A large part of my practice consists of treating men and women with hormonal deficiencies, whether testosterone in men or usually a combination of low estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone in women. DHEA and other hormones such as T4 and T3, cortisol, or growth hormone can be low in either gender. In this post
A study published in December 2011 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism examined testosterone level and its association with loss of lean body mass and lower extremity function in 1183 men 65 years and older. Researchers found that men with higher baseline testosterone levels lost less lean body mass, and
Grouchy. Can’t Sleep. Putting on the LBs. When it comes to midlife and hormones, it’s clear that women aren’t the only ones going through “The Change.” It’s Called Andropause, aka “Male Menopause” and some doctors say that customized bioidentical hormones, mixed with diet and exercise, is the answer.