Confidence in the economy has improved as illustrated by a recent report by the US Department of Commerce and the National Restaurant Association: Americans are spending more at restaurants and fast food than on groceries for homemade meals. And if the average restaurant meal costs three times as much as a homemade meal, we must … More So This A Good Thing, Right?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring pharmaceutical companies to change their labeling of testosterone to warn men of an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. This warning is based on two controversial papers, one of which has generated worldwide petitions to have it redacted. The November 2013 study published in the Journal … More FDA Issues New Labeling Guideline For Testosterone
It’s Throwback Thursday and because we are in the middle of discussing the causes of ED, I figured I would post this one from the archives. This was an interview on ABC 15 in Phoenix. Please enjoy!
Normal testosterone is essential for normal erectile function and is an integral part of the evaluation for erectile dysfunction. Aside from its importance in our sex drive, testosterone is necessary for the viability of the blood vessels and smooth muscle of the penis. Researchers have found that castration decreases blood flow to the penis, causes … More Low T and ED
Men’s Health is usually thought of as sexual problems and sexual problems are usually thought of as psychological in nature. I look at sexual problems as a possible indicator of underlying health issues, and an opportunity to improve our health. Erectile dysfunction, while easy to fix, may indicate systemic vascular disease and can precede a … More The Heart or the Head: Problems in the Bedroom May Be More Concerning Than You Think
One of the side effects of testosterone replacement therapy is the possibility of testicular atrophy. In English, that means that your balls may shrink down to little raisins. A paper published recently in the Journal of Urology retrospectively reviewed men on different types of testosterone replacement therapy for Low T. This paper compared men on … More Protect Your Nuts!–An Alternative to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
So much attention has been placed on testosterone replacement therapy at the moment and it is my opinion, and that of my colleagues, that the attention is doing more harm to men’s health than good. The presence of the lawyers’ ads on TV has created such confusion that otherwise good doctors are taking people off … More Does Testosterone Cause Disease, Revisited
Testosterone is the male hormone produced in the testicles and adrenal glands. It is responsible for a man’s sex drive. Low testosterone levels not only affect our sex drive and ability to get erections, but is also associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, and prostate cancer. How do … More Get The Old Testosterone Machine Firing Again…NATURALLY!
In the wake two recent studies linking testosterone replacement therapy to an INCREASED risk of heart disease and stroke, the Federal Drug Administration has announced plans to independently investigate any possible connection. I wish to mention two pieces of information. The first is that there are dozens, and perhaps hundreds, of studies showing a benefit … More FDA Investigating Testosterone