Category Archives: Testosterone Replacement Therapy



Testosterone Replacement Therapy Might Be Legal, but It’s Still Cheating in Professional Sports


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

TRT is legal 200x300To "T" or Not to "T" that is the Question for Professional Athletes Doctor-prescribed Testosterone injections, gels, and creams are in the limelight these days, as everyone is talking about HRT (hormone replacement therapy) the hot topic today, and how it helps adult men overcome naturally induced, age-related hormone deficiency. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has taken on a life of its own in the heated dialogue regarding its legality for medical treatment. But there is also concern about the legality of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) being used as an advantage by mixed martial artists who step in the arena to fight … Read more »

Testosterone Replacement – Video


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

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Ensuring The Safety of Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Men


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

Young doctor writing on a notepad 300x200Video Download: Ensuring The Safety Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy For Men Video Stream: Ensuring The Safety Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy For Men Late last year, an article was published by the Journal of the American Medical Association that suggested Testosterone Restoration was associated with an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and general mortality in males suffering from Low-T. Mainly as a result of this study, the FDA now requires that all Testosterone Therapy Manufacturers clearly note these potential risks associated with therapy on every dose of Testosterone Treatment. There's no reason to have issues with the FDA in this … Read more »

Testosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and Andropause


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

Axiron Testosterone creamTestosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and Andropause Testosterone Creams are just one of the many effective forms of Testosterone Replacement Therapy available for the treatment of Andropause, and Low T. It is one of the most popular ways to administer this medication. Testosterone Creams are topical medications that are applied to the skin and absorbed directly into the body. A fancy term for the delivery of testosterone using cream via the skin is transdermal. There are a number of Testosterone cream and gel brands available, including Testim, Fortesta, Axiron, and Androgel. Each of these products has its own level … Read more »

The History, Myths and Misconceptions of Testosterone


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 19th, 2020

testosterone myths history misconceptions 235x300The late 1800s was a completely different world than what we live in today: deodorant and toilet paper were just invented; chamber pots were the norm; people rubbed mercury on their skin for health benefits; Sherlock Holmes was shooting up on cocaine...and we had Dr. Charles-Edouard Brown-Sequard who was injecting his “liquide testiculaire,” composed of water, testicular vein blood, semen and juices extracted from crushed testicles of a dog or guinea pig.” This lovely concoction was recommended to others to inject to “feel like a new man.” Video Download: The History Myths And Misconceptions Of Testosterone Video Stream: The History … Read more »

Is Testosterone Good or Bad for Your Heart? Or is Estradiol the Real Culprit?


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 7th, 2020

testosterone therapy and the heart 300x200Despite the knowledge that testosterone is a necessary hormone for men, being the “manly hormone,” some scientific studies have reported detrimental effects on men's hearts who take testosterone for hypogonadism, or low-T. Some of these noted effects were increased risk of strokes, coronary heart disease, and heart attacks. Video Download: Is Testosterone Good Or Bad For Your Heart Or Is Estradiol The Real Culprit Video Stream: Is Testosterone Good Or Bad For Your Heart Or Is Estradiol The Real Culprit However, there are many more studies out there than the negative ones that report the exact opposite — 158 trials/studies … Read more »

Behavioral and Health Changes Decrease Levels of Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 9th, 2019

testosterone medical therapy clinics 300x195Australian scientists recently studied testosterone and its progression in males from young to old age and discovered that a gradual decline in testosterone levels is caused by both men's lifestyles as well as aging. Video Download: Behavioral And Health Changes Decrease Levels Of Testosterone Video Stream: Behavioral And Health Changes Decrease Levels Of Testosterone The findings were presented at the Endocrine Society's 94th annual meeting that took place recently in Houston. The Endocrine Society focuses on the research of hormones and the practice of endocrinology. Many older men are known to have diminished levels of the sex hormone testosterone. Even … Read more »

Auxilium Pharma, GlaxoSmithKline Sign Agreement For Co-promotion Of Testim 1%


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 30th, 2019

(RTTNews.com) - Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AUXL) and GlaxoSmithKline LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L), announced that they have entered into an agreement for the co-promotion of Testim 1% (testosterone gel), which is indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of testosterone. As per the agreement terms, Auxilium granted GSK the exclusive right to co-promote the sale of Testim with Auxilium in the U.S. through September 30, 2015. GSK will promote Testim using a sizeable established field sales force which has relationships with current Testosterone Replacement Therapy prescribers, particularly … Read more »

The Dangerous Hyperbole Surrounding Testosterone Replacement Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 17th, 2019

Hulk HioganProfessional athlete steroid abuse can be a deadly game of one-upmanship: "my muscles are bigger, stronger and leaner than your muscles?" Diehard professional wrestling fans recall back to the 1980s when the loud and glittering success of ludicrously shredded athletes like Hulk Hogan, Road Warriors and other flamboyant acts convinced everyone, especially the producers and promoters that ripped physiques and over swollen pumped muscles were the hallmark to fame, fortune and brand recognition. As Jonathan Snowden so eloquently stated it: "What followed were a ridiculous menagerie of overly muscled human action figures, wrestlers like Hercules Hernandez, who rewrote the book … Read more »

Can men have hot flashes?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 6th, 2019

testosterone replacement therapyDEAR DOCTOR K: I'm a 75-year-old man who recently underwent prostate cancer surgery. I've begun to have what I think are hot flashes. I'm baffled because I felt hot flashes were a female problem. Could I have male hot flashes? DEAR READER: In short, the answer is yes. As with hot flashes in women, sex hormones are to blame. Women get hot flashes at menopause when their estrogen levels drop. In men, the problem is testosterone, a type of hormone called androgen. More specifically, declining testosterone levels can lead to hot flashes in men. In women, estrogen levels drop dramatically … Read more »