Featured Posts from Dr. West
- My boys are the size of raisins
…testicular shrinkage is one of the major reasons men come to me… Most of my male clients come to me from franchise hormone replacement centers. Usually, it is not too late to fix the damage that these “men’s clinics” have done. One of the biggest complaints I hear is, ‘My testicles are much smaller.’ Your brain sends signals to your...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...