Category Archives: Testosterone Information

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 »

New Study Finds That Testosterone Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 22nd, 2021

Research team looking at test tube 300x200New 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 »

Dr. Andre Berger on Testosterone Deficiency in Men – Andropause Symptoms and Treatment By Doctor’s Desk Series

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 15th, 2021

Are you or someone you know showing signs of male menopause? Dr. Andre Berger gives you a comprehensive review of testosterone deficiency syndrome in men or Andropause, symptoms, and treatments. … Read more »

How to Raise Testosterone Naturally. Sermorelin – Some Have Called It A The New Fountain of Youth. A Natural Cure for Anxiety and Depression.

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 15th, 2021

Dr. Karlis Ullis, How to Raise Testosterone Naturally? Dr. Karlis Ullis, a renowned sports, and anti-aging medicine doctor. During an interview, he talks about the possibility of how to stay young by raising testosterone naturally. Next up:  Dr. Karlis Ullis, Talks about Sermorelin, which is thought to be a much better approach to increasing your HGH levels.  Dr. Karlis Ullis, a renowned sports, and anti-aging medicine doctor, during an interview, talks about Sermorelin as a far superior alternative to growth hormone for anti-aging. Sermorelin has been touted as an anti-Aging approach, but ultimately there is no silver bullet or magic … Read more »

The Effects of Parenthood Upon Testosterone Levels

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

parenthood 300x200Researchers are beginning to deeply understand the effects that declining testosterone levels have on men as they age, but are less informed regarding how natural life experiences such as fatherhood impact hormone balance and testosterone concentrations. It is well-understood that women experience significant changes in hormone levels and hormone balance dependent not only upon their age, pregnancy status, and menstrual cycle but as a result of motherhood itself. Men Experience Hormonal Changes During Their Partner's Pregnancy As we delve deeper into the biological mechanisms of testosterone production, we are beginning to learn that male testosterone levels can be sensitive to … Read more »

Testicular Cancer Survivors are at Risk for Low Testosterone

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

what is cancer 300x241 7108Testicular Cancer Survivors are at Risk for Low Testosterone Men who have been successfully treated for testicular cancer are at an increased danger of suffering from hypogonadism (low testosterone levels, or “Low-T”). This is the conclusion of The Platinum Study conducted by the University of Indiana Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. 491 survivors of testicular cancer treatments participated in the survey. 38% of these men were diagnosed with low testosterone levels or were undergoing testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). These findings were reported at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, Illinois. According to … Read more »

Amygdala and it’s Relationship to Testosterone and Fear

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

shutterstock 554433397 300x200 7345The 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 »

Testosterone Does Not Cause Atherosclerosis (Hardening of the Arteries) in Older Men

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

shutterstock 159397409 300x223 8580Unless you have been imitating Rip Van Winkle for several years, you are aware that Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has exploded in the last decade. However, there have been very few studies that have examined the long-term effects of taking testosterone on cardiovascular health and other vital functions concerning the health effects on men receiving the treatment. But that has changed. Recently, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) report the results of Testosterone's Effects on Atherosclerosis Progression in Aging Men (TEAAM) trial in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The three-year study finds that testosterone administration had … Read more »