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

Andropause… Where’s your ManCard?

Andropause?  Fat and soggy with lack-luster performance… just getting by? Feel like your mind speed can’t surpass the old Intel 486 cpu’s?  Not you… or Not sure?  Luckily, this is a blog so go ahead and list your symptoms for review.  Meanwhile, let’s take a closer look at this irritable, forgetfull, and fluffy shell of … Continued

Andropause: The Syndrome of Low Testosterone

The dominant male hormone is testosterone and almost all men will experience a decline in testosterone levels as they age. Testosterone is a powerful hormone that influences many functions in the body. When testosterone levels drop, many men will start to experience a variety of symptoms such as fatigue, low libido, and weaker muscles. They … Continued