How Do I Know If I Have Low T?

Testosterone, also referred to as androgen, is a male hormone responsible for bone density, muscle strength, distribution of body fat and the sex drive. Low testosterone is commonly referred to as “low T” which is fairly common in older men. Levels of testosterone decline naturally with age. Approximately 20 percent of men in their 60s … Continued

The Belly Conversion: Why Testosterone Levels Decline, part 2

In my last article, I discussed the problem with Xeno-estrogens and how it disrupts testosterone production. Another common cause of testosterone deficiency doesn’t involve Xeno-Estrogens, but rather natural estrogen. All men have estrogen, and we need it to stay healthy. However, when estrogen levels become high it can cause problems. By the way, low estrogen … Continued

Vanishing Males: Why Testosterone Levels Decline, part 1

There is a growing body of evidence that shows Testosterone is on the decline. One study shows that the overall average testosterone level in men is significantly lower what it was in 1940 and a study conducted in Boston from the mid 1980’s to 2004 also showed a general drop in testosterone levels . I … Continued

Medical Mondays: Could it be Low T?

I recently read an article in the NY Times that talked about low testosterone in men. They were calling the condition andropause or “male menopause.” While some doctors say that andropause is a real condition that affects the majority of middle-aged men, others claim that it’s simply a myth. Regardless of what whether or not “andropause” exists, what can be done to raise testosterone levels naturally?

The Low-T Factor

Low-T is an umbrella-term used to describe a variety of conditions in men that result in abnormally low testosterone levels. In some cases, Low-T is the result of andropause- the male menopause – while other times the cause isn’t so “natural.”