Testosterone and Healthy Brain Function

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM The relationship between testosterone and increased physical strength has been long known. But what about when it comes to building mental muscle? As men age it is no secret that memory and other cognitive issues develop, often mild, sometimes debilitating. Can low testosterone levels also play a role in age-related […]

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Baby Boomers Should Think More About Unprotected Sex

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM As the “free love” generation enters the retirement years, they are facing a significant sexual health issue. No, not the usual sexual dysfunction associated with aging. Quite the opposite in fact. Entering the post retirement years in better health in general, and with the rise in sexual wellness treatments for […]

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Stress Shuts Down Testosterone Production

Stress can really take a toll on your health, especially your testosterone production. Low testosterone can lead to low energy, lack of focus and many other unwanted symptoms if you're not careful.

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Can Any Doctor Prescribe Testosterone?

Find out who's qualified to prescribe hormone medications. You should always get your testosterone from trusted sources to reduce legal and health risks that could outweigh testosterone therapy benefits.

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What Are Considered Normal Testosterone Levels?

Are your hormone levels ideal? Find out here. We'll help you determine if your testosterone levels are ideal. If they aren't, there are several options available to you to get your levels where they ought to be.

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Testosterone and Healthy Brain Function

Friday, 15 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM The relationship between testosterone and increased physical strength has been long known. But what about when it comes to building mental muscle? As men age it is no secret that memory and other cognitive issues develop, often mild, sometimes debilitating. Can low testosterone levels also play a role in age-related […]

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New Research Supports Health Claims of Vegan Diet

Wednesday, 13 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Over the years there have been many claims made about the health benefits of the vegetarian diet, or the more extreme vegan lifestyle. Each has also had its detractors. However, the results of several recent studies seem to back-up the health benefits of being vegan. The term vegan often connotes […]

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Baby Boomers Should Think More About Unprotected Sex

Friday, 8 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM As the “free love” generation enters the retirement years, they are facing a significant sexual health issue. No, not the usual sexual dysfunction associated with aging. Quite the opposite in fact. Entering the post retirement years in better health in general, and with the rise in sexual wellness treatments for […]

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8 Natural Ways to Prevent Body Odor

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Body Odor, colloquially known as “BO.” It may not be a pleasant subject matter, but as we get into the peak of the summer, there are many reasons you can wind up smelling like a dog! Maybe that is where the expression “dog days” comes from? In any case, just […]

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7 Ways to Reduce Eye Strain When Using Computers and Smartphones

Friday, 1 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Screens, both large and small, are everywhere in today’s digital world, and according to vision specialists all of that staring into them is taking a toll on your eyes. Digital eye strain is becoming an increasingly common problem. According to the American Optometric Association, as many as 75% percent of […]

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Are There Foods That Can Boost Sexual Desire?

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM You have no doubt heard about oysters, and any number of other foods that are supposed be aphrodisiacs, or increase sexual desires. How many of these are true and how many are “urban myths?” Generally speaking, good nutrition and a healthy diet, leads to a healthier sex life. However, you […]

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Study Finds “The Love Hormone” May Lead to Better Sex

Friday, 25 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Oxytocin, it has been called the “love hormone” or the “cuddle chemical,” because of its known effect on human bonding. However, a new study seems to indicate that oxytocin may also lead to more satisfying sexual experiences, particularly in men. The study was conducted by the Hannover Medical School in […]

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Five Most Common Causes of Sexual Dysfunction in Men

Wednesday, 23 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Bt Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM “ED,” two little letters that strike fear into the hearts of most men. As you probably know ED stands for “erectile dysfunction.” It sometimes is till referred to as impotence. But no matter what you call it, it is a condition that most men hope they will never face, […]

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New Study Published on PRP for the Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction

Monday, 21 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM A new study investigating the benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma treatments for sexual dysfunction in women has been published in the Journal of Women’s Health Care. The peer-reviewed study concludes that PRP shows promise in “the relief of sexual difficulties and in the reduction of levels of sexual distress”, and […]

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Five Healthy Ways to Improve Your Libido

Friday, 18 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Libido, or sex drive, is a measure of your desire to have sex. Throughout life many factors can combine to decrease libido — stress, certain medical conditions, age, even what you eat, and how often you exercise, can all affect libido. Both men and women can be affected by […]

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Can Sex Prevent or Relieve Headaches?

Tuesday, 15 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

“Not tonight, I have a headache…” It is the classic sitcom line, however, new research seems to suggest that for people who suffer from migraine or other headache syndromes, a little love-making, may be just what the doctor ordered. In a study published in the neurological Journal, Cephalalgia conducted by researchers with the University of […]

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Two Major South Florida Anti-Aging Clinics Announce Merger

Thursday, 26 June, 2014 | Comments (0)

AAG Health and Wellness, one of the nation’s leaders in anti-aging medicine and integrative health management, is extremely pleased to announce their merger with HealthGAINS. The new entity will be known as AAG HealthGAINS, with offices in Aventura, Hollywood, and throughout the nation. HealthGAINS is the age management practice of renowned physician Richard Gaines, M.D., […]