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Human Growth Hormone May Actually IMPROVE Quadricep Strength After Reconstruction of Torn ACL

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on July 2nd, 2020

torn acl knee hgh 225x300In addition to the recent exciting news about Mark Cuban's research showing that HGH can significantly improve the recovery process from a sports injury, as well as maintain the patient's athletic performance, now we have more good news about human growth hormone (HGH). The good news is in regards to quadriceps strength after the reconstruction of a torn ACL – a serious surgery that can impact a patient's future sports performance forever. A torn ACL is one of the worst diagnoses an athlete will hear in their lifetime. It could mean their career. Thankfully, we have HGH to the rescue! Typically, even when reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) goes perfectly throughout surgery and recovery therapy, most athletes see a reduced athletic performance and weakened leg muscles, including the knee and quadriceps. For whatever reason, these muscles seem permanently hindered and unable to regain their strength, let alone surpass it. HGH and its Effects After ACL Reconstruction An associate scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery, Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., conducted a study with his colleagues on 19 men who were scheduled to undergo ACL reconstruction surgery. His team randomly assigned these men injections of either a placebo (9 men total) … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 25th, 2018

testosterone replacement therapy header2 620x206Thank you for deciding to look into testosterone replacement therapy. We love helping men who are ready to take the initiative and do something about their declining hormone levels. While the basics of this therapy is pretty simple there's still a lot of information to share and you've come to the right place to get it. Testosterone replacement therapy involves a few steps: Making an appointment with one of our specialized physicians. Getting a blood test and consultation regarding your medical history and current symptoms. Reviewing the different treatment regimens and picking the one that's right for you. Acquiring your testosterone and following the regimen prescribed by your doctor, including post cycle therapy. Follow up appointments every 3-6 months to update blood work and watch out for any side effects. How to make an appointment with a prescribing physician This is the easiest step. All you have to do is give us a call or fill out the contact form on the right to get started. We have relationships with prescribing physicians around the US and will be able to connect you with one in your area. When you visit the doctor they'll be able to answer all your questions … Read more »

Hormone Levels in Men – Testosterone Injections

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 25th, 2018

  For men, the levels of their main hormones can mean the difference between a life full of energy, potency, and contentedness and a life of obesity, sloth, and disease. I know this sounds dramatic, but it really is true. As your testosterone and growth hormone levels decline so does every masculine trait that defines being a man. If you want to maintain a fulfilling life where you're ready to take on any challenge and pursue any opportunity you need to address the inevitable decline of hormone levels that occur in men as they pass 30 and enter mid-life. Normal testosterone levels in men during the peak of their natural life is 1000ng with 300pg of free testosterone. Here's a breakdown of the decline that men suffer as they age: Testosterone Levels By Age Male Hormonal Decline by Age: AgeFree T(pg)Total T(ng)203001000302508504015050050100350606025070501508030100 As you can see between the ages of 20 and 30, you lose 15-20% of your free testosterone and 10-15% of your total testosterone. This is a small drop, but it will still affect your life. Getting out of bed will be harder, recovering after an intense workout takes longer and the soreness is more severe, you might … Read more »