Debunking the Myth Between Testosterone and Heart Attacks

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Hormone Optimization, Testosterone, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

                Poor testosterone! After an eye-grabbing article linking heart attacks and testosterone therapy together, there has been much fear and hysteria surrounding testosterone and heart attacks and what this means for our patients. Lucky for you, The Carragher Method can help dispel the rumors about testosterone causing heart attacks, and the problems with this study.  Since making news … Read More

Health Benefits of Melatonin: How the Sleep Hormone Can Help Anti Aging

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, fatigue, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, loss of energy, low energy, Melatonin, Testosterone, Thyroid, Uncategorized, weight gain1 Comment

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Melatonin: you have probably either taken it, read something about it, or even heard it thrown around by friends with regard to jet-lag or insomnia. But do you truly know what the health benefits of melatonin are, and are you aware of how melatonin may help with longevity? If not, you’re in the right place! We are here to give you the answers to questions … Read More

Anti-Aging Benefits of Strength Training and Weight Lifting

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  Anti-Aging Benefits of Strength Training and Weight Lifting The sad truth is that most physicians are severely undertrained when it comes to nutrition and exercise, two of the most crucial components to preventing and treating disease.  During my medical training, we received TWO DAYS of training on nutrition and FIVE DAYS on exercise, if that.  After you read this short article, you will probably … 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

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

How To Treat High Cholesterol The Natural Way

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, cardiovascular health, Carragher Method, cholesterol, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Estrogen, HCG, heart, heart disease, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Testosterone, Thyroid, weight gainLeave a Comment

When you hit your mid-30s, your cholesterol levels may be in for a change. Your “bad” cholesterol (low density lipoprotein, or LDL) may start to rise and your “good” cholesterol (high density lipoprotein, or HDL) may start to drop. The Status Quo Doctors often reflexively treat these changes to prevent cholesterol-related heart issues. They do this by administering drugs called statins, which block an enzyme … Read More

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

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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

8 Ways You May Be Inadvertently Lowering Your Sperm Count

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If you haven’t put much thought into your sperm count or your fertility, you aren’t alone. Most men don’t even consider it unless fertility issues arise.  But did you know that roughly 1 in 10 men experience infertility in their reproductive years, and this percentage will likely increase over the coming years? If you’re trying to conceive, or may decide to sometime in the future, read … Read More