Hormonal Synergy: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone Work Better Together Than Alone

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Did you know that human growth hormone (HGH) and testosterone work much better together than either does alone? Boosting testosterone levels can be an effective way to boost your growth hormone production. Together they improve muscle mass and bone density and increase your body’s overall energy level. Both HGH and testosterone are associated with an increase in lean muscle mass. So it makes sense that … Read More

The Relationship Between Testosterone and Sex Drive

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Testosterone is a hormone that’s gotten kind of a bad rap over the years. It’s been inaccurately tied to rage in the news and is often thought to be a male “problem” instead of accepted as a vital player in not only human growth and development, but in optimal health, performance, and disease prevention.   When misused or abused, testosterone can cause health problems. But when … Read More

The Role of Alpha Lipoic Acid

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It’s likely that you’ve heard of alpha-lipoic acid over the past several years. This compound has gained a lot of attention in the health and wellness space due to its potential benefits for weight loss, heart disease, memory loss, and diabetes management. But have you heard about the role of alpha-lipoic acid in aging as well?  Let’s explore what this amazing molecule does in the … Read More

Mitochondrial Aging and Decay – Part 2

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Mitochondrial Aging and Decay – Part 2 This is the second entry of a two-part blog on cellular and mitochondrial decay and aging. In the first blog, I talked about how exercise affects mitochondrial and cellular health. If you missed it, please click here! I’m going to talk about four specific treatments and interventions that can improve mitochondrial and cellular function. If you’re interested in … Read More

Mitochondrial Decay and Aging – Part 1

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This is the first of a two-part blog on cellular and mitochondrial decay and aging. This week I’ll talk about mitochondrial decay and how exercise affects mitochondrial and cellular health. In Part Two, I will talk about specific peptides and other interventions that improve mitochondrial and cellular function. Something often overlooked when addressing the process of aging is the health of your body at the … Read More

What are Telomeres and Why are They Important?

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What Are Telomeres and Why Are They Important? Telomeres are the protective caps at each chromosome’s end whose primary function is to prevent chromosomal “fraying” when a cell replicates. Think of the plastic tip of shoelaces, protecting the shoelace.  Telomeres protect chromosomes in the same way.  As a cell ages, its telomeres become shorter. Eventually, the telomeres become too short to allow cell replication, the … Read More

5 Easy Ways To Raise Your HGH Levels

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Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is a hormone that has many critical physiologic functions in the human body. It has been the hormone associated with being the “fountain of youth” and sought out to provide “anti-aging” effects. While it does reduce the physical signs and symptoms of aging, it also reduces the risk of developing the most common diseases associated with aging. As we age, many … Read More

You’ve Heard About “Low T” But What About “Low E”?

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Estrogen: An Unlikely Player As most men approach middle age, the seemingly inevitable starts to occur: we gain weight around the waistline, sexual desire starts to wane, we’re unable to lift as much weight at the gym, and we seem to simply have a harder time keeping up with the younger guys. And most of us – doctors included – think that loss of testosterone … Read More