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October 28, 2018

HCG Fact Sheet

When it comes to testosterone optimisation therapy (TOT), Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is not an adjuvant, it is integral to hormonal health.  HCG should be part of EVERY good TRT protocol if the aim is to mimic the natural physiological processes that occur within the body.  This is discussed in more detail in one of … Continued

October 23, 2018

How to Get TRT in the UK – Update

One of our primary goals at The Men’s Health Clinic is to increase awareness and understanding around Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome and Testosterone Replacement Therapy.  We want to set the standard when it comes to delivering high quality patient care, improve access and make gold standard TRT both affordable and accessible.  Information is power, if we … 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

September 18, 2018

TRT Equipment & Supplies

Patients of The Men’s Health Clinic will be issued a TRT & HCG starter pack at the start of therapy. For ongoing supplies, I recommend ordering the following equipment :-   Testosterone Enanthate Unisharp 1ml 27G fixed needle syringe: green Pre-injection alcohol swabs Sterostrip Hypo-allergenic Washproof Plasters – Spot (x200) Frontier 2 litre sharpsafe HCG … 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

April 30, 2018

TRT – How to Control Oestrogen?

I suppose the first question is, do you need to ‘control’ oestrogen on TRT? The answer?  Not normally, but you do need to be aware of the symptoms of oestrogen excess as your TRT protocol will need adjustment. Symptoms of oestrogen excess include:- Loss of libido / erectile dysfunction Breast tissue swelling / nipple tenderness … Continued

March 29, 2018

The MHC Patient Demographic Audit 2018

The purpose of this audit was to look at the current patient demographic of the men accessing The Men’s Health Clinic with a confirmed diagnosis of Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS) / Male Hypogonadism. The clinic opened in January 2016 and we have deliberately let it grow organically since we believe the best recommendation is that … Continued

March 1, 2018

TRT & Blood Pressure

Hopefully we are all aware of the importance of having normal blood pressure – to prevent strokes, heart attacks, renal disease etc.  It’s a silent killer, you only know you have it as a consequence of one of its complications.  As with most things, prevention is key, there’s no point bolting the door after the horse has … Continued