|Testosterone: A Man's Guide
Apr 9, 2012
Nelson Does your last book have new info not found on Built to Survive?
| Response from Mr. Vergel
"Testosterone : A Man's Guide" has up-to-date information about how to safely use the hormone and an analysis of the different options. It was published 10 years after my last one "Built to Survive".
From a recent review by Simon Collins: The non-technical sections include helpful tips about what not to do as well as the best approaches. This looks at how to assess potential testosterone deficiency, including what to measure (free vs total), when and how, and the impact of age on target ranges including fluctuation in levels throughout the day. The information is in the context of supplementary approaches being dependent on working with your doctor, not only to ensure that an appropriate dose and formulation are used (oral supplementation being the least useful), but that routine monitoring guides the safety of this approach.
Replacement therapy is discussed, usually recognising this as a lifelong treatment, as testosterone supplementation reduces the need and ability for the body to continue it own production. The risks from interrupting treatment and a period of testosterone depletion until the body adjusts include depression, weight loss, lack of motivation and reduced sex drive - often the symptoms that suggested treatment in the first place.
"The guide also discusses side effects from testosterone and how to manage these, including the experimental use of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) to maintain normal testicular function and reverse shrinkage. It discusses alternative treatment for low sex drive and erectile dysfunction including a review of data (or lack of it) for non-approved products. It also includes the importance of lifestyle modifications including diet and exercise, the importance of adherence and on finding a doctor that will monitor and prescribe treatment."
You can get it on here: wwww.testosteronewisdom.com where my testosterone blog also is
I have a very interesting facebook group called Testosterone Replacement Discussion that has over 300 people exchanging info every day.
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