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March 13, 2019

Suicide Prevention – Be the Firestarter

  Keith Flint from The Prodigy tragically took his own life a few days ago.  He achieved his 5K PB at the Chelmsford Central park run only two days before. We all talk about the importance of raising awareness of mental health issues and we are all advised to look out for the typical warning … Continued

February 19, 2019

Testosterone – Which Blood Test Do I Need & Why?

The Men’s Health Clinic has been working with Medichecks to create bespoke blood packages that are specifically designed to help you not only diagnose Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS), but also to safely and effectively monitor your body’s response whilst on Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT).  Men are becoming more and more aware that they need to take … Continued

February 1, 2019

My Story – #ChooseTRT

  Dr Stevens – 45   Alfred – 57 I am 57 years old, six foot tall, weighing in at 15 1/2 stone.  I have been very active all my life, from the age of 11 I did judo, always kept fit in the gym, and played good standard rugby.  Since I gave up rugby, … Continued

January 25, 2019

TRT – The New Male Antidepressant

“I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth and indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame the earth seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy the air, look you, this mighty o’rehanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire; why, it … Continued

January 14, 2019

Aromatase Inhibitors – No More, No Less

Introduction The modern medical model is broken.  It’s curative rather than preventative, it’s under the influence and control of the big pharmaceutical companies that have a significant investment in maintaining the status quo.  A progressive healthcare system would appreciate that the cornerstones of health are lifestyle, nutrition and exercise, and that most diseases are man-made.  … Continued

December 11, 2018

The Sledgehammer Approach to TRT

Introduction This might be a difficult concept to grasp, but the purpose of TRT is to help your body achieve homeostasis.  The role of testosterone in this process is primarily to help facilitate growth and repair during anabolic periods.  It is not about goals such as attaining big muscles, it is not about being a … Continued

October 17, 2018

Gold Standard TRT

The aim of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is restoration of your androgen levels to within normal physiological parameters.  The aim of testosterone optimisation therapy (TOT) is to optimise your androgen levels so that you feel the qualitative and quantitative benefits of having healthy hormonal levels.  They are not mutually exclusive, they should be the same … Continued

August 21, 2018

The Men’s Health Clinic TRT Management Guidelines

It is vital to understand that even the best TRT protocol is not as effective as a healthy Hypo-Pituitary Gonadal (HPG) axis.  In a healthy individual, there is diurnal variation of your hormonal levels, something that can’t be replicated, even with a stable TRT protocol.  Have a read of The Perfect TRT Protocol.  This fluctuation … Continued

May 22, 2018

The Perfect TRT Protocol

I suppose the real question should be “What do you want from your TRT protocol?”.  The answer should be “I want to be happy, healthy and horny!”.  I’ve said it many times before, we are simple creatures with simple needs.  We also want convenience, we want to travel the path of least resistance. I agree, … Continued

May 9, 2018

TRT Injection Instructions

TESTOSTERONE ENANTHATE Injection Procedure Dr Stevens has taken you through your first injection, demonstrating preparation of the testosterone vial, storage, dosing, preparation for injection and injection technique.  You have been provided with a 6-week TRT starter box for initiation of therapy, this includes 3 x ampoules of Testosterone Enanthate 250mg/ml, a 10ml sterile vial, a … Continued