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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Testosterone

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This
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What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...its effectiveness comes from its powerful appetite blocking and weight loss effects. On the negative side, it can decrease testosterone and lean body mass, so studying it with exercise or testosterone replacement may not be a bad idea. It is... Read more »

26 Yr old HIV+ w/ Low(?) Testosterone and symptoms

As the title stated, I am a 26yr old HIV+ man. I have been off meds for about 18 months (by choice, due to an inability to tolerate the effects) with a viral load of around appx. 11K and t-cells between 480-600.Over the last year I have had serious...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...Testosterone levels are relative to age and age should be considered in evaluating the levels. Testosterone replacement does not exactly Read more »

Testosterone in HIV+

Hello, I have a follow up question for an answer you gave on testosterone supplements to another (probably HIV negative) user on 31 March: "The bottom line from a health point of view is a "risk vs. benefit" thing: is that if it is not needed to...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...equivalent to what your body would normally make. The risks are different for "endogenous" (made in your own body) and "exogenous" (provided from outside the body) and your doctors are right to cover potential risks for you. The issue then is... Read more »

Of Chelsea boys, gels, and prohormones (not in that order)

The title is not as catchy as "Of shoes and ships and sealing wax..." but there we are.(1) In recent posts you've discouraged, quite unequivocally, people from taking DHEA (recommending that they get their testosterone levels checked and supplement...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hormone (or pro-hormone) made by the adrenal glands that are perched above the kidneys. DHEA is converted into the sex hormones, testosterone and estrogen. If it has any significant effect at all, it would be after it is converted into a sex... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hair Loss

...low protein intake thyroid problems B complex vitamin deficiency It is important to note that androgenic steroids, such as testosterone, are often implicated in rapid or new-onset hair loss, particularly when too-high doses are used. An... Read more »
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 »
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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...stimulants that decrease appetite and the abilityto sleep. They can also increase blood pressure and make heart diseaseworse. Testosterone Man-made testosterone has been studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of... 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 »

am I infected with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I HAD SEX WITH FIVE PRO"S USING CONDOMS WITHIN A PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS ONLY ONCES ONE OF THEM HAD ORAL SEX WITHOUT CONDOM FOR 5 MINITS DO YOU THINK I Read more »