Category Archives: Men’s Health

Low Levels of Testosterone Linked to Sleep Apnea

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on September 29th, 2021

low testosterone levels linked to sleep apnea 300x200Low testosterone (or low-T) has been linked to many different diseases and adverse symptoms in both young and older men. These include type 2 diabetes, heart disease, erectile dysfunction, weight gain and depression/anxiety, just to name a few. Having adequate testosterone levels for both men and women is incredibly important for one’s health. Research over the past decade or so has proven this to us. Now, recent research is showing another problem that may arise when testosterone levels are lower than average: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Inverse Relationship Found Between Sleep Apnea and Low Testosterone Levels Sleep apnea is usually … Read more »

It’s True: Stress Causes Hair Loss and Thinning Hair, According to Science

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 23rd, 2021

stress is main factor behind hair loss 300x200The science is in and it says that it’s true: stress really does result in hair loss and thinning hair, specifically, chronic stress. The results were published in the esteemed journal, Nature, demonstrating that chronic stress inhibits hair growth. We’ve discussed chronic stress on our website before, and the dangers of it health-wise, and here is yet another reason why you need to get your stress levels under control. Sustained Stress Prolongs “Resting Phase” of Hair Follicle Stem Cells Chronic stress causes the release of the hormone corticosterone. This hormone then causes the “resting phase” of hair follicle stem cells … Read more »

How to Get Bigger Arms

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on March 14th, 2021

How to Get Bigger Arms   When someone asks you to "make a muscle" the first thing most people do is flex their bicep. Since your arms are always on display, it is essential to develop the proper routine to get the size you crave. When developing an arm-blasting routine always keep in mind a few facts about arm anatomy. First, remember that while the bicep is the "show-off' muscle, the tricep comprises two-thirds of your upper arm measurement.  DO NOT make the beginner's mistake of overworking the biceps and neglecting your triceps. Second, focus on the basic exercises. Chin-ups, barbell curls, and cable preacher … Read more »

Exercise Optimizes Testosterone Production

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 14th, 2021

Chart of dropping testosterone levels as men age 300x204As a man, it's important to recognize that your body goes through certain changes as you grow older. The changes that a man goes through are not entirely unlike those which a woman goes through, in a way. Male health is largely associated with Testosterone Levels, and as men get closer to middle age, their Testosterone Production starts to drop, first slowly, then at a faster rate. Eventually, men start to feel these changes in their mind and see the changes in their body. When Testosterone Decline starts to become symptomatic, this is a condition known as Andropause, but also … Read more »

Fifteen Foods That Can Help You Get Your LDL Cholesterol Under Control

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 28th, 2020

Avocado ready to eat 300x270One of the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy heart and cardiovascular system is to maintain a healthy ratio of healthy HDL Cholesterol to unhealthy LDL Cholesterol. As research continues to grow, it appears vitally important to maintain a healthy and controlled ratio between the two forms of cholesterol in order to preserve one's health. There's no reason to abandon flavor when taking the steps to improve one's health, however. Let's talk about 15 foods that can help you get your cholesterol under control while also not sacrificing your precious palate! Dark Chocolate is Good for You! Most people … Read more »

Five Kinds of People that Have a Lot of Sex!

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 3rd, 2020

five kinds of people that have a lot of sex 300x200Over the last decade, there has been an explosion of scientific articles and research dedicated to sex, over a dizzying array of categories. What researchers have found is that there are certain groups of people that just have sex more often. Certain choices, some of which may seem completely arbitrary at first glance, do appear to have a statistically significant effect upon sex drive and sexual desire. The following are five groups of people that have sex more than the average person. If you are interested in a fun and interesting way to spice up your own love life and … Read more »

13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 3rd, 2020

how to increase libido 300x161A healthy sex life is one of the most important things in a loving relationship, but there are many issues that can inhibit your libido and prevent you from getting the most out of your romantic experiences with your significant other. The following are 13 issues that can reduce your sex drive and cause a romantic rift between you and your partner. Relationship Problems Can Make Romance Hard to Come By If you are having issues sexually with your partner, it may be time to take a step back and think about your relationship. Have you been fighting lately? Are … Read more »

Ten Ways to Enhance Your Metabolism

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 2nd, 2020

lose weight increase metabolism 300x200One of the keys to losing weight is to take steps to rev up your metabolism. There are a number of ways to achieve this and burn calories faster and more efficiently. Allow us to provide some tips! Build Muscle to Increase Metabolism One of the best ways to increase your metabolism is to increase your muscle mass. Basal Metabolic Rate refers to how many calories that your body ambiently burns while you are at rest. Muscle burns more calories per hour than any other form of tissue, and the more muscle mass that you have, the higher that your … Read more »

Testosterone’s Effects Upon the Human Body

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 9th, 2020

how testosterone chart to treat low levels 300x300Testosterone is the quintessential hormone which represents masculinity. It is the very reason why embryos become boys and boys become men, as the prenatal male starts to secrete his own Testosterone in the womb starting around 50 days after conception. Testosterone levels drop significantly after differentiation completes in the womb, and stays low until puberty when both Testosterone and Human Growth Hormone Levels start to increase. Testosterone Production continues to increase throughout adolescence and reaches its apex around 17-19 years of age. After this period, Testosterone levels hit a plateau, and remain high for the next 10-15 years. Starting at … Read more »

Fourteen Common Causes of Fatigue and What You Can Do to Improve Your Energy Levels!

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 4th, 2020

guy 781483_640 300x198Do you have trouble maintaining adequate energy levels throughout the day? Fatigue is a major issue that can significantly disrupt the quality of life. If you find yourself suffering from fatigue, it's important for you to understand the causes of fatigue and how your lifestyle habits and your physiology may be preventing you from feeling your best. As you read through this list, take stock in yourself, and try to figure out which of these causes may be contributing to your poor energy levels. By recognizing what is preventing you from being at your best, you can take steps to … Read more »