How Low T Treatment Works for High Cholesterol

Testosterone therapy is used by millions of men to treat the natural decline of testosterone in men. Testosterone, while commonly known for supporting libido, muscle mass and bone density, may also play an important role in lowering cholesterol levels. Cholesterol and testosterone Cholesterol has several important functions in the body. It’s an important part of … Continued

Hypothyroidism and Low T: What Is Their Relationship?

The thyroid is an adrenal gland that produces two essential hormones: Triiodothyronine and thyroxine. These hormones are responsible for regulating many bodily processes as well as supporting hormone balance, metabolism and protein synthesis. It is located in the throat, at the base of the neck; a long way from the male reproductive system. However, these … Continued

Is Sex Better With Testosterone Therapy Treatments

More than two million men receive testosterone therapy in the United States each year. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in men. It is responsible for maintaining muscle growth, bone density, adequate fat distribution, heart health and libido, as well as promoting the production of red blood cells. In addition to causing physical changes, low … Continued

Is Treating Low T Safe and Effective?

Low T treatment, or hormone replacement therapy, is used to help treat men with abnormally low levels of testosterone. Low T can adversely affect normal body functions, which can lead to decreased muscle mass and lower sex drive. What are the benefits of Low T treatment? For men with Low T, hormone replacement therapy can … Continued

When Does Perimenopause Start in Women?

Perimenopause, if you’re curious, breaks down like this: “Peri” means “around.” So, perimenopause describes the time “around menopause.” For some women, perimenopause lasts only a few months and for others, four to 10 years. Perimenopause ends and menopause begins when you have stopped having periods for one full year, or 12 months. As women go … Continued

Does Low Testosterone Cause Weight Gain?

The low testosterone/weight-gain connection: It’s a reality for millions of men. Normal levels of testosterone are crucial to fueling metabolism. If you’ve gained weight around your midsection and often feel tired or downright fatigued, it’s possible you’re experiencing two key symptoms of Low T. And here’s the thing: You know you should probably exercise more. … Continued

Will Low T Treatment Help Me Lose Weight?

The primary male hormone, testosterone, has many vital functions. Some of its most important roles? Maintaining muscle mass and promoting muscle growth and bone strength. As testosterone levels decline with age, so do muscle mass and bone strength. Think about it: Muscle helps you burn more calories than fat tissue. As you lose muscle, you … Continued

Does Low Testosterone Cause Depression?

Your sex drive, muscle mass and overall physical and emotional health. Low testosterone (Low T) can affect just about every aspect of being, and feeling like, a man. Men of all ages can have Low T, but it occurs more often in older adults, and it can manifest in many ways. The connection between Low … Continued

What’s the Difference Between Growth Hormone Therapy and HRT?

Growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy (HRT): Both can revitalize adult men suffering from conditions like low libido, weight gain, difficulty losing weight, and even anxiety and depression. But there are differences between the benefits of growth hormone therapy and HRT. Growth hormone therapy vs. HRT: What’s the difference? Human growth hormone (HGH) supports … Continued

HRT for Weight Loss in Women: How It Works

Who wants more belly fat, hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and irritability? That would be no one. But women going through menopause experience these symptoms, which can last for years, as their menstrual cycles end. As hormones shift, specifically, a decrease of estrogen, many women gain fat around their bellies and even notice muscle loss. But … Continued