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

Why Pregnenolone?

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Pregnenolone is a frequently overlooked player when it comes to optimizing hormones in men and women. From improving your mood to losing stubborn mid-section fat, this hormone plays a crucial role. But it never seems to get the attention that testosterone, DHEA, estrogen, progesterone or even cortisol get.  And this is despite the fact that they are all formed from pregnenolone, which is why it is … 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

Why Are We So Afraid of Testosterone?

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Carragher Method, DHEA, 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, Pregnenolone, Progesterone, Sex, Testosterone, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gain2 Comments

There’s a tremendous amount of information out there on testosterone these days.  Even a cursory internet search and you can find yourself down a rabbit hole full of benefits, risks, legality, muscle men, prostate cancer, athlete abuse, and ambulance chasing lawyers.  It can quickly become so complicated that you may just sigh and walk away. So I’d like to address some of your questions and … Read More

Is Your Body On Fire with Inflammation?

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Carragher Method, chronic inflammation, cortisol, DHEA, Dr. Carragher, Estrogen, HCG, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, inflammation, Progesterone, Testosterone, ThyroidLeave a Comment

When a patient comes into my office with multi-system complaints — for example, they have gastrointestinal distress and poor recovery from exercise, or they have headaches and joint pains — one of the prime suspects is chronic inflammation. “Inflammation” has become a buzzword recently, appearing in articles with trendy titles like “Eat These Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods” or “Take This Supplement for its Anti-Inflammatory Properties.”  But there’s still plenty of … Read More

Am I Too Young for Hormones?

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Am I Too Young For HRT

Many men and women associate hormonal changes and Hormone Replacement Therapy with being in their 50s or even older. However, hormonal changes often begin much earlier. For this reason, it is important for both men and women to pay close attention to their bodies and begin considering Hormone Replacement Therapy at a younger age if symptoms occur or if they want to prevent degeneration of their … Read More

Sermorelin: A More Affordable Alternative to Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, Carragher Method, DHEA, 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, Pregnenolone, Progesterone, Sex, Skin Care, Testosterone, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

For new patient evaluations, please call 323-874-9355, or email us at info@carraghermethod.com and we’ll get you started today! We all age. It’s part of life. But most of us hope that as we age, we can maintain the highest quality of life possible. That we can keep as much of the energy, strength, and appearance we enjoy in youth.  At the same time, most of us … Read More