American Testosterone Clinic for Men

Male menopause: it’s real!

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on December 16th, 2022

menopauseReading Time: 5 minutes Menopause. Ask any woman. She’ll describe the hot flashes...the irregular periods...the mood swings...the cruel insomnia...the weight gain...the night sweats...chills...vaginal dryness...and more painful and depressing symptoms. The point is: for many women; menopause is real, very real. It’s not something that can be ignored or go away on its own. Women’s concerns over this uninvited guest deserve to be heard and treated like the medical affliction it is. “The change of life” is not something to be scoffed at. But what about men? Men? Is it true that men also experience male menopause? YES! Often referred to as andropause (male menopause), … 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 December 16th, 2022

testosterone levels dropped by fifty percent fact or myth 300x192Reading Time: 3 minutes In 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 »

The Healthy Skeptic: Products make testosterone claims

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on December 16th, 2022

testosterone 2901425_960_720 300x241Reading Time: 4 minutes Testosterone levels in men drop as they grow older. Age is just a number. But for men, that number says a lot about what's going on in their bodies. Starting at about age 30, men start producing less testosterone, the hormone that helps spark sex drive, build muscle and stoke energy, ambition and aggression. In short, it helps men feel manly. For all of the talk about "male menopause," the loss of testosterone isn't anything like the hormonal nose dive that women go through. Instead of essentially disappearing all at once, testosterone levels usually decline by about 1% every year … Read more »

Masters Men’s Clinic For Andropause (Male Menopause …

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on December 16th, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is your source of information on men's health including the diagnosis and treatment of male menopause known as andropause. Whether you're playing competitive sports, noticing the aches and pains of middle age or are further along life's road, the Masters Men's Clinic on andropause, anti-aging and wellness is for you. There are different challenges and struggles depending on your age, health and life experiences. The role of the Masters Men's Clinic is to improve the quality of life for every man --- no matter where they are on the journey. This website is a window into what we're doing … Read more »

MOTS-c Therapy To Improve Body Composition

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on December 15th, 2022

woman 4618189_960_720 300x169Reading Time: 2 minutes If your goal is to cut body fat and develop more lean muscle, MOTS-c Peptide Treatments are a potent option at your disposal. While men with Low-T will likely benefit best from Testosterone Therapy, we understand that men have different health needs and fitness goals. Our HRT Specialists have extensive training in the use of peptides, hormones, and elite nutrition strategies designed to help get you to your best self. We will work with your needs and budget to develop a next-level therapy program. MOTS-c is a naturally produced peptide that is emitted by our mitochondria in order to facilitate … Read more »

North Carolina Testosterone Clinics for Low-T and Hormone Therapy

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on December 6th, 2022

north carolina state flag 28577_640 300x205Reading Time: 5 minutes Have you been feeling more tired than usual lately? Have you experienced a serious drop in sexual desire or function over the course of recent months or years? If so, then there is a chance that you are a serious candidate for Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Low-T. We represent a licensed and board-certified North Carolina Hormone Center that provides services to men over the age of thirty, all over the state. We have simplified and streamlined the process of HRT Assessment and Prescription, allowing us to quickly and accurately evaluate your need for Hormone Replacement Therapy, as well as provide … Read more »

Vitamins and Nutrients that Keep Hair Healthy and Vibrant

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 23rd, 2022

vitamins 26622_960_720 289x300Reading Time: 2 minutes Some people make gorgeous hair look easy, but there are a lot of tools at your disposal to get the same great look. Healthy hair is an extension of a healthy body, and good nutrition is critical to maintaining wonderful hair. While product can work wonders, the foundation of hair health is good diet. Our Wellness Specialists can help you achieve the ultimate look with top-quality Douglas Labs Pharmaceutical-Grade Nutrition Supplements. The Building Blocks of Beautiful Locks Vitamin A is vital to the growth and division of cells, and it's widely used in skin and hair care products. Vitamin A facilitates … Read more »

Blue Zones Ground Zero of Longevity

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 12th, 2022

Loma Limda Church 300x200Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the best ways to understand how people can live longer is to go straight to the source! Researcher Dan Buettner has located outliers throughout the planet that he has coined as Blue Zones. These are areas where people are exceptionally likely to live to be one hundred years old. He went to these regions, talked to the people there, and collected data about their lives. These cities are located all over the globe, from Loma Linda, California, to Okinawa, Japan. Other Blue Zones include Sardinia (Italy), Icaria (Greece), and Nicoya (Costa Rica). While these places are dispersed all … Read more »

The Best Areas to do Intramuscular Self-Inject of Testosterone (IM)

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

intra injections 6234Reading Time: 6 minutes Where should I inject Testosterone? Testosterone injection is done intramuscularly. This means the shot must go directly into the muscle by penetrating the skin and subcutaneous (under the skin) tissue. Intramuscular injections are rapidly absorbed and are the only option to use when more significant doses are needed than can be absorbed cutaneously (through the skin only). They are also required when the injection of the drug is too painful to be administered subcutaneously. The third reason for intramuscular injection of testosterone is that this method allows the drug to spread from the injection site at a measured, exact rate. … Read more »

Testosterone Reduces Group Think, Cooperation, and Less Sheep-Like Mentality

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

man strength through testosterone 300x190Reading Time: 5 minutes Testosterone gives people an inflated ego that makes us overconfident in our opinions and dismissive of others, according to a study conducted by the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London). The conclusions might shed light on how group decisions are affected by influential individuals. It also suggests that testosterone might make people more stubborn when making future decisions and unwilling to compromise with others in the group. Thus this spectrum of behaviors can be interpreted differently by different people. But one thing seems to be sure — men with higher testosterone appear to be, on average, … Read more »

Attention Baby Boomers — Could Testosterone be the Modern Day “Fountain of Youth?”

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 31st, 2022

the fountain of youth 300x225Reading Time: 6 minutes Over the last hundreds or thousands of years, beginning with Ponce de Leon, adventurers and explorers have been on the lookout and risking their lives in seek of what we now call the "fountain of youth." The legend is similar to its portrayal in the whimsical movie Everlasting Tuck, where there is a source of water or fountain that, once drunk from, will bring immortality or endless vigor to the curious seeker. In the movie, it's debatable whether this is a curse or a blessing... Does this "fountain of youth" actually exist? What is the source of its healing and … Read more »

New Research Proves Testosterone Replacement Therapy is Safe for the Heart

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 31st, 2022

shutterstock 565787896 300x200 8109Reading Time: 9 minutes Testosterone Replacement Therapy DOES NOT Increase Heart Attack Risk Recently, the mainstream media began sounding dire warnings about Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT). A recent study was published by the non-profit journal, PLOS One, claiming that in the initial three months of TRT, men were more likely to experience a heart attack if they have previously experienced the cardiovascular disease. However, when looked at unemotionally and in detail, the study appears to have overlooked several key factors. This is just one of a barrage of studies that have employed questionable methodologies but used shock value and fear tactics that resulted in … Read more »

Testosterone’s Surprising Link to Men’s ‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 31st, 2022

shutterstock 651194746 1 300x214 4896Reading Time: 8 minutes After Testosterone Blast of Hunting, Men’s ‘Love Hormone’ Rises When They Return Home Testosterone. It fuels the drive of hunters, athletes, traders in the financial markets and other so-called “Alpha males.” And regardless of their differences, they all tend to have one thing in common: they are all ultra-competitive and possess an almost superhuman drive to succeed. As a result of this drive, their testosterone levels are off-the-charts, primarily when they are engaged in the high-level competition of their brutally Darwinist fields. But There is Another Side to This Story The Chinese call it Yin/Yang. In Viking times, it was … Read more »

Tongkat Ali – Does this Testosterone Boosting Herbal Supplement Actually Work?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 27th, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many people prefer to seek relief through natural remedies. While some herbal treatments are highly effective, others leave much to be desired. One herbal remedy that's getting talked about a lot these days is Tongkat Ali. Tongkat Ali is a flowering shrub that is endemic to Southeast Asia. The scientific name for this plant is Eurycoma longifolia, and it is also known as longjack or pasak bumi. When used as a supplement in the West, it will most likely be labeled Tongkat Ali. The roots are considered the medically beneficial part of the plant and have long been used as … Read more »

Testosterone Impacts Behavior Based on Social Context—An Animal Study

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 7th, 2022

sheep 2372148_960_720 300x180Reading Time: 3 minutes While Testosterone can strongly influence human and animal behavior, this influence is complex and cannot always be easily predicted. Environment and context play a huge role in how Testosterone manifests itself in an individual's thought and action. While Testosterone is strongly associated with aggression, this is not always the case based on social context. In some cases, Testosterone promotes antisocial demeanor, but in other circumstances it can lead to social bonding. A study involving gerbils was conducted to explore this dichotomy and was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Married Couple Studies Bonded Gerbils This study was … Read more »

Could Low-T Affect Employment Status?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 9th, 2022

termination 2473879_960_720 300x158Reading Time: 3 minutes Testosterone plays a clear role in how we think and feel. It inevitably affects the choices we make and the opportunities that we create for ourselves. Endocrinologists, sociologists, and other researchers continue to explore how Hormone Balance impacts life and livelihood for men affected by the effects of Testosterone Deficiency. Past studies have shown that Testosterone is linked to confidence, assertiveness, competitiveness, and even financial success. A study published this year examined how Testosterone affected men's ability to bounce back from unemployment after being laid off the job. The 21st century has thus far had its share of problems involving … Read more »

Blocking Testosterone to Defeat Melanoma

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 9th, 2022

cancer 389921_960_720 300x198Reading Time: 3 minutes While Testosterone is essential to peak male performance, there are times during which Testosterone and other androgens can actually create a hindrance to health, healing, and recovery. Androgen blockers are often necessary to help survive potentially life-threatening conditions like cancer, for example. Prostate Cancer is one of the most well-known medical conditions requiring Testosterone Blockers to ensure the patient's survival. Researchers worldwide are searching for new and effective treatments and cures, and Androgen Blockers have their place in the medical toolbox. Testosterone Interacts with the Immune System While Testosterone is most strongly associated with virility and muscle development, the masculine … Read more »

Five Myths About Vasectomies

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 9th, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes The reversal of Roe V. Wade has led to a dramatic increase in interest regarding Vasectomies. In an America where millions of women find it increasingly difficult to get an abortion, many men are taking it into their own hands to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Vasectomies are a significant surgical event, however. A lot of men are misinformed about Vasectomies, which make them sound even scarier when men shouldn't be overly intimidated by the procedure. Vasectomies are usually done via a Urologist, a physician specializing in treating the urinary tract and reproductive function. It's believed that Vasectomy inquiries are at their … Read more »

Study Finds that Testosterone Boosts Memory for Uncontrolled Diabetics

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

brain memory and testosterone 300x216Reading Time: 3 minutes While 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 »

Frustrating Factors That Suppress Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 10th, 2022

Healthy older manReading Time: 4 minutes 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 the 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 … Read more »