CATEGORY: Hormone Therapy
  • Does Low T Cause Baldness?

      There is a persistent myth out there that low testosterone levels, or Low T, causes baldness. The reality is that baldness, in both men and women, may arise from a number of factors, and testosterone is not one of them. A testosterone therapy program from our San Diego doctors can help restore testosterone levels […]

    Continue reading →
  • Long-Term TRT Leads to Progressive Weight Loss, Other Benefits

        STOCKHOLM—Testosterone replacement therapy over 5 years is associated with progressive weight loss and waist size reduction in obese hypogonadal men, according to study findings presented at the European Association of Urology 29th annual congress. The study, which included 164 men who completed 5 years of treatment with parenteral testosterone undecanoate, also had improvement in components […]

    Continue reading →
  • Testosterone, Lovebirds and Mating: Lessons Learned from Testosterone Therapy

      One of the ways that medical science gets its greatest insights on human behavior is by observing other animals. This was demonstrated recently at Johns Hopkins, where a research study on the effects of testosterone therapy on canaries was conducted. The results are intriguing, and may impact the view we take on testosterone replacement […]

    Continue reading →
  • 3 Tips for Choosing the Best Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Doctor

      As men and women grow increasingly interested in the advances of anti-aging medicine and hormone therapy, it can be challenging to find an excellent doctor. Here are a few qualities you should look for in a provider who can help you get your health back on track. 1. They Have a Supportive Attitude The […]

    Continue reading →
  • How to Find the Right Balance in Testosterone Replacement Therapy

      It seems to be human nature to lean toward excess as a good thing. If a little exercise is good, then running a marathon every weekend must be better. If eating vegetables is beneficial, then juicing everything in sight must be the key to optimum health. In reality, more often than not, moderation is […]

    Continue reading →
  • Can Low T Impact Women Too?

      While “Low T” is a phrase heard most often in reference to men’s health, testosterone does play an important role for women as well. For both men and women, a balance of different hormones is essential in maintaining optimal health. Could low testosterone levels have an impact on women as well as in men, […]

    Continue reading →
  • The Connection between Low T and Depression

      It’s normal for testosterone levels to decline with age. At the same time, the rates of clinical depression increase as men grow older. Could there be a correlation between Low T in San Diego men and clinical depression? Looking at Numbers Approximately 30 percent of men over the age of 55 are diagnosed with Low […]

    Continue reading →
  • Could Low T Cause Anxiety?

      Have you been suffering from anxiety for years and nothing has helped? It’s possible your hormones are to blame. Although the primary reason for male hormone replacement therapy in San Diego is usually due to low testosterone, it’s quite likely that men with Low T are also experiencing a variety of symptoms they had no […]

    Continue reading →
  • Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone

      The bioidentical hormone replacement therapy doctors at our San Diego practice know that successful treatment doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Any hormone-balancing program can definitely benefit from incorporating natural ways to boost your testosterone levels along with your medical treatment. Your Diet What you put into your body has a big impact on how […]

    Continue reading →
  • Hormonal Shifts in Obese Men May Harm Heart

    The changes in sex hormones that typically accompany obesity may be responsible for certain effects on the heart including alterations in the left chamber, researchers found. In a small study, artificially increasing estradiol and diminishing testosterone levels in healthy young men led to a significant increase in global circumferential strain, Maarten De Smet, a master’s […]

    Continue reading →