Category Archives: Testosterone Information

Testosterone, Anxiety, and Depression

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 14th, 2020

depression unhappy low t 300x200Anxiety 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 »

The Secret to Guys Sex Appeal: Low Stress, High Testosterone, Strong Immunity

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 14th, 2020

make body fit testosteroneWashboard abs and a chiseled jaw are a draw, but a recent study suggests it may be a man’s healthy immune system that really turns women on. That makes sense, since a strong immune system signifies a healthy guy — one who’s likely to survive long enough to pass his rugged genes to the next generation. But the more surprising thing is that women can apparently spot good immunity by looking at a guy’s face. The critical factor may be testosterone, the male hormone that has been associated with a man’s hardy, good looks. According to a study published in … Read more »

Testosterone Deficiency Strongly Linked to Heart Attack Risk in New Study

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 14th, 2020

testosterone deficiency heart attack risk 300x267There has been a lot of debate over the last decade regarding the effects of both Low-T and Testosterone Deficiency on the heart. Depending on the study and the manner in which the study was conducted, the results can come out quite differently. A study published in Heart Rhythm, a peer-reviewed medical journal regarding cardiovascular health, provides strong evidence that a patient's Estradiol and Testosterone Levels are powerful indicators for sudden cardiac arrest, a lethal condition with a 95% mortality rate. What researchers found was that men that experienced cardiac arrest had average Testosterone Levels which were significantly lower than … Read more »

Is Testosterone the New Drug of Choice on Wall Street? How Traders are Using Male Hormone Booster Shots to Maintain a …

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 12th, 2020

Testosterone cream in a cupThe male hormone testosterone has become an unlikely drug of choice for Wall Street traders seeking to give themselves an edge over their professional rivals. New York clinics have reported a rise in treatment for 'testosterone deficiency,' sometimes known as 'andropause.' They say many workers in the male-dominated industry are hoping that boosters of the hormone will help them perform better at work and put in longer hours. Under pressure: New York Clinics Have Reported a Rise in Demand for Treatment for Testosterone Deficiency from Wall Street High-Flyers Upper West Side osteopath Lionel Bissoon, who now specializes in 'integrative medicine,' … Read more »

Shorter course of ADT for high-risk prostate cancer patients yields improved quality of life

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

a happy testosterone doctor with a stethoscope  272x300High-risk prostate cancer patients who receive radiation therapy (RT) and an 18-month course of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) recover a normal testosterone level in a shorter amount of time compared to those who receive a 36-month course of ADT, thus resulting in a better quality of life (QOL) and without detriment to long-term outcomes, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 56th Annual Meeting. Researchers analyzed data from 561 patients with high-risk prostate cancer from a multi-center, randomized phase III trial in Canada (PCS IV clinical trials, Gov. # NCT 00223171). The patients received … Read more »

Testosterone Litigation: What You Need To Know – MTMP – Video

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2020

Testosterone Litigation: What You Need To Know - MTMP Testosterone litigation can either be an important new area of litigation for you, or it can be a dead end trap. If you don't understand a few critically important nuances about how to screen... By: Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty Proctor, P.A. View post: Testosterone Litigation: What You Need To Know - MTMP - Video … Read more »

Methadone Lowers Testosterone in Men Only

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 9th, 2020

disposable testosterone syringe 300x200  Treating addiction to heroin and other opioid drugs with methadone can dramatically lower testosterone levels, but only in men, new research suggests. A study of more than 1,000 adults showed the men who were treated with methadone had roughly one-quarter of the testosterone found in men who did not use opioid drugs. But there were no significant changes in testosterone in the women in the study. "We expected that men would have lower testosterone. That was not something new," says researcher Zainab Samaan, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. "What was surprising was the magnitude … Read more »

Intricate relationship between Oestrogen & Testosterone XXY Guys (Klinefelters’ syndrome) – Video

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on November 7th, 2020

The intricate relationship between Oestrogen Testosterone XXY Guys (Klinefelters' syndrome) Usually, something to do with XXY, sex, and syndromes. Visit link: Intricate relationship between Oestrogen & Testosterone XXY Guys (Klinefelters' syndrome) - Video … Read more »

Should middle-aged men consider ‘low T’ treatment?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 6th, 2020

a female testosterone doctor shows a sign okay isolated on white background  221x300Q: As a middle-aged man, I'm considering a "low T" treatment. Is it as good as it sounds? A: Treating "low T" or low testosterone has become a multibillion-dollar industry promising men more energy, more muscle, increased libido, and better performance by restoring testosterone to youthful levels. Testosterone declines approximately 1 percent annually in men after age 30. However, what is normal varies from one man to another. A true androgen deficiency is a medical condition diagnosed by both a low testosterone level and deficiency symptoms and is appropriately managed with testosterone therapy. The "low T" industry, however, targets common … Read more »

Average Testosterone Levels Decreasing Over Time Among Younger American Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 2nd, 2020

testosterone deficiency epidemic 300x200You may not realize it, but there may be a Hormone Deficiency Epidemic on the horizon. Due to several factors, many of which we do not fully understand, men are producing less Testosterone than ever clinically measured. Testosterone is the key to sexual function and is critical to fertility. Testosterone is also responsible for promoting strength and healthy body composition, along with numerous other functions that support vitality and quality of life. Over the last generation, men of the same age and circumstances are producing less Testosterone than they did even 20 years ago. A recent presentation at the American … Read more »