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Excessive Use of Tylenol / Acetaminophen May Negatively Affect Testosterone Levels in Unborn Boys

Written by Dr. White, Published on August 9th, 2018

Tylenol is one of the most popular pain relievers used in the United States, and is clinically known as Acetaminophen, or Paracetamol. There are a number of risks that have long been associated with the over-use of Tylenol, one of the most common of which is liver damage. Tylenol is actually the leading causes of Liver Toxicity in both the United States and Great Britain. A recent study produced by the University of Edinburgh shows evidence that Tylenol use may have another, less recognizable effect upon human beings. When taken regularly during pregnancy, Tylenol appears to suppress Testosterone production by male children in the womb. Tylenol Linked to Reproductive Issues in Boys Previous studies have provided similar data, which shows that taking too much Tylenol while pregnant can lead to increased odds of reproductive abnormalities in the male child. Producers of Tylenol and its generic counterparts are already required to label their bottles to indicate the risk, and warn that pregnant women should use Tylenol as briefly as possible with the lowest dosage of medication to provide relief. Many women may wish to forgo Tylenol entirely as a result of this information. Prenatal Testosterone Study Performed on Mice This particular

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What Is Male Hypogonadism

Written by Dr. White, Published on July 25th, 2018

Hypogonadism refers to any condition which depletes the body’s ability to produce sex hormones. In the case of men, Hypogonadism refers to a suppressed ability or inability to produce Testosterone, Luteinizing Hormone, or Follicle Stimulating Hormone. Both Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone are necessary to produce Testosterone and Sperm. Male Hypogonadism can refer both to the inability to produce Testosterone and the inability to produce sperm What Causes Male Hypogonadism? There are a variety of ways that Hypogonadism can occur in males. It can be caused by genetics, trauma, or by natural aging, for example. The effects of Male Hypogonadism depend on the time in a patient’s life when he experiences that deficiency. For patients that have been diagnosed with Low-T, Hypogonadism can be treated with Testosterone Replacement Therapy. For patients with low sperm count, other treatments, such as Clomiphene Citrate or Testosterone with HCG may be the best option. Prenatal Male Hypogonadism Children that experience Hypogonadism in the womb experience the most severe issues related to Testosterone Deficiency. Testosterone is the sole hormone which promotes the development of male primary sexual characteristics, such as the formation of the penis and testicles, and total Testosterone Deficiency will prevent the

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More than 152 Million Men Suffer from Hypogonadism and Low Testosterone

Written by Dr. Patrick, Published on July 17th, 2018

Egypt might have a solution. (Shutterstock) A conference was heldon 12 March in Cairo to discuss the different aspects of testosterone deficiency in men, which is the leading cause of sexual dysfunction, and shed light on the latest treatment introduced to Egypt. Read more »

Risk Factors for and Causes of Male Hypogonadism

Written by Dr. Patrick, Published on May 1st, 2018

Male hypogonadism is defined as a testicular dysfunction resulting in decreased sperm and testosterone production.1 This disorder is not uncommon and frequently goes undiagnosed due to the nonspecific clinical presentation of the disease. Read more »

NATESTO (testosterone) Nasal Gel CIII | Prescriber Site

Written by admin, Published on July 26th, 2016

On each valid NATESTO prescription or refill, maximum savings is $150 per use, up to 13 uses. Patient is responsible for any balance remaining, and for reporting receipt of this coupon benefit to any insurer, health plan, or other third party who pays for or reimburses any part of the prescription filled using the coupon, as may be required Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT )

Written by admin, Published on July 19th, 2016

If you have signs and symptoms of low testosterone that bother you, there are many choices for raising the levels. Not everyone chooses treatment. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can be given using: The most common type is skin gel, which is used by about 70 out of 100 patients. Read more »

Hypogonadism – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Hypogonadism is a medical term for a defect of the reproductive system which results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes). Hypogonadism may occur if the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis is interrupted at any level. Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (primary hypogonadism) results if the gonad does not produce the amount of steroid sufficient to suppress secretion of LH and FSH at normal levels. Read more »

Lipocine – Hypogonadism

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Testosterone levels in men decline with age, at a rate of about 1% per year beginning at about 40 years old.3 Epidemiological studies have determined that total testosterone follows an age-related decline with mean serum concentration at the age of 75 years approximately two thirds that at 25 years.4 According to reports, approximately 74% of chronic opioid users5, 50% of AIDS patients6, 52% of obese men7, 50% of diabetic men7,8 have low testosterone. Other causes of lowered testosterone levels include: injury, infection, or loss of the testicles; chemotherapyor radiation treatment for cancer; genetic abnormalities such as Klinefelter’s Syndrome (extra X chromosome); hemochromatosis(too much iron in the body); dysfunction of the pituitary gland; inflammatory diseases such as sarcoidosis (a condition that causes inflammation of the lungs); chronic illness; chronic kidney failure; liver cirrhosis; stress; and, alcoholism. 3Feldman HA, et al. Read more »

HIV and Testosterone Deficiency –

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Testosterone deficiency is frequently seen in both men and women with HIV. Endocrine abnormalities, which can affect testosterone production, have long been recognized as a complication of HIV since the earliest days of the pandemic (although it has generally been associated with late stage disease) Read more »

Hypogonadism – UT Medical Center

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Definition Hypogonadism occurs when the body’s sex glands produce little or no hormones. In men, these glands (gonads) are the testes Read more »

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