American Testosterone Clinic for Men

Aging Gracefully With Testosterone Injections

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 6th, 2023

aging gracefully testosterone injections 269x300Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you recently looked in the mirror and said to yourself, “Wow, I look OLD!!”? Maybe you feel like you're 23, but you look 65. Yikes. What happened? Or maybe you even feel 65 on top of it all – aches and pains, obesity, low muscle mass, low libido...Yuck, make it stop. The worst is seeing some of your peers who seem to look and feel way better than you do. This is either luck, genetics or they could have just been proactive in life and prepared themselves to age gracefully. By accepting the fact that you are going to … Read more »

Low Levels of Testosterone Linked to Sleep Apnea

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

low testosterone levels linked to sleep apnea 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Low 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: Men Today Have Less Testosterone Compared to Men a Generation Ago

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

testosterone levels in men the lowest ever seen 200x300Reading Time: 4 minutes According to Forbes, “you’re not the man your father was.” Yikes, that’s harsh. But it may actually be terms of testosterone levels. Testosterone therapy has been on the rise over the past two decades or so, but it’s not all due to the increase in marketing campaigns and advertising towards men to boost their testosterone with supplements and therapy. There actually is a medical phenomenon going on today with modern men. In fact, across the population, men have less testosterone than men of the same age just one generation ago. Why is this? The answer is pretty complicated. Research … Read more »

Testosterone-Boosting Foods: Nutrition for a Man

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

foods to boost testosterone levels 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re looking to boost your testosterone levels naturally, it will be more of a long-term endeavor. Diet and lifestyle changes will need to be made and followed consistently in order to see results. The more consistent you are, the faster you will see results. This article will cover the diet aspect of naturally boosting testosterone by discussing the foods that provide the building blocks for testosterone production. Eat these foods and you’ll be eating the perfect nutrition that every man needs. Eat a Well-Balanced Diet to Increase Testosterone Levels The emphasis here with a well-balanced diet is high saturated … Read more »

Ego Might Be Driving Men Towards Testosterone Injections, But it Really Does Improve Many Health Conditions

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

testosterone replacement therapy is driven by ego 300x251Reading Time: 5 minutes You’ve seen the ads. The ones where an older man, hair turning gray, maybe not that attractive but the women are staring at him lustily. The ads exclaim that these men will “feel younger and stronger,” and “major performance boost” and “finally have sex again!” All of that sounds incredible. Let’s get started right away! The ads will also promote pills, injections and creams, as well as showing these older men, who are eager to feel young again and have sex with all the leggy blondes, where the closest clinic is where their lives will change forever. How can a … Read more »

BPA Here, BPA There, What’s the Reason for the Scare?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

plastic water bottles possible source of BPA 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes You’ve surely seen the labels “BPA free” on some products and food items. What’s that all about? What is BPA and why would some people go out of their way – and maybe even spend more – to avoid it? Let’s find out! First, BPA is an abbreviation for “bisphenol A,” which is an industrial chemical that is used for making resins and plastics that are, in turn, often used for food packaging and home storage or consumption. It’s been in use for about 80 years. Around 8 million tons of the stuff are produced every year, making it among … Read more »

Can’t Get to the Gym? Easy Ways to Work Out From Home

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

no gym covid 19 home workouts 300x199Reading Time: 4 minutes With most of the gyms closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we all need to figure out ways to exercise and stay fit from home. If some of your local gyms are opening up but you’ve become accustomed to staying at home or want to stay as safe as possible, have no fear. You can get and stay fit without the gym, no problem. There are so many different ways to work out and break a sweat, there’s something for everyone. Being Stuck at Home Can Lead to Bad Habits If you’ve been stuck at home for too long, you … Read more »

Make Sure You’re in Peak Health for the Trying Times Ahead

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

peak health for trying times ahead 300x194Reading Time: 3 minutes With the war in Ukraine on everyone’s mind – and we pray for peace in the region and for all the peoples and nations involved – it’s good to take stock of where your health might be headed if you and your family suddenly find yourself in a wartime or other emergency situation. Many people have zero preparation for – or even consciousness of – this possibility. So, let’s explore it now. What’s likely to happen? The most important thing to understand is that supply chains will be interrupted, and you likely will not be able to get the food and drink … Read more »

Non-Stop Cravings for Protein? Blame it on Your Gut Hormones!

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

protein cravings blamed on gut hormone 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Our bodies are truly amazing when it comes to communication between cells, organs, tissues, etc. Not only are our bodies complex with millions of unseen chemical reactions taking place, but these reactions tell our brains what we need – including cravings for certain foods. A new study, that we will discuss here, reveals the “cross talk” between our gut and brain that persuades our brain to crave more protein when the gut detects a protein deficiency. Hormone in Gut Triggers Craving for Protein Our bodies use hormones to communicate between cells and organs, such as from the gut to the … Read more »

Testosterone Therapy Could Help Quell Your Asthma Attacks

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

testosterone could help suppress asthma attack symptoms 300x200Reading Time: 5 minutes Yes, you read that right. Testosterone may actually help with your asthma and subdue the symptoms of it. Asthma is a fairly common disease in today’s world and it could only get worse with increasing air pollution in our cities around the world. It is a disease that is very easy to treat but there is no actual cure for it. Unfortunately, it can cause many different problems for the patients who suffer from asthma. However, recent research has shown some promising results with the use of testosterone to subdue the symptoms of asthma. What is Asthma? Asthma is a … Read more »

Five Things That, Surprisingly, Lower Your Testosterone Levels

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

five surprising factors that lower testosterone 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve been reading or following our website for a while, or know anything about men’s health, then you know that testosterone is VERY important for men and their attainment of optimal health as they age. If you’ve gotten a blood test done, and your testosterone level is below 300 ng/dL, then you have low testosterone or, hypogonadism. The ideal range is between 300 to 1,000 ng/dL and this is where our clinic aims to have our patients' levels remain. There are some factors that will unsurprisingly lower your testosterone levels, such as radiation therapy, especially around the testicles, or … Read more »

Six Benefits of Testosterone Boosting Supplements

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

six reasons to use testosterone boosting supplements 203x300Reading Time: 4 minutes True health and hormone balance begin in the kitchen. It all boils down to what you put in your body, day in and day out, even if you are on a testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) program, with injections and everything. You will not see the maximum benefits if your diet is deficient and lacks nutrients. This also includes supplements. Some people might knock supplements but if they are truly helping to balance hormones and increase testosterone levels, then they are really beneficial. Here are six reasons why taking testosterone boosting supplements should be added to your health arsenal. The Benefits … Read more »

Men Want to Know – Free Testosterone versus Total Testosterone

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

free versus total testosterone 200x300Reading Time: 3 minutes When you come in for your testosterone test at our clinic, many of you will get two numbers for your testosterone levels, not just one. The first is total testosterone, and the second is free testosterone. What’s the difference? And what does it all mean for my overall physical and mental health and sexual function? Not all testosterone in your body is bioavailable – that is, able to enter cells when needed. The most bioavailable testosterone is called “free” testosterone because it is not bound to any proteins in the bloodstream. Testosterone that is tightly bound – not free – … Read more »

Testosterone as a Truth Serum

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

truth 257160_960_720 300x225Reading Time: 2 minutes Testosterone is the number one male hormone. It is what is thought of when considering an individual's masculinity, and is normally associated with aggression. A new research study from the University of Bonn has also found a surprising attribute that can be attributed to testosterone. It fosters social behavior. Individuals with increased levels of testosterone were shown to lie less frequently than their counterparts with a lower levels. In an incredible twist, the hormone known for increased libido and muscle building, risky behavior and macho posturing, is now also known for telling the truth. Lead author, Dr. Matthias Wibral stated … Read more »

Testosterone Therapy Could Lower Diabetes Risk for Men – The Science is Promising!

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

testosterone therapy reduces diabetes risk 210x300Reading Time: 3 minutes In recent hormone replacement therapy news, specifically regarding testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the results of a phase 3b trial are suggesting that TRT could prevent the development of diabetes in men that have low testosterone. This is wonderful news! Lets delve deeper into the research… Australian Study Shows that TRT Could Reduce Diabetes Risk in Men The link between low testosterone and type 2 diabetes in men is not a new phenomenon and this information has been known for awhile now: men with low testosterone appear to be at more risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In addition, another risk … Read more »

Recent Poll concludes: Sexual health is a big concern for men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

man with erectile dysfunction 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes According to a recent survey from Cleveland Clinic, sexual health is a huge concern for aging men. Of those polled, 44% are worried about the dreaded erectile dysfunction (ED), 39% with a loss of sex drive, and 36% with low testosterone. "I think that this is something men realize can change with age, and many men may not realize that it can happen to men of all ages," said Petar Bajic, MD, a urologist for Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bajic said the survey had some other intriguing findings as well. Around 58% of men think low testosterone is the most common … Read more »

Inflammatory Foods Linked to Low Testosterone

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

inflammatory foods linked to low testosterone 300x190Reading Time: 3 minutes A man’s diet is even more important than you might think. Sure, following a healthy or somewhat healthy diet will help keep excess fat off and maintain good muscle mass, especially if he regularly goes to the gym. But does it maintain hormone balance? Are the foods you’re eating affecting the hormones in your body...specifically testosterone? Testosterone is the essential hormone for a man, affecting many body processes. Recent research suggests that specific diets can actually lower testosterone in men. Proinflammatory Foods Lower Testosterone Levels in Men The diets we are talking about here contain proinflammatory foods. Eating these foods … Read more »

Testosterone Recruits Immune Cells That Fight Cancer

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 1st, 2023

testosterone recruits immune cells that fight cancer 300x199Reading Time: 2 minutes Since the cure for cancer has not been ultimately discovered yet, scientists are still conducting research on how to fight it and what the body does when it develops cancer. Why are some cancers more prevalent in women, for example? Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research published an article in Science Advances back in October of 2022, whose study questioned why adrenal cancer is more common in women and why the prognoses are worse for women than men. Clearly, women and men produce very different hormones, especially estrogen and progesterone in women and testosterone in men. This … Read more »

A High-Protein Diet – Good for Testosterone Levels or Not?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on December 31st, 2022

high protein diet lowers testosterone levels 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Your diet significantly impacts your hormones, including testosterone levels. Learn about the impact of a high-protein diet on the male hormone. It seems like every few years there is a new and trendy diet for us to try and this time, it’s the one! The one that will finally help you to slim down, lose those last ten pounds or help you to bulk up more. Lately, the more popular diets have moved away from the high carb diets like veganism to high-protein diets with low carbohydrates. Unfortunately, it looks like the consumption of a lot of protein is detrimental … Read more »

Keto Diet for Weight Loss and Low-T Relief

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

keto 6662429_960_720 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes For a long time, people have understood nutrition as a simple calories-in, calories-out equation, with a consideration for adequate vitamins and minerals. Over the last generation, we've really begun to dig into the complexities of how what we eat affects our bodies. The bread/starch-laden food pyramid of the past is obsolete, and it's important to change our habits in the face of new science and research. A recent study showcased at the annual European Congress of Endocrinology provides evidence that the ketogenic diet may greatly benefit obese and overweight men with Low Testosterone. Italian researchers studied how men are impacted … Read more »