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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TRT Health Benefits: Better Overall Health

A barefoot man wearing worn jeans and a sweater leans against the wall. He may be experiencing the many TRT health benefits.

The unpleasant symptoms associated with hypogonadism (the medical term for low testosterone)  that generally grab men’s attention and motivate them to look into TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) are fatigue and diminished sex drive. However, the benefits of TRT go beyond that boost of energy and motivation. Healthy testosterone levels, restored and maintained by a regimented TRT protocol,…

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Low Testosterone Myths—Learn the Truth

Doctor in a white coat with a stethoscope in his chest pocket stands in front of another medical professional in a green scrub top. They are prepared to explain the truth about low testosterone myths.

Myths surrounding health and medicine have always swirled about—loose conclusions stated as fact despite little evidence. Even though we’re living now in an age where medical conclusions are backed with reliable research, myths about low testosterone and its treatment, TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy), persist. Arguments for and against TRT cover a wide spectrum from the mostly…

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Low Testosterone and Dementia—A Comprehensive Study Finds Further Evidence of a Connection

A man in a blue work shirt and striped tie sits at a desk with his head resting on his hand. He may be worried about the connection between low testosterone and dementia..

While we know men with low testosterone may suffer bouts of depression, anxiety, mood swings, and irritability, there may be more serious cognitive concerns that come with poor male hormone health. Methodologically sound scientific data continues to uncover trends that associate clinically low testosterone with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Low Testosterone and Dementia: The Research…

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Does Being Overweight Cause Low T, or Is It the Other Way Around?—The Cycle of Male Hormonal Imbalance

A man in a green shirt sits on a sofa with one head rubbing his brow and another touching his stomach. He may be wondering, "Does being overweight cause Low T?"

Obesity is recognized by many medical experts as the most effective predictor of low testosterone in men, with obesity and poor hormonal balance frequently co-occurring to produce a state of poor health that significantly reduces their quality of life. This correlation that exists between being overweight and the presence of low testosterone leads many to…

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DHEA for Men: Does It Work?

Doctor in a lab coat and tie sits at a white table with a male patient wearing a gray t-shirt, possibly discussing DHEA for men.

DHEA is short for dehydroepiandrosterone, a steroid hormone that’s naturally produced in men’s adrenal glands and liver. DHEA is a precursor, which means it helps in the production of other hormones including testosterone and estrogen. Men are looking into and experimenting with DHEA over-the-counter supplements in order to: Fight the aging process Boost physical performance Improve depression…

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