Category Archives: Testosterone Information



Testosterone Replacement Beneficial for Modern Men?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 11th, 2020

testosterone injection 300x200Testosterone Replacement By Dr. Luigi Santorini Testosterone deficiency or androgen deficiency syndrome is a lot more common in people than the detractors of this vital hormone would have us believe. There are many websites and articles to be found in mainstream and scientific journals that claim Hypogonadism (an example being low testosterone, also called hypotestosteronemia) is a "general exaggeration" concerning marketers promoting the concept of "Is it Low-T?" However, for more than 100 years, research has been conducted using injectable testosterone shots on men. In more 10,000 studies on humans (men and women) that have been conducted with this primary … Read more »

Low on Testosterone? No Problem!


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 10th, 2020

man grabbing fat rollsSigns of Low Testosterone Some men have a lower-than-normal testosterone level without signs or symptoms. For others, low testosterone may cause: - Changes in sexual function. This may include reduced sexual desire, fewer spontaneous erections -- such as during sleep -- and infertility. - Changes in sleep patterns. Sometimes low testosterone causes insomnia or other sleep disturbances. - Physical changes. Various physical changes are possible, including increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density. Swollen or tender breasts and hair loss are likely. You may experience hot flashes and have less energy than you used to. … Read more »

What More T Can Do for You


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Details Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 23:25 Men with the highest testosterone levels were more assertive, took more control of the conversation with the women and generally were more successful with females./Google ImagesTHE male hormone has the power to shape a man's destiny. Attract Women A recent study at Wayne State University explored the outcome of two groups of men competing to win the attention of an attractive female. Researchers found that men with the highest testosterone levels in the study were more assertive, took more control of the conversation with the women and generally were more successful with … Read more »

Testosterone Study In Male Birds Offers Insight In Human Behaviors


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

December 30, 2013 Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Your Universe Online Adding a little testosterone to a male canarys brain influences the birds ability to successfully attract a mate through birdsong. Male canaries use their song to win over a female canary as a mate. The quality and frequency of the songs change along with the seasons. Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University wrote in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that adding testosterone into select areas of a males brain enhances song activity. The studys findings could help provide more insight into how testosterone acts in … Read more »

Testosterone deficiency may be striking early


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Women aren't the only ones at the mercy of hormonal fluctuations. Now men, in the age group of early 30s and 40s, are grumpy, tired, sleepless and lacking libido because of low levels of testosterone the male hormone. Though no official statistics are available, many endocrinologists are reporting an increasing incidence among younger men. Dipping testosterone threw Vipul Khanna's work and family life out of gear two years ago. "I had problems like tiredness, insomnia and low libido. I even had difficulty in concentrating and remembering things," says Khanna, now 38. Diagnostic tests revealed that his testosterone level had plunged … Read more »

Your Life on Testosterone: Overly Sure of Yourself, Unwilling to Listen


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

The hormone makes people more egocentric and dramatically reduces cooperation between people, according to a new study of females. YuriyZhuravov/Shutterstock A study testing the effect of testosterone has found that it dramatically lowers cooperation between individuals, making people more egocentric. In this study, people performed their task more poorly under the influence of testosterone. It didn't affect their individual performance, but the lack of cooperation it caused resulted in partners making the wrong choice more frequently than they did when not under the influence of testosterone. Oh, and by the way, all the subjects were women. Self-centered, unwilling to listen, … Read more »

Will Testosterone Fuel Biotech’s Next Great Race?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Boys will be boys. We fight, we apologize, and we enjoy some cold ones the next day like nothing happened. That fraternal feeling may never reach some feuding biotech companies, which seem to find the courtroom as familiar as the research lab. At the center of it all is the hormone that defines masculinity itself: testosterone. Feel the irony? By now you've probably seen a commercial on TV or a full page print ad for AbbVie's (NYSE: ABBV) AndroGel -- the leading testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, on the market. And you shouldn't expect the marketing barrage to end any … Read more »

AFL's testosterone fears


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Exclusive FEARS have been raised among players that the practice of micro-doping common in sports such as cycling and athletics might have been practised by rogue individuals in the AFL. Concerns have been expressed to the AFL Players Association that a small number of players might have been taking tiny, undetectable amounts of performance-enhancing substances such as testosterone and human growth hormone, or its equivalents. The AFLPA has been made aware that players might have used arm patches similar to nicotine patches that contain testosterone, or have used creams with properties similar to HGH. These concerns, while not widespread, have … Read more »

Micro-dopes: AFL's testosterone fears


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Exclusive FEARS have been raised among players that the practice of micro-doping common in sports such as cycling and athletics might have been practised by rogue individuals in the AFL. Concerns have been expressed to the AFL Players Association that a small number of players might have been taking tiny, undetectable amounts of performance-enhancing substances such as testosterone and human growth hormone, or its equivalents. The AFLPA has been made aware that players might have used arm patches similar to nicotine patches that contain testosterone, or have used creams with properties similar to HGH. These concerns, while not widespread, have … Read more »

Should the Modern Man Be Taking Testosterone?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Testosterone deficiency is exceedingly less common than marketing campaigns and "you only think you feel fine" culture would have us believe. By now you've likely seen the commercials. Fit-looking middle-age men telling you how they put on weight, had less energy, and were no longer the sexual tigers they were in their twenties -- until, that is, they started rubbing testosterone gel on their shoulder, upper arm, or abdomen. Now they feel more like the men they used to be. The commercials don't mention a 2009 study in the New England Journal of Medicinewherein a group of men ontestosterone replacement … Read more »