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Serum Testosterone Level, Testosterone Replacement Treatment, and Prostate Cancer Sep 7th, 2017

Ali Atan, Altug Tuncel, Suleyman Yesil, and Derya BalbayAdvances in Urology Volume 2013, Article ID 275945, 7 pagesThis article reviews the following questions in regards of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and Prostate Cancer (PCa).1. How Does Prostate Tissue Interact with Serum Testosterone (T)?With increased levels of Testosterone, there is no...

Effects of Intermission and Resumption of Long-term Testosterone Replacement Therapy on Body Weight Sep 7th, 2017

Clin Endocrinol. 2016;84(1):107-114Purpose:In addition to primary and secondary ('classical') hypogonadism, hypogonadism occurring in middle-aged and elderly men has been recognized. There is evidence that restoring testosterone levels to normal improves body weight, serum lipids and glucose levels.Participants:In an ongoing registry study in a urology clinic, 262 hypogonadal men received testosterone for...

Sugar: our bodies response to too much Aug 10th, 2017

Sugar continues to be in the headlines of today’s health and fitness news. The World Health Organization (WHO) (http://www.who.int) recommends only 10% of our total daily caloric intake be from sugar. With the prominence of obesity, diabetes mellitus type II, and heart disease, the WHO is rethinking the 10% daily...

Morning Pain, exercises to help Aug 2nd, 2017

Physical Therapy When Waking UpDo you wake up in pain most mornings?You are not alone. If you have good sleeping habits and a decent pillow/mattress, waking up in pain can be a sign of dysfunction.Morning pain can be an early sign that there is a problem.Usually when you wake up...

Sugar vs. Salt which is worse? Jul 10th, 2017

In today’s world much of our focus has been placed on decreasing our daily sodium consumption, salt, from our diet. In the 2013 “Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk” developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiologists (ACC) recommends our daily sodium intake...

Five Years of Testosterone Ameliorates Metabolic Syndrome in Hypogonadal Men Oct 15th, 2013

Int J Clin Pract . Published online October 15, 2013   A new observational study following men with hypogonadism taking testosterone for 5 years — the longest treatment duration to date — showed improvements in lipids, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels, thereby ameliorating a number of components of the metabolic syndrome."Men...