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What Is Hormonal Aging?

What Is Hormonal Aging?

June 15, 2022
The endocrine and nervous systems work together to control almost all bodily functions. The nervous system acts quickly and precisely, while the endocrine system works more slowly. Together, these…
How Hormonal Imbalance and Diabetes in Men Are Connected

How Hormonal Imbalance and Diabetes in Men Are Connected

April 28, 2022
Low testosterone is associated with increased fat mass (especially metabolically harmful abdominal fat) and muscle loss, increasing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Hormone imbalances worsen with age,…
10 Common Causes of Testicular Pain and How To Prevent Them

10 Common Causes of Testicular Pain and How To Prevent Them

April 21, 2022
There are many causes of testicular pain, and therefore it is not unusual for people with testes (testicles) to experience pain at some point in their lives. Pain can be short-term or long-term, s…
Is There a Connection Between Low-T and Anemia?

Is There a Connection Between Low-T and Anemia?

March 25, 2022
Many people may not automatically connect the dots between anemia and low testosterone levels, but low T is a contributing cause of anemia, especially in older men. Several clinical trials have in…
The Pros and Cons of Testosterone Therapy Methods

The Pros and Cons of Testosterone Therapy Methods

March 24, 2022
Most people consider testosterone therapy because they have a medical condition in which their body is not producing enough testosterone, or they are experiencing age-related declines in testoster…
How Does Androgen Health Affect Testosterone Levels?

How Does Androgen Health Affect Testosterone Levels?

March 16, 2022
Androgens are a group of related steroid sex hormones. Testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT) are two of the more potent male sex hormones. Their less potent cousins are androstenedione and de…
The Pros and Cons of TRT vs. T-Boosters

The Pros and Cons of TRT vs. T-Boosters

March 2, 2022
Testosterone is an androgenic hormone that has both anabolic and androgenic effects. Androgens are essential for the development of male reproductive organs, secondary sexual characteristics, libi…
The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Pills For ED

The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Pills For ED

March 1, 2022
If you have a penis, odds are you will experience ED at some point in your life. Along with the unsettling feeling you get when you don’t know for sure why something is happening with your body, E…
Can Men Have Periods? Understanding Irritable Male Syndrome (IMS)

Can Men Have Periods? Understanding Irritable Male Syndrome (IMS)

February 19, 2022
Cisgender men are not born with a uterus and thus cannot have periods. Therefore, any bleeding a man notices from or around his genitals is abnormal and should be investigated. Periods are a part …
8 Foods That May Help Boost Your Testosterone

8 Foods That May Help Boost Your Testosterone

February 2, 2022
Low testosterone levels affect up to five million men in the U.S. Unfortunately, aging alone is a major risk factor for declining testosterone. After 30, testosterone levels fall by about  1%…
Urologists: Who Are They and What Procedures Do They Offer?

Urologists: Who Are They and What Procedures Do They Offer?

January 20, 2022
Urology is the study of urine. A urologist is a medical doctor and surgical specialist who specializes in diseases and conditions of the urinary tract in men, women, and children and the male repr…
Is Masturbation Healthy?

Is Masturbation Healthy?

December 13, 2021
Masturbation refers to a person self-stimulating their own genitals to become sexually aroused. The topic has been widely researched and is still poorly understood. One reason is that it is not we…
How to Naturally Boost Your Testosterone

How to Naturally Boost Your Testosterone

November 30, 2021
Commonly referred to as the male sex hormone, testosterone is important to the health of both men and women. Testosterone production begins during puberty and declines at a rate of about 1% per ye…
What Is the Best Medicine for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

What Is the Best Medicine for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

November 23, 2021
Erectile dysfunction is treatable and there are numerous treatment options, including pills, injectables, surgical procedures, and alternative treatments. Each man and his needs will determine the…
The Link Between Free Testosterone and Your Health

The Link Between Free Testosterone and Your Health

November 22, 2021
Testosterone, one of the “sex hormones,” has both anabolic and androgenic properties. Testosterone is produced by the testes and adrenal glands in the male and the ovaries and adrenal glands in th…
Testosterone and Steroids: What You Need To Know

Testosterone and Steroids: What You Need To Know

November 4, 2021
Doctors use anabolic steroids to treat hormone deficiencies. Bodybuilders and some athletes misuse steroids by taking large doses to build muscle and increase strength. Steroids are essential f…
Do Women Have Testosterone?

Do Women Have Testosterone?

October 23, 2021
Testosterone is commonly known as the male sex hormone, but it is also found in women in small amounts, just as estrogen is found in small amounts in men. In women, the ovaries and adrenal gland p…
Do Men Go Through Menopause?

Do Men Go Through Menopause?

October 20, 2021
When a woman transitions through menopause, symptoms, such as hot flashes, an abrupt end to her menstrual cycle, and new-onset psychological or cognitive changes, indicate that her estrogen levels…
Understanding High Testosterone Levels

Understanding High Testosterone Levels

October 19, 2021
Both men and women have testosterone and estrogen. Males have much higher testosterone levels than females, and females have much higher estrogen levels than males. Hormone levels are tightly regu…
What Is Testosterone and How Does It Affect Your Health?

What Is Testosterone and How Does It Affect Your Health?

October 14, 2021
Testosterone is commonly referred to as the male sex hormone, but it affects the male in ways other than libido. The male testes and, to a lesser extent, the adrenal glands and ovaries produce tes…

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