Category Archives: Testosterone Information



New Study Finds That Testosterone Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 15th, 2024

Research team looking at test tube 300x200Reading Time: 5 minutes New Study Finds That Testosterone Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk For a long time, men with predispositions to cardiovascular complications have been warned that Testosterone Therapy may increase the risk of some dangerous heart conditions. In addition to this, many men that undergo heart failure or other high-risk cardiovascular complications are often put on drugs that inhibit the ability to produce Testosterone, to protect the patient. New research points out that, although this advice was intended in the best interest of the patient, Testosterone may not raise cardiovascular risk in vulnerable patients. Other recent studies have shown that men with … Read more »

Skinny Bartender with Low Testosterone Becomes a Ripped Bodybuilder


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 14th, 2024

shutterstock 652029076 300x200 6644Reading Time: 5 minutes Thanks to Testosterone Replacement Therapy! A skinny, rail-thin man who felt self-conscious about his thin frame has transformed himself from scrawny to brawny, like the “Before/After” photos in the comic book advertisements for muscle-building, mail-order courses...after doctors told him to take testosterone injections. Danny May, 25, from Liverpool, United Kingdom, struggled with his body image for years until he discovered that he suffers from a condition that prevents his body from producing testosterone, the 'male' hormone, naturally. But since he began medically supervised testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the bartender who was once mistaken for a child by a waitress has … Read more »

Five Facts About Testosterone (That Maybe You Didn’t Know)


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 9th, 2024

635890364616719981 2043523324 always tired 300x199 4571Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you been a bit moody lately? Always feeling fatigued? Lacking motivation? Depressed about your lack of sex drive or inability to perform in the bedroom? Then Maybe That Dreaded “Low-T” Syndrome has Struck Face reality. It may be time to have your testosterone checked. Similar to how vital estrogen is for a woman, an adequate level of testosterone is just as crucial to a man. Testosterone is primarily a male hormone, and men have significantly higher levels of testosterone flowing through their veins than women. When those levels drop (usually due to aging), men feel it, and it's devastating … Read more »

Testosterone, Anxiety, and Depression


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 4th, 2024

depression unhappy low t 300x200Reading Time: 5 minutes Anxiety is a major health issue that impacts male health at a psychological as well as a physiological level. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a medical condition that is characterized by apprehension, subconscious hyperactivity, physical tension, and hyper-awareness. Symptoms of subconscious hyperactivity include elevated pulse, flushing, dizziness, dry mouth, clammy palms, heart palpitations, and sweating. Physical tension includes sighing, muscle aches, and restlessness. Hyper awareness includes morning exhaustion, issues with sleep, insomnia, focus issues, irritability, distractibility, edginess, and hypervigilance. Apprehension includes the whole bound of things which prevent us from being ourselves, including an intense worry about what other people think, … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 3rd, 2024

shutterstock 284222600 200x300 8750Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 … Read more »

The Truth Behind Common Male Sex Myths


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 31st, 2024

couple 731890_640Reading Time: 4 minutes Despite 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: Should You Take it to Regain Your Libido and Youthful Energy?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 26th, 2024

shutterstock 114189103 300x200 9063Reading Time: 5 minutes Prescriptions 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 »

Some Animal Research Suggests that High Testosterone May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 21st, 2024

A professional medical research teamReading Time: 5 minutes A new study was recently released in the journal, Endocrinology, which provides evidence that Testosterone is associated with cancer risk in rats when rodents are exposed to chemicals that are known carcinogens. For this reason, the lead researcher of the study believes that men should be extremely wary of taking Testosterone without an established clinical need. Testosterone is experiencing a surge in popularity like never before, as a means to enhance sexual function, combat fatigue, increase muscular strength, and improve body composition. Men all across the country and the world have experienced the benefits of Testosterone for Low-T, but many … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate and Testosterone Enanthate: The Real Facts


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 15th, 2024

hgh prescription medical consultations for hormone therapy 300x200 9837Reading Time: 7 minutes If you are considering giving injectable testosterone a try, you need to know as much as possible before plunging in and taking that first step. Keep reading. This brief article will provide you with the basics: a look at the science as to how testosterone works, the difference between Cypionate and Enanthate, recommended dosages, and potential side effects. WARNING: NOTHING YOU READ HERE WILL SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE AND SUPERVISION OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. NEVER TRY EXPERIMENTING WITH TESTOSTERONE ON YOUR OWN. MAKE SURE YOU ARE CONTINUALLY MONITORED BY BLOOD TESTS WHILE YOU ARE UNDERGOING TESTOSTERONE … Read more »

Testosterone and Aggression: How T-Levels Impact Human Response to External, Social Threats


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 7th, 2024

testosterone and aggression 300x178Reading Time: 6 minutes Testosterone, as most people know, is the primary male sex hormone, and is associated with many characteristics which are classically considered to be masculine, among these is a predilection toward aggression. A recent study, led by Dr. Justin Carré of Nipissing University and published in the journal Biological Psychology, provides neurological evidence of the mechanism by which Testosterone exerts its influence upon aggression. Other, earlier research discovered that Testosterone administration affects neurological function, but prior studies were performed on female patients. In those studies, women were provided a one-time dose of Testosterone to monitor the way that it impacted neurological … Read more »

Testosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and Andropause


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 6th, 2024

Axiron Testosterone creamReading Time: 6 minutes Testosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and Andropause Testosterone Creams are just one of the many effective forms of Testosterone Replacement Therapy available for the treatment of Andropause, and Low T. It is one of the most popular ways to administer this medication. Testosterone Creams are topical medications that are applied to the skin and absorbed directly into the body. A fancy term for the delivery of testosterone using cream via the skin is transdermal. There are a number of Testosterone cream and gel brands available, including Testim, Fortesta, Axiron, and Androgel. Each of these products has its own level … Read more »

A New Link Between Testosterone and the Prevention of Dementia in Women


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2024

testosterone dementia women 225x300Reading Time: 3 minutes Could a daily dose of testosterone prevent or slow down the onset of dementia in women? Let's find out! Research conducted by scientists at Monash University in Australia advanced the hypothesis that women may benefit from a daily dose of testosterone, just like men do. The study suggested that testosterone could boost their memory and even prevent dementia. The women in the study were given testosterone gel to rub on their skin every day for a duration of six months. Their results were compared to a placebo group who were given a fake “testosterone” gel. After six months, the women … Read more »

The Testosterone Industry Globally is Booming


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 28th, 2024

manopause cover 300x208 8729Reading Time: 5 minutes Time magazine ran a cover story on "manopause" this week, based on a recent University of Sydney study that found the testosterone industry globally is booming, especially among middle-aged and older men who want to increase longevity and libido, boost energy and “power, passion and performance." And There's Good Reason Why  Testosterone is what makes men MEN. Strength, energy, a healthy immune system, pain-free joints, the ability to recuperate from a grueling workout and come back the next day for more, staying sharp mentally, enjoying a great sex life, and possessing the capacity to still perform...all of these are directly … Read more »

Physiology of Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 23rd, 2024

testosterone molecule 300x300Reading Time: 4 minutes What 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 »

Testosterone Therapy Allows Man to Have the Body That He Was Meant to Have


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 17th, 2024

testosterone therapy male physique 300x181Reading Time: 6 minutes One of the clearest means to see how Testosterone impacts male physiology is to look at how Testosterone Injections and other forms of Low-T Therapy have helped men with congenital conditions that have prevented them from producing normal levels of Testosterone. One such man is Danny May, a young man of twenty-five from Liverpool that was born with Kallman Syndrome, a congenital condition that suppresses the body's ability to produce Testosterone. In spite of suffering from the condition for his entire life, he was not officially diagnosed until the age of twenty. After being properly diagnosed, his doctors suggested that … Read more »

High-Dose Testosterone Injections May Be a Viable Palliative Late-Stage Prostate Cancer Treatment


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 14th, 2024

testosterone injections prostate cancer 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes There is some evidence that Testosterone encourages the proliferation of prostate cancer cells, but new research shows that Testosterone Injection directly to the prostate may improve patients' long-term outcomes when dealing with inoperable prostate cancer. No studies have shown that elevated Testosterone Levels are associated with an increased incidence of Prostate Cancer, but for men with existing Prostate Cancer, high Testosterone Levels can make cancer harder to treat. Medical professionals have understood for over 70 years that it is possible to slow the growth of Prostate Tumors by suppressing Testosterone Levels in the body. As a result of this knowledge, … Read more »

Tri-Blend Testosterone. Understanding the Benefits of Testosterone Oils


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 12th, 2024

Androgynous image 300x119Reading Time: 2 minutes Testosterone Injections come in many forms and blends. Two of the most common and popular Testosterone Esters are Testosterone Cypionate and Testosterone Enanthate, both designed to provide a long-acting dose of therapeutic Testosterone. While these types of Testosterone are effective alone, many Hormone Clinics utilize Testosterone Blends to maximize the stability of Testosterone Levels in the bloodstream during treatment. Tri-Blend Testosterone is one of the more common forms of Combination Testosterone Injection. What Is Tri-Blend Testosterone? Tri-Blend is a combination of three forms of Testosterone—Testosterone Cypionate, Testosterone Enanthate, and Testosterone Propionate. By combining these three potent Testosterone Oils it is … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Reduces the Risk of Serious Adverse Health Consequences!


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 10th, 2024

shutterstock 122597959 300x200 9345Reading Time: 7 minutes The evidence is clear: A recent study has concluded that... Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) reduces the risk of severe adverse health consequences! Are you thinking of trying testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), but have held back due to the fear of side effects? Think again. A recent study published in The Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology concluded that testosterone therapy lowered the risks of cardiovascular disease and mortality. Also, the researchers discovered healthier levels of blood pressure, glucose, and lipids. “Testosterone therapy has been shown to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (i.e., heart attack), stroke, and mortality in men with hypogonadism,” … Read more »

How to Build Muscle Quickly by Boosting Testosterone Levels


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 27th, 2024

Happy smiling doctor with arms folded 300x200Reading Time: 7 minutes Testosterone. Without adequate levels of it, your road to building muscle will be much steeper and far harder to climb. Remember, testosterone is the most potent and essential muscle-building hormone known. The higher your testosterone levels, the quicker you can pack on muscle...indeed, a simple equation. So let's take a look at how a few simple dietary changes and exercise techniques will cause your testosterone levels to explode, along with the changes in your body that testosterone can accomplish... The Benefits of High Testosterone Levels Increased muscular size and strength Gives your body the ability to blowtorch fat Skyrocket your … Read more »

Amygdala and it’s Relationship to Testosterone and Fear


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 25th, 2024

shutterstock 554433397 300x200 7345Reading Time: 3 minutes The amygdala is the center of emotional activity in the brain, but recent studies have shown that it's powered by motivation rather than the emotions themselves. This conclusion came from research into the hormone testosterone. Testosterone ramps up amygdala activity when we approach a socially dangerous situation and lessens the activity when these situations are avoided. It was a known fact that the amygdala reaction to images of angry faces was more intense in someone who had received testosterone. This new study shows that this only happens when people approach angry faces and not when they avoid them. Testosterone or … Read more »