Category Archives: Testosterone Information

More Sex: A Better Way to Boost Your Testosterone Levels

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 7th, 2021

man and woman enjoying sex 300x200 7599Contrary to popular belief, a study suggests the relationship between the two works the other way FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have long believed that as a man's testosterone level plummets, so does his libido. But a new study determined that the reverse may be the case. "Most people in or out of medicine assume that a lowered serum testosterone may cause reduced sexual activity. But our study questions, if not entirely refutes, that assumption and suggests it is the other way around," said Dr. David Handelsman, a researcher at the University of Sydney, in New South … Read more »

Attention Baby Boomers — Could Testosterone be the Modern Day “Fountain of Youth?”

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 24th, 2021

the fountain of youth 300x225Over the last hundreds or literally thousands of years, beginning with Ponce de Leon, adventurers and explorers have been on the lookout and risking their lives in seek of what we now call the "fountain of youth." The legend is similar to its portrayal in the whimsical movie, Everlasting Tuck, where there is a source of water, or fountain, that once drunken from, will bring immortality or endless vigor to the curious seeker. In the movie, it's debatable whether this is a curse or a blessing... Does this "fountain of youth" actually exist? What is the source of its healing … Read more »

Men Want to Know – Free Testosterone versus Total Testosterone

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on August 24th, 2021

free versus total testosterone 200x300When 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 »

Low Testosterone Levels may Affect Man’s Sex Drive and Affect his Intimate Relationships

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 12th, 2021

Happy romantic coupleIt's an unfortunate part of marriage, boyfriend-and-girlfriend, or intimate relationships in general, but in a great majority of cases, one partner has a stronger sex drive than the other. Therefore different libido levels can create problems in relationships. As men age, their sex drives typically decline (there are exceptions of course), due primarily to testosterone decline, but another major factor includes lifestyle. Sometimes women, mainly wives, and girlfriends experience a boost in their libido as they age. This can be a big problem if one partner's sex drive is declining and the other is increasing. Different Libidos in Relationships This … Read more »

Evidence Suggests Testosterone Plays Powerful Role in Motivating Revolutionary Change

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 6th, 2021

Testosterone has powerful effects on not only the human body but society at large. Testosterone is a highly psycho-active Hormone, and it changes the way that individuals both look at and interact with the world. One of the biggest ways that Testosterone changes our actions is that it encourages people to take bigger chances and engage in riskier behaviors. Often we think of risk-taking as a negative. It can make certain people more prone to drugs and alcohol, gambling, or other potentially problematic behaviors. But not all risk is bad. It also makes it easier for someone to go against … Read more »

Tlando Testosterone Clinical Trial for Low-T and Fatty Liver Disease

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 31st, 2021

young HGH doctor with stethoscope and clipboard in hands writing a note  200x300Medical researchers are exploring the potential correlation between Fatty Liver Disease and Testosterone Deficiency in men. Tlando Oral Testosterone Undecanoate is currently undergoing clinical trials to explore its potential to both safely treat Testosterone Deficiency while also reducing the severity of Fatty Liver Disease. If current trials continue to showcase these benefits without serious drawbacks, it could substantially change the options available to patients diagnosed with Testosterone Deficiency. While Oral Testosterone is clinically available to patients, it is rarely prescribed. Most Oral Testosterone formulas are derived from Methyltestosterone, which can damage the liver. Popular Testosterone Injections, Creams, and Patches all … Read more »

What is testosterone?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 23rd, 2021

FEATURE Testosterone is the most important androgen (male sex hormone) in men and it is needed for normal reproductive and sexual function. It is important for the physical changes that happen during male puberty, such as the development of the penis and testes, and for the features typical of adult men such as facial and body hair. Testosterone also acts on cells in the testes to make sperm. It is also important for overall good health. It helps the growth of bones and muscles, and it affects mood, libido (sex drive), and certain aspects of mental ability. How is testosterone … Read more »

Tribulus Terrestris Review Does It Raise Testosterone or …

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 23rd, 2021

I like to surf around at various health and fitness websites because it not only lets me help answer people's questions but it also allows me to get an idea of what people are curious about. Over the last several months I've been noticing online chatter about Tribulus Terrestris as a testosterone booster. I was a little surprised because Tribulus Terrestris was big in the early 1900s and then fell out of favor when people realized it didn't work. But maybe things have changed since I last reviewed the research so let me now take a fresh look at the … Read more »

Boosting testosterone levels (First of two parts)

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

DEAR Dr. Fritz, Just call me Kenneth. I've been following your column for quite some time now. I just wonder if low testosterone can be boosted naturally. I am afraid to increase it by myself because there might be some side effects that I do not know. Thanks for your help. More power. Kenneth of Ecoland ***** Dear Kenneth of Ecoland, Testosterone is really an important hormone. As a matter of fact, this is necessary for normal sperm development and regulates physical energy. Moreover, maintaining a normal level of this hormone in elderly men has been shown to reduce the … Read more »

How Testosterone Affects the Skin of Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2021

testosterone and male skin 300x200Research points to the effects of testosterone on men’s skin and how it will impact skincare products' efficacy. Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals, a pioneer in professional skincare, has introduced RAW skincare for men based on research of men’s skin and the male hormone, testosterone. Efficacy of Cosmetic Procedures for Men is Affected by Testosterone Minimally invasive skin treatments and fillers among men are up 200% percent from a decade ago as males of all ages increasingly seek out cosmetic procedures to correct certain features and address skin aging.  Men want to look like healthy young adults too. However, recent research into … Read more »