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

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

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

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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

Has 2020 Got You Fat?

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It’s the end of 2020. Have you gained more fat around the middle? Avoiding the mirror? Wearing looser fitting clothes? There is hope! In addition eating more, and exercising less, research shows a strong connection between weight gain and hormonal imbalances.  Low testosterone and high cortisol levels are related to increased body fat, especially in the midsection, as well as decreased lean muscle mass.  This excess body fat furthers the … 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