American Testosterone Clinic for Men

Study Explores the Effects of Testosterone on Generosity

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 7th, 2021

Testosterone is well-understood as a hormone that increases strength and supports virility. Many people aren't so aware of the numerous ancillary effects of Testosterone, however. Testosterone has a substantial impact on psychological function. For example, it's well-documented that men with higher Testosterone Levels tend to be more competitive than others. There's also evidence that men with high Testosterone are more prone to aggression. By exploring the various effects of Testosterone upon the human mind, we can achieve new insights into our perceptions of masculinity and sexual difference. Chinese Study Studies Men's Brains When Asked to be Generous A new study … Read more »

Premature Ejaculation More Common Than You Think

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 6th, 2021

retro comic cloud bursting vector background_7kJ4xG_L 300x295While premature ejaculation isn't life-threatening, it can definitely be relationship-threatening. Romance and a fulfilling sex life are critical aspects of a happy and healthy relationship. If you struggle with premature ejaculation, it may be comforting to know that you aren't alone, and there are solutions. Depending on the study's methodology, premature ejaculation impacts the sex lives of between 3% and 30% of men. What matters most is your perception of your sexual ability. One study estimated that almost one-third of men from 40-79 are disappointed with how long that they last in the bedroom. Of that approximately 1/3rd, 7% are … Read more »

Both High and Low Levels of Testosterone Correlate With Cardiovascular Issues in Men

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 5th, 2021

low testosterone associated with cardiovascular issues hypertension 300x200As men age, hormone levels tend to decline or become imbalanced. The majority of hormones tend to decrease, but occasionally levels are seen to be too high. For example, this includes testosterone, growth hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), etc. All of these hormones (and more!) play essential roles in our bodies – roles that need to be continued if one wants to live a long and happy life. A hormone of major interest to most men is testosterone. As men age, testosterone tends to decline by about 10% a decade after he reaches 30 years of age. Unfortunately, we are … Read more »

Testosterone therapy — good idea or not? – Testosterone Prescription

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2021

testosterone blood test 300x199Unless you've been living in a cave, or under a rock, you've undoubtedly heard the term "Low-T" or seen an advertisement talking about how testosterone declines as men age and how the solution is undergoing testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). It promises an incredible allure: increased libido more muscle mass and strength, exploding energy levels to what they were in your youth, and a host of others. But is that the entire story? Does it come with health risks? Each birthday after 30 means a drop in testosterone levels by approximately 1%, and therefore 10% each decade. Do the math. By … Read more »

How Testosterone Affects the Skin of Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2021

testosterone and male skin 300x200Research points to the effects of testosterone on men’s skin and how it will impact skincare products' efficacy. Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals, a pioneer in professional skincare, has introduced RAW skincare for men based on research of men’s skin and the male hormone, testosterone. Efficacy of Cosmetic Procedures for Men is Affected by Testosterone Minimally invasive skin treatments and fillers among men are up 200% percent from a decade ago as males of all ages increasingly seek out cosmetic procedures to correct certain features and address skin aging.  Men want to look like healthy young adults too. However, recent research into … Read more »

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

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on May 4th, 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 »

Six Hacks to Naturally Boost Testosterone Production

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 3rd, 2021

weight loss pyramid showing fiber exercise fat and calories_GyzSsfvO 300x273Testosterone Deficiency is epidemic throughout America. Millions of men throughout the nation struggle with Testosterone Levels that are lower than ever before. There are various causes—environment, genetics, diet, and lifestyle all contribute to Low-T. The condition becomes more likely the older that you get, and many men will require Bio-Identical Testosterone Therapy as a means to overcome their Hormone Imbalance. While there is some inevitability involved in the natural decline in Testosterone Production over time, there's a lot you can do to augment your Testosterone and mitigate the risks associated with Low-T. Let's discuss six highly effective ways to keep … Read more »

Testosterone shown to help sexually frustrated women- Testosterone Prescription

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 3rd, 2021

40016 shutterstock 101894815Several weeks ago my column, Do you want better sex? struck a resounding note not only with female readers but also with many husbands who want their wives to have fewer headaches. The general response was, Please write more about testosterone and how it can increase female libido. Testosterone, the male hormone, has been called the hormone of desire. In males, the Big T builds muscle for boys and ultimately turns boys into sexually well-functioning men. Women also produce testosterone during puberty, but only about one-tenth as much as males. Later in life, they produce less, and this is why … Read more »

Environment trumps genes in testosterone levels, study finds – Testosterone Prescription

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 3rd, 2021

city skyline montreal canada 300x201MONTREAL Boys will be boys, as the adage goes, with their boisterous rough-and-tumble play so stereotypically male. Is it the doings of a primary sex hormone called testosterone, long associated with social dominance, masculinity, and strength? Many scientists have explored the role of hormones and conduct, whether in school playgrounds, sports, war, or bedrooms. Now a Universite de Montreal study of five-month-old twins is among the first to tease out the contribution of genetic and environmental factors to circulating levels of this chemical. The research with infant twins suggests that the environment plays a more significant role than genes when … Read more »

Vitamin D and Sunlight for Mood and Hormone Balance

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 2nd, 2021

a young hispanic woman soaking up some vitamin d from the warm sunlight at the beach_SKLWh9uCBi 300x200Vitamin D is essential to the natural support of Testosterone. Individuals with Vitamin D Deficiency are significantly more likely to experience suppressed Testosterone Levels or clinically Diagnosed Low-T. Having healthy levels of Vitamin D is critical to maintaining Testosterone. Humans generate most of their Vitamin D via exposure to sunlight. However, there are some foods that are commonly fortified with Vitamin D. There are a few good natural food sources for Vitamin D, including fatty fish and mushrooms. Who Is Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency? Younger individuals in sunny climates tend to get plenty of Vitamin D, but as we … Read more »