American Testosterone Clinic for Men

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

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 24th, 2022

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 »

Study Investigates the Effects of Democratic Outcomes on Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

social media 550766_960_720 300x212Reading Time: 4 minutes Testosterone Levels are strongly impacted by social pressures. Studies have shown that Testosterone has strong effects on competitiveness, aggression, and dominance in both animals and humans. There have been a wide variety of studies published in the last decade that explore the wide-ranging social causes of Testosterone fluctuation. Researchers recently published an article exploring how voting outcomes impacted Testosterone Levels in a recent edition of the academic journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. The 2012 Presidential Elections and Men's Testosterone Levels Specifically, this study analyzed how the defeat of Mitt Romney by Barack Obama in the 2012 United States presidential election altered the Testosterone … Read more »

Tlando Oral Testosterone – A Pill for Low-T

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

pill 1884775_960_720 300x180Reading Time: 3 minutes Luckily, things have changed over the last few years. Researchers have recently made breakthroughs in technology that allow for a safe and effective Testosterone Pill that works without the risks associated with older formulations. The FDA approved Tlando in early 2022 as an oral treatment for adults suffering from Testosterone Deficiency. Testosterone Therapy is becoming increasingly common among aging men. Low-T affects the lives of millions of guys throughout America, but a huge portion of those men don't reach out for treatment or are unaware of the nature of their low energy, lack of libido, and other symptoms. One of … Read more »

Causes of Low Libido – Could It Be Low-T?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

man 2037255_960_720 300x190Reading Time: 3 minutes Low Libido is a common concern for men. While everyone experiences a lapse in sex drive now and then, for some guys, the problem crops up frequently. It may even be chronic. Your sexual desire is largely connected to your interpersonal circumstances, but low sex drive may also result from problems under the hood. Testosterone Deficiency Kills Libido Testosterone is the key to male sexuality. Without Testosterone, men can't even generate an erection. Testosterone is critical to body composition, strength, bone mineral density, as well as sexual function. Low Libido is one of the primary symptoms of Low-T and can … Read more »

Do Larger Testicles Make More Testosterone?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

condom 3197506_960_720 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Big testicles have long been associated with higher masculinity and a proclivity for risk-taking. If you're a guy, it's almost inevitable that your friends will ask you if you Have the Balls to do any number of things. But how does testicle size actually relate to Testosterone production? Testosterone is the primary hormone associated with manliness, libido, and virility, and most of it is made by your testicles (though small amounts are produced in the adrenal glands). It stands to reason that larger balls equal more Testosterone, but does the science bear that common sense out? In the world of … Read more »

Reduced testosterone tied to endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 17th, 2022

bottle 2032980_960_720 300x166Reading Time: 2 minutes Men, women and children exposed to high levels of phthalates -- endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in plastics and some personal care products -- tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical exposure, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It contributes to a variety of functions in both sexes, including physical growth and strength, brain function, bone density and cardiovascular health. In the last 50 years, research has identified a trend of declining testosterone in … Read more »

Escitalopram (Lexapro / Cipralex) Guide

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 11th, 2022

Escitalopram 300x300Reading Time: 10 minutes Escitalopram is a commonly prescribed antidepressant that also goes by several other brand names, including Cipralex and Lexapro. What is Escitalopram? Escitalopram belongs to a class of antidepressant medications known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and is FDA approved for the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder, both conditions which are most often associated with abnormally low levels of Serotonin in the bloodstream. SSRIs like Escitalopram prevent Serotonin from being reabsorbed as quickly, allowing them to remain active in the space between neurons for a more extended period. This medication is approved for patients twelve years … Read more »

Six Benefits of Testosterone Boosting Supplements

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 9th, 2022

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 »

Fact or Myth: Have Testosterone Levels Really Dropped by 50% Just in the Past Two Decades?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 5th, 2022

testosterone levels dropped by fifty percent fact or myth 300x192Reading Time: 3 minutes In April, a Twitter post went viral, having men (and even women) even more concerned about their health, specifically their hormonal and sexual health. This post claimed that testosterone levels have dropped by almost 50% during the past 20 years. Fifty percent? Yowza! That’s a lot! Could this be true? That would mean that we have A LOT of sick men out there who are probably experiencing infertility and erectile dysfunction. Could this be why infertility is on the rise? This is what the same post said: Here’s a cheery Friday fact: An average 22 year-old (sic) male today has … Read more »

Tadalafil (Cialis) Guide

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 30th, 2022

Cialis tablets 300x300Reading Time: 9 minutes Tadalafil (Cialis) belongs to a class of medications known as phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, or simply PDE5s. What is Tadalafil? Sildenafil belongs to this pharmaceutical class as well. Most patients know these two drugs like Cialis (Tadalafil) and Viagra (Sildenafil). Tadalafil is primarily used as an Erectile Dysfunction medication. Still, it can also be used to treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, a condition in which the arteries which carry blood from the heart to the lungs are excessively constricted, causing blood to flow through the region at abnormally high pressure. When Tadalafil is prescribed as an Erectile Dysfunction treatment, it is … Read more »

Five Things That, Surprisingly, Lower Your Testosterone Levels

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on April 5th, 2022

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 »

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

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on March 29th, 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 »

Drinking Water Alone Isn’t Enough

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on March 23rd, 2022

drinking water is not enough 300x166Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m all for drinking water. Everyone needs – preferably pure – water every day. But the old advice about drinking eight glasses a day isn’t necessarily true. For some people, that would be an appropriate quantity, especially if you’re exerting yourself or spending a lot of time in the sun. Other people can do just fine on half that amount. Many doctors today advise drinking primarily when you’re thirsty. And it’s very good advice, when you do get thirsty, to avoid caffeinated or sweetened or sugared beverages – and don’t forget that caffeine can actually dehydrate you, so those kinds … Read more »

3 out of 10 (three out of ten) South Korean men over 40 suffer andropause symptoms / YTN – Video

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 19th, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute 3 out of 10 South Korean men over 40 suffer andropause symptoms / YTN Three out of 10 South Korean men at the age of 40 or older appear to be suffering from andropause symptoms. According to a report released by the Korean Society. By: YTN NEWS … Read more »

Testosterone Propionate

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 14th, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute TESTOSTERONE THERAPY Testosterone Propionate - an ester of testosterone, having the same actions as the free alcohol but with a relatively short duration of effect; used chiefly in the treatment of male hypogonadism, symptoms of male climacteric, postpubertal cryptorchidism, and inoperable female breast cancer, and to prevent postpartum breast engorgement; administered buccally or intramuscularly. Builds Lean Muscle Improves Memory Improves Sexual Performance Enhances Sex Drive Lowers Cholesterol Increases Energy Protects Against Heart … Read more »

Did You Know? Testosterone Protects Your Heart!

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on January 21st, 2022

medical human heart 300x204Reading Time: < 1 minute The benefits of testosterone are widely known: Increased energy, stronger muscles, better sleep, sharper thinking, and complete body rejuvenation. Testosterone also contributes to weight loss and fat burning, which protects the heart. Research presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology showed that obesity is linked to impaired blood flow to the penis, which in turn is associated with cardiovascular disease in men with erectile dysfunction. Dr Giovanni Corona and colleagues from the University of Florence, Italy, assessed testosterone levels of 1,687 men attending an erectile dysfunction clinic over four years. A total of 137 patients had a major cardiac event … Read more »

Testosterone: The Key to Male Longevity!

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on January 20th, 2022

Testosterone sign image 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Testosterone: The Key to Male Longevity! A recent study linked testosterone to a lower risk of fatal heart attacks in men. Higher levels of the male hormone testosterone appear to protect men from fatal heart attacks or strokes and death from all manner of causes, researchers in Britain said on Monday. But the researchers cautioned men not to begin testosterone supplementation based on the results of this 10-year study, saying the benefits and risks are unclear. The role of testosterone in men's health is controversial, with the relationship between men's natural testosterone levels and overall health not well understood, according … Read more »

How Testosterone Benefits Your Life

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 19th, 2022

Testosterone sign image 300x200Reading Time: 7 minutes   Injectable Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a powerful male hormone that is created mostly by the testes in men and in far lesser amounts by the adrenal glands. Testosterone is also produced in women, primarily by the adrenal glands and the ovaries. Testosterone is primarily responsible for the development of male primary and secondary sexual characteristics but also has many other life-enhancing roles. Having testosterone levels that are too low or too high can lead to symptoms that have an adverse effect on one's life. Testosterone is what makes a man a man. It gives … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate Method

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 17th, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute TESTOSTERONE THERAPY Testosterone Cypionate - an ester of testosterone, having the same actions as the free alcohol but a prolonged duration of effect; used chiefly in the treatment of male hypogonadism, frigidity, and inoperable female breast cancer, to suppress lactation, and as an anabolic agent, administered by intramuscular injection. Called also t. cyclopentylpropionate. Builds Lean Muscle Improves Memory Improves Sexual Performance Enhances Sex Drive Lowers Cholesterol Increases Energy Protects Against Heart Disease   … Read more »

Hormone Levels in Men – Testosterone Injections

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 30th, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes   For men, the levels of their main hormones can mean the difference between a life full of energy, potency, and contentedness and a life of obesity, sloth, and disease. I know this sounds dramatic, but it really is true. As your testosterone and growth hormone levels decline so does every masculine trait that defines being a man. If you want to maintain a fulfilling life where you're ready to take on any challenge and pursue any opportunity you need to address the inevitable decline of hormone levels that occur in men as they pass 30 and enter mid-life. Normal … Read more »