American Testosterone Clinic for Men

Study Finds that Testosterone Boosts Memory for Uncontrolled Diabetics

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 1st, 2022

brain memory and testosterone 300x216While most people associate Testosterone most strongly with libido and strength, the masculine hormone has wide-ranging effects on male physiology. While Testosterone is widely used to help men overcome fatigue and sexual dysfunction, new studies continue to reveal further benefits for men with Low Testosterone. There is a growing body of research that studies how Testosterone affects cognition and emotion. There's a strong link established that Testosterone positively impacts feelings of confidence and assertiveness. Testosterone also appears to positively impact memory. Testosterone Deficiency Often Concurrent with Other Medical Conditions Low-T does not occur in a vacuum. Testosterone Levels are strongly … Read more »

Testosterone, Memory and Diabetes: What’s the Link?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 26th, 2022

testosterone diabetes and memory 300x214If you’ve been reading our website on a consistent basis, then you know that testosterone deficiency is on the rise in men across the United States. Unfortunately, with low testosterone usually comes type 2 diabetes, another ailment that is increasing across the country. Thankfully, both of these are easily cured with hormone therapy, lifestyle changes and/or diet changes. Recent research has shown that men who have uncontrolled diabetes could benefit from testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) with improved memory and cognitive function. Men Performed Better on Memory Tests When on TRT Testosterone replacement therapy is necessary for men who are suffering … Read more »

Make Sure You’re in Peak Health for the Trying Times Ahead

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 24th, 2022

peak health for trying times ahead 300x194With the war in Ukraine on everyone’s mind – and we pray for peace in the region and for all the peoples and nations involved – it’s good to take stock of where your health might be headed if you and your family suddenly find yourself in a wartime or other emergency situation. Many people have zero preparation for – or even consciousness of – this possibility. So, let’s explore it now. What’s likely to happen? The most important thing to understand is that supply chains will be interrupted, and you likely will not be able to get the food and drink … Read more »

Male Birth Control Gel on the Road to FDA Approval

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

contraceptive pills 849413_960_720 300x173Women have always been put at an unfair disadvantage regarding contraception. The Birth Control Pill has been obtainable since the 1960s, but there's still no equivalent medication for men. For now, the condom is a man's best tool for contraception, but times may finally be on the verge of changing. Researchers have been working on an effective and safe male contraceptive for decades, and there is a prospective treatment on the horizon. Many women are unable to safely take birth control for health reasons. Women also have much more complicated hormonal cycles than men. Many believe that male birth control … Read more »

The Importance of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone for Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

hair 248048_960_720 300x200While Testosterone is the hormone most associated with male physiology, our bodies don't simply produce it out of thin air. There are many hormones and precursors that help protect and preserve male form and function. One of those hormones is Follicle-Stimulating Hormone, often abbreviated FSH, for short. From fetal development to puberty, Follicle-Stimulating Hormone acts on Sertoli Cells in men in order to develop and mature the testes. After puberty, FSH encourages the production of sperm by the testes. It also keeps sperm healthy until they are released in ejaculation. Follicle-Stimulating Hormone is also very important for women's sexual development. … Read more »

Losing Weight with Baratric Surgery Reverses Low Testosterone

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 24th, 2022

bariatric surgery can boost testosterone levels for teenage boys 200x300Adult men and teenagers who are extremely overweight or obese will usually experience a host of health problems, not excluding hormonal issues, such as low testosterone and higher estrogen levels. Obesity not only wreaks havoc on your hormones, but it can also increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction and infertility, to name a few other health issues. Being so overweight as to be considered obese is not something to take lightly and considering using bariatric surgery to significantly reduce the weight may actually save your life or improve your life significantly. Bariatric Surgery Can Reverse Type 2 … Read more »

Jatenzo Testosterone Oral Treatment for Low Testosterone

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

health 2082630_960_720 300x169Testosterone Deficiency is a widespread men's health issue that adversely affects the lives of millions of men throughout America. Scientists and researchers have spent decades creating novel and effective means to treat Male Hypogonadism which emphasize increasing safety, effectiveness, and ease of use. Jatenzo is the latest breakthrough in Bio-Identical Testosterone Therapy—an FDA-Approved gel cap that can mitigate the effects of Low-T and restore healthy Testosterone Levels and Hormone Balance for men that cannot produce enough Testosterone on their own. Jatenzo is a trademarked product of Clarus Pharmaceuticals. As of 2021, Jatenzo has not been approved for Age-Related Low-T but … Read more »

Testosterone Increases Tenacity and Persistence In Spite of Long Odds

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

casino roulette table SBI 302132258 300x169Sex Hormones have a tremendous effect on psychological function. Testosterone not only impacts male physiology, but it has a significant impact on decision-making. There is a big trend in research to explore the behavioral effects of Testosterone via Hormone Replacement. A study recently released in the clinical journal Psychoneuroendocrinology uses Testosterone to explore how the hormone impacts men's ability to stand up in the face of defeat. Testosterone and Social Rank In animals, Testosterone Levels are often associated with pecking order. Dominant males tend to have higher Testosterone Levels than subordinates in the group. Earning one's place at the top … Read more »

Frustrating Factors That Suppress Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

Testosterone is intrinsically essential to men's health. In fact, Low Testosterone is connected to a wide range of physical and mental health issues which deplete quality of life and increase the risk of early mortality. Testosterone plays an indispensable role in sexual function, skeletal strength, immune health, memory, confidence, and more. Most people easily comprehend the sexual importance of Testosterone and how it stokes libido and supports erectile health. Men also understand that Testosterone is linked with strength and muscle mass. Without enough Testosterone, you not only lose lean muscle and struggle with sexual dysfunction but are also at increased … Read more »

Causes of Low Libido – Could It Be Low-T?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

man 2037255_960_720 300x190Low Libido is a common concern for men. While everyone experiences a lapse in sex drive now and then, for some guys, the problem crops up frequently. It may even be chronic. Your sexual desire is largely connected to your interpersonal circumstances, but low sex drive may also result from problems under the hood. Testosterone Deficiency Kills Libido Testosterone is the key to male sexuality. Without Testosterone, men can't even generate an erection. Testosterone is critical to body composition, strength, bone mineral density, as well as sexual function. Low Libido is one of the primary symptoms of Low-T and can … Read more »

Do Larger Testicles Make More Testosterone?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

condom 3197506_960_720 300x200Big testicles have long been associated with higher masculinity and a proclivity for risk-taking. If you're a guy, it's almost inevitable that your friends will ask you if you Have the Balls to do any number of things. But how does testicle size actually relate to Testosterone production? Testosterone is the primary hormone associated with manliness, libido, and virility, and most of it is made by your testicles (though small amounts are produced in the adrenal glands). It stands to reason that larger balls equal more Testosterone, but does the science bear that common sense out? In the world of … Read more »

Study Investigates the Effects of Democratic Outcomes on Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

social media 550766_960_720 300x212Testosterone Levels are strongly impacted by social pressures. Studies have shown that Testosterone has strong effects on competitiveness, aggression, and dominance in both animals and humans. There have been a wide variety of studies published in the last decade that explore the wide-ranging social causes of Testosterone fluctuation. Researchers recently published an article exploring how voting outcomes impacted Testosterone Levels in a recent edition of the academic journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. The 2012 Presidential Elections and Men's Testosterone Levels Specifically, this study analyzed how the defeat of Mitt Romney by Barack Obama in the 2012 United States presidential election altered the Testosterone … Read more »

Tlando Oral Testosterone – A Pill for Low-T

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

pill 1884775_960_720 300x180Luckily, things have changed over the last few years. Researchers have recently made breakthroughs in technology that allow for a safe and effective Testosterone Pill that works without the risks associated with older formulations. The FDA approved Tlando in early 2022 as an oral treatment for adults suffering from Testosterone Deficiency. Testosterone Therapy is becoming increasingly common among aging men. Low-T affects the lives of millions of guys throughout America, but a huge portion of those men don't reach out for treatment or are unaware of the nature of their low energy, lack of libido, and other symptoms. One of … Read more »

Reduced testosterone tied to endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 17th, 2022

bottle 2032980_960_720 300x166Men, women and children exposed to high levels of phthalates -- endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in plastics and some personal care products -- tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical exposure, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It contributes to a variety of functions in both sexes, including physical growth and strength, brain function, bone density and cardiovascular health. In the last 50 years, research has identified a trend of declining testosterone in … Read more »

Escitalopram (Lexapro / Cipralex) Guide

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 11th, 2022

Escitalopram 300x300Escitalopram is a commonly prescribed antidepressant that also goes by several other brand names, including Cipralex and Lexapro. What is Escitalopram? Escitalopram belongs to a class of antidepressant medications known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and is FDA approved for the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder, both conditions which are most often associated with abnormally low levels of Serotonin in the bloodstream. SSRIs like Escitalopram prevent Serotonin from being reabsorbed as quickly, allowing them to remain active in the space between neurons for a more extended period. This medication is approved for patients twelve years … Read more »

Six Benefits of Testosterone Boosting Supplements

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 9th, 2022

six reasons to use testosterone boosting supplements 203x300True health and hormone balance begin in the kitchen. It all boils down to what you put in your body, day in and day out, even if you are on a testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) program, with injections and everything. You will not see the maximum benefits if your diet is deficient and lacks nutrients. This also includes supplements. Some people might knock supplements but if they are truly helping to balance hormones and increase testosterone levels, then they are really beneficial. Here are six reasons why taking testosterone boosting supplements should be added to your health arsenal. The Benefits … Read more »

Fact or Myth: Have Testosterone Levels Really Dropped by 50% Just in the Past Two Decades?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 5th, 2022

testosterone levels dropped by fifty percent fact or myth 300x192In April, a Twitter post went viral, having men (and even women) even more concerned about their health, specifically their hormonal and sexual health. This post claimed that testosterone levels have dropped by almost 50% during the past 20 years. Fifty percent? Yowza! That’s a lot! Could this be true? That would mean that we have A LOT of sick men out there who are probably experiencing infertility and erectile dysfunction. Could this be why infertility is on the rise? This is what the same post said: Here’s a cheery Friday fact: An average 22 year-old (sic) male today has … Read more »

Tadalafil (Cialis) Guide

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 30th, 2022

Cialis tablets 300x300Tadalafil (Cialis) belongs to a class of medications known as phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, or simply PDE5s. What is Tadalafil? Sildenafil belongs to this pharmaceutical class as well. Most patients know these two drugs like Cialis (Tadalafil) and Viagra (Sildenafil). Tadalafil is primarily used as an Erectile Dysfunction medication. Still, it can also be used to treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, a condition in which the arteries which carry blood from the heart to the lungs are excessively constricted, causing blood to flow through the region at abnormally high pressure. When Tadalafil is prescribed as an Erectile Dysfunction treatment, it is … Read more »

Five Things That, Surprisingly, Lower Your Testosterone Levels

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on April 5th, 2022

five surprising factors that lower testosterone 300x200If you’ve been reading or following our website for a while, or know anything about men’s health, then you know that testosterone is VERY important for men and their attainment of optimal health as they age. If you’ve gotten a blood test done, and your testosterone level is below 300 ng/dL, then you have low testosterone or, hypogonadism. The ideal range is between 300 to 1,000 ng/dL and this is where our clinic aims to have our patients' levels remain. There are some factors that will unsurprisingly lower your testosterone levels, such as radiation therapy, especially around the testicles, or … Read more »

A High-Protein Diet – Good for Testosterone Levels or Not?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on March 29th, 2022

high protein diet lowers testosterone levels 300x200Your diet significantly impacts your hormones, including testosterone levels. Learn about the impact of a high-protein diet on the male hormone. It seems like every few years there is a new and trendy diet for us to try and this time, it’s the one! The one that will finally help you to slim down, lose those last ten pounds or help you to bulk up more. Lately, the more popular diets have moved away from the high carb diets like veganism to high-protein diets with low carbohydrates. Unfortunately, it looks like the consumption of a lot of protein is detrimental … Read more »