Men’s Heart Health: Low Testosterone and Heart Disease

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Men’s Heart Health: Low Testosterone and Heart Disease Cardiovascular disease or heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans. And Canadians. And Brits. And Russians. And Germans. And Australians. And French. And Italians. In fact, it is the number one killer in virtually every Western country. What does this have to do with testosterone?  There is strong evidence suggesting that a deficiency of testosterone plays … Read More

Understanding Hormones and Inflammation: What Are the Differences Between Acute vs. Chronic Inflammation?

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Acute inflammation is part of our body’s natural response to any sort of trauma or insult, such as illness, hard exercise, or injury, for example. However, apart from this acute type of inflammation, people also suffer from another form, which can be much more damaging. Chronic, longer-lasting inflammation can stress a person’s body and cause damage that is difficult to reverse. Understanding the differences between … Read More

Debunking the Myth Between Testosterone and Heart Attacks

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                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

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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

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

The Skinny on Body Fat

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Body fat – it’s a topic that’s almost impossible to avoid in America. Messages inundate us about losing body fat and learning how to tone up and sculpt our muscles, from television commercials to magazine articles. But what does body fat mean? What role does it play in overall health? Is there any truth to all the hype? What is the truth about body fat?  … 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