Category Archives: Testosterone Clinics

Testosterone Levels Influence Facial Features Along with Libido

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 1st, 2020

male and female testosterone docs 300x200Video Download: Testosterone Levels Influence Facial Features Along With Libido Video Stream: Testosterone Levels Influence Facial Features Along With Libido As everyone knows, Testosterone has a massive impact on male development, both during puberty and fetal development.While we have an in-depth understanding of how Testosterone affects physiological function and development, we're still learning new interactions all the time.In a recent article released in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, compelling evidence was published that facial size has a strong correlation with sex drive.How Does Testosterone Affect Physical Appearance?Testosterone has various effects both during development and throughout the male lifespan which influence how a man looks.For one, Testosterone is well known for its potent anabolic effects. This is why men have so much more muscle mass than women, and also why Testosterone Deficiency leads to diminished muscle mass.Furthermore, Testosterone leads to increased metabolism and wards off the accumulation of fat.Women naturally have a higher body fat percentage and men with Low-T have issues with carrying too much fat.Testosterone is also why men have much more facial and body hair, and is even the reason why they are more likely to go bald.There are many ways that Testosterone impacts both masculine and feminine … Read more »

American Urological Association Clinical Low-T Diagnosis Guidelines 2018

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 25th, 2020

Hypogonadism medical condition low t 300x200Video Download: American Urological Association Clinical Low T Diagnosis Guidelines 2018 Video Stream: American Urological Association Clinical Low T Diagnosis Guidelines 2018 To 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 to the long-term care of the patient.American Urological Association Guidelines have been released as the result of over 500 articles published over the last 40 years. A primary design goal of these guidelines was to assess the medical support of various claims regarding Bio-Identical Testosterone Therapy.What is the Minimum Threshold for Testosterone Deficiency Diagnosis?While the normal range for Testosterone is considered to be between 270-1,070 ng/dl, the American Urological Association suggests that only patients below 300 ng/dL be regarded as candidates … Read more »

The History of Testosterone – From Myth to Reality

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated 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 TestosteroneThe 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 previous state.This discovery led to … Read more »

Fracking Pollution Potential Danger to Testosterone Levels

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

Video Download: Fracking Pollution Potential Danger To Testosterone Levels Video Stream: Fracking Pollution Potential Danger To Testosterone Levels 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 … 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? Video Download: Testosterone Cypionate For Low T Video Stream: Testosterone Cypionate For Low T 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-LifeTestosterone Cypionate remains popular even today because … Read more »

Benefits of Testosterone Boosters

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 21st, 2020

Testosterone cream in a cup 300x200The human body relies on a precise hormone balance to function at its best. Testosterone is one of the critical hormones that support health and well being in men (though women need testosterone too!). The brain is the command center of the endocrine system. While the testes (and to a lesser extent, the adrenal glands) are the source of male testosterone, the pituitary gland is responsible for the chemical signaling that triggers production. Video Download: Benefits Of Testosterone Boosters Video Stream: Benefits Of Testosterone Boosters While there are many causes of testosterone deficiency, the most common factor is aging. Low-T risk is strongly correlated with age and exacerbates some of the most frustrating aspects of aging, including lack of energy, weight gain, and sexual dysfunction.The Following are Some of the Important Effects of Testosterone:Testosterone generates muscle mass and strengthens bones. Men are stronger and less prone to osteoporosis because of higher testosterone levels.Testosterone promotes sex drive and supports sexual function in both sexes.Testosterone is an essential factor in psychological health, preserving mood stabilityThere is also strong evidence that testosterone has powerful effects on the cognitive mind. Healthy testosterone levels are associated with both focus and verbal memory.When Testosterone Levels Fall … Read more »

Healthy Testosterone Levels Reduce Risk of Fractures in Aging Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 20th, 2020

unstaisfied elderly man 300x200Testosterone is a critical component of bone strength in both men and women. Women are significantly more likely to experience complications from osteoporosis as a result of inherently lower testosterone levels. New research illuminates the risk of bone fractures resulting from circulating testosterone abnormalities, and it's more complicated than you might think. Video Download: Healthy Testosterone Levels Reduce Risk Of Fractures In Aging Men Video Stream: Healthy Testosterone Levels Reduce Risk Of Fractures In Aging Men A new study shows that fracture risk is not only associated with low testosterone but high testosterone as well. The relationship between fracture risk and testosterone levels is U-shaped, which goes against the commonly accepted wisdom of many.Aging Men at Increased Risk of FracturesBone health is of incredible importance to aging men. Hip fractures in older men significantly increase mortality risk. According to one study, men with hip fractures have a 37.1% mortality rate, compared with a 9.9% rate in a similar, age-adjusted population. Learning how to reduce the risk of hip fractures is of critical importance to efforts to improve the long-term health and well-being of aging men.Testosterone and Fracture RiskThis research was released in a recent edition of respected The Journal of … Read more »

Jatenzo Testosterone Undecanoate for Low-T: A New Option for Testosterone Therapy

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 17th, 2020

testosterone_237222403 300x195One of the great things about Testosterone Therapy is the variety of treatment options available for patients. Video Download: Jatenzo Testosterone Undecanoate For Low T A New Option For Testosterone Therapy Video Stream: Jatenzo Testosterone Undecanoate For Low T A New Option For Testosterone Therapy When Bio-Identical Testosterone first entered the market, it was only available via injection but is now offered via several different methods with their own particular benefits and drawbacks. These days, Testosterone Gels and Creams are the most popular methods of Low-T Treatment, though Transdermal Patches and Testosterone Implants are still used by many.While all of these options are effective and useful, researchers are always looking for new and effective means to easily provide safe and effective Testosterone Therapy. The latest breakthrough is Jatenzo Testosterone Undecanoate, an oral softgel that has recently received FDA approval for the treatment of Adult Testosterone Deficiency in males. Jatenzo was created by Clarus Therapeutrics.Dangers of Over-the-Counter Oral Testosterone Boosting SupplementsThere are a wide variety of Testosterone Boosting Supplements on the market, but Prescription Testosterone Pills have always been a goal rather than a reality. While Testosterone Supplements may be able to increase Testosterone Levels, they don't always provide consistent results … Read more »

Testosterone Improves Cognitive Function in Women and May Protect Against Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 7th, 2020

link between low testosterone and alzheimers in men 300x200The benefits of testosterone for men have been highly vetted for decades, but researchers are just beginning to explore potential uses for women. While women produce significantly less testosterone than men, it is still critically important to both health and wellness. Video Download: Testosterone Improves Cognitive Function In Women And May Protect Against Dementia And Alzheimer S Video Stream: Testosterone Improves Cognitive Function In Women And May Protect Against Dementia And Alzheimer S For example, while not available for prescription as of now, there is overwhelming evidence from studies that testosterone treatments can improve sexual desire and function in women.The potential of testosterone for women goes far beyond sexual health, however. A recent study provides evidence that low-dose testosterone therapy can improve memory in older women and may also potentially delay the onset of dementia!Women at Higher Risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia Than MenAs men and women live longer, the looming threat of cognitive decline increases with every added year. Women are particularly prone to these conditions as compared to men. While men are more prone to cardiovascular diseases, women are about twice as likely as men to experience Alzheimer's in their lifetime. Growing evidence suggests that testosterone has a … Read more »

Science Stopped Believing in Porn Addiction, and You Should Too

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 1st, 2020

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