Testosterone Replacement Therapy Has Many Benefits, But Is It Good for the Heart?

Testosterone Therapy, While Good for Muscle Mass and Sexual Stamina, Has Raised Concern About Cardiovascular Risk. However, a New Study Indicates That Testosterone Therapy May Actually Be Heart-Protective. by BodyLogicMD As men age, their testosterone levels naturally start waning—in fact, it has been estimated that nearly 40 percent of men aged 45 and older have … Continued

Warning Signs of Andropause… and What to Do About It

Pay Attention to These Symptoms of “Male Menopause” by BodyLogicMD It’s common knowledge that at or near middle age, all women experience a process called menopause, where their hormone production slows, their ovaries eventually stop producing eggs, and they stop menstruating. This process comes with a wide variety of side effects, including weight fluctuation, mood … Continued

Distress in Men Signals Increased Risk of Diabetes

By BodyLogicMD  A recent research study of more than 32,500 men published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that men who experience emotional distress (preoccupations or ongoing worries that persist over six months) are almost two times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than men with more stabilized moods. Unstable moods can … Continued

Medical Mondays: What is andropause?

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: My wife has been using bioidentical hormones for several months now and she is very happy with the results. She is seeing a BodyLogicMD physician here in Dallas and she tells me that men have … Continued

Medical Mondays: Does Male Menopause Really Exist?

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: A co-worker told me that he started using bioidentical testosterone injections prescribed by his doctor to help with symptoms of male menopause or “andropause.” He told me that he was feeling how I’ve been feeling … Continued

How Long Do I Need To Take Hormones?

I often get asked this question by my patients, and I advise them to consider some important facts about hormone therapy. Most patients come to see me because they’re experiencing symptoms of hormone deficiencies and want to feel better. This is an important aspect of hormone therapy. We all want to feel better and have … 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

Important Labs to get when evaluating low testosterone (andropause)

It’s not uncommon for patients to tell me that they went to their doctor to get their testosterone levels checked and were told they are in the normal range. Occasionally, as well, they are told their number looks really good. But they have all the symptoms of low testosterone. So why does this happen. It’s because the … Continued