HEALTH

All Your Questions Answered: Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Basics


A hot topic right now is Testosterone Replacement Therapy, or TRT (See Bas Rutten’s comments in his interview with fightmedicine.net). News coverage of TRT seems to be eclipsing that of anabolic steroids. The reason Testosterone Replacement Therapy is considered controversial is that its use has infiltrated combat sports, especially mixed martial arts (MMA), and many consider it a performance enhancing drug (PED). A 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article suggested that higher than normal levels of testosterone can lead to increased muscle size []