Category Archives: Testosterone Information



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


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 30th, 2020

shutterstock 122597959 300x200 9345The 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 »

Testosterone not always to blame – Sat, 04 Aug 2012 PST


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 28th, 2020

Couple enjoying recreation 300x200Dear Annie: I have had all I can take from your female readers who complain about the lack of intimacy from their husbands. You tell them to have their husbands testosterone checked and seek counseling. Allow me to give you a better answer. It's true that men, as they get older and live with their partners for years, might not be as excited about intimacy as in their younger days. That does not mean they are not interested in intimacy. It means they are not interested in their partner. Here are my questions for those female readers: How big is … Read more »

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


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 27th, 2020

635890364616719981 2043523324 always tired 300x199 4571Have 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 »

Behavior and Lifestyle Linked to the Effect of Declining Testosterone, Not Necessarily Natural Aging


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 26th, 2020

endocrine societyIt is common to believe that as men get older, their production of the "male hormone", testosterone, becomes less and less. That this is part of healthy aging, and the only way to keep up their hormone levels is to take supplementation. A new study has found out that this is not necessarily the case. Aging itself does not result in lower testosterone levels. The drop is caused by changes in a man's behavior and health. The finding is controversial but interesting. The study was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and presented at the … Read more »

Manhood Washed Away: You Could Unknowingly be Annihilating Your Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 23rd, 2020

bar soap 9612The sweet-smelling soap you're using to wash your hands and body could be wiping out your testosterone. In fact, multiple studies are linking low testosterone to two insidious chemicals: Triclosan and Triclocarban. These compounds are found seemingly everywhere, from bar soap to toothpaste, and even in some kitchen supplies like cutting boards and sponges. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the middle of what's called a monograph, which means they're investigating the safety of the chemicals. And the companies that make antibacterial soaps will have to prove that the benefits of their products outweigh the health risks. "Both … Read more »

Testosterone: Should You Take it to Regain Your Libido and Youthful Energy?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 22nd, 2020

shutterstock 114189103 300x200 9063Prescriptions 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 »

Dr. Richard Bebb – Testosterone, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome – Video


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 18th, 2020

Dr. Richard Bebb - Testosterone, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome Health Day 2012 - Focus on Testosterone. To view on youtube click the title in the video. … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Boosts Aerobic Capacity


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 15th, 2020

shutterstock 284222600 200x300 8750The 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 »

Physiology of Testosterone


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

testosterone molecule 300x300What 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 »

The Truth Behind Common Male Sex Myths


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 26th, 2020

couple 731890_640Despite 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 »