Category Archives: Men’s Health



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. Video Download: It S True Stress Causes Hair Loss And Thinning Hair According To Science Video Stream: It S True Stress Causes Hair Loss And Thinning Hair According To Science Sustained Stress Prolongs “Resting Phase” of Hair Follicle Stem CellsChronic stress causes the release of the hormone corticosterone. This hormone then causes the “resting phase” of hair follicle stem cells (HSFCs) to last longer, slowing down or preventing hair turnover. One of the experiments on the rodent models included adrenalectomy (removal of one or both adrenal glands) which stopped the secretion of stress hormones, or corticosterone. Once the presence of these hormones was removed, the HSFCs resumed more frequent regeneration and hair turnover.In this study, both adrenal glands were removed, entirely removing the source of corticosterone. Both experimental (adrenalectomy) and control … 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 300x204Video Download: Exercise Optimizes Testosterone Production Video Stream: Exercise Optimizes Testosterone Production As 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 known as Low-T or Hypogonadism.Symptoms of Low-T and Testosterone DeficiencyTestosterone Deficiency has a wide variety of symptoms associated with it, but there are five symptoms that you really need to look out for:Depression and AnxietyFatigue and ExhaustionDeclining Libido and Sexual FunctionLoss of Muscle Strength and ToneThe buildup of Unwanted Body FatLow-T Diagnosis Requires Lab TestingOf course, many of these symptoms share similarities with other disorders. These can also simply be the symptoms of a sedentary man just getting himself in a rut.If you feel that you are experiencing the symptoms … 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 300x270Video Download: Fifteen Foods That Can Help You Get Your Ldl Cholesterol Under Control Part 1 Video Stream: Fifteen Foods That Can Help You Get Your Ldl Cholesterol Under Control Part 1 Video Download: Fifteen Foods That Can Help You Get Your Ldl Cholesterol Under Control Part 2 Video Stream: Fifteen Foods That Can Help You Get Your Ldl Cholesterol Under Control Part 2 One 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 are confused when they talk about chocolate. It is true that milk chocolate is loaded with fat and sugar, but dark chocolate has much more concentrated nutrients and is also chock-full of antioxidants known as flavonoids which help keep LDL … 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 300x200Video Download: Five Kinds Of People That Have A Lot Of Sex Video Stream: Five Kinds Of People That Have A Lot Of Sex Over 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 adopt some new habits, consider making some changes to your lifestyle according to these scientific findings!People that Drink Red Wine are More Likely to Have High LibidosA survey of almost eight hundred women has shown that women that drink a modest amount of red wine regularly are more likely to have greater than average libido, even compared to women that prefer white wine.Women that enjoyed wine of any kind in this particular study were found to be more … Read more »

13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido


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

how to increase libido 300x161Video Download: 13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido Part 1 Video Stream: 13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido Part 1 Video Download: 13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido Part 2 Video Stream: 13 Issues That Can Kill Your Libido Part 2 A 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 ByIf 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 you having trouble communicating?You might be frustrated over your relationship and not even fully realize the effect that it's having on your sexual desire for one another.Think about what made your relationship so strong in the past and take steps to restore the fading passion that you've been experiencing. Sometimes this can be as easy as a long, intimate … Read more »

Ten Ways to Enhance Your Metabolism


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

lose weight increase metabolism 300x200Video Download: Ten Ways To Enhance Your Metabolism Video Stream: Ten Ways To Enhance Your Metabolism One 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 MetabolismOne 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 basic metabolism will be.Fat is a storage mechanism and does not burn as many calories. Each pound of body fat you have will burn two calories on its own each day. Muscle, on the other hand, will burn six calories daily. On top of this, when you work out your muscles, they burn even more calories, and after a good anaerobic workout, all activated muscles will burn calories more quickly.High-Intensity Cardio for Increased MetabolismAerobic activity is also a fantastic way to increase your metabolism. High-Intensity Interval … 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 300x300Video Download: Testosterones Effects Upon The Human Body Part 1 Video Stream: Testosterones Effects Upon The Human Body Part 1 Video Download: Testosterones Effects Upon The Human Body Part 2 Video Stream: Testosterones Effects Upon The Human Body Part 2 Testosterone 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 around the age of thirty, Testosterone Production falls from this plateau, dropping a bit each year, around an average of 1.5% annually.The majority of men produce more than their fair share of Testosterone, especially men under the age of forty, but the older that men get, the more likely that they are to experience abnormally low levels of testosterone, a condition known as … 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. Video Download: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 1 Video Stream: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 1 Video Download: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 2 Video Stream: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 2 Video Download: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 3 Video Stream: Fourteen Common Causes Of Fatigue And What You Can Do To Improve Your Energy Levels Part 3 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 … Read more »

Alcohol Can Hinder the Effects and Benefits of Exercise and Muscle Building


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 18th, 2020

alcohol 428392_640 300x199Video Download: Alcohol Can Hinder The Effects And Benefits Of Exercise And Muscle Building Video Stream: Alcohol Can Hinder The Effects And Benefits Of Exercise And Muscle Building Pretty much everyone understands these days that Testosterone is a major aspect of weightlifting and bodybuilding and the reason why men can build muscles more quickly and build more muscle than women.For that reason, it should come to little surprise that the use of alcohol, most notably, overindulgence and abuse of alcohol, can inhibit the body's ability to build and preserve muscle mass, reducing your ability and chances to maintain your ideal male physique.How Does Alcohol Interfere with Healthy Muscles?For men looking to maintain athletic performance or maintain a fit figure, alcohol can cause a lot of problems when drank to excess.Three major ways that alcohol disrupts the normal function of the body with regard to bodybuilding and athletic performance are rebuilding, recovery, and performance.Though the buzz dissipates in a matter of hours, the physiological hangover of alcohol can persist for a couple of days.In fact, athletes are suggested not to drink heavily in the 2 days before they are set to perform, because the body can take that long to fully … Read more »