Category Archives: Low Testosterone



Increased Fat Intake Could Boost Moderate Low Testosterone Levels


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 13th, 2021

increased healthy fats could boost testosterone 300x200If you’re bordering on low testosterone levels (with the cut-off being less than 250 ng/dL medically), then it may benefit you to increase your (healthy!) fat intake to naturally boost your testosterone levels. Increased rates of men are experiencing low testosterone, especially in the United States. The reasons are unknown, but there are multiple theories including diet, lifestyle, endocrine-disrupting hormones in our environment and/or pesticides on our food. A recent study has found that changing your diet to incorporate more healthy fats may naturally boost your testosterone levels to a normal level if you are suffering borderline low testosterone. Low … Read more »

Low Testosterone In Women – VieNue Bioidentical …


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 30th, 2021

It may surprise you to learn that testosterone is as essential to women's health as it is to men's. Although testosterone belongs to a class of male hormones called androgens and was once considered an exclusively male hormone, research over the past decade demonstrates that this hormone also plays a definitive role in women's physical and psychological health. Both testosterone and estrogen are produced by the ovaries. Relatively small quantities of testosterone are released into a women's bloodstream by the ovaries and also the adrenal glands. In addition to being produced by the ovaries, estrogen is also produced by fat … Read more »

Truth About Testosterone Quiz: Low Testosterone and Axiron


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 26th, 2021

What is the most important information I should know about AXIRON? AXIRON can transfer from your body to others. This can happen if other people come into contact with the area where the AXIRON was applied. Signs of puberty that are not expected (for example, pubic hair) have happened in young children who were accidentally exposed to testosterone through skin-to-skin contact with men using topical testosterone products like AXIRON. Women and children should avoid contact with the unwashed or unclothed area where AXIRON has been applied. If a woman or child makes contact with the application area, the contact area … Read more »

Low T – My life was falling apart because I had low testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 26th, 2021

low testosterone diagnosis 300x200Low T Story I stood next to my bags on the sidewalk, looking down at the ground. Humiliated and confused. As my parents pulled up in front of my dormitory, I picked up my stuff and carried it over to the truck, shuffling awkwardly from the exertion as 30 lbs of foreign body fat tried to squeeze its way out of my clothes. I smelled funny, I was a sweaty, anxious mess, and I had no idea what was wrong. 24 hours earlier, my academic dean explained to me how medical leave works. You simply take a year off from … Read more »

Testosterone cream and gel for supplementation treating hypogonadism


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on March 13th, 2021

senior male doctor with arms crossed 300x200Do you suffer from low testosterone levels? How would you know? What would you do if it turned out you were testosterone deficient? Why I went on Testosterone replacement therapy: A lot of middle-aged men like myself are starting to suffer from symptoms of low testosterone. A check at the doctor's office confirmed that my testosterone levels were indeed deficient. I started to research the topic and ways to increase my levels. As you probably discovered, there is a lot of conflicting and confusing information about testosterone therapy. Maybe you are looking for natural ways to increase testosterone, or perhaps you want … Read more »

It is the rare man who has low T


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 14th, 2020

a female testosterone doctor showing how to use a dialysis machine  300x200Thanks to a brilliant marketing campaign, there has been increased awareness amongst men of the condition known as Low T an easier way to relate to testosterone deficiency. A number of young adults are wearing this badge with pride while showing off their newfound virility. At long last, they can blame their chronic fatigue, insomnia, poor work performance, depression and evaporation of libido to low testosterone levels. This new syndrome was not developed through the effort of brilliant scientists, but by the El Lilly Company attempting to let everyone know how widespread testosterone deficiency is amongst men from age 30 … Read more »

Ester Marsh: Low testosterone and exercise


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 6th, 2020

phone held by Red Gray 300x203Last week, I wrote about menopause. This week, it's the guy version of hormone changes. There are all kinds of reasons for hypogonadism, which means that the testicles don't produce enough of the male sex hormone testosterone. Or, as we hear it often called, low T. Aging is a big reason for testosterone levels dropping. Around age 30, most men start to experience a gradual decline. Common symptoms from a drop in testosterone can be: Loss of strength Loss of sex drive Being more fatigued Feeling depressed Before you blame it all on low T, have your doctor do a … Read more »

Low Testosterone Linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on September 11th, 2020

NAFLD 300x158A study just published last month in Liver International determined that there is an association between low testosterone levels/high estrogen levels and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Most people associate liver disease with alcoholics, but in recent decades an increasing number of Americans are hurting their livers through other means, including being overweight. The recent study discussed here shows that hormone imbalance is associated with the disease as well – another issue that many Americans face but do not realize and go hand-in-hand with increased weight gain. Testosterone, Estrogen, and NAFLD This study utilized a cross-sectional analysis of data from … Read more »

Hypotestosteronism – Low Testosterone and Hypogonadism


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 24th, 2020

hypotestosteronism hypogonadism 300x202Sounds scary, doesn't it? That's because it is! Hypotestosteronism is another word for hypogonadism, or low testosterone – a diagnosis that no man wants to hear! Besides the physical impacts of low testosterone on a man, low testosterone can lead to severe depression and low self-esteem – left undiagnosed, severe depression can cause one to act on suicidal thoughts. Despite what some people say about low testosterone, it can be a serious diagnosis. Learn more about this, unfortunately increasing in the U.S. population, deficiency below. What is Hypotestosteronism? Hypotestosteronism occurs with the decreased functionality of the gonads – ovaries in … Read more »

The Effects of Marijuana on Testosterone Production


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 23rd, 2020

cannabis use and testosterone levels 300x188As America becomes more open to the idea of legal cannabis, more time and money is being spent on marijuana research. In 1937, marijuana was officially prohibited nationwide, except for medical use. Weed has had a serious stigma that it has just begun to overcome in the 21st century. While advocates have touted the amazing benefits of cannabis, we've really only begun to scientifically document those benefits. For men, testosterone is critical to masculinity, virility, and well-being. Testosterone deficiency has a serious impact on both psychological and physical health. Some studies published recently have sought to analyze the effect of … Read more »