Do Testosterone Boosters Work?—Choose Research Over Marketing

A muscular man's torso with his left arm outstretched can be seen. In his outstretched hand, he is holding a number of pills that could be testosterone boosters.

On the shelves of a health store, fitness supplement store, or online marketplace, you’ve undoubtedly seen the testosterone boosters for sale—supplements promising a natural route to raising testosterone levels, boosting muscle mass, and increasing sex drive. But do these OTC testosterone boosters work? It’s always recommended you go with science over marketing, and research shows…

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Does Running Boost Testosterone?

White male in a blu tank top is running across a desert landscape. Many people ask, "Does running boost testosterone?"

Does running boost testosterone levels? Let’s look at the facts to answer that important question. Fact 1: Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise around, and it has myriad health benefits. Fact 2: Strenuous exercise is known to be beneficial to those who have low testosterone, especially those hovering just beneath the…

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Men’s Estrogen Levels: What You Need to Know

A doctor in scrubs talks to a male patient who sits on the exam table. Men's estrogen levels are something that should be discussed with your medical provider.

When we medical practitioners talk to men about their estrogen levels, we often cause a bit of alarm. Surprised that they even have estrogen (the female sex hormone) in their bodies at all, few realize that it’s critical to a healthy hormone balance and the proper functioning of a number of their body’s critical systems:…

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Hypothyroidism and Low Testosterone—Male Hormone Imbalances That Can Damage Your Quality of Life

A man in a blue shirt and his female companion ride bikes in the park. Their quality of life has improved since learning the connection between hypothyroidism and low testosterone.

While many people think of hypothyroidism as primarily a female health issue, it affects men, too. In fact, there’s a connection between hypothyroidism and low testosterone that you should be aware of if you’re having problems with chronic fatigue, an unexplained loss of sex drive, or declining quality of life. The symptoms of chronic male…

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TRT Could Resolve Your Sexual Performance Issues—3 Benefits of Treatment

A middle-aged couple smile and embrace against a blue sky. Their lives have improved due to the TRT benefits to sexual performance.

As many men pass into and through middle age,  they experience a concerning loss of sex drive and alarming episodes of ED (erectile dysfunction)—the ability to achieve or maintain an erection. Being men, this diminished sexual performance can damage our perceived quality of life and harm our self-image. Actually, this is a common and particularly distressing…

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I’ve Had a Heart Attack Before… Is TRT Safe for Me?

A man in a blue shirt clutches his chest. If he's had a history of heart trouble, he may be worried whether TRT is safe for him.

Is TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) safe for men who have already experienced cardiovascular events like heart attacks or strokes? Here’s what we know: Reliable research has shown that untreated low testosterone can cause a number of health issues, including an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes Normalizing testosterone levels through TRT also has been…

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The Price of Perpetual Stress—Soldiers, Veterans, and Low Testosterone

A silhouetted soldier salutes against an American Flag background. Low testosterone can be a concern for veterans due to stressful conditions.

If I asked you to list medical conditions associated with soldiers in our military (active duty or veterans), low testosterone likely wouldn’t cross your mind, the assumption being that soldiers’ testosterone levels would be high. After all, these brave people have a well-deserved masculine reputation for rigorous training, extreme fitness, and their ability to perform…

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Feeling Like You Again: The Emotional Benefits of TRT

An attractive man in a suit holds his hands to his mouth as though deep in thought. Perhaps he could use the emotional benefits of TRT.

Healthy testosterone levels, restored and maintained by a regimented TRT protocol, counter the sinister ways that chronic Low T has worn away the you that you recognize. There are emotional benefits of TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) that most people suffering from Low T have never considered, such as: The improvement and stabilization of your mood Restoration of…

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