV meds drug interaction
Next
high blood pressure

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement