Featured Posts from Dr. West
- What you need to know if you are on Testosterone therapy
Nearly every franchise clinic supplying men with testosterone could possibly be doing more harm than good. Many good-intentioned physicians are also most likely harming their male testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) patients. It’s not their fault. They simply are not educated on how to properly and safely support the man’s system while supplying testosterone. There are a few different ways to...
- Why your doctor says your thyroid is “normal”
I get requests on a regular basis to help people get their thyroid hormones balanced. Most of them are women as they are generally more susceptible to hypothyroid. By far the most common complaint I hear is, "My doctor said my thyroid test came back normal but I don't feel normal." When they go back to their doctor to insist...
- Why you need HCG if you are on testosterone therapy.
Let’s just get to the basics… What is HCG? HCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. It is medically used to induce ovulation in females and to stimulate testosterone production in males. HCG requires a prescription and is injected into the subcutaneous fat or in the muscle tissue. How does HCG work? For this discussion, we will be focusing on the...
- Testosterone Basics
The goal of testosterone replacement therapy is to replace the lowered testosterone at physiologic doses. At this proper dosing, the body's reaction to testosterone is a restored youthful response in all body tissues. What we are trying to do is replicate the previous testosterone levels by restoring them throughout the body. Too much, and the body responds by increasing estrogen...
- My clinic put chrysin in my testosterone cream. What’s your opinion?
My clinic told me they put Chrysin 15MG/0.5ML in the cream with the 50MG of testosterone, and that prevents conversion to estrogen. I haven't had my testosterone checked since I started it. I would like your opinion. Alan First off, I don’t recommend testosterone cream. None of my clients use a cream for several reasons. The main issue is...