Should I Do Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

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Should I Do Testosterone Replacement Therapy? You may be asking yourself, “should I do testosterone replacement therapy?” Well, to answer that question, it is important to understand what it is, what the benefits are, and more. For starters, many factors contribute to making a man more “manly.” One of those essential factors is testosterone. The optimal level of testosterone’s presence in the body enhances your … Read More

What is a Hormone?

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Hormone Definition A hormone is a chemical produced in one area of your body that travels to another area to produce a physiological effect. Hormones govern many crucial body functions including: sexual stimulation, growth, metabolism, lean muscle and fat mass,  emotions, disease prevention and more. Hormones have complex interactions which help us to feel healthy, strong, and vital. Beginning in our late 20s and early … Read More

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

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

How To Treat High Cholesterol The Natural Way

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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

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

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