Category Archives: Testosterone Information



Are Athletes Using Green Tea to Mask Testosterone Doping?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 21st, 2020

testosterone steroid abuse athletes green tea 203x300Testosterone Doping Across all the various sports played around the world you'll find athletes who are cheating and trying to hide it. It's inevitable. Everybody wants to win and they want to win now. Not every athlete, of course, but once someone starts cheating and raises the stakes, it's hard to compete without capitulating to cheating as well. Heck, even in the 1930s, trainers were giving their horses cocaine right before a race and jockeys were eating tapeworms to keep their weight down. These days, drug use is the most common form of cheating which includes hormones (steroids) or stimulants. … Read more »

Some Animal Research Suggests that High Testosterone May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2020

A professional medical research teamA new study was recently released in the journal, Endocrinology, which provides evidence that Testosterone is associated with cancer risk in rats when rodents are exposed to chemicals that are known carcinogens. For this reason, the lead researcher of the study believes that men should be extremely wary of taking Testosterone without an established clinical need. Testosterone is experiencing a surge in popularity like never before, as a means to enhance sexual function, combat fatigue, increase muscular strength, and improve body composition. Men all across the country and the world have experienced the benefits of Testosterone for Low-T, but many … Read more »

Androxal Meets its Testosterone Study Goals


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 5th, 2020

androxal testosterone goals 300x200Repros Therapeutics Inc., (RPRX) maker of Androxal, an experimental drug to boost men's testosterone levels to normal levels, met drug study goals. Androxal was designed to treat men with a condition known as secondary hypogonadism. Hypogonadism is identified by having low testosterone levels, an essential hormone for both men and women. Secondary hypogonadism usually results when there is an issue with hormone signaling in the hypothalamus or pituitary gland within the brain. This results in the testes not being stimulated to produce testosterone. RPRX's study utilized 151 male patients. Overall, the study showed that 79 percent of the men that … Read more »

Eleven Foods that Can Drain Your Libido


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 4th, 2020

Happy couple sharing food 300x200For perhaps all of history, the pleasures that we derive from both food and sex have been intertwined. There's always been a sort of magic regarding how the two pleasures interact. Perhaps some of this connection is a result of our cultural traditions and the placebo effect, but there is more and more evidence that many foods honestly and truly have a physiological effect upon the body which affects sexual drive or performance. Many foods have been linked to increased libido and sexual ability, but there are also many foods that have a suppressive effect on these desires, and the … Read more »

Some experts say testosterone decline is a normal part of aging in men


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 4th, 2020

Older unhappy man drinking excessivelyA middle-aged guy goes to see his testosterone physician, he's complaining about a host of problematic symptoms, some are vague or general: He's tired all the time, and especially lethargic in the afternoon, feeling somewhat sad or depressed at time when it doesn't call for it, and he's feeling down about his libido -- a touch anxious concerning his general manliness. Would supplementing testosterone be a possible answer? Could he just require a steady boost of doctor monitored and prescribed testosterone replacement therapy? Testosterone being the vital androgen sex hormone produced by the adrenal glands and testicles, is essential for … Read more »

Testosterone Drug, Androxal, Helped Gay Cubans Have More Sex


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 4th, 2020

testosterone helps gay cubans have more sex 200x300The experimental testosterone drug, Androxal, helped gay Cubans have more sex states the CEO of Repros. In a clinical trial, with gay Cubans as the test subjects, they entered it with low testosterone levels. But after taking Androxal, their testosterone levels rose, leading to “lots of sex,” says Poldolski. He claims that the increased sex led to low sperm counts and NOT Androxal. Podolski also revealed that a nurse at one of the Androxal clinical trial sites fabricated baseline sperm counts for patients. When Repros discovered the data fraud, the data was recalculated and the results were closer to what … Read more »

Testosterone Can Make Us Generous, But Only When We Do Not Perceive a Threat


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 3rd, 2020

testosterone and generosity 300x200Hormones are amazing, but confusing chemicals within our bodies that control so many aspects of our behavior and decisions. Testosterone is one of these hormones, and an exciting new study has shed light on how it affects our behavior towards others. The lead researcher of this study was Maarten Boksem of Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. It turns out; testosterone is a crucial hormone in human relationships and how we create and maintain our social relationships. The new study wanted to take an older survey a step further, where it was suggested that testosterone plays a crucial role … Read more »

A New Link Between Testosterone and the Prevention of Dementia in Women


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 3rd, 2020

testosterone dementia women 225x300Could a daily dose of testosterone prevent or slow down the onset of dementia in women? Let's find out! Research conducted by scientists at Monash University in Australia advanced the hypothesis that women may benefit from a daily dose of testosterone, just like men do. The study suggested that testosterone could boost their memory and even prevent dementia. The women in the study were given testosterone gel to rub on their skin every day for a duration of six months. Their results were compared to a placebo group who were given a fake “testosterone” gel. After six months, the women … Read more »

Why Women Make Better Money Managers


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

women make better money managers 199x300Female money managers consistently outperform their male counterparts, according to a recent study. Blame it on testosterone! Men's perception of greater power in the workplace, due to higher testosterone levels, is why women outpace them when it comes to investment returns, researchers say. Female money managers consistently outperform their male counterparts, and social scientists say this unbalanced power dynamic is one reason why. But, they add that eventually, as the power balance evens out in the workplace, women may lose some of that edge. Men's higher testosterone levels lead them to trade more and take riskier positions. "Men can become … Read more »

Is Being a Lumberjack More Manly Than a Football Player? It’s All in the Testosterone!


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

testosterone level study 300x200Recent research conducted by anthropologists at the University of California suggest that lumberjacks are more "manly" than football players. Their conclusion is based on testosterone levels. The researchers were studying a group of "forager-farmers" in central Bolivia in regards to their physical activity. Their study led to results suggesting that physically demanding tasks, such as chopping wood, gardening and manual food production, result in higher testosterone levels in men compared to men playing competitive sports, such as football. To be more scientific, the increase in testosterone for football players was only 30.1% as compared to 48.6% in the men chopping … Read more »