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

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

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, cardiovascular health, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, heart, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Testosterone, weight gainLeave a Comment

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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

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

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

The Top 10 Testosterone Myths, Part 2: The Big 5

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The Top 10 Testosterone Myths  Part 2 When I recommend testosterone to my patients  I get a lot of what I call “broscience” or statements beginning with “Dr. Carragher, but I heard…” responses. The kind of pop science stuff that travels by word of mouth and is asserted in glossy magazines with lots of certainty but not much research. Worse yet, many of these myths are propagated by physicians … Read More

Top 10 Testosterone Myths – Busted!

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The Top 10 Testosterone Myths  Part 1 When I recommend testosterone to patients in my Los Angeles clinic, I get a lot of what I call “bro-science,” or, “But I heard” responses. You know, the kind of pop science stuff that travels by word of mouth and is asserted in glossy magazines with lots of certainty but not much research. “You want me to take testosterone? But … Read More

The Hard Truth for Men: Declining Testosterone Levels Worldwide

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, cardiovascular health, Carragher Method, Dr. Carragher, fatigue, Hormone Optimization, Sex, TestosteroneLeave a Comment

In the fifteen years since I started practicing Age Management & Hormone Optimization, I’ve noticed a startling change in men’s physiologies: Across the board, testosterone levels are declining at earlier and earlier ages. Instead of men coming in from ages 35-45 with less-than-optimal testosterone levels (or “low T”) they’re coming in their late 20s! And all the symptoms you’d expect to see with low T … Read More