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The Significance of Telomeres in Stem Cell Treatments


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

stem cell 163711_640 300x169What are Telomeres, and what do they have to do with longevity? In any living organism, including humans, cells divide (or split) into a higher number of cells. This is how our bodies maintain themselves and heal themselves from injury. Within cells are chromosomes. Our DNA patterns are primarily found in chromosomes. Telomeres are located on the ends of chromosomes. They keep the chromosomes from deteriorating, among other things. However, telomeres themselves degrade over time. In the early stages of life, telomeres are long, and they are shortened as a human gets older. When a telomere becomes too short, the … Read more »

Things You Might Not Have Known About Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

endocrine system 269x300 7952The male hormone evolved 500 million years ago from estrogen. 1. Both genders have testosterone circulating in their bloodstream, although women have far less. Testosterone is produced in the testicles, ovaries, and adrenal glands. When pregnancy begins, the development of reproductive organs for males starts as well. 2. Testosterone regulates several processes from fat distribution to red blood cell production. Also, testosterone is responsible for a man's sex drive, muscularity/strength, and bone mass. 3. People ascribed youth-restoring powers to the testicles for a long period. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder dined on hyena genitals for a sexually stimulating effect (with … Read more »

Male Contraceptive Study Underway—Prescription Contraceptive Cream for Men On the Horizon?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

Male contraceptiveEffective forms of contraceptives have been sought after for generations. Women have had oral contraceptives available since 1960. The Birth Control Pill changed society and women's rights in exciting new ways, but it seems unfair to leave all of the burdens on the woman in the relationship. While some form of The Pill has been around for the past 60 years, men have had to wait for a useful pharmaceutical contraceptive. To date, there is still no form of Male contraceptives available on the market. That doesn't mean that scientists aren't making strides, however. Just last month, in June of … Read more »

Testosterone Linked to Heart Disease — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

168502 heart blood vessels_436130443 300x225Scientists say they now have new evidence about why women live longer than men, from a study of historical data showing castrated Koreans far outlived their non-eunuch contemporaries. The study, published in the scientific journal Current Biology, used detailed genealogical records of the Imperial nobility during Koreas' Joseon dynasty, which spanned more than 500 years from the late 1300s to the early 1900s. Read more »

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


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

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 »

Natesto: FDA-Approved Nasal Testosterone Gel


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

muscular testosterone benefits 300x200Our Licensed Hormone Specialists are dedicated to staying at the forefront of our medical field. New and exciting advances take place every year. Testosterone deficiency is a significant health issue that depletes the sexual and physical wellness of men nationwide, and there's abundant research not only concerning the efficacy and safety of Bio-Identical Testosterone, but the development of groundbreaking and novel approaches to Low-T Therapy. The Pros and Cons of Available Low-T Treatments Currently, there are some useful forms of Testosterone Therapy, all of which have minor drawbacks which may affect your preference. The most straightforward example is with Testosterone … Read more »

Low-T and Your Health


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

closeup a testosterone biologist working in the laboratory  300x216Low-T and Your Health How Does the Body Produce Testosterone? The production of Testosterone is the result of a cascade of hormone signals, with a cycle beginning at the hypothalamus. When the hypothalamus receives the signal to produce Testosterone, it releases a hormone known as Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone, usually referred to in scientific literature as GnRH. In both sexes, GnRH travels through the Hypophyseal Portal System from the Hypothalamus to the Pituitary, where it stimulates the production of two important hormones: Luteinizing Hormone (LH) and Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH). From here, the sex hormone cycle differs for both sexes. In women, … Read more »

New Hampshire Testosterone Clinics for Low-T and Hormone Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

optimistic female sermorelin nurse 300x200Testosterone Deficiency is one of the most common forms of Hormone Imbalance that men experience. Testosterone levels are at their lifetime peak during puberty and on through the late twenties. Beyond age thirty, Testosterone Decline is strongly correlated with age. Men have a peak ability to produce Testosterone which is then impacted by other factors such as activity level and body composition. While exercise, diet, and other actions can improve your Testosterone Production, your body still has a max capacity for Testosterone secretion which is gated by age. Many doctors refer to the hormonal changes caused by declining Testosterone as … Read more »

Low-T Strongly Associated with Various Co-Morbid Medical Conditions


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

hormone medical research fact finding 300x200Recently published research released in Scientific Reports offers substantial evidence that Low Testosterone Levels in Men increase the incidence of a variety of chronic health conditions which not only decrease the quality of life but increase mortality risk. Though every person's physiology reacts differently to diminished Testosterone Levels, it is evident when looking at the body of evidence that Testosterone Deficiency has a strong correlation with many health disorders. Over the last fifty years, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity, mostly because of the combination of over-eating and a more sedentary lifestyle. While Testosterone Deficiency has a certain … Read more »

Testosterone Nasal Gel: A New Form of Testosterone Replacement Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

shutterstock 649897072 300x200 3684Recently, the only methods to deliver testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) were to receive an injection, swallow pills, or apply a topical gel. However, a new approach has emerged that is more convenient for some. TRT is now available using a nasal gel that raises men’s low testosterone levels to normal, with few side effects. This exciting development is based on the results of phase 3 clinical trial to be presented at the Endocrine Society’s 97th annual meeting in San Diego. Last May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug called Natesto, which is the only FDA-approved nasal … Read more »

Skinny Bartender with Low Testosterone Becomes a Ripped Bodybuilder


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

shutterstock 652029076 300x200 6644Thanks to Testosterone Replacement Therapy! A skinny, rail-thin man who felt self-conscious about his thin frame has transformed himself from scrawny to brawny, like the “Before/After” photos in the comic book advertisements for muscle-building, mail-order courses...after doctors told him to take testosterone injections. Danny May, 25, from Liverpool, United Kingdom, struggled with his body image for years until he discovered that he suffers from a condition that prevents his body from producing testosterone, the 'male' hormone, naturally. But since he began medically supervised testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the bartender who was once mistaken for a child by a waitress has … Read more »

New Research Proves Testosterone Replacement Therapy is Safe for the Heart


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

shutterstock 565787896 300x200 8109Testosterone 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 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 hysterical … Read more »

Xyosted Self-Administered Testosterone Therapy FDA-Approved


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

testosterone replacement therapy 300x200As the science of Hormone Replacement Therapy continues to advance, new products and techniques are being developed which simplify the process of HRT Administration, improving results, and facilitating the long-term use of the treatments. Over the years, a multitude of products has been developed to provide quality Testosterone Replacement Therapy to men throughout the world. The latest Testosterone HRT Product to be approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration is Xyosted. Xyosted was designed by Antares Pharma, a pharmaceutical company based out of Ewing, New Jersey which was founded in 1978. Currently, most Testosterone Injections are delivered intramuscularly, … Read more »

The Influence of Testosterone on Protective Mating Behaviors in Men


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

love and respect 300x202It's inevitably clear that hormones profoundly influence our feelings of love and affection for others, as well as our romantic and sexual desires. Though it's entirely apparent, there are still miles to go before we figure out exactly how those hormones impact our interactions with others. There is a massive push in the scientific literature to bring us closer to understanding these complex physiological interactions, especially concerning the influence of Testosterone. An article in Physiology & Behavior helps shed some light on how Testosterone influences male relationships. One of the most notable aspects of a relationship between a man and … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate and Testosterone Enanthate: The Real Facts


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

hgh prescription medical consultations for hormone therapy 300x200 9837If you are considering giving injectable testosterone a try, you need to know as much as possible before plunging in and taking that first step. Keep reading. This brief article will provide you with the basics: a look at the science as to how testosterone works, the difference between Cypionate and Enanthate, recommended dosages, and potential side effects. WARNING: NOTHING YOU READ HERE WILL SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE AND SUPERVISION OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. NEVER TRY EXPERIMENTING WITH TESTOSTERONE ON YOUR OWN. MAKE SURE YOU ARE CONTINUALLY MONITORED BY BLOOD TESTS WHILE YOU ARE UNDERGOING TESTOSTERONE … Read more »

The Relationship Between Testosterone and Cortisol


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

the human body 300x211The human body is a complex web of interconnected systems. Hormones are responsible for influencing the way that these systems interact with one another. One category of hormones is known as stress hormones. These hormones are designed to put the body in a state of rapid preparedness and are strongly associated with the fight-or-flight response. One of the most potent and ubiquitous stress hormones is known as Cortisol. The Function of Cortisol Testosterone is the primary hormone of male potency, and it has a complicated relationship with Stress Hormones, notably Cortisol. Historically, humans had to deal with much more dangerous … Read more »

Testosterone Treatments May Alleviate Negative Effects of Type-Two Diabetes


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

the human body 1279964_640 293x300Type-2 Diabetes is one of the most prevalent medical conditions in American society today, as well as one of the most dangerous. Type-2 Diabetes is caused when lifestyle factors inhibit the body's ability to utilize insulin, which is responsible for the transport and utilization of glucose, the body's primary energy source. There are many factors that increase the risk of Diabetes, but the most powerful and direct cause of diabetes is the overconsumption of simple carbohydrates such as sugar and processed grains. As a result of the dangers of Type-2 Diabetes, which wreaks havoc on the cardiovascular system, tens of … Read more »

Testosterone Does Not Cause Atherosclerosis (Hardening of the Arteries) in Older Men


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

shutterstock 159397409 300x223 8580Unless you have been imitating Rip Van Winkle for several years, you are aware that Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has exploded in the last decade. However, there have been very few studies that have examined the long-term effects of taking testosterone on cardiovascular health and other vital functions concerning the health effects on men receiving the treatment. But that has changed. Recently, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) report the results of Testosterone's Effects on Atherosclerosis Progression in Aging Men (TEAAM) trial in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The three-year study finds that testosterone administration had … Read more »

The Role of Testosterone in Women’s Health


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

women muscle mass 300x200Testosterone is the quintessentially male hormone, intrinsically connected to the ideas of masculinity and manhood. Testosterone provides men with a variety of potent benefits. It's associated with lean muscle mass and reduced body fat. Testosterone and its precursors are the building blocks of sperm, the source of male fertility. Men require Testosterone to be in peak physical and psychological condition. What many (or even most) people don't recognize is that Testosterone is intrinsically vital to feminine health as well. Both men and women produce Testosterone and Estrogen naturally, though in vastly different quantities. Men produce ten times as much Testosterone … Read more »

Increased Testosterone DOES NOT Cause Prostate Cancer to Spread


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2021

pictures of prostate cancer 3 300x186 8211Prostate cancer is the most common tumor in men. The American Cancer Society estimates that 220,800 men will be diagnosed with the disease in 2015. According to standard medical theory, prostate cancer typically turns deadly after tumors stop responding to drugs that block the production of testosterone and its receptors. Therefore, for years, urologists have treated prostate cancer by decimating a man's testosterone levels, a treatment that is formally known as androgen deprivation therapy. Medical school taught that this was “The Holy Grail” of stopping prostate cancer dead in its tracks. Standard treatment for prostate cancer is chemical castration, drugs … Read more »