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

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

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Estrogen, fatigue, HCG, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Libido, loss of energy, low energy, low libido, low sex drive, Sex, Testosterone, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

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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

The Synergistic Effect of Hormones

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If you’re interested in the benefits of hormones, you’ve probably heard of testosterone and HGH. Many people think of testosterone as the gold standard for gaining lean muscle mass and that HGH alone will get rid of mid-section fat.  This is true, but it’s only part of the overall picture. While both of these hormones individually perform specific functions affecting lean muscle mass, strength, body … Read More

Extra Belly Fat? Stop Running and Lift a Weight! Weight Training for Healthy Aging

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, cardiovascular health, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, heart, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Testosterone, weight gainLeave a Comment

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When it comes to healthy aging and exercise, most people think of jogging, endless steps on the elliptical, or hopping on a stationary bike and riding to nowhere. But if cardio is all you’re doing, you’re missing out on a critical component for healthy aging and disease prevention: weight training. Weight training stimulates increased production and recruitment of key anabolic hormones – namely human growth … Read More

New Oral Peptide on the Block: 5-Amino-1MQ

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  There is a new peptide therapy I’m excited to tell you about! Why? First, it’s an oral capsule. Second, it accelerates fat burning and improves your overall metabolism. So if you’re having trouble burning body fat (especially midsection fat) or you’re feeling the effects of a slowing metabolism, this just may be the peptide for you. As you age, you’re probably noticing it’s harder … Read More

4 Keys to a Lean Summer Body

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Are you having trouble losing body fat? You aren’t alone – one of the top reasons people schedule evaluations with me is because they just can’t seem to lose weight, no matter how hard they try. It’s the age-old story: body fat seems to accumulate over the years and it gets harder and harder to lose that weight. Body fat is a health concern. Excess … Read More

Why Size Matters In Weight Loss!

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If you want to lose weight this year, you aren’t alone. Last year more than ever, I saw most people gain weight.  A combination of gym closures, higher than normal stress levels, and poor eating patterns led to a perfect storm, creating an expanding waistline.  The best way to get where you want to be, and stay there, is to approach weight loss in a … Read More

Insulin Resistance and How To Avoid It!

Mike Carragherbelly fat, BHRT, cardiovascular health, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Hormone Optimization, weight gainLeave a Comment

  Many patients want to work with me because they want to lose weight.  While there are obvious benefits to losing weight such as having more energy, fitting better in your clothes, or just being comfortable in your own skin, losing weight is also crucial in maintaining your long-term health. There are some less obvious reasons why keeping your weight managed can help you avoid … Read More