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

TRT and Cardiovascular Disease: International Panel Finds Benefits Instead of Increased Risks

A young man wearing protective eye glasses works at a microscope, possibly researching a connection between TRT and cardiovascular disease.

Poorly-researched claims of a dangerous increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) associated with Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) have been circulated by the popular health media over the years. Reliable scientific studies reviewed by international experts fail to support the hysteria. In fact, the most reliable research available leans toward Low Testosterone, not TRT, as a likely…

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TRT and Increased Strength—The Method of Treatment Matters

A shirtless man trains in a dark gym, taking advantage of the increased strength gains he experiences from TRT.

One of the telltale symptoms of low testosterone (hypogonadism) is a loss in lean muscle mass and overall physical strength, a condition known as sarcopenia. Studies have shown that one of the primary benefits of restoring healthy testosterone levels through Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is slowing or reversing this decline, with many patients experiencing a steady increase…

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Estrogen and HRT— Researchers Examine Potential for Cardiovascular Disease Treatment

A smiling woman wearing a white blouse discusses her health condition with a doctor wearing a green shirt. They may be discussing the connection between estrogen and cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) kills more Americans each year than any other medical condition, a fact that places enormous pressure on the medical community to develop new treatment avenues. Statistics from the Center for Disease Control are available here. These three scientifically observed trends, among others, have led researchers to study the role of estrogen in preventing heart…

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Gynecomastia and TRT

Gynecomastia and TRT

Gynecomastia (commonly called “man boobs”) is the development of breasts in men, usually caused by too much estrogen. Men who are undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy that is not properly administered may develop gynecomastia, which is why almost all our patients are prescribed an aromatase inhibitor from the beginning of treatment. In this video, we discuss:…

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Low Estrogen in Women

A middle-aged blonde woman smiles sadly at the camera. She looks concerned, and she may be suffering from low estrogen, a common problem for women.

What Causes Low Estrogen? What Is Menopause? Symptoms of Low Estrogen and Menopause Perimenopause What Age Does Perimenopause Start? How Long Does Perimenopause Last? When Does Perimenopause End? Low Estrogen and Menopause Can Start Early Low Estrogen Can Cause Weight Gain PCOS, Low Estrogen, and Weight Gain What’s Distinct About Low Estrogen Weight Gain? Weight…

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Meetups in Frisco — Fitness and Community-building Opportunities

Four men wearing athletic gear are standing on a soccer field. The man in the center is holding a soccer ball on his right hip. The men may be part of one of the many Meetups taking place in Frisco.

Meetup groups are a fantastic way to develop an exercise routine and build a supportive community. With dozens of fitness-related Meetups within a short distance of Frisco, these groups offer residents many different choices that provide a great deal of flexibility and usually require little financial investment. If you’re looking for a low-stress, no-obligation way…

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