Category Archives: Testosterone Information



What is Testosterone? What does Testosterone do? Find on


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 14th, 2021

Testosterone is the main sex hormone that men have. It controls male physical features. The testes (testicles) make testosterone. Women have testosterone too, but in much smaller amounts than in men. Testosterone helps bring on the physical changes that turn a boy into a man. This time of life is called puberty. Changes include Men also need normal amounts of this hormone to make sperm and be able to have children. The brain and pituitary gland, a small gland at the base of the brain (see image below), control the production of testosterone by the testes. From there, testosterone moves … Read more »

Testosterone, the Power Hormone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 8th, 2021

Arab spring 300x205What do the Arab Spring, religious Crusades, and Europe's revolutions of 1848 have in common? All were fueled by a surplus of hapless young men, according to Karin Kneissl, an Austrian academic, author, and political analyst. In her new German-language book, Testosteron Macht Politik (rough translation: Testosterone Makes Politics), Kneissl lays out her case for the primary male sex hormone as a driver of world affairs. She spoke with TIME about the book. An abbreviated version of the conversation follows: TIME: So far, your book is out only in German, so I suspect most of our readers won't have heard … Read more »

Testosterone Levels and Wall Street


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 27th, 2021

testosterone on wall street 300x200John Coates, neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge, said the 2008 global financial crisis was caused by a glut of testosterone on Wall Street. According to his research on hormonal changes in securities traders, the male hormone surges when the stock market rallies. Testosterone boosts aggression, encourages risk taking, and stirs up confidence. Coates meant that the aggressive investment tendency of Wall Street executives, most of whom are men, was the cause of the crisis. Entrepreneurship requiring the taking of a risk on something that looks impossible needs testosterone, however. Male Behavior is Affected by Higher Testosterone Levels Compared to … Read more »

Women can resist testosterone-fuelled political debate


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 13th, 2021

It seems to me there's little dispute - from David Cameron down - that having only four women in the cabinet is a pretty sorry state of affairs, especially more than 30 years after the Conservatives made history with the country's first female prime minister. But where there is significant room for argument is how best to address the dearth of women in politics and, it appears from this survey, the consequent failure to engage properly with a majority of the electorate. Both under this Government and its Labour predecessors, ministers (yes, usually men) seem to think that banging on … Read more »

BUSTED: Myths About Testosterone And Its Link To Sexual Desire In Men And Women


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 11th, 2021

mh muscular man working out in gym with dumbbellsTestosterone is often cast as the manly hormone, the chemical bestower of masculinity, and the reason for men's high sex drives. But new research turns this conventional wisdom on its head. In healthy men, it turns out that testosterone isn't linked to sexual desire at all. And in women, high testosterone is actually associated with less interest in sex with a partner. Complicating the picture further, while high-testosterone women may be less interested in slipping between the sheets with a lover, high testosterone is linked to greater interest in masturbation in healthy women, according to research detailed online in May … Read more »

Baby Boomers find “The Fountain of Youth” in Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on March 4th, 2021

the fountain of youth 300x225Video Download: Baby Boomers Find The Fountain Of Youth In Testosterone Video Stream: Baby Boomers Find The Fountain Of Youth In Testosterone For thousands of years, explorers, beginning with Ponce de Leon, have been searching for the "Fountain of Youth." Legend has it the elusive fountain contains a restorative source that brings endless vitality to those who imbibe from its pool. No one knows if the fountain exists, or what the source of its restorative power is. It's been called everything from the "water of life" to the "elixir of immortality."   These days, anti-aging specialists simply refer to it … Read more »

Declining Testosterone Levels in Men Not Part of Normal Aging


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 1st, 2021

multi colored caduceus 300x169This is a relevant article you must read because aging isn't the only primary source of why testosterone decline occurs in men. An exciting men's health data research examination on the male endocrine system discovered that common declines in testosterone score, ranging over the years, decades, and one's lifespan, is more probable to occur from a man's lifestyle, health, and behavioral changes, than by only aging itself. This doesn't mean that a man's testosterone decline isn't linked to aging, because it is, but behavior and lifestyle choices are thought to have a significant impact on a man's testosterone, more than … Read more »

Quick Weight Loss Tips and Diet Recommendations for HRT


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 28th, 2021

Hormone Replacement Therapy Diet, Weight Loss, And Exercise Tips That Are Easy! If you are on a Testosterone Replacement Therapy Program or HGH Treatment protocol, it's time to fire up your metabolism in ways you might not even realize that you're actually doing so. Processed Foods It's one of the most obvious things we often forget. You have probably seen the word "enriched" or "fortified" on products you purchased, this is because, during the processing of such items, a lot of the nutrients were lost. For instance, if you are going to eat starchy foods which are flour-based, think about … Read more »

Testosterone and Alcohol: Your Health and the Holiday Season


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 27th, 2021

During the holiday seasons which are all-year-round, depending, be conscious about your alcohol intake, because it could have a negative impact on your testosterone. When holiday parties come around, be careful not to over imbibe alcohol, because it's something easy to do. We tend to be more carefree during the holidays. It is a sad reality, but during holidays is when people drink too much, destroy their health and get into car accidents, or are the victim of someone who is drunk driving. It's almost a tired old thing to say, go easy on the booze, but more and more … Read more »

Testosterone builds muscle but has risks


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on February 25th, 2021

Melky Cabrera 300x168Like most performance-enhancing drugs, testosterone can help athletes build bigger, stronger muscles very quickly, improving their athletic ability and their recovery time - but testosterone carries significant health risks that aren't fully understood yet. It's unclear whether Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was using natural testosterone or a synthetic version of the hormone, but both kinds are a form of anabolic steroid. The body produces testosterone to promote growth in men and women and to regulate masculine characteristics, such as a deep voice and the development of sex organs in men. It's muscle growth and quick recovery that athletes who abuse … Read more »