Why Belly Fat Is Truly Weighing You Down

If you’ve run out of notches on your belt, it is trying to send you a message; that ever-expanding waistline means you’ve got more than friendly padding.  You’ve developed excessive belly fat, and that can have serious health repercussions.  Doctors have even come up with a catchy moniker for that round belly — the “apple”. […]

The Difference Between High and Low Testosterone

Testosterone is widely referred to as the “male hormone” that’s produced by men in the testes. Women’s ovaries also produce a small amount of testosterone, but the concentration is much higher in men, and is responsible for many of the characteristics that make a man “a man”, such as facial hair, a deeper voice, increased […]

The Future of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Some time after hitting age 30, men will experience a natural decline in their production of testosterone.  Over time, this decline can create an array of symptoms and issues which can erode quality of life, satisfaction, and performance.  Recent research has allowed the medical community to better understand how low levels of testosterone affect the […]

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 […]