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). [embedplusvideo height=”365″ width=”590″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Sp8kqqjHYpY?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=Sp8kqqjHYpY&width=600&height=365&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep7771″ /]

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 […]

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.

TRT and Steroid Side Effect Management – Interview With Dr. Michael Scally – Part 1

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

Michael Scally knows more about testosterone replacement therapy and steroid side effects management than any other doctor. Dr. Scally discusses gynecomastia, hair loss, polycythemia, prostate cancer, hypogonadism and more with Nelson Vergel.

Upcoming Erectile Dysfunction Medications

Levitra (vardenafil)

We are constantly bombarded in the media with ads of the current treatment options men have when it comes to erectile dysfunction. Viagra, Cialis and Levitra have become blockbuster medications that have been proven to be very effective for men who cannot get an erection on their own. Some drugs in development are aiming at […]

Nelson Vergel’s Top 10 Tricks for Fat Loss

Nelson Vergel - author of Testosterone: A Man's Guide

Get real. Ask yourself: What is getting in the way of my health? What excuses am I using to not start giving a damn? There is no perfect time to start. Do it now, even if it means one change per week in your lifestyle choices. You deserve to feel and look the best you can! […]

Less Frequent Injections: Testosterone Buciclate and Testosterone Undecanoate

Nelson Vergel - author of Testosterone: A Man's Guide

New types of testosterone replacement therapies that require less frequent injections may soon be available in the United States and may already be available in several other countries around the world. Two such testosterone formulations include long-acting esters: testosterone buciclate and testosterone undecanoate. TESTOSTERONE  BUCICLATE This long acting testosterone injectable ester last longer than other […]

Anabolic Steroid Side Effect Management Table

Anabolic steroid (and testosterone) side effects management table courtesy of Nelson Vergel and Michael Mooney (excerpt from the book “Built to Survive“) Problem Solution and Comments Acne/oily skin  Caused by testosterone and oxymetholone, less by nandrolone, generally not caused by oxandrolone or stanozolol in men, but may cause problems for women. Accutane – a powerful […]