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

The #1 Cause of Your Slowed Metabolism and How to Fix It!

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          STRESS!  How it Affects You, and How to Fix It. The truth is, most people who come to see me are holding an inordinate amount of stress.  I don’t just mean the rushed, nervous, phone-checking, frazzled, distracted patients. They’re obviously stressed out, sure. But its impossible for today’s world, especially over the past few months, NOT to have a negative … Read More

Suzanne Somers and Dr. Mike Carragher Talk Hormones in Men

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Carragher Method, cortisol, DHEA, Dr. Carragher, fatigue, HCG, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Libido, loss of energy, low energy, low libido, low sex drive, Melatonin, stress, Testosterone, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Video, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

I was recently asked to be interviewed by the incomparable Suzanne Somers on the benefits of Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) in men.  Suzanne has done so much to educate women on the benefits of BHRT in women.  But men also suffer from declining hormone levels as they age, and testosterone is usually not the only hormone that needs to be replaced! Men are also frequently … Read More

The Right Way To Treat Perimenopause

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What Is Perimenopause? Perimenopause, meaning “around menopause,” refers to the time when a woman’s body is making its natural transition toward permanent infertility (menopause). During perimenopause, women experience a wide variety of symptoms and bodily changes, many of which are painful and frustrating. Hot flashes, weight gain, irregular periods, night sweats, and mood swings can all accompany the widely fluctuating hormone levels during this time … Read More

Why Can’t I Fall (or Stay) Asleep?

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When a patient comes in saying that they’re having trouble falling (or staying) asleep, the first thing I do is check in with their sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene is everything you do before bed; good sleep hygiene helps you fall asleep, stay asleep, and sleep deeply. Much of sleep hygiene relates to your exposure to light before and during sleep. Here’s a quick breakdown of … Read More