Bioidentical hormones, as the name implies, are exactly the same on a chemical and molecular level, as the hormones produced and used by your own body. Instead of being mass produced in the manufacturing facilities of major pharmaceutical companies, they are custom made by local compounding pharmacists. For these and many other reasons, bioidentical hormones […]
Posts tagged with “testosterone optimization”
Did you know there have been several studies published in major medical journals saying long term testosterone therapy can actually reduce the risk of cardiac disease in some men?
A Harvard University study set out to determine the link between stress, testosterone levels, and successful men. The researchers found that the key to success has a lot to do with managing stress. That may seem to make sense emotionally, but how can you be expected to be a leader if you are stressed out? […]
Meet Don Mann. Don was a member of the celebrated SEAL Team Six, best known for taking down Osama Bin Laden and has recently achieved his peak performance thanks to Dr. Gaines. At 58, Don is retired, but he has still reached his peak performance. He is a champion tri-athlete, endurance runner, and fitness instructor. He […]
A new study released by The University of Texas shattered the previously held belief about how testosterone optimization, or testosterone replacement therapy, could increase the risk of certain types of blood clots. Previous observations implied that testosterone optimization led to an increased risk of “deep vein thrombosis” in the legs. The more technical term for this is venous thromboembolism […]
Testosterone is usually thought of as a “male hormone.” However, it is vital for both men and women if they wish to remain healthy and strong. Testosterone contributes to the production of human growth hormone (HGH). So, it is instrumental in maintaining every cell in your body, specifically in bone health and building lean muscle. Testosterone […]
If you are a man, it is a known biological fact that as you get older, your testosterone levels will slowly and naturally decrease over time. Conventional wisdom has said that older men with declining testosterone, are merely experiencing the “normal” results of ageing. However, while it is true that testosterone production does tend to […]