About Nelson Vergel

Nelson Vergel+ is the author of "Testosterone: A Man's Guide- Second Edition" and co-author of the book "Built to Survive: A Comprehensive Guide to the Medical Use of Anabolic Therapies, Nutrition and Exercise for HIV (+) men and women", the founder of the Body Positive Wellness Clinic in Houston, and an expert speaker on exercise, nutrition, testosterone replacement, metabolism , sexual function and therapies to increase lean body mass and decrease fat. He has provided over 500 lectures in the past 15 years in the U.S. and overseas. He provides patient-friendly information accessible to all, no matter of their knowledge base. More on Nelson at www.nelsonvergel.com

Latisse, Rogaine and Retin-A for Hair Loss When Using Anabolic Steroids

Latisse for Hair Loss from Anabolic Steroids

Question: I have read about anabolic steroids to gain some weight and avoid HIV wasting. My main concern is my hair. Unfortunately I suffer from significant hair loss, and I’d like to hang on to my hair as long as possible. Is there any information in low dose AAS and hair loss?

Nelson Vergel on Testosterone Replacement Therapy [VIDEO]

Nelson Vergel discusses testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)

I am glad to announce my latest video in which I explain in simple terms what needs to be done to optimize benefits and minimize side effects of testosterone in “Practical Tips for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT).

Free Bodybuilding Book: Built to Survive

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  Anabolic steroid and growth hormone use is not illegal for treating HIV related wasting syndrome, so many studies have been done in HIV that could not be possible in healthy people. These studies have shed light on the most effective ways to properly use anabolics and growth hormone while maximizing benefits and minimizing side […]

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators for HIV Wasting and Cancer Cachexia

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs)

Will Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators Replace Anabolic Steroids? Oral selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) are investigational agents. Studied since 1998, they are still very much in the infancy of their development and marketing. SARMs may be able to provide the benefits of increased muscle mass and bone density, and fat loss that testosterone and other […]

Testosterone Research Studies

TRT and Steroid Side Effect Management - Interview With Dr. Michael Scally

Those of you who want to help advance the understanding of testosterone use for different conditions can join research studies that are currently enrolling. I was amazed to see how many studies are out there! However, none are looking at long term management of side effects like polycythemia with therapeutic phlebotomy, testicular atrophy with long […]

Smart Bodybuilding Nutrition

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There is so much confusing and contradictory information out there about healthy eating.  I will try to summarize what I have learned as a bodybuilder who wants to stay healthy as I age.  The choices of foods that we can now can have a significant effect not only on our body shape and quality of […]

Read Hormone Books for Free on Kindle

Anabolic Steroid Books on Amazon Kindle

Four of my books can now be read for free on kindle Built to Survive: A Comprehensive Guide to the Medical Use of Anabolic Therapies, Nutrition and Exercise for HIV (+) men and women Fortalecete y Sobrevive el VIH (Spanish Edition) La Testosterona: La Mejor Guia Para Hombres (Spanish Edition) What You Need to Know […]

Boosting Testosterone Naturally

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Q: Nelson, I am a HIV long term survivor, undetectable, all numbers great. Testosterone used to be high normal, is now right in the middle. Sex drive and sensation continues to go down hill..am in my mid 40′s(male) but it really seems to early for that to happen. Am in very good shape, very good […]

What You Need to Know about Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG ) and Post Cycle Therapy (PCT)

Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) (not to be confused with human growth hormone, or HGH) is a glycoprotein hormone that mimics LH (luteinizing hormone), produced in pregnancy by the developing embryo soon after conception, and later by part of the placenta. Its role is to prevent the disintegration of the corpus luteum of the ovary and […]

TRT and Steroid Side Effect Management – Interview with Dr. Michael Scally – Part 2

Using Therapeutic Steroid Dosages for Building Muscle

Dr. Michael Scally continues his discussion of steroid side effects experienced while on testosterone replacement therapy in an interview with Nelson Vergel. He focuses on androgen induced hypogonadism and treatments including Clomid and Arimidex.