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Old 07-15-2014, 08:12 PM   #1
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Question about TRT and female fighters

Are female fighters allowed to have the same testosterone levels as men, or is their legal testosterone limit lower?

Also, since the athletic commission no longer allows testosterone replacement therapy, are female fighters allowed to be on estrogen replacement therapy?

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Old 07-15-2014, 08:28 PM   #2
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Oof, I'm sorry, but maybe you could explain why higher "E" would be beneficial.

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Old 07-15-2014, 08:28 PM   #3
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Not sure about T levels in a woman but there are some estrogen drugs that are on the banned list, I think Chael was busted for one to help with getting his wife pregnant.

Estrogen wouldn't really help a fighter like testosterone would. Testosterone really impacts muscle and metabolism, man or woman.

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Old 07-15-2014, 08:47 PM   #4
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Women naturally produce very little testosterone. Having said that i'm sure some female fighters are boosting their levels to increase performance.

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Old 07-15-2014, 08:50 PM   #5
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I think a healthy women produces about 300 nanograms/decileter (ng/dL). While that level would be consider very low for a male.

By that I don't think an AC would allow women to have the same level as men.

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Old 07-15-2014, 08:55 PM   #6
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haha, that would be funny

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