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Charlie Sheen claims testosterone therapy caused his bizarre behavior

Charlie Sheen has been no stranger to the limelight since he revealed last November on the Today show that he was HIV positive. This week on Dr. Oz, Sheen revealed another health mystery – he says his bizarre behavior in 2011, in which he claimed to be “winning” while calling himself a “warlock” with “Adonis DNA,” was actually caused by the overuse of topical testosterone cream. “I was taking a lot of testosterone cream and I think I went too far with it,” Sheen told Dr. Oz in an interview taped for the Feb. 24 show. Testosterone replacement products are ... Read More

Doctor prescribed HIV preventative pill to Sheen’s lovers

When Charlie Sheen announced last month on national TV that he was infected with HIV, the actor admitted that he continues to have sex despite his diagnosis and that he is confident he hadn’t passed the virus on to others. That’s because Sheen’s doctor, Dr. Robert Huizenga, has prescribed to several of the actor’s sexual partners a once-daily pill that helps prevent them from catching the virus. The pill is called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PreEP, and is sold under the brand name Truvada. Gilead Sciences first obtained FDA approval for the drug in 2004 for people with HIV. It is ... Read More

Charlie Sheen helps Alabama tornado victims with online charity

Actor / warlock Charlie Sheen arrived in tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa, Ala., Monday on what he called a “recon mission,” touring shelters and hard-hit sections of the city and vowing to help out in the recovery. Whether it’s a publicity stunt, a search for redemption in the public eye, or a sincere effort to help those harmed by the fatal storms is beside the point, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox indicated. He is just thankful that Mr. Sheen’s presence is keeping Tuscaloosa in the spotlight, especially now that most of the media’s attention has migrated to Osama bin Laden’s death. “Anytime we can ... Read More

Could Charlie Sheen have tricked the drug tests?

Last week Charlie Sheen took blood and urine tests to prove his bizarre behavior was not caused by drug use and abuse. If anything, it left the public scratching their heads in disbelief. Could Charlie really be crazy, or did he somehow fake those tests? The blood test conducted on Sheen looked for traces legal prescription and illegal drugs that included amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine metabolite, methadone, opiates, phencyclidine, propoxyphene (the generic name for the newly banned drugs Darvon and Darvocet) and ethyl alcohol. The urine sample searched for amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine metabolite, methadone, opiates, phencyclidine and ... Read More

Charlie Sheen’s bizarre behavior reportedly not caused by drugs

Charlie Sheen’s bizarre behavior is apparently not caused by drugs. The former Two and a Half Men star said he allowed Radar Online to personally test him for a laundry list of drugs last weekend. Radar Online, a court-certified toxicology laboratory, tested both a blood and urine sample, and both reportedly came back clean. Which leaves many people worried that the actor’s antics may be caused by mental problems rather than drug-related ones. The blood test conducted on Sheen looked for traces legal prescription and illegal drugs that included amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine metabolite, methadone, opiates, phencyclidine, propoxyphene and ... Read More