How Aging Men Can Control Their Testosterone Levels

By the time a man reaches age 80, his testosterone levels may only be 20% of what they were in his youth. This decline in testosterone occurs naturally and gradually, beginning some time after age 30, and can result in an increased risk of life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, obesity, and diabetes.  In […]

Low Testosterone And How It Relates To Your Heart Health

Testosterone is the dominant hormone in human males.  Duringpuberty, testosterone promotes muscle growth, deepens the voice, strengthens bones, and develops the sexual reproductive organs.  Once a boy turns into a man, testosterone helps keep muscles and bones strong, energy levels high, and stamina and endurance plentiful.  In the most basic physiological sense, testosterone is what […]

Declining Testosterone And Your Increased Stroke Risk

The effects of declining testosterone in aging men has become a popular topic in recent medical studies.  In case you haven’t heard, here are the general facts that have been accumulated through extensive research: Production of testosterone in males begins during puberty, peaks during the 20’s, and begins to decline gradually somewhere around age 30. […]

Low Testosterone Defined (And What You Can Do About It)

Great sports rivalries become great because both sides contribute to the quality of the competition, usually over many years or contests.  Manning-Brady, Red Sox-Yankees, Lakers-Celtics, Ali-Frazier, Duke-Carolina — any individual or team rivalry that is historic would not be so if it weren’t for the consistent efforts and performance of both competitors.  I mean, no […]

How Low T Could Be Increasing Your Chances of Atherosclerosis

As many men reach middle age, they begin to experience symptoms which have been associated with the “normal” process of aging for years:  reduced energy, loss of muscle mass, irregular sleep patterns, and decreased sex drive are just a few of the common issues these men face.  The frequency and severity of these issues is […]

The Gotta-Have Info on Low T

The media is ablaze with products and services geared towards identifying and fixing something under the relatively new term “Low T”.  Low T refers to low testosterone, a hormone which has an intricate relationship with many of the male body systems.  Are these commercials and products simply marketing hype?  Or is there some substance behind […]

The Good And Bad News About Low Testosterone

I don’t know about you, but I always hated when someone started a conversation with the question, “Which do you want first – the good news or the bad news?”  It always seemed that whichever choice I made, the joy or euphoria from the positive news was always torpedoed by whatever negative information the questioner […]