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Testosterone Boosting Exercises (…without weights)

June 25, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

Everyone knows that physical activity is healthy for you but did you know that hitting the gym may also boost low T? Testosterone and exercise have a complicated relationship. Some experts argue that regular exercise increases T levels, whereas others warn that training too much can cause a drop in T production. The answer is…

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Testosterone and Hair Loss

June 3, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

Balding comes in many forms and can be caused by a number of hormonal, genetic, and environmental factors. Aging males are commonly affected by Androgenic Alopecia, also called male-pattern baldness; which as the name suggests, is caused by androgens or male sex hormones. Approximately 50 million men and 30 million women in the US live…

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Testosterone Receptors

June 3, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

Many things can cause low testosterone, but one contributing factor that sometimes goes undiagnosed is dysfunctional hormone receptors. Unresponsive or blocked androgen receptors can cause the symptoms of low T even if the body produces a healthy amount of testosterone. In these cases, even though the T is readily available, it can’t be utilized by…

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Low Testosterone and Fertility

May 27, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

For a lot of men starting a family is a lifelong dream; but when years go by without any luck it can take an emotional toll on men and their spouses. Researchers estimate that twenty percent of all infertile couples have trouble conceiving due to physiological or hormonal problems in the male. The good news…

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Testosterone and Aging

March 25, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

Testosterone depends on a number of factors – body composition, overall health, and lifestyle come to mind. But perhaps the most important determinant for testosterone concentration is age: depending on how old we are, our T levels tend to rise and fall accordingly. But how do our levels of testosterone rise and fall based on…

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What is Testosterone?

March 20, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

Testosterone is a hormone typically found in humans and other animals and acts as the primary male sex hormone. While female ovaries also contain small amounts of testosterone, the hormone is typically found in testicles of biological male members of a species. There are several different kinds of testosterone that exist concurrently in the male…

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Creatine and Testosterone

March 18, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

For those who have low testosterone, or who want to shore up their existing testosterone levels, Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has been shown to be a viable solution – provided it’s done under proper medical supervision and with a therapy that is tailored to their specific needs. However, in addition to TRT, lifestyle changes and…

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Keto Diet and Testosterone

March 7, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

While people search for methods of naturally boosting testosterone, some people have been turning to major lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. One of the most popular diets right now is the ketogenic, or keto, diet, a method of controlled starvation that doesn’t just help you lose weight – it may well help improve your…

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Pre-Workout Supplements and Testosterone

March 7, 2019 | Author: Dr. Gary Kawesch

These days, it’s hard to go to the gym without running into someone who’s taking a pre-workout supplement, or as it’s known for short, “pre-workout”. For men looking to increase testosterone levels, you may have heard that pre-workouts can give your T levels a boost. But what is in a pre-workout? Are they all the…

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