TRT Revolution Podcast
About This Show
TRT Revolution podcast is your definitive resource for all things Testosterone, Anti-Aging and Life Optimization. Hosted by Jay Campbell, a champion physique competitor, 16 year TRT patient and author of The Definitive Testosterone Replacement Therapy MANual. Featuring interviews with top experts in the fields of life optimization, hormone replacement therapy, anti-aging and esoteric research into mankind's true ancestry.
Most Recent Episode
Is Metformin a Miracle Drug? w/ Dr Nelson Vergel
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Metformin is one of the oldest and most studied drugs on earth, but a lot of people in the medical community are still hesitant to prescribe it. What are the benefits of this drug for people with different health problems and needs? What does it do for weight, insulin levels and high blood sugar? Does it make people hypoglycemic? On this episode, Dr Nelson Vergel gives a presentation on different studies of metformin and why it’s a great drug to use. Testosterone-metformin combination therapy decreased total and LDL cholesterol, uric acid, hsCRP, homocysteine and fibrinogen, and it increased plasma testosterone. -Dr. Nelson Vergel Three Takeaways Metformin shifts gut bacteria and gives patients the gut biome composition of a leaner person. Metformin doesn’t decrease blood sugar to hypoglycemic level. In HIV positive patients, studies have shown a reduction in T-cell exhaustion with the use of metformin At the start of the show, we talked about why metformin is such a hot topic right now, and Dr. Nelson began his lecture on metformin, starting with its history, benefits and some of the reasons why it causes patients to lose weight. We also discussed its benefit for people with cancer, and overweight people. Towards the end of the show we talked about what people get wrong about the ketogenic diet. We also discussed; How metformin affects the gut biome Metformin’s impact on HIV positive patients Why metformin is better than berberine Metformin and diabetic mortality rates Metformin is a hot topic right now, and with good reason. It has a lot of benefits, it is affordable and it has a great many studies backing it up. It dilates vessels, it decreases insulin and blood sugar, it improves metabolism of glucose, car