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 Aging and Decay – Part 2

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Carragher Method, fatigue, INTERMITTENT FASTING, KETONES, loss of energy, low energy, mitochondria, NAD, weight gain, Weight LossLeave a Comment

Mitochondrial Aging and Decay – Part 2 This is the second entry of a two-part blog on cellular and mitochondrial decay and aging. In the first blog, I talked about how exercise affects mitochondrial and cellular health. If you missed it, please click here! I’m going to talk about four specific treatments and interventions that can improve mitochondrial and cellular function. If you’re interested in … 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

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

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

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man lifting forty pound weight for age management

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

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