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The Effect of Testosterone on Auto-Immune Function and Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 21st, 2020

masculinity hormone non soy milk drinker 199x300Though we ultimately associate Testosterone with libido, masculinity, and sexuality, Testosterone plays an influential role in maintaining and optimizing health. The influence of Testosterone has a significant effect on the incidence and prevalence of a variety of diseases and conditions. For example, men are less prone to osteoporosis than women, because the influence of Testosterone directly contributes to stronger and healthier bones. It also appears that Testosterone has a strong influence on the prevalence of auto-immune disorders. Women only produce about 1/8th of the Testosterone of their male counterparts, and medical research shows that this leaves women significantly more at risk for conditions related to immune health, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, and multiple sclerosis. Depending on the situation, women experience auto-immune issues at 3-9 times the rate of men. Video Download: The Effect Of Testosterone On Auto Immune Function And Multiple Sclerosis Video Stream: The Effect Of Testosterone On Auto Immune Function And Multiple Sclerosis Many auto-immune problems are age-related, only occurring as individuals grow older. Men that do experience these conditions also appear to suffer from them later in life on average than women. It's a highly complex subject. Clinical evidence has strongly suggested that Testosterone … Read more »

Does Ibuprofen Contribute to Low Testosterone?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 20th, 2020

Ibuprofen 300x200In recent years, there have been increasing concerns regarding the effect of Ibuprofen on Testosterone Levels. There have recently been some scaremongering articles that suggest that Ibuprofin use can have a disastrous impact on Testosterone Levels. It's important to recognize that news magazines have pressure to sensationalize stories to draw readers. On the other hand, there is often a grain of fact behind the shocking headlines. Let's delve deeper and work toward the truth. Video Download: Does Ibuprofen Contribute To Low Testosterone Video Stream: Does Ibuprofen Contribute To Low Testosterone In a recent study, researchers gathered evidence from both laboratory analysis and human trials to investigate the effects of Ibuprofen on Testosterone Levels. While it's true that Significant Low-T dramatically impairs Fertility and can even lead to total infertility without HRT Intervention, this particular research did not specifically investigate the effects of Ibuprofen on Fertility. 30 Men Take Ibuprofen for 42 Days In the investigated clinical study, thirty male participants took 1200 milligrams of ibuprofen per day for 1½ months to determine the effects of Ibuprofen Overdose on Testosterone Levels. The average single dose of Ibuprofen is 400 milligrams. While it is possible that an individual would take three Ibuprofen … Read more »

The History of Testosterone – From Myth to Reality

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 19th, 2020

facts better than myth on hormones 300x198Today, most people are aware of the importance of Testosterone. The history of Testosterone is somewhat taken for granted, however. The history of Testosterone intertwines closely with the history of our knowledge of Hormones themselves. The term Hormone was first used in the year 1902. Hormone comes from a Greek word meaning “stir into action.” The first hormone that was discovered and named was called Secretin. Researchers Ernest Starling and William Bayliss figured out that the body releases Secretin in response to food entering the small intestine. Secretin directly influences the release of pancreatic juices, which allow for proper digestion. Video Download: The History Of Testosterone From Myth To Reality Video Stream: The History Of Testosterone From Myth To Reality The First Studies to Show the Influence of Testosterone The first scientific experiments that hinted at the existence of Testosterone began in the mid-19th century. In one of the most critical tests, Arnold Berthold made the connection that the testes played a role in the expression of male sexual characteristics. He found that when Testes were removed from roosters, their distinctively full combs wilted and withered. He also saw that by reinserting the testes, the comb would return to its … Read more »

Fracking Pollution Potential Danger to Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 19th, 2020

Hormone Production is affected by a variety of factors, many of which are environmental. The human body is highly susceptible to chemical contamination, especially during fetal development. It's vitally important that we monitor new and existing technologies to ensure that we mitigate physiological and ecological harm. Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Negatively Impact Sex Hormone Production Chemicals that impact the body's natural Hormone Production negatively are known as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals. One of the most well-known is Bisphenol A, which is common in everyday plastics and mimics the physiological effects of Estrogen. Various industrial processes also give off endocrine-disrupting byproducts, and it appears that Fracking is no different. What Is Fracking? Fracking is the common euphemism for Hydraulic Fracturing. It is a form of oil/gas extraction which utilizes a cocktail of hazardous chemicals to pump fossil fuels deep out of the earth. As we continue to deplete easily accessible fossil fuel reserves, we have to resort to more resource-intensive methods to unlock natural gas and oil. Fracking uses pressure and chemicals to break up rock formations to unlock trapped natural resources. Fracking and Fertility Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of these chemicals likely impact the healthy production of Testosterone. A recent lab research study … Read more »

Androgel for Men with Testosterone Deficiency

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 19th, 2020

Testosterone Deficiency is a frustrating component of aging that affects the lives of millions of guys nationwide. Luckily, there are a variety of Testosterone Therapy Products that are very effective at relieving Low-T. One of the many Testosterone Treatments available today is Androgel. With Androgel, it is possible to overcome the symptoms of Testosterone Deficiency. Androgel Topical Testosterone for Andropause and Low-T Androgel is a safe and effective Testosterone Therapy produced by AbbVie Inc. for the treatment of Hypogonadism in Men. Clinical Testosterone Deficiency is characterized by a variety of issues, including low sex drive, impotence, fatigue, and loss of muscle mass. Androgel can relieve and reverse the symptoms of Low-T, helping men restore both vigor and sexual potency. While Low-T has various causes, it is most commonly a byproduct of aging. Testosterone Levels drop consistently from age thirty, onward. Other health conditions and lifestyle choices further impact Testosterone Levels. For example, Obesity and Smoking both increase the risk of Testosterone Deficiency. It's estimated that 12% of men in their fifties suffer from Low-T. Who Shouldn't Use Androgel? Androgel is only intended for men over the age of eighteen with clinical symptoms of Low-T. Testosterone should never be used as … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate for Low-T

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 19th, 2020

adult man s arm during the blood donation to the hospital 228763519 224x300When it comes to Low-T and Andropause, there are several available options for treatment. Testosterone Cypionate is one of many Testosterone Injections available on the market today, including Testosterone Enanthate and Testosterone Undecanoate. All standard forms of Low-T Injection are designed to be delivered Intramuscularly, meaning directly into muscle tissue. Testosterone Cypionate is one of the earliest types of Bio-Identical Testosterone Treatment, FDA-Approved in 1979. What Is Testosterone Cypionate For? In adolescents, Testosterone Cypionate is used to kickstart puberty. In adults, the treatment is used to reverse the effects of Low-T and preserve wellness and vitality. Symptoms of Adult-Onset Low-T include loss of strength, increased body fat, depression, fatigue, anxiety, lack of libido, and erectile dysfunction. While sexual dysfunction is the most noticeable side-effect of Testosterone Deficiency, Low-T increases the risk of cardiovascular complications and makes Diabetes more dangerous. Testosterone Cypionate is available under the brand name Depo-Testosterone. It is used as a treatment for Testosterone Deficiency in adolescent boys and men that have clinically established Hypogonadism. Testosterone Cypionate is usually self-administered, ideally in the gluteal muscle or the deltoid. Testosterone Cypionate Half-Life Testosterone Cypionate remains popular even today because it has a half-life of eight days, meaning that injections … Read more »

Dr. Richard Bebb – Testosterone, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome – Video

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

Dr. Richard Bebb - Testosterone, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome Health Day 2012 - Focus on Testosterone. To view on youtube click the title in the video. … Read more »

The Effects of Testosterone Therapy on Male Patients — Who Should Use Testosterone?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 16th, 2020

benefits of testosterone therapy consultant 300x200For men that suffer from Andropause and Low-T, Bio-Identical Testosterone can be an absolute game-changer. Testosterone Deficiency leads to a whole range of symptoms that impair male wellness and deplete vitality, such as sexual dysfunction, increased body fat, reduced exercise capacity, depression, and more. That doesn't mean that Testosterone Treatments are for everyone, however. When used when it is not necessary, Testosterone Patches, Creams, and Injections come with some significant risks. Video Download: The Effects Of Testosterone Therapy On Male Patients Who Should Use Testosterone Video Stream: The Effects Of Testosterone Therapy On Male Patients Who Should Use Testosterone What is Andropause, and How Does it Impact Male Health and Virility? Similar to women, men also experience hormonal changes as a result of aging. Unlike women, who experience Menopause suddenly and somewhat abruptly, Andropause (the term for male menopause, also nicknamed Manopause) occurs slowly and gradually. The testes and adrenal glands produce high levels of Testosterone throughout adolescence and early adulthood, and Testosterone Levels fall into a state of depletion around the age of thirty. The decline is prolonged, only around 1-2% annually. Still, over the course of years and decades, Testosterone Levels can drop to a level that is … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 15th, 2020

shutterstock 284222600 200x300 8750Video Download: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity Video Stream: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity The joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society was the site of a presentation on June 22 concerning findings discovered from a clinical trial of sedentary men with low testosterone levels and mobility problems which revealed increased aerobic capacity among those treated with testosterone. The current study evaluated data from 64 men, mean age 73, with low testosterone enrolled in the Testosterone in Older Men with Mobility Limitation Trial. Participants in the trial were treated with 10 milligrams of testosterone in gel form or a placebo gel daily for six months. Cycle exercise tests conducted at the beginning and end of the treatment period provided measures of aerobic function, including peak oxygen uptake and gas exchange lactate threshold. The gas exchange lactate threshold is an excellent functional measure of the ability to do work over a prolonged period. The rate remained steady during the 6-month study in the testosterone-treated men but declined significantly (and to a greater-than-expected extent based on average measures) in the placebo-treated controls When the trial ended, men who received a placebo saw a drop in … Read more »

Hypogonadism and Testosterone – Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on June 14th, 2020

senior hormone doctor 300x200Video Download: Hypogonadism Testosterone Archives Testosterone Prescription Part 1 Video Stream: Hypogonadism Testosterone Archives Testosterone Prescription Part 1 Video Download: Hypogonadism Testosterone Archives Testosterone Prescription Part 2 Video Stream: Hypogonadism Testosterone Archives Testosterone Prescription Part 2 The Effects of Hypogonadism on Men Learn more about the causes and cures of this ever-increasing problem    Your physician enters the room with a somber demeanor and announces, "Your blood tests are back, and it's confirmed: you have hypogonadism."    The response of many men to this somewhat confusing pronouncement is often: "what's that?" The medical, professional, clinical definition of hypogonadism is the reduction or absence of hormone secretion or other physiological activity of the gonads (testes). The Endocrine Society practice guideline has a similar definition: Hypogonadism in men is a clinical syndrome that results from failure of the testis to produce physiological levels of testosterone (thus androgen deficiency) and an average number of spermatozoa due to disruption of one or more levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis.    In plain English, this means the decreased production of the critical male hormones that make men men…especially testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). This condition is sometimes given the moniker "low t."    Then more depressing news … Read more »