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Tamoxifen Citrate


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

Tamoflaxen Citrate 300x240  Tamoxifen Citrate What is Tamoxifen? Tamoxifen is an orally administered medication, which is one of the most essential medicines used in the treatment of breast cancer around the world. Because of its importance, and the prevalence of breast cancer around the globe, Tamoxifen is included in the WHO's List of Essential Medicines, those which are considered absolutely necessary to provide basic care to patients. How Does Tamoxifen Work? Tamoxifen is a medication that limits the activity of Estrogen in the breast tissue. When Tamoxifen is taken, it is broken down into a compound known as 4-hydroxytamoxifen, which then travels … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity


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

shutterstock 284222600 200x300 8750The 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 … Read more »

Ten Simple Steps That You Can Take To Knock Out Stress


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

medical doctor prescribing pills 300x200Chronic Stress A lot of people think of stress as simply a psychological issue, but it actually affects both your body and mind. Chronic stress increases your risk for a countless number of physiological disorders from obesity to hypertension, and most people don't realize the amazing impact that controlling and mitigating stress can have on your mind, body, and soul. Although there are some significant steps you can take to control high levels of anxiety and stress, including medical treatment, there are a lot of little things that you can do to deflate tension before it becomes problematic or reduce … Read more »

Twenty Facts You May Not Know About Testosterone


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

Testosterone gelTestosterone is more popular than ever in the United States. Though the hormone is widely known and recognized for its benefits to men with Testosterone Deficiency, most people still have a lot of questions about the hormone. The goal of this article is to explain some lesser-known facts about Testosterone—How Testosterone is Made, Why Testosterone is Important, and more. Where is Testosterone Produced? Most people know that Testosterone is produced by the Testicles, but did you know that Testosterone is also provided by other parts of the body as well? In addition to the Testicles, Testosterone is also secreted by … Read more »

Hypogonadism and Testosterone – Testosterone Replacement Therapy


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

senior hormone doctor 300x200The 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 … Read more »

Physiology of Testosterone


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

testosterone molecule 300x300What is Testosterone? Testosterone is one of the many chemical messengers known as Hormones, and it is essential for the usual health and function of both men and women. However, the hormone is primarily associated with male wellness and development. Testosterone belongs to a specific class of hormones known as steroids. Most people think of steroids as hormones or chemicals that boost anabolic, muscle-building performance. Still, a steroid represents a molecule with a specific structure that is most commonly used to deliver messages and exert physiological changes in the body. Three common steroids are cholesterol, testosterone, and estrogen. In fact, … Read more »

New Research Shows that Testosterone Therapy is Not Associated with an Increased Prostate Cancer Risk in Patients with Low-T


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

testosterone and low sex drive 300x300Research regarding the effects of Testosterone Deficiency and Testosterone Treatment for men with Low-T has ballooned in recent years, as the number of male patients that have sought out Testosterone Treatments such as Testosterone Injections and Patches has grown into the millions. There have been questions about Testosterone about its safety, however. For one, there has been some evidence that suggests that Testosterone Replacement Therapy increases the risk of Prostate Cancer and other Reproductive Cancers. Based on new research published by The Journal of Urology, however, the risk of Prostate Cancer that has been previously associated with Testosterone Therapy is … Read more »

Testosterone Deficiency and Low-T at Epidemic Levels Among Men in the United States


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

smiling doctor standing in hospital 212x300Medical professionals across the country have seen a boom in men that are looking for Testosterone Therapy Treatments in order to mitigate the effects of Low-T and Andropause. This is partially because of the increased social-awareness regarding the effects of Testosterone Deficiency, which include weight gain, loss of muscle mass, erectile dysfunction, and depression, but there is also some concern that the increased incidence of Low-T among aging men may also be the result of other factors, including Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Obesity, and other Lifestyle Issues which contribute to declining Testosterone Levels among the male population. One of the most well-known … Read more »

The Truth Behind Common Male Sex Myths


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

couple 731890_640Despite the fascination with sex by the Western public and encouraged by the Western media, there are still many aspects of our sexuality, in which we are misinformed, largely because of our still somewhat-Puritanical views on sex in many aspects. A recent book looks to dispel some of these sex-myths, and it is called “Sex by Numbers: What statistics can tell us about sexual behavior.” In a world where we are fascinated by the mythology behind sexuality, this book attempts to dispel (or validate) those myths using real scientific data about sexuality. The author of the book is Cambridge professor … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate for Low-T


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

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 … Read more »

Relationship Among Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, High Testosterone, and Diabetes


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

trio of professional physicians 300x207Prostate Enlargement is one of the most widespread age-related conditions among males in the United States today. Prostate Enlargement is referred to medically as BPH, or Benign Prostate Enlargement. The older that a man gets, the more likely he is going to experience BPH in his lifetime. If a man lives to be eighty, there is more than a ninety percent chance that he will experience a measurable level of Prostate Enlargement. A large chunk of those men, around forty percent, will need some form of medical intervention for BPH. BPH represents a significant strain on the health care economy … Read more »

The History of Testosterone – From Myth to Reality


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

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. … Read more »

Manhood Washed Away: You Could Unknowingly be Annihilating Your Testosterone


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

bar soap 9612The sweet-smelling soap you're using to wash your hands and body could be wiping out your testosterone. In fact, multiple studies are linking low testosterone to two insidious chemicals: Triclosan and Triclocarban. These compounds are found seemingly everywhere, from bar soap to toothpaste, and even in some kitchen supplies like cutting boards and sponges. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the middle of what's called a monograph, which means they're investigating the safety of the chemicals. And the companies that make antibacterial soaps will have to prove that the benefits of their products outweigh the health risks. "Both … Read more »

American Urological Association Clinical Low-T Diagnosis Guidelines 2018


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

Hypogonadism medical condition low t 300x200To provide the best possible HRT Care, available treatments must be prescribed with the latest in medical research in mind. Earlier this month, the American Urological Association released updated guidelines regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Low-T and the ongoing assessment of men taking Prescription Testosterone. While Testosterone Deficiency is a widespread medical issue, it is essential to make sure that Testosterone is only prescribed to those that have a demonstrative need for Hypogonadism Treatment. It is best practices for patients taking Testosterone to undergo periodic evaluation. Still, this part of the process is frequently overlooked, which may be detrimental … Read more »

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


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

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 … Read more »

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


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

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. 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 … Read more »

Testosterone: Should You Take it to Regain Your Libido and Youthful Energy?


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

shutterstock 114189103 300x200 9063Prescriptions for testosterone have become big business in America, but doctors and researchers disagree on whether it’s safe or not. A Testosterone Boost May Restore Many of Your Youthful Traits but Know the Possible Health Risks One elderly gentleman described the feeling when his sex drive began to diminish as he aged. “It was like becoming unchained from a maniac,” in what has been described as a mixture of relief and nostalgia. He didn't discuss testosterone replacement therapy, but an ever-increasing number of over-50 men are determined to reconnect with their personal maniac. Testosterone Replacement Therapy = Big Business Across … Read more »

Natural, Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleeping Habits


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

cannot sleep 300x200One of the most common causes of Testosterone Deficiency in men that have not yet experienced Andropause is poor sleeping habits. For your body to produce the testosterone that it needs to amplify your day-to-day health, you need 7-9 hours of restful sleep per night, but too many men don't get enough. Across the United States, there are nine million men and women that take prescription medications to help them sleep. Healthy sleep is also necessary for your body to adequately produce Human Growth Hormone, which is produced primarily during sleep and helps to promote cellular metabolism and healing processes. … Read more »

Natesto Testosterone Nasal Gel Therapy on the Horizon


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

Testosterone gel 300x200Testosterone Replacement Therapy is a highly effective hormone treatment designed to restore Testosterone Levels in patients suffering from Low-T and Andropause. One issue with Testosterone Treatments as they exist today is that each form of therapy has its own distinct drawbacks. Typical types of treatment involve Testosterone Patches, Testosterone Gels, Testosterone Implants, and Testosterone Injections. Low-T Patch Drawbacks – Transdermal Patches have to adhere to the skin 22-24 hours per day. Some people don't like the appearance of these patches, and a small portion of patients develop irritation as a result of the patches. These patches also have issues when … Read more »

Does Ibuprofen Contribute to Low Testosterone?


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

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. 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 … Read more »