Category Archives: Hormone Therapy Review



Grumpy Old Man Syndrome – Causes and Treatments


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 18th, 2021

grumpy old man 300x200As men grow older, they become more likely to suffer from a condition colloquially known as Grumpy Old Man Syndrome. Everyone knows that as men grow older, usually as they approach 70, but sometimes before, they become more likely to experience irritability, grumpiness, impatience, and other related symptoms. Apparently, this has a tremendous impact on the quality of life. Grumpy Old Man Syndrome is the result of a combination of factors, some psychological, some physiological. From the psychological perspective, this is an era where men often feel the need to wall themselves off to protect themselves from sadness and despair. … Read more »

Testosterone Testing


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 8th, 2021

testosterone testing header15 620x206Before you can start a testosterone replacement treatment program, you need to know what your current levels of testosterone are. This information is discovered with a simple blood test that is conducted at your first appointment with one of our specializing physicians. The unit of measure for testosterone is nanogram per deciliter (ng/dL) or nanomoles per liter (nmol/L) when measuring total testosterone and picogram per deciliter (pg/dL) or picomoles per liter (pmol/L). For those of you who are counting a gram = 1,000,000,000 nanograms and a nanogram =1000 picograms. A little goes a long way. Once they get your results back from … Read more »

Testosterone for Men


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 13th, 2021

testosterone blue keyThe androgen Testosterone, called the "male sex hormone," is created primarily by the testes and to a lesser extent the adrenal glands. In the womb, testosterone is needed for the development of the male sexual organs, and during puberty, it is necessary for the growth of male genitalia, along with the deepening of the voice and growth of pubic hair. Testosterone is also vital for the development of muscle mass and ensuring the fat percentage is optimized in the less than 15% body fat range. Testosterone Levels Decline with Age Once you hit the age range of 25 to 30, … Read more »

Testosterone Side Effects, Risks, Dangers and Negative Effects


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on March 2nd, 2021

testosterone side effects header11 620x206What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a steroid hormone that exists in many animals and also in humans. This hormone is generally produced in the testes of the male, and the ovaries of the female. The adrenal glands also produce a small amount of testosterone as well. Testosterone Replacement Treatment (TRT) There are various treatments for treating Testosterone like oral medications (seldom used), injections (the most common TRT), and cream or gels (the second most common form of TRT). Any individual who is suffering from Testosterone also needs to doubly understand the side effects and benefits that are caused by these … Read more »

Testosterone Supplements: Vitamin and Amino Acid Pills Versus Real Testosterone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on March 1st, 2021

testosterone boosters header13 620x206The purpose of this article is to educate our visitors about potential scams and misleading products on the market today with respect to testosterone medical treatments prescribed by a hormone doctor or the alternatives. Real testosterone cypionate, enanthate, and propionate are prescribed as injections, creams, gels, nasal sprays, or pellets, but typically not in pills you swallow, that you have seen sold in bottles on the internet, or in health food stores. So the first thing to understand is there is a big difference between prescription testosterone and non-prescription testosterone. Let's be very clear from the beginning; the only way … Read more »

Testosterone Frequently Asked Questions


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 27th, 2021

frequently asked questions about testosterone 300x206There are plenty of Testosterone Frequently Asked Questions. Such As... How can low testosterone replacement treat andropause? Depends on the individual, Height, Weight Age, Life Style, and so forth, and so on.  Andropause, or male menopause, is caused by low testosterone levels in men. Testosterone levels begin declining in men at around age 27 to 30; it can be unhealthy for men to have a low testosterone level. Some studies show that a high percentage of men who have heart attacks or cardiovascular disease have Low Testosterone, too much or too little Testosterone works against your body, the goal is … Read more »

The Effects of Beer on Testosterone Production and Gynecomastia


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 3rd, 2021

friends drinking beer 300x200In spite of the efforts of Prohibition, drinking beer is one of America's most notable pastimes. In the 21st century, things are changing. A market once controlled by large national breweries is now divided into a burgeoning craft beer sector. Unfortunately, excess alcohol consumption has some significant effects on male physiology that can't be ignored. Most people are aware of the dreaded “beer belly,” but there are other issues associated with beer and alcohol consumption as well. Drinking Beer Can Cause Man Boobs One of the more embarrassing problems that can arise when you chronically drink too much beer is … Read more »

Testosterone Levels Associated with Serotonin Activity in the Brain


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 20th, 2021

Testosterone docs looking at a chart 300x200Testosterone and other Androgen hormones have a strong and potent impact on mental function and wellness. There are a wide variety of studies that have investigated how Testosterone affects the minds of both men and women. For example, changing female hormone levels are associated with both premenstrual mood changes and post-partum depression. Of course, not all effects of Testosterone on women are adverse, however. Natural Testosterone Levels benefit sexual desire and emotional health positively for women, in a similar manner as they do in men. There is strong clinical evidence that shows that Testosterone Deficiency is associated with an increased … Read more »

How to Administer a Testosterone Injection — Low-T Injection Guide


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 18th, 2021

prescription form for hormone treatment 300x212Testosterone injections are one of the most popular forms of testosterone therapy available today. In fact, low-t injections were the first treatment available for testosterone deficiency. Initially, testosterone was injected daily, but as recombinant biomedical techniques have advanced, most patients only require one injection every 10-14 days. As of today, Testosterone Cypionate is the most popular form of testosterone HRT injection in the United States. Most typical testosterone shots are comprised of an ester compound melded with bio-identical testosterone to provide a slow and steady supply of testosterone over an extended period. The following injection protocol applies to all testosterone … Read more »

Relieve Fatigue and Increase Energy with Testosterone Replacement Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 17th, 2021

Andropause explained 300x200Testosterone deficiency is a multifaceted medical condition which has a widespread impact on human function. Most people are acutely aware of the sexual issues related to andropause and low-t, but other symptoms are less widely known and understood by the average person. One of the many symptoms which deflate quality of life for men with testosterone deficiency is fatigue. For men, testosterone plays a distinct role in metabolism and energy availability. When testosterone levels fall to those associated with low-t, this can lead to extreme fatigue and diminished aerobic capacity. It makes you feel like the world is dragging you … Read more »