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Posts by (Bill) William J. White, PA-C

Abdominal Obesity—A Warning Sign of Low Testosterone

A dark-haired doctor in a white lab coat measures the waist of a middle-aged man who is out of shape, possibly in preparation for a discussion on the affects of abdominal obesity on low testosterone levels.

Low testosterone (hypogonadism) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) should be part of the conversation you’re having with your medical provider, particularly if you’re overweight. Recent studies link abdominal obesity—accompanied by symptoms—to low testosterone levels. These studies show the need for both patients and physicians to be aware of both the warning signs and the complications associated with…

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The Benefits and Risks of TRT: Scientific Research Delivers the Facts

A researcher wearing glasses, mask, and white lab coat looks into a microscope. Scientific research reveals the facts about TRT.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is being prescribed at higher rates than ever before, but what does medical science reveal about the effectiveness of TRT? Current research supports the following overall conclusions: There are a wide range of potential health benefits that may improve the quality of life for patients experiencing the symptoms of hypogonadism (the clinical…

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Evidence Mounting—TRT May Be Safe for Men With Prostate Cancer History

A doctor wearing a white lab coat is reading information on a tablet computer, possibly reviewing the latest research regarding TRT for men with prostate cancer history.

Mounting evidence indicates that Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is probably safe for treating the symptoms of hypogonadism (chronic low testosterone) in men with a history of prostate cancer (PCa). Although the medical community has not reached a definitive conclusion and more specifics are still needed, several studies in line with this favorable trend were presented at the recent…

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Get Fit With These Hurst Gyms

A shirtless, muscular man is working out in a Hurst gym, doing a heavy weight exercise for his biceps.

There is no exact formula for losing weight, but visiting the gym regularly can promote a healthier lifestyle and get you closer to your fitness goals. Choosing the right gym can increase your willingness to work out and keep you coming back. The following are some qualities you should consider in a gym: Atmosphere Cost Proximity…

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Burnout — Dissatisfaction Isn’t the Only Cause

A middle-aged man wearing a white shirt sits at a white table, working on a laptop computer. He has a pile of books and files on his right. Apparently suffering burnout, he has removed his glasses and is rubbing his brow.

Burnout is a costly condition for both employees and the organizations where they are employed. It’s also more prevalent than you might expect. A July 2018 Gallup study found that 67% of employees they studied are experiencing burnout with a high degree of regularity at significant costs to their health, productivity, and job security, finding that…

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Get Outdoors: Find a 5K Race Near Hurst

A woman and a man are jogging in the city. They are visibly enjoying themselves, possibly participating in a 5K race near Hurst.

Engaging in some outdoor physical activity can be the best way to eliminate the winter blues that often set in during the gray days of February. There are a number of opportunities to participate in a local 5K race or other running event within a short drive from Hurst. Some good fun, a sense of…

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