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Testosterone Deficiency Epidemic

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...where non-gay-identified men have secretive sex with other men and then unprotected intercourse with female partners. 7 However, some analyses have shown that there is no real evidence that "down-low" behavior is fueling the epidemic among black women and that HIV prevention efforts in the African American community should not be focused on a single risk behavior. 8 Because the majority of women in the United States acquire HIV through...
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Social Effects of Steroid Treatment

I recently went on an online dating service looking at men in my age range (40-60), and I noticed something striking: nearly all of the men with really muscular bodies listed their status as positive.I was in my 20's when steroids treatments for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...incentive"??? YIKES!!! No doubt you do indeed need a "rational conversation about steroid use with an experienced professional"!!!Testosterone and other anabolic/androgenic steroids are potent hormones that can have significant side effects and... Read more »

oxcandrin testosterone vs deca testosterone

which is better oxcanderion with the testerone patch or decca and testosterone injection?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Neither is better per se in my experience. People with HIV infection have very individual responses to testosterone supplementation and depending on whether it is given for weight gain/appetite, hypogonadism or erectile dysfunction. Some times Read more »

Testosterone Deficiency

After being on Testosteron injections of 200 mg. every 2 week for about 4 years now, my level has remained abnormaly low for 12 weeks. Last report it was 165 total test. My doctor also prescribes Testoderm tts patch to use after the first week as...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Unfortunately, I have never seen HCG work in HIV patients. It does seem to help in the weight lifters who have used testosterone,but HIV is different. Some people just need more testosterone. I would increase your dose to weekly injections of 200... Read more »

Testosterone deficiency

I got my first lab work results back (after initial diagnosis of being HIV positive) and my doc showed me I had a 5.8 level of testosterone. She said the normal levels start at 6.5 (I think that's correct). Should I get on some therapy for this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Between 25 and 45 percent of all male HIVers suffer from low testosterone. It can lead to loss of energy, appetite, weight, muscle and bone mass, sex drive and even your rosy outlook on life! Low testosterone Read more »
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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...weight: Being too thin Tobacco use: Smoking cigarettes Alcohol and coffee intake: Drinking a lot of alcohol and/or caffeine Testosterone levels: Low testosterone levels in men Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...hormone erythropoietin which helps make red blood cells. Low hormone levels . Especially in men, low levels of the sex hormone testosterone can cause fatigue and lack of interest in sex and other normal activities. Low levels of other important... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...stress and improve your mood. Good nutrition and exercise are beneficial, no matter which treatments you choose. Also have your testosterone level checked. Low testosterone can cause depression. Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Talk... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

...Insulin Somatostatin Gonads (Sex Glands) Ovaries (Female) Estrogens: estradiol, estrone, estriol Progesterone Testosterone Testes (Male) Testosterone The Endocrine Pancreas The pancreas as a whole is an... Read more »
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Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...no longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a good reliable compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does a low testosterone level ever become a factor in HIV infection? I am an above 50 male with below testosterone levels and alot of strange symtoms. Read more »