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Posts by (Augie) Juan Augustine Galindo Jr. MPAS, PA-C

8 Common Hypothyroidism Symptoms in Men

A female doctor wearing a white lab coat and glasses discusses hypothyroidism symptoms with a male patient who has blonde hair and is wearing a blue shirt.

Have you been experiencing unexplained, extreme fatigue and a decreased tolerance for stress? Those are 2 of the tell-tale symptoms of an underactive thyroid, even in men. Most men wouldn’t recognize they were experiencing the symptoms of hypothyroidism. In fact, many doctors wouldn’t easily reach that conclusion, either. After all, hypothyroidism is commonly thought of…

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TRT and Body Building — Testosterone Replacement Therapy Is no Magic Bullet

TRT only helps body builders to get back to their normal level of muscle building — it's not a way to cheat. Learn more.

If you’re on a schedule of medically supervised testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), body building may suddenly become a hobby that you’re interested in. This isn’t uncommon. Many men who never thought much about lifting weights, or who haven’t lifted in years or decades, get back into lifting in a big way once they’ve addressed the…

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TRT and Diet — Diet and Exercise May Help With Mild Symptoms of Low Testosterone

Slender woman with a tape measure around her waist and fruits and vegetables on the table in front of her — trt diet

If you suffer from clinical hypogonadism (the medical term for low testosterone), you’re likely going to need supplemental testosterone through testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Diet and exercise, while important for your overall health, aren’t going to be enough to elevate your levels into a “normal” or “optimum” range. That said, there are a lot of…

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TRT and Muscle Gains — There’s no Overnight Miracle, but You Can Perform Better

When it comes to gaining muscle, TRT can have a significant effect — learn more.

People are sometimes misinformed and can have unreasonable expectations surrounding Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and muscle gains — it’s important to discuss what treatment through supplemental testosterone is and is not intended to do. Let’s start with what it’s not — TRT is not a shortcut to make defined muscle mass magically appear. Studies have…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Women — Why Estrogen Isn’t Always Responsible for the Way You Feel

side effects of testosterone injections in women

Testosterone replacement therapy for women is a novel concept for many. In fact, testosterone is often ignored in the publicity around hormone therapy for women — female low testosterone is frequently overlooked, or it may be misdiagnosed as some other issue altogether. Women’s bodies have 3 major sex hormones, but the primary focus when dealing…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Women — It’s Not Just for Men Anymore

When we mention testosterone replacement therapy for women, many people do a double-take — it’s as though we’ve said something contradictory. Of course, estrogen and progesterone are drastically affected by age-related menopausal change, so they are most often associated with women’s hormone imbalances — rightly so, since every woman will eventually go through that physical…

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