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Testosterone linked to condition where clogged arteries restrict blood flow There are many health problems in men who have low testosterone levels: reduced desire for sex, fewer erections that happen spontaneously, such as during sleep, infertility, increased body fat, decreased strength and loss of muscle mass, weakened bones, loss of body hair, swelling/tenderness in the breast tissue, hot flashes, constant, chronic fatigue, higher cholesterol levels, sleep disturbances, and emotional changes. And if these weren’t enough, there’s more. Keep reading. Men who have low testosterone and Type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of developing atherosclerosis (a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries) than men who have diabetes and normal testosterone levels, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Atherosclerosis occurs when fats, cholesterol, and other substances build up in and on the walls of the body’s arteries. This can restrict blood flow through the body’s blood vessels. Eventually, the plaques may burst and cause blood clots. “Our study indicates a strong association between low testosterone concentration and the severity of atherosclerotic plaques as well as other critical atherosclerotic markers in middle-aged men with Type 2 diabetes,” said […]
According to all of the leading physician-scientists: HGH Sprays are the least efficient way of receiving human growth hormone exogenously (from outside the body). Here’s why. First, because the dose in these sprays is so small (30,000 nanograms), at best you would get a placebo effect. Second, because HGH has difficulty penetrating the membrane of the body orally, thus it is nearly impossible to receive an adequate dose. Most doctors who prescribe HGH via injection consider HGH sprays to be an HGH scam. Most doctors who prescribe HGH via injection consider HGH sprays to be an HGH scam. Most people who use the so-called HGH nasal or oral sprays, get no results and then either give up on HGH or search for the real thing. Real human growth hormone does not come in the form of a spray or pills, only injection. Even worse, medical doctors are promoting and selling the sprays online. It is incredible they are in the top advertising position in Google, Bing, and Yahoo, makes one think there are a lot of people out there spending hundreds of dollars on worthless sprays and getting the placebo effect. HGH Pills: The best HGH pills claim to stimulate […]
Fed up with looking in the mirror and not liking what you see?
Discouraged that your workouts are not delivering what you need?
Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired?
Then it’s time to take action! Add DIM to your supplement menu and stop letting estrogen rob you of your manhood!
Ask any doctor. They will tell you the grim fact: their male patients over 40 have many complaints they never suffered from in their youth.
Some people like Meredith Averill, 61, and her husband, Paul McGlothin, 60, believe they may have the answers and they’re putting themselves to the test in their quest for longevity.
The couple has been practicing calorie restriction for the last 14 years.
Calorie restriction is the only proven way to extend life to animals and, now, studies are getting started in humans.
Averill and McGlothin are the subjects of one such study.
They are calorie restrictors, eating only specific amounts of foods that are high in nutrition but low in calories — foods like vegetables, fruits, and beans.
Are you still uncertain about trying Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)?
Do you think you might have a genuine clinical and medical necessity for Testosterone replenishment with the intention of treating hypogonadism, Low t, hypotestosteronemia, andropause or androgen deficiency syndrome?
Have you talked to a friend who has experienced the miracles that TRT can deliver? But at the same time, you are somewhat concerned about the possible adverse side effects?
You’ve come to our clinic after hearing about the benefits of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and you’d like to learn more before trying the treatment. Great – Knowledge is power. Here is a short primer on testosterone esters that will cut through the confusion, and allow you to make an informed, educated decision. Here is a quick primer on testosterone esters that will cut through the clutter, and enable you to make an informed, educated decision. What is an “ester”? The term ester is often used in the language of testosterone replacement therapy. As with all new words, it may sound confusing, but relax, it’s not nearly as complicated as it seems. Most testosterone replacement regimes are injections that include a few different types of testosterone: Testosterone Cypionate, Testosterone Propionate or Testosterone Enanthate, or, more commonly, a blend of these and possibly a few other substances. These components are all testosterone and contain identical molecules. The only difference between them is the “ester.” The definition of an ester is “a chain composed of hydrogen, carbon and oxygen atoms attached to the testosterone molecule which must be broken down creating a ‘timed release’ in the body once injected.” […]
Developed in the late 1960’s, Piracetam was the first compound that was classified as a nootropic drug and is the most well-known of the cognitive enhancers. Piracetam was the first racetam to be synthesized and is the chemical from which the word “nootropic” was born. Piracetam was first used in Belgium in the late 1960’s, where it was tested in clinical studies. The former Soviet Union was also deeply involved with Piracetam and conducted several studies of their own. Piracetam is perhaps the most famous of the so-called “smart drugs,” for a few reasons. First, it works. Users report enhanced cognitive abilities, increased intuition, and increased ability to organize their surroundings. Second, it is extremely low toxicity and is therefore considered safe to use. Third, it protects the brain and alleviates various brain ailments. Fourth, it is legal, easy to obtain, and relatively inexpensive. These conclusions are based on decades of testing and observation, along with the fact that the absence of toxicity and side effects from Piracetam is rarely seen with most prescription medication. Piracetam not only fights disease. It also may postpone or even reverse natural brain aging, and can make “normal brains” work more efficiently! Over thirty […]
Statins may lower testosterone and libido There is evidence that statin-type cholesterol-lowering drugs lower testosterone levels (BMC Medicine, Feb. 28, 2013). A side effect of medications like pitavastatin (Livalo), atorvastatin (Lipitor) and simvastatin (Zocor) is that lower testosterone could have an impact on libido and sexual performance (Journal of Sexual Medicine, April 2010). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning against the use of testosterone unless men have hypogonadism, a condition that lowers this hormone. The agency is concerned that prescribed testosterone may increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, which is what statins are designed to prevent. The use of statins is usually done as secondary prevention for cardiovascular diseases. Testosterone, a male sex hormone produced by the testes, performs the function of development of male sexual characteristics and makes men MEN. A deep voice and a beard, increased muscle tone and bone mass are examples of such features. Aging is the main culprit that brings on a precipitous drop of the hormone. When the production of it drastically decreases or ceases, a wide array of symptoms and complications occur. Low testosterone is diagnosed if the levels fall below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL). […]
I’m a middle-aged man in reasonably good health and physical condition. However, after hearing “you’re in good shape for your age” for the seemingly millionth time, I was forced to accept a grim reality: No matter how much I exercised, and regardless of how strict and clean my diet was, I was gradually losing the struggle with Father Time. I then began to research nutritional and bodybuilding supplements. Up to this point, I had taken a daily multivitamin, Vitamins C, E and B Complex, a post-workout protein shake…and that was it. I was convinced I had all bases covered. My research led me down several different roads. For health, I added Omega 3 fish oil and Milk Thistle. For muscle-building, I began asking around the gym I where I was training. Based on a few different recommendations, I started supplementing with Creatine. One of the guys at the gym told me to try Dianabol, an oral anabolic steroid, and Deca-Durabolin, an injectable anabolic steroid. My response was “Thanks, but no thanks.” My research indicated that steroids could be very dangerous, and the potential health risks were more than I was willing to chance. I’m also squeamish about needles, so my […]
Stop suffering from Heartburn What you need to know about this painful, persistent condition Heartburn. The scientific name for this problem is Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Whatever it’s called, it is a painful condition, at times incredibly painful. Also, it is common, affecting most people at least occasionally. To deal with heartburn, you need to know what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to prevent it in a safe, natural and efficient manner. What exactly is heartburn? You may have experienced heartburn. A sharp, red-hot pain that races through your chest all the way up to your throat. If you have experienced heartburn, you’re not alone. Regrettably, GERD is a condition that strikes most adults at various times. GERD is caused by acid reflux. This problem begins when the layers of muscle that guide food into your stomach relax and go to sleep on duty. These layers of muscle are called the lower esophageal sphincter, or LES. When your LES goes “AWOL,” it allows half-digested food and stomach acid to creep back up into your esophagus, into your chest, and all the way up to your throat. The problem with the usual methods of treating GERD […]
How to boost your HGH levels: The personal guide to longevity and cell regeneration medicine and understanding these most crucial elements of healthy HGH levels. To get the best results with or without an HGH replacement therapy program, incorporate an overall healthy lifestyle. Here’s how to do that: 1. Regular intense exercise including cardio 90 minutes a day six days a week and weight lifting every other day (4 days a week) upper and lower body alternating, 2. Take multivitamins, vitamin D, and Calcium supplements, amino acids & Omega 3 (fish oil) supplements 3. Stick with a low-calorie diet of raw, warm and steamed foods 5 to 6 meals a day. 4. No less than 8 hours of sleep. 5. Minimize alcohol, cigarettes and street drugs. An HGH protocol that works best for you must fit your height, weight, age, blood work, physical exam and medical history; there is no one size fits all program when doing an HRT (hormone replacement therapy) program using Human Growth Hormone. Human Growth Hormone HGH & Diet: Five to Six small meals per day. Strictly follow a healthy, nutritious, nutrient dense and calorie restricted diet. Limit consumption of sugar (a study showed that sugar […]
Beets have long been the “Rodney Dangerfield” of vegetables because they are quite often overlooked, and therefore do not get the respect they deserve. However, beets are loaded with benefits, and can even be described as “the gift that just keeps on giving.” Keep reading to learn more about this under-rated but exciting vegetable. Beets are on the front line in the war on osteoporosis Bet you didn’t know just how great beets are for battling osteoporosis. This red vegetable is loaded with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that play a vital role in maintaining our bone health. These include: Manganese. A trace mineral that helps form crucial connective tissue in cartilage and bone. Vitamin C. This miracle vitamin is jammed-packed with collagen, the substance that forms the matrix of bones and cartilage. Many are surprised to learn that beets deliver a load of vitamin C. Magnesium. This mineral teams up with calcium to form new bone cells. Copper. This mineral plays a key role in creating collagen, elastin and tissue proteins that are critical to the development of bones, joints, and skin. Folate. This B vitamin, which is also known as B9, offers protection from bone fractures by lowering […]
New studies show the testosterone “controversy” is non-existent There’s an old cliché: if you wait long enough, what is currently out of favor today will be tomorrow’s darling. And it is indeed true; this time the wheel has turned on testosterone. The powerful male hormone is no longer vilified as the bad guy that it was just a few short months ago. How could that be? The answer is quite simple. Two new independent studies concluded that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) might not cause the cardiovascular problems that it appeared to be in previous research. The studies reveal just the facts As LAPD Sergeant Joe Friday said in the television series Dragnet: “Just the facts, ma’am,” that is precisely how these two studies were conducted. In the first study, researchers looked at 7,245 men with low testosterone (“Low-T”) levels. Serious cardiovascular events (heart attack, stroke, or death) occurred in 5.5 percent of the men who received testosterone therapy and 6.7 percent of those who didn’t. This is an insignificant difference, possibly a statistical anomaly, and shows definitively that testosterone therapy didn’t increase the men’s risk. On the contrary, it probably actually offered some protection against heart attack and […]
The best areas to intramuscularly self-inject testosterone Testosterone injection is done intramuscularly. What this means is the shot must go directly into the muscle by penetrating the skin and subcutaneous (under the skin) tissue. Intramuscular injections are quickly absorbed and are the only option to use when larger doses are required than can be absorbed cutaneously (through the skin only). They are also needed when the injection of the drug is too uncomfortable to be administered subcutaneously. The third reason for intramuscular injection of testosterone is that this method allows the drug to disperse from the injection site at a timed, precise rate. The most common areas used for intramuscular injections are the buttocks, the side of the thigh, and the deltoid region (shoulder). Why these areas? Because these muscles are dense. Also, these areas contain large numbers of muscle fibers and fascia (the connective tissue that engulfs the muscles), which gives the testosterone injection a sizable surface area for absorption. Besides, these muscles are big, and that means they enjoy a continual, massive flow of blood which will transport the testosterone to the muscles. Another benefit of injections into these areas is that there is enough muscle area […]
The male hormone evolved 500 million years ago from estrogen. 1. Both genders have testosterone circulating in their bloodstream, although women have far less. Testosterone is produced in men’s testicles, women’s ovaries and the adrenal glands of both sexes. When pregnancy begins, it kicks off the development of reproductive organs for males. 2. After birth, testosterone plays a vital role in regulating several processes from fat distribution to red blood cell production. Also, testosterone is responsible for a man’s sex drive, muscularity and strength, and bone mass. 3. Long before the hormone was discovered, people ascribed youth-restoring powers to the testicles. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder noted the sexually stimulating effects of dining on hyena genitals (with honey, of course…Yummy!). For thousands of years, the search was on for the elusive, so-called “Fountain of Youth.” Two thousand years later, many in the anti-aging and life extension communities refer to it as simply “T,” short for testosterone 4. Honeyed hyena testes sound preferable to the handiwork of Kansas con-man John Brinkley, who inserted slices of goat scrotum into men’s testicles in the 1920s, claiming it would boost virility and cure a host of ailments. 5. It’s not just males who experience […]
Companies that want their managers to perform at peak levels should offer more stress-busting perks like yoga, Chi Kung, Tai Chi, and meditation classes, modern, well-stocked gymnasiums and extended vacation policies. Besides, they should consider changing their corporate culture to both reward and take pressure off the managers who show the most potential. That’s the conclusion of a new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study follows other provocative research on leaders’ hormone levels and leadership and empathy In this recent study, researchers evaluated the hormone levels of male executives in an executive education program at Harvard University. They discovered that managers who had greater leadership responsibility had higher levels of the hormone testosterone, which stimulates the development of male sex organs and has been shown in numerous studies to be associated with leadership qualities like aggressiveness and risk-taking. The study looked only at men because women’s testosterone levels don’t tend to fluctuate much. Additionally, the dominant managers also had low levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Study subjects who had both high levels of testosterone and high levels of cortisol had fewer subordinates, and thus less leadership responsibility. The study’s conclusion: stress can suppress […]
If you smoke, the findings of this new study will make you at least think about quitting, and hopefully throw those cancer sticks where they belong: in the trash can, once and for all. We all know smoking delivers numerous health horrors: cancer, premature aging, gum disease, lung disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, heart disease…the list goes on and on, with too many other well-known afflictions to mention. But now there’s a new one to add to this blood-curdling list A new study has linked smoking with the thinning of the cortex, the brain’s outer layer. Neurologists have long known that the cortex is known to thin as a person ages. However, that problem seems to be accelerated in smokers. This part of the brain is where functions such as memory, language, and perception take place…and a thinning cortex is associated with cognitive decline. For the study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers looked at health data and MRI brain scans of 244 men and 260 women with an average age of 73. Some of the people in the study were current smokers, some were ex-smokers, and some were nonsmokers. The brain cortices of the current and ex-smokers were thinner […]
Testosterone: How much do you really know about this potent hormone? Keep reading and find out what you may not know The dictionary definition of testosterone is “a steroid hormone that stimulates the development of male secondary sexual characteristics, produced mainly in the testes, but also in the ovaries and adrenal cortex.” That definition is accurate. But testosterone is more than what is mentioned…way more. Testosterone is genuinely the hormone king an almost magical substance responsible for male characteristics of virility, libido, energy and all-around vibrant health. But there is confusion about testosterone Most people are aware of the benefits of testosterone, as well as its importance in maintaining men’s health. But there are facts about testosterone that many folks are unaware of. For example, did you know… Testosterone is not only found in men. That’s right. Women also have a small amount of testosterone in their ovaries. Low Testosterone (“Low-T”) has several names: Andropause, Male Menopause, and Late-onset Hypogonadism. Whatever it is called, low testosterone produces several adverse health consequences. Women, as well as men, suffer from the effects of low testosterone. But menopause is not responsible for this decline in women. In both genders the real culprit is […]
Lipocine Announces Positive Top-Line Results in Phase 2a Study of LPCN 1111 Physician Prescribing Lipocine Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the male body doesn’t produce enough testosterone naturally, or can’t produce sperm…or both. Testosterone, of course, is of vital importance in allowing boys to become men. Some boys are born with male hypogonadism, and all men begin to suffer from the condition around the age of 30. The effects can be horrible: weight gain, libido loss, erectile dysfunction, infertility, decrease in beard and body hair growth, loss of muscle mass, development of breast tissue (gynecomastia), loss of bone mass (osteoporosis), fatigue, diminished sex drive, trouble concentrating (brain fog), hot flashes and a broad range of other health problems. Testosterone replacement therapy can treat most cases of male hypogonadism. But testosterone replacement therapy can be cumbersome. Sprays, gels, and injections can be inconvenient, to say the least. And if taken orally, some testosterone treatments require swallowing many pills, several times daily. But there may be a breakthrough that will make testosterone replacement therapy far easier. Here is the breaking news: SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lipocine Inc. (LPCN), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced positive […]
In our increasingly fast-paced, 24/7 connected, “do much more with much less time” society, getting a good night’s sleep has, for all-too-many people become a luxury, rather than the necessity that it is. The pace of modern life, with a plethora of distractions and an ever-increasing workload, can make getting a good night’s sleep challenging…far more difficult than in the past. In desperation, many have turned to sleeping pills. But this approach has its drawbacks. Sleeping pills have side effects Here are a few of the potential side effects from sleeping pills: Burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs Changes in appetite Digestive problems Difficulty keeping balance Dizziness Drowsiness Dry mouth or throat Headache Impairment the next day Stomach pain or tenderness Uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body Unusual dreams Weakness Sleepwalking Faced with these complications, many people have tried the hormone melatonin to help them sleep. You’ve probably heard about melatonin. It’s a supplement that’s been around for a few decades now. It was initially promoted as a cure for jet lag and even ordinary insomnia. bloodstream the surprise of many doctors, further research on melatonin has uncovered many additional benefits. Many of these […]
How much HGH does one use? Typical Protocol of Human Growth Hormone A standard protocol utilizing low doses has shown to have the best effects. A standard protocol for someone over the age of 35, deficient in HGH / IGF-1, and showing signs of Andropause is approximately 1IU per day, with five days on (Monday through Friday using 1IU per day) and two days off (Saturday and Sunday no usage of HGH). What is the Best Time of Day to Inject Human Growth Hormone Some research has shown the best time to take HGH injections is in the mornings, upon awakening. Other research has also demonstrated the majority of naturally produced HGH is pulsed from the Pituitary Gland at night. This has lead to further studies showing that a once a day injection at night seems to have the most beneficial effect, while some have found doses in the morning provide the best results. A third option is distributed dosing. Spread Dosing: Using 2 or more injections of HGH a day Some researchers have administered Human Growth Hormone injections twice daily. A typical dose is split up, once in the morning upon awakening, and once at night before going to […]
Research scientists continue to discover new benefits to vitamin D3. They have also found that vitamin D3 is technically not a vitamin, but a hormone…a potent hormone that can play many vital roles in maintaining your good health. This recent research has lead to the conclusion that vitamin D3 is more important than we ever believed. Let’s take a look at what vitamin D3 is, and the role it plays in your body. One difference between vitamin D3 and other vitamins is this: We, along with others in the mammal kingdom, can create Vitamin D3 by exposing ourselves to direct sunlight. This was first noticed shortly after vitamin D was discovered in 1920. The decade of the 1920’s ushered in the Industrial Revolution and witnessed scores of people moving into cities and working indoors, in dark, grimy factories. This contrasted greatly with their previous rural work outdoors, where they were exposed to sunlight. At the time, scientists were urgently seeking a cure for rickets, a debilitating bone disease that primarily affects children. Researchers noticed that those who lived in areas with less sunlight had a much higher rate of rickets than those in sunny climates. The hypothesis then was, tested […]
Red Meat: Good or bad? Healthy or unhealthy? A-1 protein source? Or a precursor to a heart attack? Keep reading and make an informed decision. To eat red meat, or not to eat red meat? That is the question, and it’s time to find the answer. On the one hand, many nutritionists and medical professionals warn that consumption of red meat should be either minimized or eliminated from a healthy diet. The anti-red meat arguments range from health reasons to the detrimental effects of meat processing and consumption on the environment and ethical concerns. Vegetarians can be extremely passionate about their cause and choice of nutritional lifestyle. On the other hand, many people continue to enjoy consuming red meat and feel no guilt about doing so. Their feelings run the spectrum from the necessity of meat in a healthy diet to enjoyment of the taste of red meat, and the fact that the human race evolved eating meat, and giving it up would fly in the face of millions of years of evolution. So who is right? Is eating red meat both unhealthy and immoral? Or is red meat the vital source of protein, healthy fats, and minerals that […]
When it comes to healthy, glowing skin, the first thing that most people think of is what they can put on their skin directly. Moisturizers in the form of sprays, creams, and gels promise to deliver a more youthful, radiant look, and they’re right. Many topical products can work wonders to restore your skin to the look you desire. However, that is only half the battle. Never forget that… Healthy Skin begins from the Inside Out That’s right. There is an ancient cliché that “you are what you eat,” and that applies to your skin as well. The good news: you can battle back against the effects of aging with each meal you eat, and it’s not complicated! Let’s take a brief look at why nutrition is important. Inflammation: The Enemy of your Skin When you eat unhealthy foods, the result is that your body produces chemicals that cause inflammation. Inflammation is defined as “the body’s attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens – and begin the healing process.” Inflammation is our bodies defense against harmful invaders (i.e., toxins, viruses, etc.) and serves a useful role. However, there can […]
“Wherever flaxseed becomes a regular food item among the people, there will be better health”, said Mahatma Gandhi. He was right. The true nature of flax as a health food has been known for centuries. In the 8th Century, Charlemagne considered flax so essential for health that he actually passed laws requiring its use. Flax was one of the original medicines, used by Hippocrates himself.
Sugar Addiction: The UnSweet Truth A nutritionist once complained that there was a depressing saying she heard all-too-often from her clients: “I just love my donuts and cookies.” What is the problem with that saying? Your donuts and cookies don’t love you back! As research continues into the health effects of sugar, a grim, stark fact is becoming more and more apparent: sugar is poison and wreaks havoc on your body in so many ways. Today we are more addicted to sugar than at any time in the past. Want proof? Check out these numbers: In 1700, sugar consumption averaged approximately 4 pounds per year In 1800, the annual ingestion of sugar had more than quadrupled to 18 pounds per year In 1900, the climb in the rate of sugar intake had skyrocketed to 90 pounds annually In 2012, more than half of all Americans wolfed down an astonishing 180 pounds of sugar yearly! So why does that matter? Here’s why: In 1890, as few as three people per 100,000 suffered from diabetes. In 2012, nearly 8,000 out of 100,000 were diagnosed with the killer affliction of diabetes. Indeed, it would be extremely challenging to argue that sugar […]
What is a gene? Straightforward and easy answer: The vital portion of DNA that makes us who and what we are Keep reading to learn more about this fascinating miracle of nature Why do some brothers and sisters have different physical traits such as eye color, size, and temperament in spite of sharing the same two parents? It’s all in the genes, the part of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that is on a mission of making us who we are. DNA contains the blueprints for specific enzymes and other proteins. The genes include strands of DNA that whorl together similar to stairs and form chromosomes. This DNA contains the signal for the chemical action (through ribonucleic acid aka RNA) and dictates where specific proteins and enzymes are manufactured. Why are genes so important? Genes control both the metabolic functions and structure of our cells. This means they control the entire body, and pass their DNA coded information to the next generation. Without genes, the genetic code of thousands of our ancestor’s generations would be lost. Contained within each gene is an exact sequence of nucleotides, which are DNA building blocks. Three subunits make up each nucleotide: sugar, a phosphoric […]
Pregnenolone: The most important hormone you haven’t heard about Undoubtedly, you have heard of Human Growth Hormone (HGH); Testosterone, the hormone responsible for males developing masculine characteristics. Estrogen, the female counterpart to testosterone; oxytocin, often referred to as “the love hormone.” Progesterone, which is a major contributor to the body’s support of pregnancy. Dehydroepiandrosterone/ Dehydroepiandrostenedione, also known as DHEA, an important endogenous steroid hormone that is known to have anti-aging properties, and cortisol, the so-called “stress hormone.” All of these hormones (and much more, too numerous to list) play a vital role in maintaining and regulating our body’s internal functions. But there is one hormone that is considered a “precursor” (a substance from which another is formed, in particular by a metabolic reaction) to all of these hormones. Pregnenolone: The “mother hormone.” Researchers have concluded that pregnenolone is so essential to our continued well-being, and plays so many key roles in so many areas of our life, that it is worthy of the title “The Mother Hormone.” Without this “mother hormone,” your body couldn’t produce other hormones like estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, or dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). But why is this? What is so important about pregnenolone that it would […]
You hear the same mantra, over and over again, almost daily and seemingly from everywhere. Stress kills. We’re chronically overstressed. We must deal with and reduce stress. It’s true that excessive pressure causes a plethora of problems that are harmful to both our mind and body. And it’s also true that in today’s 24/7 connected, rapidly changing, shrinking, crisis-filled world, we are subjected to a constant bombardment of “stressors” (circumstances that are stressful). Also, there has never been a time in recorded history where stress just seems to be increasing, at a maddening pace, without a break, However, remember this: stress is a natural, physiological response that is important, and at times helpful, in spite of the issues it causes when we experience stress in abundance. Also, the most significant problem with stress isn’t necessarily the source of stress, but rather how you deal with it. Let’s take a look at why we experience it, how it benefits us, and how it can harm us. Stress is complicated. It’s not only a subjective feeling…it also represents the physiological way our bodies respond to stressors. Although physical and psychological stress may seem very different on the outside, our bodies react to […]
When our ancient “hunter-gatherer” ancestors were engaged in a constant, life-or-death struggle for food and shelter, they were continually on the move…and weak bones was one of their least concerns. But that was then…and this is now. Health research scientists, fitness trainers, and physicians all agree that today’s sedentary lifestyle, brought on mainly by modern technology, is leading many of us toward weakened, brittle bones. Keep reading and find out why this is happening and, more importantly, what you can do to prevent your bones from joining this ever-increasing, debilitating trend. Why your bones are at risk Let’s face it. Very few of us are “Luddites,” that is, people who are almost entirely opposed to modern technology, and all our modern conveniences. Most of us enjoy these conveniences, which are brought to us by the wonders of technology. As a result, most folks feel that technology is great. And in many ways, it is. But there has been one enormous, unintended consequence. Before farming was invented, humans had 20% more bone mass than we do today That’s right. Due to all of these inventions, contraptions, and conveniences, more and more people are becoming glued to the recliner or […]
One thing most people agree on is this: aging is not for sissies. For most men, the combination of constant fatigue, increasing weakness and loss of endurance, nagging aches and pains that only get worse, and a severely diminished libido result in depression…sometimes severe and hopeless depression, even suicide. Therefore, it should come as no great shock that a growing army of men are willing to try testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). In 2013, more than 2.3 million American men used testosterone gels, patches, pellets, and injections. This figure is twice the number of men undergoing TRT since as recently as 2008. This growing number is in spite of the dire warnings from many medical experts that they are increasing their chances of a heart attack and other health complications. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered the debate The Food and Drug Administration is trying to decide whether taking hormone supplements, which promise to battle that natural decline, is safe. As the FDA is gathering evidence and determining what, if any regulatory action to take, the questions remain unanswered and controversial. What are the pros and cons of testosterone-replacement drugs? Wall Street Journal health editor Melinda Beck delves […]
Here’s what you need to know about this fascinating nootropic In the movie Limitless, a struggling writer who just couldn’t seem to organize his thoughts tried a pill called NZT-48. In a remarkably short period, he developed the ability to finish his novel in just three days, in spite of the fact that before taking the substance, he had been struggling for months to get a single page completed. But that’s not all. He suddenly found that his mind had expanded to seemingly unimaginable heights. He had turned into a walking, talking encyclopedia of obscure facts and figures, and possessed full knowledge about anything and everything. His mental acumen was such that he could learn a foreign language in just four days…read a 1,000-page book in just a few short hours, and master the piano in a week…classical style! In a nutshell, his IQ was four digits, and his genius was unparalleled. He then turned his new-found intellectual firepower to the stock market and became quite wealthy day-trading. The world was his for the taking, or so it seemed. However, there were a few problems that were unexpected, like the potentially dangerous side effects of NZT-48, along with a […]
Research makes a case for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Testosterone. When that word is mentioned, the first things that often come to mind are gigantic muscles…powerful libidos…social and business dominance, and primal aggression. All of these mental images may be true. But these traits are not the entire testosterone story…far from it. Healthy levels of testosterone in men affect far more than muscles, sex drive, and dominance. Low levels of testosterone (“Low-T”) can result in several unwanted, dangerous and debilitating adverse health problems in men such as: Chronic fatigue and less stamina. When it becomes a struggle to get out of bed in the morning, life is no fun, no fun at all. Nor is it any fun to become exhausted and tire out far quicker than ever, which changes working out from an activity that you used to enjoy to something approached with impending dread. Mood swings and depression. These two conditions are not unrelated to the fatigue that results from plummeting testosterone levels. The frustration of being unable to enjoy the activities that you have relished for decades is almost indescribable and dramatic mood swings, and depression is often the result. Muscle shrinkage and increased weakness. No […]
Glossary of terminology Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP): This is the primary fuel used by cells to generate the biochemical reactions essential for life. Adrenals: The glands located on the top of the kidneys that are responsible for the production of stress-related hormones, such as cortisol, DHEA, and adrenaline. Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone (ACTH): The hormone released from the pituitary gland that interacts with receptors on the adrenal gland to begin the process of cortisol and DHEA production. ACTH uses the second messenger cyclic AMP to signal target cells in the adrenal gland. Advanced Glycosylation Endproduct: The polymerized end products of protein cross-linked with glucose. AGE’s tend to adhere to capillaries and arteries increasing the risk of heart disease, blindness, and kidney failure. AGE’s are best estimated by the levels of glycosylated hemoglobin in the bloodstream. Aerobic Capacity: The body’s ability to process oxygen. It is a combination of lung capacity, the size of the capillaries, the pumping action of the heart, and transfer of oxygen from red blood cells to target tissues. Aerobic Exercise: Exercise with a low enough intensity to facilitate adequate oxygen transfer to the muscle cells so that no buildup of lactic acid is observed. This type of training is […]
L-Carnitine reduces physical and mental fatigue, improves cognitive function in centenarians
A report published in the December, 2007 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition described the results of a study conducted by Italian researchers which found a positive effect for L-carnitine (levo-carnitine) on energy levels and cognitive function in individuals 100 years of age and older. The age-related decline in L-carnitine, which plays a role in cellular energy metabolism, could be involved in the fatigue experienced by many older individuals.
Our clinic takes great pride in all aspects of the services and products we offer. And this includes the individual attention you will receive from us. We are anything but a “cookie-cutter” approach, and we don’t believe that “one-size-fits-all.” We provide several different options for growth hormone replacement therapy, depending upon your health needs. And one of these options is Omnitrope. What is Omnitrope? The Swiss drugmaker Novartis has been approved the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop its new generic human growth hormone Omnitrope. Similar to other growth hormone replacement products such as Genotropin and Saizen, Omnitrope is referred to as a “copycat” biotech drug. In other words, Omnitrope imitates the complex proteins that are present in pure forms of HGH. But Omnitrope is unique, and here’s why: it is the first drug of its type to meet the FDA’s rigorous standards – something that until now no other copycat biotech drug has accomplished. This was helped by a lawsuit that Sandoz, the generic drugs division of Novartis, brought against the FDA for failing to decide on Omnitrope. The trial ended when a federal judge forced the Food and Drug Administration to decide on Omnitrope’s future. […]
Zen masters are known for their tranquility and seem to possess a unique blend of relaxation and alertness. Their monastic lifestyle, combined with decades of daily meditation undoubtedly explain much of how they have attained their calm, well-balanced mindset. But there is another overlooked factor: they consume large quantities of green tea, and one of the main ingredients in green tea is L-Theanine. What is L-Theanine? L-Theanine is an amino acid that is present in the tea plant and some mushrooms. The “L” is a scientific notation of its structure. Its makeup is related to L-Tryptophan, which is another amino acid that is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical manufactured by the body that controls mood balance and is sometimes referred to as the “feel good” hormone. When the serotonin in your brain is at a perfect level, you are creative, relaxed, focused, and have great impulse control, which is typical of the perfect Zen state of mind. On the other hand, if your levels of serotonin are low you may feel depressed, act impulsively, have a short attention span and have difficulty relaxing…the exact opposite of a Zen mindset. Therefore, it is vital to […]
Stop the Chronic Inflammation epidemic dead in its tracks! Keep reading and learn what you can do to avoid the damaging effects of this health-robber Inflammation. As more medical research indicates, chronic inflammation seems to play a role in almost all disease and illness. In fact, many insist that it plays the starring role in diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disease, heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease…the list goes on and on. But inflammation is a two-edged sword Before we go any further, let’s take a look at the definition of inflammation: the word itself comes from the Latin word “inflammo” which means “I set alight, I ignite.” Inflammation is the body’s first line of defense against injury. For example, when you bleed your immune system responds by using inflammation to send white blood cells racing to the wound. They then release antibodies and destroy any harmful invaders. This release is why the area around the wound becomes warm, swollen and reddish colored. This kind of inflammation is called acute inflammation, also known as local inflammation. This type of inflammation has three characteristics: it comes on quick, stays in the injured area and usually gets the job done. […]
The Importance of Nutrition The facts are in, and the conclusions are clear and inescapable: Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy (HGH) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) have ushered in a golden age of youthfulness and physical and mental fitness. For the first time in history, we can erect a powerful roadblock to aging…and even begin to push the clock backward. This is the miracle of HGH and TRT. In fact, if you do nothing else…absolutely nothing else…the results will amaze and delight you, as you witness and experience the incredible transformations that their therapies can produce. But why stop there? There is so more you can do, so much more. And the best news is this: The Conscious Evolution lifestyle is easy to adapt. There’s much more to tell you, but before we delve into details, keep in mind the over-riding, singular philosophy of Conscious Evolution: you are in charge! You and only you will make the decisions that will propel your vitality, physical and mental health, youthfulness and personal improvements to unimaginable heights. That’s right. Once you begin to make these positive changes in your life, you will see and feel the difference – the incredible, mind-boggling difference […]
Here’s how to make sure your growth hormone levels explode! Add these activities to your treatment and watch in amazement as your cells regenerate and you turn the clock back by flattening aging dead in its tracks Human Growth Hormone Therapy is far and away the most efficient way to regain your youth, stay healthy and live a long, disease-free life. In fact, many medical experts and folks who experienced the miracle of Growth Hormone Therapy agree that there is nothing else in the world…no other treatment or health regime…that comes remotely close to the magical effectiveness of Growth Hormone Therapy. However, you can ramp up the amazing transformational results of this therapy even more by taking a few actions on your own. These steps will ensure that your body will continue to produce its natural Growth Hormone even when you are not taking our treatment. So just imagine what these steps can do when combined with Growth Hormone Therapy. Talk about synergy: when all of these activities are connected, two plus 2 = 7! Let’s take a look at what else you can do: Take supplements. Our food is not nearly as nourishing as it was a scant fifty […]
Medical research increasingly points to out-of-control inflammation as a major factor in both causing and aggravating many diseases, and psoriasis is no exception. But the good news is this – adopting an anti-inflammatory diet may help control symptoms of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. As with all other diseases, there is no “one-size-fits-all” treatment, and the same goes for nutritional approaches as well. But there is some scientific evidence that making changes to your eating habits can improve your health and reduce your risk of developing associated afflictions like heart disease and diabetes. Let’s take a look at several inflammation fighters… Eat more fish. A recent study concluded that merely eating one or two three-ounce servings of fish per week reduces the risk of dying from heart disease by 36%! Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines, mackerel, herring, and anchovies can also, as a bonus, ease side effects from medications such as inflammation of the kidneys and liver. However keep in mind that some fish can flare up psoriatic and autoimmune diseases, so choose your fish wisely. Do experimentation with different fish, and chart how you feel. You might find that some freshwater fish helps you to feel […]
How to get started with Human Growth Hormone treatment? What are the benefits and possible side effects? What are the benefits and possible side effects? What is the science behind these therapies? How do you produce the results you promise? Our focus is on anti-aging techniques such as Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Injectable Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy. Our mission is simple: smash aging and derail the aging express…once and for all! Our therapies are the most efficient, up-to-date and cutting-edge treatments available. Also, our procedures are safe. They have undergone rigorous, multiple clinical tests and trials and passed with flying colors! Our HGH therapy combines different anti-aging medical techniques involving hormone stabilization, behavioral/body conditioning, chemistry balancing, and dietary guidance. All of these methods are designed to ensure your endocrine system fires on all cylinders. This is the key to maintaining balanced levels of hormones. Why is this so important? A simple answer. The body’s hormones (Growth Hormone, Testosterone, Estrogen, Melatonin and DHEA) begin to drop when we enter our thirties. At first, the effects are subtle. A little more fatigue here, a slower step there. By as time passes, the effects become worse. And the older we get, the […]
Most people know that there are two types of cholesterol: the “good” and the “wrong” types. The right kind is HDL, and it protects against heart disease by transporting excess cholesterol out of the body. The wrong type, LDL, circulates in the blood, blocks our veins and arteries, and causes a build-up of plaque, a sticky, gooey substance that sticks to our vessels and eventually hardens and becomes rigid and inflexible. This constricts our blood flow and can lead to a host of health problems: heart attack, stroke, and accelerated aging. This is due to a lack of oxygen going to the heart and the brain, two organs that absolutely must be saturated with oxygen. The takeaway? The less LDL, the better. But if your LDL cholesterol levels are high, before you start gobbling down dangerous statin drugs, with all of their risky side effects, keep reading. The good news: Foods can work wonders in lowering your LDL levels. There’s no question that for many people, statin drugs work wonders in lowering cholesterol. But they come with a plethora of possible side effects: muscle weakness, liver problems, memory loss and increased risk of diabetes are just some of the potential […]
If you are trying to lose weight, it makes sense that drinking apple cider vinegar before meals will help you achieve your goals. Keep reading and learn why. Apples are a great source of pectin, and including pectin in your diet can make you feel sated and more satisfied. Since apple cider vinegar contains the same amount of pectin as apples (one apple has about 1.5 grams of pectin), it can similarly suppress your appetite. Also, there is science behind the reason why apple cider vinegar speeds up weight loss even more efficiently than eating raw apples. In general, acids help with the digestion of protein, which is the building block for many of our hormones, especially growth hormone. Growth hormone is instrumental in breaking down fat cells. By increasing the acid present in your stomach before a meal, you’ll experience better, more efficient digestion and increase the availability of protein for hormone synthesis. Greater protein utilization helps the formation of growth hormone, the substance that keeps the body’s metabolism going while we’re at rest. This is why it is important to drink apple cider vinegar before or with your evening meal. Because apple cider vinegar stimulates digestion, it also […]
A worrisome issue faced by aging people is the gradual loss of muscle mass that starts to accelerate past the age of 50. The medical term for this muscle loss is sarcopenia, and it only gets worse if you don’t do something to stop it. One of these measures is a naturally occurring acid found in apples. Keep reading, and be willing to add another weapon to your anti-aging arsenal. What Causes Muscle Loss? It’s a physiological fact. People over the age of 30 begin to lose muscle mass. They can lose between 3% and 5% per decade. It kicks in after age 50, and people can lose between 0.5 and 1% muscle mass per year…UGH! If you don’t take action, muscle mass loss can contribute to increasing frailty, as you get older. It also contributes to the loss of bone density and strength. This enhances the risk of fractures since bones rely on muscle to stimulate their growth. There are several reasons why muscle mass loss starts to speed up in older people such as: 1. Inflammation. By their mid-forties, many people have chronic inflammation widespread throughout their body in varying degrees. The older you get, the more inflammation […]
Movie stars have always been trendsetters. From vernacular to fashion, from fad diets to unusual fitness routines, the entertainment industry has had an enormous effect on what we do, what we say, how we think, and how we act. The latest trend the stars such as Suzzane Somers and Sylvester Stallone have latched onto is Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy (HGH). Looking our best is, of course, is a universal desire. But for those who make their living in front of a camera, looking youthful, vibrant and energetic is not an option, but a career necessity, as much as a hammer is to a carpenter. As a consequence, many top stars have heard of the promised benefits of HGH: ripped abs, fewer wrinkles, increased sex drive, more energy and more aggression. And they consider HGH replacement therapy a career-extending lifesaver. In his Vanity Fair article entitled Hollywood’s Vial Bodies, Ned Zeman begins by detailing the dilemma of a well-known but unnamed actor who has just walked past his mirror and noticed (for the first time) the subtle but undeniable telltale signs of aging: the greyish skin, sagging muscles and made the connection with his lowered energy level. This was happening […]
How to understand and deal with cirrhosis Cirrhosis. It is the most common liver disease. And one of the most dreaded and feared liver diseases. Cirrhosis is defined as the scarring of the liver tissue, and is caused by chronic, long-standing liver disease. Cirrhosis is particularly insidious since it can progress for years, even decades before it is detected. In fact, researchers have concluded that up to 80% of the liver can suffer damage before showing any symptoms. And often, when it is detected, the damage is irreversible. If cirrhosis continues on its path of destruction, the result may be liver cancer. Under the lens of a microscope, hepatocytes (liver cells) show a massive amount of scarring. The damage formula is simple: the more scarring you see, the more damage the liver has suffered. Here’s an analogy to keep in mind. If you slash your hand while chopping vegetables, you will suffer a deep wound. Eventually, a protective scar will form on your hand. Regrettably, scars on the skin are permanent and generally do not dissolve over time. Liver scarring is called fibrosis. Fibrosis occurs as a reaction to damage to the liver that kills liver cells. These dead cells […]
Do you fantasize about stopping aging? Want to regain your youthful energy? Wish you could effortlessly zap your ever-accumulating fat? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, you are where you need to be…at last! Keep reading to finally discover the secrets of using a safe, comfortable, legal and proven method to turn the clock back…watch in amazement as your body sheds years, aches, and pounds…and experience a miracle transformation. How many times have you heard that exercise and correct nutrition are the keys to health and longevity? Also, why you shouldn’t smoke, and why you should limit alcohol consumption, stay hydrated, get sufficient sleep and control your stress levels? And that you don’t need to take supplements or any hormone replacement therapy? Just remain in the path, and forget about anything “unnatural.” However, experience has shown that eventually, these ideas weaken under the merciless battering ram of aging. No matter how strict you diet, or how many miles you run and intensely pump iron, and no matter how many Yoga pretzel-type poses you can squeeze into, you lose a little bit each year. At first, it’s almost imperceptible. A slower step here, a few new aches […]
Vitamin B12 Boasts Brain Benefits Simple Dietary Changes May Help Ward Off Brain Volume Loss in Old Age
By Robynne Boyd
WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Sept. 8, 2008 — Vitamin B12 may help protect against brain volume loss in the elderly.
That’s according to researchers from the University of Oxford in England.
The scientists studied 107 people between the ages of 61 and 87 without memory or thinking problems. The average age of participants was 73, and 54% were women.
Ask any aging man. The effects of lowered testosterone levels that occur in an aging man’s body are anything but pretty: weakened, flabby muscles, steady accumulation of ugly, toxin-laden fat, chronic fatigue, annoying joint pain…the hits just keep on coming. What’s worse is that so many well-meaning “experts,” physicians included, continue to give their older patients that same old sad refrain…“, it’s natural and happens to all of us. Just get used to it” or some other meaningless platitudes that do nothing…absolutely nothing…to help stop the advance of these sad-sack symptoms. But you can fight back with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). If you haven’t considered replenishing this hormone, perhaps it is time to consider doing just that. In addition to regaining your strength, melting fat, delivering more energy and living pain-free, there are other reasons to give TRT a whirl. Let’s take a look at them Low Testosterone Levels (“Low-T”) Are Not the Cause of Less Sex but the Result of It This is the conclusion arrived at from a new study conducted by a large group of older men in Australia. It had been thought that low-t levels in elderly men lead to a diminished libido. However, […]
CHICAGO – Testosterone replacement therapy may provide an alternative to bariatric surgery in severely obese hypogonadal men. Mean body mass index in 46 hypogonadal men with grade III obesity dropped from 41.9 to 33.6 kg/m2 while they were receiving testosterone undecanoate at 1,000 mg by intramuscular injection every 12 weeks for up to 6 years, Farid Saad, Ph.D., reported at the joint meeting of the International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society. The subjects, with a mean age of 60 years, were selected from two prospective registries totaling 561 men with a total serum testosterone of 12.1 nmol/L or less along with symptoms of testosterone deficiency. These 46 manufacturers were selected for the analysis because a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more is an indication for bariatric surgery, and the impact of testosterone replacement in hypogonadal men with grade III obesity has not previously been studied, explained Dr. Saad, director of scientific affairs at Bayer Pharma in Berlin. Mean body weight in this group decreased from 129 to 103 kg. Weight loss grew over time: The men averaged a 2.7% reduction in body weight after 1 year of testosterone therapy, 7.3% after 2 years, 10.9% after 3 years, 14.1% […]
Scientific evidence backs up what millions of men already knew You’ve heard the drumbeat of advertisements on the radio and seen the incessant commercial interruptions on television from law firms. The familiar refrain goes something like this “If you or your loved one has suffered a heart attack, stroke, or any adverse side effect as a result of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), contact our law firm at…” The implication is clear. Testosterone, when given to elderly men to combat the debilitating effects of aging, is dangerous…and at times, even fatal. Certainly not something to be taken lightly. In fact, after hearing enough warnings, it may seem like no one should ever undergo such treatment. If that weren’t bad enough, many men have been refused TRT by their physicians. This refusal was then followed by a verbal lecture (at times, more like a scolding) that went something like “At this time, we just don’t understand the risks,” or “more research is needed.” Similar to a few doctors who have been saying for 50 years that “vitamin supplements are useless” (in spite of mountains of evidence to the contrary), you may suspect that you will hear the same […]
Hormone Replacement Therapy > Testosterone Therapy Testosterone is the primary male hormone that maintains muscle mass and strength, fat distribution, bone mass, sperm production, sex drive, and potency. Testosterone is considered to be the “Male Hormone.” Testosterone is considered to be the “Male Hormone.” Testosterone: A “male hormone” — a sex hormone produced by the testes that encourage the development of male sexual characteristics, stimulates the activity of the male secondary sex characteristics, penis growth, muscle development and Masculine features. Chemically, testosterone is 17-beta-hydroxy-4-androstane-3-one. Testosterone is the most potent of the naturally occurring androgens. The androgens in general also cause the development of male sex characteristics, such as a deep voice and a beard; they also strengthen muscle tone and bone mass. The androgens in general also cause the development of male sex characteristics, such as a deep voice and a beard; they also strengthen muscle tone and bone mass. High levels of testosterone appear to promote good health in men, for example, lowering the risks of high blood pressure and heart attack. High testosterone levels also correlate with risky behavior, however, including increased aggressiveness and smoking, which may cancel out these health benefits. Testosterone therapy may be given to […]
The benefits of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) to treat low testosterone in both men and women substantially outweigh any risks according to the results of a new study presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Low testosterone – also known as “low T” – is characterized by the lack of sex drive, diminishing energy, hair, bone, and muscle mass loss, joint aches and pains, accumulated slabs of fat, depression, and mental confusion, or “brain fog.” The panel was responding to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) safety alert issued in March 2015 warning that the benefits and safety of testosterone medications prescribed for age-related low testosterone levels have not been proven. In that statement, the FDA also called for manufacturers to include labeling warning of a possible increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Endocrinologist Sandeep Dhindsa MD declared that the FDA provided no meaningful definition of aging, leaving it unclear if age restrictions for testosterone therapy also apply to mature individuals. Dr. Dhindsa added that the safety alert does not address the role that testosterone decline itself plays in common co-morbidities such as obesity and type 2 diabetes at all ages, […]
Boosting men’s testosterone levels could reduce deaths from heart disease and type 2 diabetes, UK doctors and scientists say. A team in Sheffield has demonstrated that testosterone has a “significant impact” on the way the body handles sugar and fat. At the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, they said low testosterone was common in type 2 diabetes. Experts said the field was being “turned upside down” as testosterone was previously considered a cause of these problems…not a method of prevention or a solution to them. Testosterone Replacement Therapy was thought to explain why men are more prone to heart disease than women. There are also concerns about the damaging impact of testosterone, as seen in bodybuilders who abuse the hormone. The role of fatty issue Type 2 diabetes often occurs in people who are obese. Piling on the pounds has an adverse impact on testosterone as fat launches a twin attack on the hormone. It releases chemical signals to reduce production, and it actively breaks down testosterone into estrogen, a feminizing hormone, with disastrous results for men. If that weren’t bad enough, a fifth of people with type 2 had symptoms of low testosterone: bad mood, fatigue and lowered sexual […]
With the constant drumbeat of headlines in the news about the risks of testosterone, it would be easy to believe that there are no health benefits in testosterone replacement therapy for middle-aged men, only health hazards. Heart attacks and strokes are mentioned prominently in the television advertisements by law firms that are just lying-in-wait to file lawsuits against the testosterone manufacturers. If that weren’t bad enough, there is a seemingly endless trail of “recommendations” by “medical experts,” including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that call for severe restrictions on a physician’s ability to prescribe testosterone for general health and anti-aging. However, there are two sides to every story, and for the most part, we only hear one side: the negative. But more and more studies are discovering that low testosterone (“low-T”) may be a far bigger problem than any complication from testosterone replacement therapy. For example, a recent Houston-area study concluded that testosterone replacement for men with little or no amounts of this hormone did not increase the risk of heart attack. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, refutes the notion that testosterone therapy increases a man’s risk of heart attack. […]
One of the biggest concerns of men over age 50 is losing strength as they age. They don’t want to lose their independence because of frailty. So what they can do to keep their muscles and bones healthy? The answer is what’s really behind their loss of strength. Low Testosterone (‘Low-T”) levels Increase A Man’s Risk for Disability Fact: certain forms of exercise, diet, and supplements will help older folks keep their bones and muscles stay active as they age. But that’s just part of the story. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism shed new light on something that may be more important to prevent functional disability as you get older: your testosterone, or “T” levels. The researchers’ study confirmed what many orthopedic doctors had long believed: a man seems to lose more muscle mass as he gets older than a woman does, especially over age 65. The reason for this, their study says, is decreased testosterone levels. Testosterone, a steroid, governs a man’s muscle composition and how he functions physically. “Low T” levels can set you up with decreased muscle mass and loss of strength, especially in your lower body. This puts you […]
Are You Feeling tired more than usual? And are you wondering why? Keep reading…the cause may surprise you As the months and years turn into decades, and you are blowing out more and more candles on your birthday cake, several uninvited guests continue to show up, seemingly intent on crashing your party: diminished libido, lack of interest in sex, constant fatigue, loss of hard-earned muscle tone, pounds and blubber increasing like feral cats, mental fog, trouble getting to sleep, new joint aches and pains…well, you get the point. Aging is assaulting your body, and the results are not pretty. In fact, it is a full-blown mid-life crisis, or so you may think. The problem with that train of thought is that these hideous intruders will not go away even if you get that new shiny red convertible and finally convince your secretary (who is half your age) to start an affair with you. No. Your problems are much deeper and more complicated “Male menopause.” That’s right. In spite of what you may have heard or believed, men go through “the change” just like women. And the primary cause of this unfortunate and unwanted condition is: Lower testosterone levels This […]
Undoubtedly, you’ve heard the warnings by law firms that always blare during radio and television commercials about the link between testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and cardiovascular disease. An official sounding voice informs you that: “If you or a loved one used a prescription testosterone patch, cream, gel, deodorant or spray and suffered a heart attack, pulmonary embolism, blood clot, stroke or died, you might be entitled to monetary damages. Recent medical studies have concluded that men who used testosterone supplements were much more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke, blood clot or die than men who didn’t take testosterone. Also, the FDA has issued an alert concerning these products. If you used prescription testosterone and suffered any of these problems, contact the law firm of…immediately at 800-_______ for a free, no-obligation consultation. Get what you deserve. We get results, and we’ll make them pay.” Sounds like money in the bank, right? A slam-dunk, for sure. After all, these are the pros. Why would they waste their time suing a huge drug company if it weren’t true? Both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and teams of medical researchers are seemingly in agreement: testosterone can have some terrible side effects, […]
If you’re worried about Testosterone Replacement, consider this: Men with Low Testosterone are not less likely to die. On the contrary, according to a recent study, they are more liable to Die! Men with low testosterone levels after age 40 have a higher risk of death over a four-year period than those with normal levels of the hormone, the study suggests. However, researchers caution that the link between low testosterone and early death is still somewhat uncertain. They add that it’s possible that a third unknown factor is responsible for both low testosterone levels and increased mortality. Molly Shores of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington, Seattle led the study. The details are in the current issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. A Very Wide Playing Field Testosterone levels can be all over the range of measurements between different men and even from individuals as a result of illness or stress. However, studies have consistently shown that levels of testosterone decrease as men age. Testosterone levels peak during men’s late 20’s but decline soon after, falling about 1.5 percent per year after age 30. The decline is thought to be due to age-related changes […]
It is a commonly known fact that men begin to lose testosterone as they age. Most medical professionals agree that the rate of loss is approximately 10% per decade, and the results are not pleasant: weaker muscles and loss of muscle tone, weight gain, breast enlargement, increased fatigue, brain fog, depression, accumulated aches and joint pains that just keep getting worse. Also, there are other problems: increased risk of heart attack, prostate problems, sleep difficulties, decreased sex drive, erectile dysfunction or urination problems, and a host of other maladies too numerous to mention. In an attempt to ward off the debilitating symptoms of this affliction, many men have undergone testosterone replacement therapy. This therapy is done by injections of testosterone, under the care of a physician. These treatments have produced excellent results. Other men have resorted to more natural methods of replenishing their testosterone supply: exercise, nutrition, over-the-counter supplements, proper hydration, increased sleep and stress-reduction techniques. This approach has also benefited countless men who have tried any or all of these methods. However, there is another insidious testosterone thief that men encounter on a daily basis, and most disruptors are unaware of this manhood-robbing bandit Beware of Plastic […]
LabCorp announces a change to the testosterone reference range When you receive the results of a blood test, the numerical result will come with an average range that consists of two numbers: one low and the other high. The goal is to have your number fall in-between both figures, and place you in the “reference range,” also called the “normal range.” This figure is important since your doctor will question anything outside of the normal range. Makes sense, right? So far, so good. However, LabCorp, the largest clinical laboratory in America, recently lowered the testosterone reference range for men from 348-1197 ng/dl to 264-916 ng/dl. A quick glance will tell you the obvious: the range has shifted lower. This has huge implications for men with low testosterone The higher average range had been the standard measure of testosterone for decades. So why would LabCorp decide to lower the range? The company gives two reasons for the reduced ranges. First, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has standardized the method used for measuring testosterone. This change was due to several labs using a broad range of measuring methods, which resulted in wildly differing results. Second, and more telling, LabCorp stated that […]
Testosterone Replacement Therapy lowers heart attack risk You’ve heard the commercials and seen the advertisements from law offices concerning the risks of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Maybe you believed what you observed, and you’re convinced that testosterone therapy increases the risk of severe health hazards, especially heart attacks. However, a recent study has concluded the exact opposite: high levels of testosterone is linked to a lower risk of fatal heart attacks, strokes, and lowers overall mortality for men. There’s no question that the role testosterone plays in maintaining men’s health is complex and controversial. Dire warnings of severe, adverse health consequences contrast sharply with promises of renewed vigor, strength, and sexual prowess. Naturally, this begs the question: who or what to believe? A recent study provides some surprising answers Dr. Kay-Tee Khaw, a professor of clinical gerontology at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine in England, conducted a 10-year study of testosterone’s effects on men. The study concluded that men with high levels of testosterone experienced more health benefits than men with low or average levels of the hormone. Specifically, men in the higher 25% of testosterone levels had a whopping 41% lower risk of suffering a heart […]
The Curse of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease No question about it: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is indeed a curse. Liver disease often comes with a stigma of alcohol or drug abuse. But most of the people suffering from NAFLD are not problem drinkers or drug abusers. NAFLD is often a result of genetics, not a bad lifestyle. That’s right. If your parents or other members of your immediate family have NAFLD, you are at high risk for the disease and need to be tested for liver function. This is true regardless of whether or not you are showing symptoms of liver dysfunction. Never forget that liver disease is sneaky, and can remain hidden and without symptoms for decades. Then, when it strikes, a ton of damage may have already been done. Other causes of NAFLD are high blood sugar, insulin resistance, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and the side effects of particular medications. What is Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? Before we continue, a definition of NAFLD is in order. Non-alcohol fatty liver disease is the accumulation of excess fat in the liver that is not caused by alcohol. The liver always holds some fat, since processing fats are one of the […]
Football is a team sport, and all of the players must perform at their peaks for the team to succeed, regardless of their positions. But there are two indisputable facts about the importance of those roles. First, the highly skilled players on the offense (quarterbacks, running backs and pass receivers) get the most publicity and are considered the “glory players,” since they put points on the board. But many experienced football coaches and fans know that the game is decided “in the trenches,” by the performance of both the offensive and defensive linemen. Without the blocking and tackling that goes on, mostly unnoticed, every single time the ball is snapped, there could be no exciting, spectacular plays. This leads to two other conclusions: When the linemen block efficiently, opening up huge holes for the running backs, and protecting the quarterback, their team usually wins. Yet the linemen remain anonymous When the linemen are mentioned on the news, all-too-often it is a result of a penalty they committed at a crucial time. In other words, they aren’t appreciated when they do their job. When they don’t, they catch hell, since so many things go wrong This also applies […]
Somatropin is one of the most modern and efficient forms of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Here is a brief overview of the substance. Somatropin is used to treat the stunted growth in children and adults who have an unusually low supply of natural growth hormone and in those with chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, short stature at birth with no healthy growth, and several other afflictions. Somatropin is also frequently used to prevent severe weight loss in people with AIDS or to treat short bowel syndrome. Somatropin may be prescribed “off-label,” which is the use of pharmaceutical drugs for an unapproved indication or in an unapproved age group, unapproved dosage, or unapproved form of administration. This is perfectly legal and done at the discretion of your physician. Brand Names of Somatropin Here are the most common brands of somatropin: Genotropin, Genotropin Miniquick, Humatrope, Norditropin, Norditropin Cartridge, Norditropin Nordiflex Pen, Nutropin, Nutropin AQ, Nutropin Depot, Omnitrope, Saizen, Serostim, Tev-tropin, Zorbtive The History of Somatropin Before the mid-1980’s, HGH was harvested in a ghoulish manner from the pituitary glands of cadavers. It sounds creepy, and it was, but at that time there was no other way to obtain […]
SOMATROPIN Somatropin is the scientific name for Biosynthetic Human Growth Hormone (HGH). HGH is produced naturally by a healthy human body. Though somatropin is not biologically derived, it is structurally identical to HGH. HGH has several beneficial effects on the body. First, HGH promotes the development and growth of lean muscle mass. The number of muscle cells a person has is a result of heredity. After puberty ends, endogenous HGH plateaus and then recedes, leading to an atrophy of natural muscle development. The only way that muscles can become stronger is by enhancing the size and number of muscle cells through weight lifting and exercise. Steroids have a very different effect on the muscles than HGH. Steroids cause the muscles to increase in size through the introduction of added water weight. HGH, on the other hand, causes a person to increase their lean muscle mass. The increase in muscle mass is slow. The increase in muscle mass is slow. A patient gains between one to two pounds of muscle every seven to fourteen days. Though slow, this is an impressive improvement. By taking Bio-Identical HGH to help the body create more muscle cells, a person can blast through their […]
Beet juice has long been known to deliver several significant health benefits: increased stamina improved circulation, lower blood pressure and assisting the liver in its many vital functions. But there is still another advantage from beet juice: brain health. These significant health benefits make a convincing case for drinking beet juice on a regular basis…even though it’s not something many people are in the habit of drinking regularly. Get smarter with beets The findings on brain health come from Wake Forest University and were reported in Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry. It was already known that beets have a high concentration of the compound nitrate, which gets converted to nitrite (a vasodilator, which means it expands blood vessels) when it comes into contact with the healthy bacteria that live in the mouth. In this study, seven adults (all age 70 or older) each consumed 16 ounces of beet juice with breakfast for two days and then had a regular, healthy lunch and dinner (which also included some healthful nitrates). They then had MRI scans to measure blood flow through their brains. At the same time, the control group of seven adults of the same age sat down for two days […]
No question about it. More and more people are interested in boosting their brain power through the use of nootropics, or “smart pills” or “cognitive enhancers.” From students faced with the need to cram for an exam, aging baby boomers concerned about increasing “senior moments,” to overworked and highly stressed employees and business owners, our “24/7 connected” society continues to demand more and more from us…and we seem to have less and less time. Therefore, we need to work smarter Working more intelligent does, of course, mean much more than merely taking a pill or supplement. Correct nutrition, sufficient rest, adequate hydration, exercise and stress reduction all play an underappreciated but significant role in enabling the brain to function at its best. However, once this foundation is in place, nootropics can play a huge role in everything from intelligence increase to protecting the brain from toxins. There are several herbs, vitamins, and prescription drugs that have been shown to deliver what they promise. And what many refer to as the “granddaddy” of all nootropics is the racetam family. Racetams are a class of drugs that share a pyrrolidone nucleus. Many, such as piracetam, are considered nootropics. In addition to […]
An Introduction to Nootropics The word Nootropics is from the Greek words nous, or “mind,” and trepein meaning “to bend/turn”. Nootropics are also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, neuro enhancers, cognitive enhancers, and intelligence enhancers. Nootropics are drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals and certain foods that have shown the potential to improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention, and concentration. The term nootropic was invented in 1972 by Corneliu Giurgea, a Romanian psychologist, and chemist. According to Giurgea, nootropic substances should have the following characteristics: 1. They should enhance learning and memory. 2. They should improve the resistance of learned behaviors/conditions which tend to disrupt them. 3. They should protect the brain against various physical or chemical injuries. 4. They should increase the efficacy of tonic cortical/subcortical control mechanisms. 5. They should lack the general pharmacology of other psychotropic drugs, and possess very few side effects and extremely low toxicity. Are Nootropics for you? Perhaps. If you have an interest in any of these areas… Increasing your alertness and energy levels. Improving your memory. Increasing your IQ. Develop greater clarity of thought and sensory awareness. Fight Alzheimer’s disease, and possibly slow the aging […]
Hearing a lot about Injectable Human Growth Hormone (HGH)? Is Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe? Or Dangerous? Is it for you? If so, how do you get started? How can HGH benefit you? Finally, here are the answers. Discover the facts behind this powerful tool that can make you feel decades younger! Famous actors have been secretly using it for decades to keep their vibrancy and youthful appearance. Bodybuilders and professional athletes have proven its effectiveness in skyrocketing their performance. And now, regular, every-day middle-aged folks and senior citizens have jumped on the injectable Human Growth Hormone (HGH) bandwagon. Claims of energy levels exploding… wrinkles almost magically vanishing as their skin glow returns… pounds of ugly, disease-producing fat melting away like snow on a sunny afternoon… muscles regaining their long-lost tone…razor-like mental sharpness making a welcome re-appearance. All of these exciting tales have many people wondering if these stories are true and if injectable HGH is for them. As to the first question, the answer is a resounding “YES”! The stories of dramatic transformation are indeed correct. The science is in, and the stories of satisfied users have been repeatedly and enthusiastically told. The […]
Human Growth Hormone (HGH) has been shown in some studies to have side effects such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Edema (swelling), Water Retention, Joint Pain, Gigantism (abnormal bone growth) and Bloating. The symptoms listed for HGH abuse are typically a result of high doses, far beyond what is recommended. People with cancer, or at high risk for cancer, or have a family history of cancer, especially prostate and reproductive cancer should be very cautious before undergoing HGH hormone replacement therapy, and discuss your medical condition and family history thoroughly and honestly with your physician. Here’s why this is so important: Human Growth Hormone stimulates cell reproduction and regeneration, which may boost the growth of cancerous tissues and cells. Long term abuse of HGH can also cause the Pituitary gland to produce less HGH. The duration depends on the person, their lifestyle and the level of abuse. Avoid Side Effects Numerous studies have shown side effects can be prevented by the slow initial administration of HGH, proper monitoring of levels and usage on a daily basis in what is called a low-dose, high-frequency method. Typical Protocol of Human Growth Hormone A standard protocol utilizing low doses has shown to […]
An enzyme that converts testosterone to estrogen appears to have a significant impact on a healthy and injured brain, scientists report. There’s a growing body of evidence that in the healthy brain, aromatase, and the estrogen it enables neurons to produce help keep our brains and us sharp and flexible. Now scientists are learning that with injury, aromatase and estrogen expression seem to shift to cells in the brain called Now scientists are learning that with injury, aromatase and estrogen expression appear to move to cells in the brain called Now scientists are learning that with injury, aromatase and estrogen expression seem to shift to cells in the brain called astrocytes. These cells support and nurture stressed brain neurons, said Dr. Darrell Brann, Regents’ Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Numerous studies, including those in Brann’s lab, have shown this shift in aromatase/estrogen expression from neurons to astrocytes following injury. In Brann’s case, the studies have been in the hippocampus, a center of learning, memory, and emotions. When he used a drug to reduce astrocyte’s aromatase expression in that region, increased inflammation and brain […]
Alzheimer’s disease. Among baby boomers, this is the most dreaded disease imaginable. In fact, the very word causes many aging people to shudder in apprehension. When it comes right down to it, our minds and memories are what separate us from animals, and to lose the ability to reason is to lose our humanity, in a sense. Also, Alzheimer’s is not the only predator lurking in the aging recess of our minds. Amnesia, dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and just plain old forgetfulness are all lying in wait to take their toll…and a terrible toll it is. Lapses in name recall and word-finding, forgetting to pay bills and make appointments, misplacing objects…all add up to turning a formerly rich, satisfying existence into a maddening, frustrating hell on earth. And it’s not just older people That’s right. With today’s 24/7 connected electronic society, many perpetually sleep-deprived, constantly multitasking younger people are beginning to experience symptoms of cognitive impairment. With more-and-more to do in less-and-less time, our minds at times give a collective scream of “ENOUGH” and just begin to shut down. Faced with this grim reality, many people are starting to wonder if there is anything they can do to fight […]
The Facts about Cholesterol…the truth may surprise you! Cholesterol. The word itself conjures up all sorts of scary images: so-called “bad” cholesterol causes heart attacks…plaque buildup…strokes…and peripheral artery disease. It’s common knowledge that doctors and scientists are convinced that high levels of cholesterol are a grave and immediate threat to your continued good health. As a result of this belief, prescription pads for statin cholesterol-lowering drugs are issued in an almost assembly-line manner. But is this approach always the right way to go? Is it true that cholesterol really is the scoundrel that it is made out to be? Are we too obsessed with numbers? If so, is this obsession causing us to attack both good and bad cholesterol by over-prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs? Perhaps. To answer these questions, let’s take a detailed look at cholesterol: what it is, what functions it performs, and its effects, both good and bad. What precisely is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance that lives in every one of the cells in your body. Cholesterol is a sterol (also known as steroid alcohols, sterols are a subgroup of the steroids and an important class of organic molecules) that travels through your blood […]
The Surprising Link Between Diabetes and Growth Hormone Diabetes. Like an ugly, insidious monster it is continually expanding, snagging more and more victims into its horrifying grip…with devastating consequences. Blindness…amputations…nerve damage…weakened immune system…depression…poor circulation…dry, wrinkled skin…kidney problems…the list goes on and on, like a macabre parade. And low growth hormone levels are a huge piece of the puzzle Diabetes is without a doubt a serious affliction. And it is also a terrible condition since it is usually preventable and reversible. By making a few lifestyle changes and discovering the remarkable benefits of Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy, diabetes can be stopped dead in its tracks! What is diabetes? Before we go any further, we need to define what diabetes is. After you eat and drink, your body breaks down the sugars in your blood and converts it into glucose, which is a simple sugar that provides you energy. For this to happen your pancreas gland manufactures a hormone called insulin. In the case of diabetes, the pancreas either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or the insulin that it does produce can’t be used efficiently. The result is blood glucose levels skyrocket while other of your body’s cells are starving for energy. […]
Erectile Dysfunction: The facts you need to know Erectile dysfunction (ED). Those words can chill the strongest man down to his deepest core. If you can’t perform in one of the most basic and intimate displays of manhood, what effect does that have on your ego? Your sense of self-worth? Your relationship with your significant other? Your self-confidence? Your masculine self-image? Or everything else concerning your body, mind, and spirit? Your self-confidence? Your masculine self-image? Or everything else concerning your body, mind, and spirit? The physical and psychological toll ED takes on men is immeasurable and devastating, to put it mildly. What is Erectile Dysfunction? The medical definition of erectile dysfunction is difficulty in getting and sustaining an erection and often includes a reduced sex drive. If this condition lasts more than a few weeks or a month, you are likely going to be diagnosed with ED by your physician. That’s the clinical definition of ED. And it is accurate as far as it goes. But it neglects to mention the debilitating, emasculating psychological effects of this depressing, maddening and humiliating condition. It has been said that no one ever died from ED. But many men wish they could. Erectile […]
What and when you eat at the end of the day can have a large impact on your body. If you eat the right thing at the right time you can actually lose fat while you sleep. Eat the wrong thing at the wrong time and you can plan on waking up with a little more body fat in the morning.
To successfully loss weight, you’ll need to stop eating two hours before going to bed. You should not feel hungry before bed, but you should also not feel completely full. When you’re trying to lose weight, going to bed at night feeling slightly hungry is actually a good thing. It’s your body telling you that what you did that day is working and you’re losing body fat. If you don’t feel this way when going to bed, you’re probably not losing fat.
Now lets say you follow your brain’s directive and eat close to bedtime, your body will not dip into the fat it has stored away, and will probably even store some more. Every time you eat, your metabolism increases slightly. However, this effect is minimized late at night. You don’t get the same metabolism boosting benefit when you eat just before bed, because a couple of hours after dinner, your body will start preparing for sleep. This natural slowing down of your metabolic rate overrides any metabolic boost you might get from eating. So once you hit the pillow, the only calories you’re going to use are the basic calories you need to keep your heart beating and your lungs breathing and allow your eyes to move in REM sleep. This is only a minimal number of calories.
Taking exercise, not drinking too much alcohol, eating enough fruit and vegetables and not smoking can add up to 14 years to your life, a study says.
Research involving 20,000 people over a decade found those who failed on all criteria were four times more likely to have died than those who succeeded.
The findings held true regardless of how overweight or poor they were.
December 19, 2008
A recent report reveals that human growth hormone may be beneficial in helping obese patients with weight loss.
Patients involved in the study lost an average of about 5 pounds.
Calculated dose aids weight loss in obese patients, study finds
ST. LOUIS, USA – A controlled dose of growth hormone may help people who are obese lose weight and maintain the energy to exercise, new research at Saint Louis University shows.
Stewart Albert, M.D., professor of internal medicine in the division of endocrinology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Arshag Mooradian, M.D., chair of the division of endocrinology at Saint Louis University, presented their findings at ENDO 2003, the 85th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, which took place in Philadelphia from June 19-22.
New research has revealed that approximately one third of men aged 18-35 with type 2 diabetes have low testosterone levels.
Dr. Paresh Dandona and colleagues from the State University of New York at Buffalo measured circulating testosterone levels in 38 men with type 1 diabetes and 24 men with type 2 diabetes. Results showed that testosterone levels were significantly lower in participants with type 2 diabetes than they were in men with type 1 diabetes. 33% of participants with type 2 diabetes were found to have low testosterone levels, whilst 58% had testosterone levels that were below normal for their age. In comparison, just 8% type 1 diabetic patients had testosterone levels below the lower limit of normal.
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Marina del Rey woman arrested in HGH case
By Larry Altman Staff Writer
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A Marina del Rey woman has been charged with selling human growth hormone, fake Botox and a facial filler over the Internet to spas across the country.
Rana J. Hunter, 60 – who used the name Julia Lynn Forbes to run her business – operated Westgate Distributors, a company that sold HGH and counterfeit Botox and Restylane, authorities said.
Let’s take a look at a major contributor to the aging process and what it can tell us about slowing the ravages of time on our health. The factor we will explore is cortisol, a hormone that controls dozens of vital functions in the body. When cortisol levels are too high or too low, rapid-aging processes accelerate.
What is a Nutraceutical:
A Nutraceutical is any vitamin, mineral, supplement, trace element or bio-botanical plant based substance which has known healing value to people and is produced or isolated for public consumption with the highest purity – pharmaceutical grade purity. It is a very exacting process to make a true Nutraceutical which involves sending the healing substances from plants to a biotechnology company where the active ingredient of benefit to people is highly concentrated and then standardized to a milligram dose so it can be controlled properly.
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The method of manufacturing HGH that is most often used now is through either Protein Secretion technology or Mouse-cell technology . Both of these means of manufacturing create HGH that is identical to the GH produced naturally in a human body.
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The Pituitary Gland Here’s Why it is referred to as “The Master Gland.” It’s small. About the size of a pea. It’s hidden in a bony cavern called the pituitary fossa, behind the bridge of the nose, between your ears and beneath the base of the brain. When compared to the body’s major organs (heart, liver, kidneys, stomach, etc.) it is often overlooked. But it plays a constant, vital and life-preserving role every second of your life The pituitary gland is often called “The Master Gland” since it acts as the control center for several other hormonal glands ( e.g., thyroid, adrenal, hypothalamus, pineal). To put it simply: when it quits, you quit. Despite its size, this tiny gland is a powerhouse that manufactures hormones that influence several key functions in your body. Here is a list of the important hormones produced by the pituitary: Human Growth Hormone (HGH). This hormone is so important for our well-being. From blow-torching fat and easing joint aches and pains to skyrocketing your energy level and awakening your long-slumbering muscles, restoring your growth hormone to its active level is the ticket. How important is HGH? Here’s an easy way to remember: too […]
The third eye. The mysterious chakra center residing directly between the eyebrows. The famous French mathematician and philosopher Rene Descartes described it as “the principal seat of the soul, and the place in which all our thoughts are formed.” Scientists consider it the producer of the hormone melatonin. Of all the endocrine glands, its role was the last to be understood. Regardless of what it brings to mind, all agree on its name: the Pineal Gland. The tiny gland is small (rice-sized), and is shaped like a pinecone, hence the name. It is a mere 1/3rd inch long, with a reddish-gray hue, and is located deep in the brain’s center. Regardless of what it brings to mind, the pineal gland plays a significant role in our overall health. Recent scientific research has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that sleep is a critical component for maintaining a healthy body. Without sufficient sleep, the stress hormone cortisol rages out-of-control, increasing our already high-stress levels. Also, lack of sleep is associated with another modern-day health-robber: obesity. As mentioned earlier, the pineal gland produces melatonin, which plays a huge role in both the quality and length of […]
The small gland that does such a huge job When considering Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy, the first gland that comes to mind is the pituitary gland. This is because the pituitary is the gland responsible for producing and secreting growth hormone. But all of the other glands in the body play vital roles as well. In fact, most glands work as a team, in the correct balance. Growth hormone replacement therapy can help to maintain that all-important balance. Here’s a look at the crucial hypothalamus gland. The hypothalamus acts as an internal regulator of many bodily functions, such as the electrode and fluid ratio, body weight and blood pressure. It receives feedback from the body and makes the necessary adjustments to keep these functions in the correct balance. A good way to look at the hypothalamus is to envision it as a “command message center,” acting as a link between the brain and the pituitary, adrenals and other organs by delivering the brain’s signals. For a more precise, scientific explanation, the hypothalamus is a link between the central nervous system and the endocrine system. The body temperature, energy levels, and circadian rhythm are all in […]
By Dr. Warner What you need to know about Insulin-similar Growth Factor (IGF-1) Insulin-similar Growth Factor, also known as IGF-1, is a cell growth stimulating hormone that is also known as somatomedin C. This protein hormone is one of the body’s many hormones in the endocrine system, all of which play a vital role in cell maintenance in the cell life cycle. Seventy amino acids bind together with disulfide (any sulfide containing two sulfur atoms in each molecule – di meaning two) to makes up the molecule known for up-regulating cell development. The liver produces IGF-1, stimulated by HGH and closely mimics insulin at a chemical level. When you inject HGH, it is a secretagogue of IGF-1. Therefore it is the IGF-1 that does the work of cell stimulation. Why Insulin and IGF-1 are so important The significant benefits provided by insulin is directly linked to IGF-1 production that occurs in the liver. It is a hormone that plays a crucial role in regulating growth levels of both adolescents and younger children and can also cause beneficial anabolic (constructive metabolism) results in adults. Mecasermin, a synthetic form of IGF-1, can be used to boost growth levels in children […]
The hormone is used in the raising of cattle but finds its way to rivers and streams A chemical compound used to stimulate weight gain in cows artificially may be contaminating aquatic ecosystems in the United States and disrupting the reproductive processes of fish, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications. Cattle farmers have been using the chemical compound trenbolone acetate (TBA) for decades. The hormone has a potentially toxic by-product, 17-alpha-trenbolone. Earlier research had seemed to show that the chemical breaks down and becomes harmless when exposed to sunlight. However, it appears that when the chemicals wind up in rivers and streams, they morph back into 17-Alpha-trenbolone at nightfall, according to new Nature Communications study. “As goes the compound, [so] goes the risk. In the sunlight, the mixture goes away. Therefore the risk has also gone away,” said lead study author Adam Ward, assistant professor at Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. “What our study shows is that chemically that’s not true.” The full extent of the damage that might be caused by the hormone is unknown. The hormone 17-Alpha-trenbolone leaves cows through their manure and moves into rivers, streams and other bodies […]
In his in-depth article on Human Growth Hormone (HGH) which appeared in the March 29, 2012, issue of Esquire magazine, Craig Davidson takes a fair and level-headed approach to this controversial topic. He begins by clearing up the misconception about hormones: performance enhancing drugs (PED’s) and testosterone and growth hormone replacement therapy are lumped together in the minds of the casual observer. Athletes are continually in the news for abusing anabolic steroids, testosterone and growth hormone. This not only causes many to feel that they are illegal (not true; all of these substances are legally available by prescription), but most people fear them as well. But we tend to fear the things that we are ignorant of, and Davidson presents the other side of growth hormone replacement therapy: the new generation of doctor’s that are using synthetic hormones as a weapon in the battle against the hideous disease of aging. In short, when used correctly, they are nothing short of a miracle. He tells the story brilliantly, beginning with a heartrending letter to his aging father. Davidson is concerned about a scab on his dad’s hand that has been stubbornly clinging to his skin for weeks. He flashes back on […]
Congratulations! You have taken that all-important first step on a journey to a new you through the miracle of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy. My name is Mark Smith, and I am your private health executive, who would like to talk to you about some of our hormone injection programs. BHRT Medical Solutions has access to a network of board-certified Medical Doctor’s in every state and county all across America. These physicians are happy to get you started on this exciting journey, by performing the necessary blood work and a comprehensive physical exam all in a single, convenient appointment. Our medical institute provides medically approved, prescription HRT (Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) programs. Our specialty is hormone replacement therapy for adult men and women over the age of 30 who have symptoms of hypogonadism, hypopituitarism, andropause, menopause, or Adult Onset Human Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD). Before we go any further, the questions that you have to ask yourself are these: “What can HGH replacement therapy do for me? How will I benefit from this treatment?” Here are a few things to consider that will help you make an informed decision. Do you suffer from any of these symptoms: […]
An Introduction to Human Growth Hormone Growth Hormone. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you have probably heard about it. We see HGH mentioned on TV news and read about it in all the prominent newspapers and magazines, and on the Internet. Athletes and famous Hollywood actors are using Human Growth Hormone (HGH) for everything from sports enhancement and anti-aging, trying to turn back the clock, or for only to look and feel younger inside and out. Sylvester Stallone, aka “Rocky” and “Rambo” was busted in Australia with HGH and allegedly “misplaced” his doctor’s prescription. He was arrested and had to pay a $2,000 fine. Stallone, who is in his 60’s, has the energy and vitality of a 35-year-old athlete. He credits this to a great part to his workout routine, along with his use of HGH. Mr. Stallone feels that in 10 years (or less) HGH will become an over-the-counter product. When the smoke of controversy clears, and Congress looks closer at the thousands of research studies on HGH, Stallone’s statements might prove correct. Until then, a doctor’s prescription is required to legally obtain HGH. Since the “winning is everything,” attitude prevails in both professional and amateur sports, […]
The key role this hormone plays in regulating the reproductive system Luteinizing Hormone (LH) is produced by the pituitary gland and plays a vital role in controlling the reproductive system. Luteinizing Hormone is a gonadotropic hormone (the hormone responsible for stimulating the gonads and monitoring reproductive activity) that is manufactured and secreted by cells in the anterior pituitary gland. It plays a crucial role in regulating the function of the testes in men and ovaries in women. In men, LH Leydig cells in the testicles promote both testosterone and sperm production. Testosterone is also required for the development of masculine features such as strength, muscle size and strength, and the growth of facial hair. Luteinizing Hormone performs different functions for women. LH plays different roles in the two parts of a woman’s menstrual cycle. For the first two weeks of the cycle, LH is necessary for stimulation of the ovarian follicles in the ovary that are responsible for the production of the female sex hormone oestradiol. At the second part of the cycle, beginning around day 14, Luteinizing Hormone surges, which results in the ovarian follicle tearing and releasing a mature oocyte (egg) from the ovary. […]
HGH Secretagogue: Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy Using a Pre-Cursor Secretagogue Analog (Sermorelin) A Secretagogue is a substance that promotes secretion or release, for instance, the Secretagogue for Human Growth Hormone production. The content tells your pituitary gland to increase HGH production is GHRH (Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone). Sermorelin is a polypeptide chain that mimics the effects of Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone – the substances that naturally tells your pituitary gland to increase HGH production. Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Therapy Sermorelin, is a Human Growth Hormone HGH “Secretagogue” delivered through subcutaneous Injection – GH-RH (1-29). Growth hormone deficiency in adults occurs when the naturally occurring pituitary hormone known as Human Growth Hormone is produced in inadequate quantities with a resulting deficiency in growth hormone and IGF-1 levels in the blood stream. Growth hormone deficiency includes a spectrum that ranges from a complete lack of growth hormone through various degrees of partial growth hormone deficiency. Most people after the age of 25 to 30 begin a process of human growth hormone deficiency that accelerates at a loss rate of 1 to 2% per year, depending on one’s genetic makeup, diet, exercise, and lifestyle. In contrast to supplementing the growth hormone […]
The importance of hormonal balance for Menopause More than one researcher has described the human body’s hormonal balance as “the dance of life” or, more specifically, “the dance of the hormones.” And this is indeed an apt analogy. Your endocrine system is a delicate balance that is interrelated. When one hormone increases or decreases, it often has a spillover effect on one or more other hormones. And this is especially true concerning menopause The dictionary definition of menopause is “the time of cessation of a woman’s reproductive ability.” Female ovaries slow down and eventually cease the production of hormones once a woman ages. The condition usually appears between the age range of 35 to 55. Menopause is somewhat unique in the sense that women can suffer from its symptoms for up to a decade before being diagnosed with full-fledged menopause. This is known as perimenopause. Most people believe that the main cause of menopause is a woman’s lowered levels of estrogen and progesterone. According to this theory, these two hormones are the direct cause of the broad range of unpleasant symptoms (osteoporosis, hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, etc.) that combine to make a woman’s life miserable. But this theory, […]
In spite of protestations to the contrary, aging is a disease…period. Nothing, absolutely nothing about our bodies improves with the passing of time. And our bones are as subject to the damage that aging inflicts as any other body part. The older you are, the greater your chance of having osteoporosis. Women’s bones are thinner than men’s, and bone density rapidly declines after menopause. Therefore, it’s not surprising that about 80% of Americans with osteoporosis are women. But men can be stricken with this affliction as well. Granted, osteoporosis is much more common in women, but men are at risk, too. In fact, about 25% of men over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture. Osteoporosis may be under-diagnosed in men because it is often considered a “woman’s disease” and men may not be tested. When considering what you can do to prevent osteoporosis, you first need to be aware of what causes it, and why some people develop it and some don’t. There are certain risk factors beyond your control: Thin, small-framed women are more likely to develop osteoporosis. Heredity. If osteoporosis runs in your family, the odds are greater that it may strike you as well Ethnicity. It is […]
You’re a woman. And, like many women, you may believe that testosterone is a male hormone only…but you’d be wrong. It’s true that men are born with much higher levels of the hormone than females. But low testosterone can adversely affect women as well as men. This is where we can help Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is not something to be entered into lightly, for both men and women…especially for women. The dosage must be exact, to reap the benefits without suffering from the masculine side effects that are possible with the wrong amount. In other words, never proceed on your own, without medical supervision. The trained professionals at our clinic will give you the most personalized, up-to-date treatment possible. We will begin your treatment by administering a small dose and continue to monitor your results and progress. We are confident we can meet your individual needs. But this is a holistic, team effort. We will provide the hormones…and we will also share with you several easy lifestyle changes that will ensure you derive the maximum benefit from our treatments. Keep reading to learn a simple “trick” that you can begin immediately to boost your testosterone naturally. There is […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For women with thinning bones, Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy is a different but possibly effective option for battling osteoporosis. “The idea of growth hormone helping osteoporosis is not new,” says Dr. Michael Farrell, an internist at Allegheny General Hospital. A study from Sweden indicates that women on growth hormone replacement therapy had denser, thicker bones, and therefore had greater protection from fractures. “This study looked at fracture risk, which is what you really care about,” says Dr. Farrell. The study involved 80 women, ages 50 to 70. For 18 months, they got daily shots of either a placebo, a single unit of growth hormone or a two and a half unit of growth hormone. At that point, they were monitored for ten years. Then they were compared to a group of 120 women who did not take growth hormone. Not only was bone density higher in women in the treated group, but if they were suffering from osteoporosis, they experienced half the fracture rate. The women with osteoporosis who did not take growth hormone had four times the fracture rate. Growth hormone is made in the brain’s pituitary gland. It regulates growth in children, as well as […]
LONDON (Reuters) – Taking too much Tylenol during pregnancy could reduce testosterone levels in male babies, according to a new study. This could lead to possible reproductive problems later in life, researchers said. The University of Edinburgh study tested the effect of paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol) on testosterone production in mice that carried grafts of human testicular tissue. These grafts have been shown to mimic how the developing testes grow and function during pregnancy. Scientists gave the mice a typical daily dose of paracetamol over a period of either 24 hours or seven days. They measured the amount of testosterone produced by the human tissue an hour after the final dose of paracetamol. They found there was no effect on testosterone production following 24 hours of paracetamol treatment. After seven days of exposure, however, the amount of testosterone was reduced by 45 percent. The study is published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. It is funded by the Wellcome Trust, the British Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes and the Medical Research Council. Researchers say their findings could help to explain reported links between paracetamol use in pregnancy and reproductive health problems in young […]
Clomiphene (also known as Clomid) was first used in the 1960’s for women suffering from abnormal ovulation. Later, it was approved for women who were unable to ovulate. In 1989, clomiphene was discovered to ascertain fertility in females. How? Women who were capable of pregnancy would gain bone mineral density while using the drug. Women who were unable to conceive and bear children did not experience the same increase in bone mineral density. But clomiphene does not just help women Incredibly, clomiphene has proven to be helpful to men that are suffering from low levels of testosterone (“Low-T”). Hyperstimulation is not a common occurrence for drugs that are designed for altering the hormones of one gender, so let’s take a look at why both women and men need clomiphene, and how the drug works. Why women need clomiphene As mentioned earlier, clomiphene was designed for women suffering from abnormal ovulation. There are two specific types of infertility that clomiphene is powerfully effective in dealing with: oligo-ovulation and anovulation. Oligoovalation refers to ovulation which occurs irregularly or infrequently during the menstrual cycle. The problem with this is simple. Oligoovalation makes it extremely difficult to estimate when conception is possible. […]
The Effects of Hypogonadism on Men Learn more about the causes and cures of this ever-increasing problem Your physician enters the room with a somber demeanor and announces “Your blood tests are back, and it’s confirmed: you have hypogonadism.” The response of many men to this somewhat confusing pronouncement is often: “what’s that?” The medical, professional, clinical definition of hypogonadism is the reduction or absence of hormone secretion or other physiological activity of the gonads (testes). The Endocrine Society practice guideline has a similar definition: Hypogonadism in men is a clinical syndrome that results from failure of the testis to produce physiological levels of testosterone (thus androgen deficiency) and a standard number of spermatozoa due to disruption of one or more levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis. In plain English, this means decreased the production of the essential male hormones that make men men…especially testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). This condition is sometimes given the moniker “low t.” Then more depressing news follows. All-too-often, older men are told that their status is accurately called Age-Associated Hypogonadism, sometimes referred to as Late-onset hypogonadism. At around age 31, a man’s levels of growth hormone and testosterone begin to decline at […]
Upon discovering that they are about to become fathers, men often experience a drop in two hormones: testosterone and estradiol. This happens even before their babies are born, according to a new University of Michigan study. Past research has demonstrated that men’s hormones change after they become fathers, and there is some evidence that this is a function of a decline after the child’s birth. What is unique about the new U-M study is this: it is the first research to show that the decline may begin even earlier, during the transition to fatherhood, said Robin Edelstein, the study’s lead author. “We don’t yet know exactly why men’s hormones are changing,” said Edelstein, U-M associate professor of psychology. “These changes could be a function of psychological changes that men experience as they prepare to become fathers, changes in their romantic relationships, or even physical changes that men experience along with their pregnant partners. “Nevertheless, fathers’ hormonal changes could have significant implications for paternal behavior once their babies are born.” It has long been known (and painfully aware of by many husbands) that expectant mothers experience mercurial hormone changes and unusual food cravings while pregnant. However, less has been known about […]
Recent medical studies have discovered a direct relationship between heart health and sexual health. L-Arginine supplements are found to improve circulation blood flow and are effective in reversing erectile dysfunction. A precursor of nitric oxide (NO) L-Arginine is directly involved in vasodilation and enhancement of blood flow and can improve erectile function in most men. “Sex can improve your cardiovascular health, and studies indicate your chances of heart problems may decrease if you’re having sex regularly…twice a week or more can cut the risk of heart attack by half” says Michael Krychman, M.D. the Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine and author of 100 Questions & Answers About Women’s Sexual Wellness and Vitality. “The cardiovascular benefit of sex may be due in part to the orgasmic release of the hormone oxytocin which is produced during orgasm and sexual arousal. Many couples are reluctant to discuss sexual health issues with their doctors and clinicians may be hesitant to broach the subject. So people often believe no treatment options are available. That’s not the case particularly given the positive results of the latest clinical studies, and individual supplements. L-Arginine is designed to boost nitric oxide output, […]
More sleep leads to ‘better levels of arousal.’ Is your libido tired? If so, then a lack of sleep may be the reason why researchers claim. A study has found a direct relationship between how much sleep a person gets and their level of desire the next day. The amount of shut-eye also affects how aroused they will become. The study, involving 171 women, showed that each additional hour of sleep increased the likelihood of sexual activity with a partner by 14 percent, according to University of Michigan researchers Sleep was also necessary for genital arousal, according to the research, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Specifically, women who slept longer experienced fewer problems with vaginal arousal than those who obtained less sleep. ‘The influence of sleep on sexual desire and arousal has received little attention in the field,’ said Dr. David Kalmbach, of the University of Michigan. ‘But these findings indicate that insufficient sleep can decrease sexual desire and arousal for women. He added: ‘I think the take-home message should not be that more sleep is better, but that it is important to allow ourselves to obtain the sleep that our mind and body needs.’ Previous research has […]
Congratulations! You have just moved beyond “thinking about it,” and day-dreaming about what you would like to look and feel like. You have taken action…GREAT! We’re as excited as you are to help you experience the miracle of Injectable Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy. Naturally, you probably have a few questions. Please keep reading for the answers. The Steps to a New You Question One: What do I need to get going? Listed below are the specific documents and procedures that are necessary to begin a physician-monitored Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Program Step One: First, complete our medical history form. This form is simple, clear-cut and easy-to-understand, and won’t take much time to complete. Then, send it to us by fax, e-mail or regular mail. Step Two: Once we have received your form, we will bill your credit card for your initial start-up costs. Next, we will make an appointment for you with one of our anti-aging physicians conveniently located near you. At your appointment, you will receive a blood test and a physical examination. This is done in one brief doctor’s visit. Step Three: After you have completed your physical examination and your blood work at our local affiliate, your […]
Protein: The Facts You Need To Know Protein. It’s known as a building block…one of the most important building blocks in the body. It’s essential for life. Bodybuilders and strength athletes swear by it. Any eating plan includes it. Yet there are few other well-known nutrients that have so much confusion continually swirling about them. For example: There are different types of protein. Which ones are the best? And what is the best way to take them? Is there the right time to take them? How much protein can you absorb at one time? What are “complete proteins”? How do they differ from “incomplete” proteins? Does protein help to burn more calories than fats or carbohydrates, and help with weight-loss? If so, why? How much protein is recommended on a daily basis? Can you consume too much protein? Or too little? These are the most common questions concerning protein. The good news is that the answers are not too complicated even though at first glance they seem to be. To get going, the first question is “what is protein”? The scientific definition of protein is: any of a class of nitrogenous organic compounds that consist of large molecules composed […]
The importance of coffee Our love affair with coffee has a long history. Napoleon-era French diplomat Talleyrand said that coffee “should be hot as hell, black as the devil, pure as an angel, sweet as love.” Bach wrote a cantata in its honor, writers meeting deadlines and students cramming for exams rely on it, and, according to legend, a Pope blessed it. In one of the most famous retorts known, Lady Astor once remarked that if she were Winston Churchill’s wife, she’d poison his coffee, to which Churchill acerbically replied: “If I were married to you, I’d drink it.” Coffee is everywhere, spanning across history and throughout the world. And more and more, science is proving its popularity is a real benefit. University of Harvard scientists have conducted numerous studies on coffee for decades. Last year, researchers announced they had discovered six new human genes related to the brew and verified the existence of two others. The long-running Nurses’ Health Study has found that coffee protects against type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Researchers are continuing to follow up on 2001 findings that it protects against Parkinson’s disease. The work at Harvard is just part of an emerging picture of […]
In addition to the many well-known benefits of deep, restorative sleep, here is something else to consider: research shows that people who regularly get enough sleep have healthier body weights than those who don’t. Whether that is because sleep keeps weight in check by releasing growth hormone, or that people with lighter body weights may sleep more soundly, or some other reason, the facts remain unchanged: adequate levels of sleep help you make better food selections. Researcher Hassan Dashti found a link between sleeping and the food choices people make that may explain it. For a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, he looked at nearly 15,000 people from several countries and compared how much sleep they usually get each night to the fat, protein and carbohydrates in their diets. He found that younger adults who reported sleeping more tended to eat less saturated fat than their sleep-deprived peers. Older women who slept more reported eating fewer carbohydrates and more polyunsaturated fat. “Our results suggest that the connection between sleep and weight may be partly due to food choices,” Dashti said. “The results consistently suggest that better-rested adults tend to have healthier intakes, particularly related to fat […]
Confused about organic foods? Are organic foods worth the extra costs? And are organic foods always healthier? Here are the facts. Both pro and con. Keep reading and make an informed decision You’ve heard the clamor from the food “experts” about why you should or should not buy organic foods. As with so many food issues, there is no consensus. “Organic foods are more expensive, but they’re worth it, ” says one nutritionist. “No, they’re not worth the added expense,” says another opinionated “foodie.” So what to do? Who is right? Who should you listen to? You do, of course, want to do the right thing and maintain your health and the health of your family by making smart nutritional decisions. So let’s take a look at this timely, essential topic and shed some light on the issue. What are organic foods? Before we go any further, let’s answer the question of “what are organic foods?” Organic refers to meats, dairy products, vegetables and fruits that are not refined, processed, filled with growth hormones and steroids, irradiated and are grown naturally, without tons of chemical fertilizers, antibiotics and pesticides. Also, organic foods are loaded with a heavy concentration of […]
Magnesium has been described by many nutritionists and research scientists as “the miracle mineral.” And there is a broad range of reasons why. Magnesium delivers so many health benefits that it is the gift that just keeps on giving. Here is a list of the many benefits this miracle mineral gives – magnesium… Provides heart protection and lower risk of stroke. Magnesium is crucial for maintaining a normal heartbeat; in fact, after bypass surgery, hospitals use intravenous magnesium to prevent atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heartbeat that can result in stoke-inducing blood clots). There are other reasons why magnesium acts as a moat against heart disease. Magnesium regulates heartbeats, protects against arrhythmias (irregular or abnormal heartbeat), and sweeps away excess calcium in the blood vessels, thus lowering the risk of atherosclerosis, a known precursor of heart attack and stroke Improves blood sugar levels. The chance of developing type II diabetes is dramatically slashed in people with high consumption of magnesium. Adequate levels of magnesium boost the body’s reaction to insulin, which removes sugar from the bloodstream Reduces blood pressure. High magnesium levels improve circulation, which has been linked to lower blood pressure Strengthens bones. One of the scariest things to happen […]
Do you remember when you were very young and days felt like they were 30 hours long, years seemed like they took forever to go by – especially the school year, but in your later life, days, weeks and months – even years, appeared to fly by? This is because your brain slows down as you age, with the result of time seeming like it is compressed. Alas, your mind will likely continue to slow down during your entire life with greater speed. Men and women who go on growth hormone injection programs notice that the days seem like they are much longer. This has to do with the mind working more optimally. Growth hormone deficiency can cause a sluggish mind. So when you begin a growth hormone program, use it as a brain gain opportunity. Study memory techniques, practice adding up the cost of things in your mind at the grocery store, do more puzzle games and learn how to play chess if you don’t already know the rules – find every option you can to exercise your brain online in the mental gym of life. Add brain training to your growth hormone injection treatment protocol and consume the […]
As the year winds down, many folks are looking to the next year to make positive changes. Many New’s Year’s resolutions revolve around developing better eating habits. “You are what you eat” is far more than an often-quoted cliche. It is one of the most important things you can do to get and stay healthy. Maybe the most important. When people talk about “eating better,” they usually vow to consume more fresh fruits and vegetables, or drink more water, or add a few quality supplements to their daily fare. These are all great ideas. But what you don’t put in your body is as important as what you do put in it Think about it. Most of us would never consider putting cheap, inferior gas and oil in our cars. Yet most people gobble down slop that would make pigs sick. And they do this on a daily basis. If you are serious about eating for health, it begins with what to avoid. Here are a few suggestions… 1. Microwave popcorn. Yes, it’s convenient. But it also contains many unpleasant surprises. First off, the bag itself. Microwave popcorn bags are lined with a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid ( PFOA). This […]
You’ve read the statistics…the studies…the personal stories…and you have arrived at a logical conclusion… SUGAR KILLS! Twelve pounds of sugar per year is what the average American consumed around 100 years ago. Fast forward to today. In 2009, the average American consumed an astonishing 150 pounds per year! When you consider that the human body requires only about two teaspoons of sugar in the bloodstream at any one time, it’s not really too much of a stretch to realize that our current rates of obesity, diabetes, behavioral problems, mood swings, tooth decay, weakened immune systems, high acidic levels, impaired digestion and countless other afflictions are directly tied into this massive, all-pervasive addiction to the sweet stuff. In fact, some have noticed a link between smoking and sugar. It has been 50 years since the U.S. Surgeon General issued its first report describing in vivid detail the horrendous damage smoking was capable of inflicting on our bodies. Since then, the number of smokers in America has been cut in half. This is great news, but many people are still dying from this self-inflicted, debilitating habit, and there is no doubt that the massive publicity campaign against smoking has paid off. […]
HGH Legal or illegal HGH is legal if prescribed by a medical doctor after a physical, blood work and medical history forms/symptoms have been evaluated. HGH is illegal if purchased from overseas without a prescription and illegally imported into the US. We can provide you with the legal means of getting properly prescribed and monitored hormone replacement therapy programs. Medication/Drugs The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act) prohibit persons from importing into the United States any prescription drug that has not been approved for sale by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or which is adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of the Act. Moreover, in those instances where a United States manufacturer makes an FDA-approved prescription drug and sends it abroad, the Act also prohibits any person other than the original manufacturer from importing the drug back into the United States. Thus, in virtually all instances, individual citizens are prohibited from importing prescription drugs into the United States. FDA Enforcement Policy Regarding the Personal Importation of Violating Drugs The FDA has developed guidance entitled “Coverage of Personal Importations” which sets forth the FDA enforcement priorities on the personal importation of unapproved new drugs by individuals […]
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Hormone Deficiency, Andropause, and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Question: Do our hormones naturally decline as we age? Answer: Yes. Our vital hormones experience a gradual decline as we age Question: At what rate do they fall? Answer: There are differences between people in the speed of hormone decline. This is due to a variety of factors (genetics, illness, lifestyle). However, there is a general rule that we experience a decline of approximately 10% per decade, beginning at around age 30. This is true for three of our most important hormones: testosterone, human growth hormone (HGH), and Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). Here are some general guidelines as to the average levels of these hormones in different age groups: Testosterone: ng/dl (blood analysis we provide) Age 20 to 30: 800-1000 range Most men report they were at their peak of the physical strength and quality of life in their late 20’s and early 30’s when they were in the 700 to 800 range. Results vary. Age 30 to 40: 400-700 range Age 40 to 50: 300-400 range Age 50 to 60: 200-300 range Human Growth Hormone: IGF-1 ng/dl Age 20 to 30: 300-400 Most men report they were at […]
What you need to know about Statin Drugs The Complete Story…How They Work…The Good and Bad Once you have come to our clinic to begin Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy, we will immediately start a holistic approach to attacking the ravages of aging and maintaining your good health. Our program is not limited to growth hormone (HGH) replacement therapy. Part of your treatment includes the latest research and methods of treating the vast array of potential health problems that you may be suffering from, as well as preventing future problems. This includes pharmaceutical drugs, such as statins, the most commonly prescribed cholesterol-fighting medicines. The Problem While there are many medical issues that are a source of disagreement among scientists, physicians, and researchers, there is one topic that virtually everyone is agreement: high levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) cholesterol is a severe and potentially deadly risk to both your health and your life. Elevated LDL cholesterol levels increase your risk for cardiovascular disease. This is due to LDL cholesterol from your blood barging into your arteries at ever-increasing amounts. When this happens, LDL is oxidized, which sets off a chain of events that eventually results in the formation and accumulation of […]
Your Lymphatic System: The most crucial system in your body… And it is all-too-often ignored and neglected Discover the astonishing secrets of your lymphatic system And the efficient and simple actions you can take immediately to keep it Humming Smoothly When we look at a new car, the first thing we notice is the car’s exterior. Glistening, glossy paint, bright interior with perfect graining, and the stylish design are features that magnetically attract our attention, with good reason. A beautiful, clean exterior is a symbol of a well-maintained vehicle. But it’s what’s “under the hood” that counts. Without checking your car’s oil level, changing the air filter, and performing other routine maintenance when required, your engine will suffer by being forced to work harder. Continued neglect may cause severe damage to your engine, which means you’re going nowhere, in spite of your car’s dazzling exterior appearance. Your body is no different. Shiny, glowing skin, well-defined muscles, and a fit, trim midsection are signs of health and fitness. But if there are problems under your body’s “hood,” your external appearance will be meaningless. The organs and systems in your body must keep doing their job, every second, minute, hour, day, week, […]
Have You Tried HGH Release Sprays? And HGH Release Pills? And Are You Wondering Why They Didn’t Work? Keep reading…And Find Out WHY You’ve seen the ads. You’ve heard the stories. Perhaps they made you excited about the promises that Human Growth Hormone (HGH) release sprays and pills could deliver to you…and maybe you even tried them. Guess what? You’re still disappointed. Sad to say, you see and feel no difference. Nothing. Nada. Zippo. No energy explosion, no fat cells magically melting down and vanishing. No reversal of Aging’s devastating, insidious effects. Understandably, you feel like you’ve been sold a bill of goods. And you were…here’s why: The dosage amount in HGH sprays and pills is minuscule. In fact, it is so small that any benefits felt are mainly due to the placebo effect. Most sprays contain less than 30,000 nanograms of growth hormone, which is a fraction of what you would receive from injectable HGH. Even if the dosage were far larger, there is another problem with the HGH release sprays. The membrane of the throat is constructed to protect and repel most substances. This means that an oral HGH release spray has about as much chance of passing […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Mark Cuban, the famous Internet entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has continued his outspoken support for the possible use of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) by funding a study by University of Michigan scientists and physicians to explore how human growth hormone may aid recovery from an ACL tear – one of the most frequent, traumatic and dreaded knee injuries among athletes. The funding is being provided by the Mark Cuban Foundation. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears strike nearly 250,000 people a year and were particularly notorious among professional athletes. Almost a quarter of NBA players and a third of NFL players who suffer an ACL tear have seen their careers ended prematurely. And even the athletes who do make it back usually miss over three-quarters of the regular season and require over a year of recovery time. As with most medical procedures, advances have been made in both surgical techniques and accelerated rehabilitation. However, in spite of this progress, nearly a quarter of a million patients who suffer ACL tears each year still suffer permanent weakness and muscle loss. This is devastating for anyone, particularly so for professional athletes. This gap hinders their ability […]
Buying HGH From Mexico is Illegal HGH from Mexico is available on the black market and “gray” markets in the United States. Although some HGH from Mexico is pure, some brands of HGH from Mexico are often contaminated with foreign proteins, lead and heavy metals which cause allergic reactions. The consistency of strength is also a problem with many brands from Mexico (some being fake or diluted). At present, the direct purchase of any form of HGH from Mexico is perilous and dangerous for individuals, both legally and medically. More Illegal Operations in the USA and Online International Law Enforcement Operation Targets Underground Manufacture of Anabolic Steroids ‘Operation Raw Deal’ Nets 124 Arrests Nationwide To Date WASHINGTON – Authorities have arrested more than 124 individuals in the United States on federal charges as the result of an international investigation targeting the illegal manufacturing and trafficking of anabolic steroids and its raw materials, mainly from China, along with the human growth hormone (HGH) and the insulin growth factor (IGF) markets, the Department of Justice announced today. These law enforcement operations were the result of Operation Raw Deal, the largest steroid enforcement action in U.S. history. The nearly two-year-old operation, which culminated […]
All About Human Growth Hormone Is human growth hormone replacement therapy safe? Or dangerous? Is it right for you? Do you know the ways it can benefit you? Keep reading and finally discover the real facts. You probably have heard about human growth hormone (HGH). With all the talk about major league baseball players and Olympic athletes continually being in the news with stories about HGH, how could you not have heard about it? Add the fact that famous Hollywood movie stars have secretly (and some not-so-secretly) used it for decades to maintain their vibrancy and youthful appearance, and you can probably understand the appeal of HGH. Claims of skyrocketing energy…wrinkles almost magically vanishing as the skin glow reappears…slabs of ugly, disease-producing fat melting away like snow on a sunny afternoon…muscle regaining their long-lost tone…razor-like mental sharpness making a welcome return…all of these seemingly miraculous happenings reported by average people and even senior citizens may have aroused your curiosity. Perhaps you have even considered trying HGH it yourself. Maybe you should. Maybe you shouldn’t. But before you decide, it is of vital importance that you learn as much as possible about human growth hormone. What HGH is, […]
Very few supplements in both worlds of sports and nootropics (smart pills) have been studied and researched as extensively as creatine. It first appeared on the radar screen in the early 1990’s and had proven itself ever since. Countless research studies have shown that creatine is not only one of the best natural compounds ever introduced to the bodybuilding community, but it has also stood the test of time that very few other supplements have. Many other products have come and gone, but creatine has shown it has staying power, getting better and better, and continuing to provide real-world results. Here are some of the powerful, useful benefits creatine delivers: Effects of Creatine On Growth Hormone (GH) A comparative cross-sectional study suggests creatine can raise growth hormone equal to that of intense exercise. Growth hormone (GH) is known to play an essential role in the regulation of body fat levels, immunity, muscle mass, wound healing, bone mass and thousands of other functions both known and yet unknown. It has been proven that GH levels steadily decline as we age and is widely responsible for the steady loss of muscle mass, dry, scaly, inelastic skin, weakened immune system, increased joint […]
Then keep reading, and learn how to defeat these health robbers No question about it. Many Americans suffer from an endless cycle of having to do more and more with less and less sleep and rest, with devastating consequences to their health. Going through life constantly fatigued is no fun. Moods plummet, productivity suffers, and the quality of life is miserable for those who have sleep problems and are always tired. Keep reading and discover a few common causes of why this is such a problem, and more important, what you can do about it. The importance of sleep The number one cause of fatigue is a lack of sleep. This is admittedly in the “DUH” category. But as obvious as it may seem, all too many people neglect sleep, much to their detriment. As little as three hours’ sleep loss has been determined to result in a 50% reduction in the immune system’s efficiency. Also, uninterrupted sleep is the key to fighting fatigue. Research has shown that by interrupting deep sleep over several nights, subjects developed the classic symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Here’s why you should make sleep an important priority in your good health plan. […]
Regardless of your age – old, young or somewhere in-between – the time to get serious about extending your life and preserving your good health is NOW. The bad news: aging progresses a little, day-by-day. The good news: there are steps you can take to slow and at times completely halt the aging process. These are actions you can begin to take not years from now, but today! And it’s not a minute too soon for you to confront aging. Think about this. We have never had to face the hidden, insidious challenges to our health that we currently do…and from many different sources. For example, how many people read the labels on the packages of their food? And how many understand what those lines of chemicals mean? Probably very few. But everyone should read those labels, and understand what they are putting in their bodies. Also, what about the huge pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma)? They hold out the promise of seemingly miraculous cures. Do these promises hold up? At times, yes. At other times, they fall short, with harmful and severe consequences. The point is this: there has never been a time in recorded human […]
Expert References on Hormone Replacement Therapy Today hundreds of hormone replacement experts and specialist offer a vast amount resources and information. Doctor Edmund Chein from 1994 to 1996 treated over 800 people with HGH replacement therapy. And the results were published in Doctor Ronald Klatz’s 1997 book “Grow Young With HGH”. These results demonstrated to scientists and the public, the safety and efficacy of HGH in improving a broad array of human health parameters in adults Dr. Ronald Klatz, world renowned expert on anti-aging, founder, and president of the (A4M) American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. “By replenishing your supply of growth hormone, you can recover your vigor, health, looks, and sexuality. For the first time in human history, we can intervene in the aging process, restore many aspects of youth, resist disease, substantially improve the quality of life, perhaps extend the life span itself. The ‘Fountain of Youth’ lies within the cells of each of us. All you need to do is release it.”. Doctors Thierry Hertaghe and Vince Giampapa report that the latest European research indicates that Human Growth Hormone (HGH) can go beyond the current antioxidant based anti-aging remedies in slowing, preventing and reversing aging at the cellular […]
Life span length has proven to be a continuing source of mystery. Why do some people enjoy living for decades and others are not so fortunate? Up until recently, the answer has been elusive. However, based on a recent study of a lowly worm, research scientists have leaped one giant step closer to understanding longevity: METABOLISM. Their report in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Journal of Proteome Research details how the metabolic profile of worms can accurately predict how long they can live, and that middle age is a particularly important turning point. The importance of this study is two-fold. In addition to satisfying our curiosity about aging, accurately predicting lifespans has numerous practical applications for life insurance companies, retirement investing and health care planning. Our current method of estimating how long people will live takes into consideration some factors: family medical history, geographic location, levels of education and income, and lifestyle choices. To make these predictions more accurate, researchers have begun drawing more extensively from genetics. However, DNA does not explain everything. To connect the dots, researchers studied the metabolic profiles of the microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans to determine if they could discover patterns that directly affect life expectancy. […]
Telomeres: The overlooked key to solving the puzzle of aging Telomeres. Until recently, this word was seldom mentioned in anti-aging circles. Research scientists have been aware of telomeres since the 1930’s when DNA researchers determined that telomeres played a role in stabilizing the ends of chromosomes. However, it was not until the early 1980’s that more information was uncovered and the anatomy and functions of telomeres became well-known. But the role this fascinating substance plays in the battle against aging and other severe diseases was still not recognized. Recent research, however, has changed the entire equation, and the importance of telomeres is now finally recognized. What are telomeres? Telomeres are the caps at the end of our DNA strands. As mentioned earlier, they provide protection to our DNA by adding stability. They act as boundaries between chromosomes. Without telomeres, our chromosomes would attach to each other, which would cause their structures to change. This would result in a broad range of health problems: inflammation, cancer, and aging. Without telomeres, our chromosomes would attach to each other, which would cause their structures to change. This would result in a broad range of health problems: inflammation, cancer, and aging. Telomeres are named […]
And How Growth Hormone can make your training EXPLODE! Keep reading and learn the facts of fitness It’s finally happened. You’re tired of looking in the mirror and realizing the toll that aging, combined with inactivity and lack of physical fitness has taken. The ever-so-slow increase of flab…muscle weakness…sagging, wrinkled, weathered skin…a receding hair line…and other effects of the disease of aging. And it’s not just your appearance If the above symptoms weren’t severe enough, there are also some uninvited guests crashing your party: joint aches and pains…inability to enjoy a night of deep, restorative sleep…constant fatigue…brain fog…depression…and more. At first, they are almost imperceptible. But as time goes by, they can’t be ignored. Like a room full of cackling hens, they become increasingly obnoxious. It’s not that you can’t put up with them. But why should you? Why let them destroy your quality of life? Perhaps you arrived at the conclusion that Aging’s parade of horrors DOES NOT have to debilitate you. You have finally realized that you don’t have to be a helpless victim, and you have decided to take action. To paraphrase a popular quote: you’re “mad as hell, and are not going to […]
Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to step up and buy Human Growth Hormone (HGH) through the legal process of seeing a doctor, getting blood work and physical exam, get evaluated and undergo hormone replacement therapy at our clinic. And to get the most benefit from your therapy, you have made a commitment to get in the gym and add some serious strength and muscle mass…great! Now, it’s a matter of meeting your goals safely and efficiently. We don’t prescribe HGH for body builders, but our patients who go on HGH and change their life style by working out and eating right, will notice major improvements to their health, strength, endurance and over all well being. Let’s face facts: in today’s fast-paced society, your time is precious. In fact, quite often the main difference between success and failure is effective time management. To put it bluntly, every activity you do needs to be done as expeditiously as possible. This includes your time spent working out. Being physically fit is not an option Being in top physical condition is so important to your success. Achieving great bodybuilding results will skyrocket your energy levels, improve blood flow to your brain, enhance creativity and […]
Metabolism refers to a series of chemical reactions that create a living being. Scientifically, it’s a comprehensive term. In general terms, however, Metabolism refers to the processes which sustain energy and burn fat in the human body. Our metabolism is at its highest when we are young. In our adolescence and teens, boys and girls often seem to have stomachs that are bottomless pits, especially if they engage in any reasonable level of physical activity. Metabolism remains very high during the twenties as well. Around the age of twenty-five, however, metabolism begins a slow, torturous and seemingly inevitable decline. After twenty-five, you can expect your metabolism to drop somewhere between five and ten percent every decade IF you maintain the same level of activity (which most people don’t). In the United States, the average adult loses somewhere between twenty and forty percent of their metabolism over the course of their adult life. The result of this unfortunate state of affairs is that weight gain occurs far more effortlessly than in your younger years. Also, the muscle-to-fat ratio takes a hit, and extra calories = extra fat. This was not always the case, but leaving nature to take its course […]
Acidosis: The Hidden Health Destroyer Your Most Important AND Little Known Measure of Good Health What is the most important thing you should focus on for good health? Hint: it’s not your weight…or your BMI…or your cholesterol…or your triglycerides…or even your blood pressure. Without a doubt, these numbers are significant. But there is one number that tells you more than these about your health, and you need to be aware of it to ward off disease and live pain-free: Your Blood pH Level The degree to which your blood is either acidic or alkaline in the body is potential hydrogen, or pH, which is expressed in a number between 0 and 14 and is usually measured via taking blood samples. A reading of 0 is pure acid, seven is neutral, and 14 is pure alkaline. Without exception, all of your organs, bones, tissues, and joints function at their best when your blood pH is slightly alkaline, which is around 7.35. Here’s a brief look at the science behind acidosis The stomach has an average pH level of approximately 4.0. Drinking alkaline water causes stomach pH to increase as it becomes more alkaline. When the stomach pH rises above […]
If you’re a man with low testosterone (“Low-T”), exercise may be your salvation. Physicians, research scientists, bodybuilders and fitness professionals still have a lot to learn about exercise and its effects on testosterone. It’s not anywhere near as simple as it sounds, and many factors besides your workout are involved. But there is one thing that everyone agrees on Get off the couch! You need to stop merely thinking about it and get moving. If you make exercise a habit, you will get the benefits. However, if your efforts are sporadic, and you just go through the motions once in awhile, you won’t get the benefits. It’s that simple. Immediately after working out, testosterone levels rise, but for only a brief period. “Sometimes it’s 15 minutes after exercise that testosterone is elevated. Sometimes it can be up to an hour,” says Todd Schroeder, Ph.D., who studies exercise and hormones in older men at the University of Southern California. It’s not yet clear what health effects if any, these temporary boosts may have. Of course, exercise has many other well-known health benefits. For men who have low testosterone, exercise alone probably won’t raise their levels enough to make a […]
Comprehensive Male Blood Work Panel: Homocysteine, Plasma. High levels of homocysteine are associated with elevated risk of heart attack, stroke, blood clot formation, and may be a precursor of Alzheimer’s Disease. TSH Free T4. T4 is the primary hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Its function is to navigate through the blood to particular targeted cells, then convert to triiodothyronine (T3). T4 is not as active as T3. A good analogy is this: T4 delivers the instructions from the thyroid, then T3 gets to work to carry out the mission. However, you need both T-3 and T-4 at optimum levels Lipid Panel With LDL/HDL Ratio. The lipid panel with LDL/HDL ratio test is a comprehensive cholesterol test that measures the proportion of the “good cholesterol” HDL and the “bad cholesterol” LDL. The levels of both these cholesterol types are reliable predictors of heart attacks. Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. The metabolic panel test is a crucial, comprehensive blood test. This test acts as an early warning system for severe diseases such as liver disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. The metabolic panel test also measures essential electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, and CO2 (carbon dioxide and bicarbonate) and proteins (albumin and total protein). Testosterone […]
How could that above statement be true? After all, we are what we eat, right? Yes – and that’s the problem. Here’s why. Did you know… The way we eat and the food we eat has changed more in the past 50 years than in the previous 10,000 years. Our ancestors would have a hard time understanding modern food. For example, many of the most important foods in our diet are genetically engineered – and the food industry is moving mountains to pass laws that will not require them to label these foods as “Frankenfoods.” In their mad scramble for profits, the food industry has created a food supply system that is dangerously vulnerable to bacterial contamination. Proof? Last year, 73,000 Americans got sick from the deadly E. coli. Don’t forget the dangers of cloning. Last year the food industry obtained permission from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put meat from cloned animals on the shelves of your local markets without labeling them! Due to soil depletion and drugged livestock, our food is far less nutritious today than 50 years ago. In fact, much of food is nutritionally worthless – and can easily make […]
Are You Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired? Then It’s Time To Reverse The Aging Process…with Genotropin Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is one of the most, if not the most important hormone in the human body. It is responsible for so many functions of the body and affects fat, muscle and cells. As we grow, the pituitary gland secretes more and more growth hormone. This reaches a peak in our teen years, as waves of HGH surge through our veins, like a fire hose with the water turned on full blast. Regrettably, this wave begins to drop off as early as our mid-20’s. Starting around age 30, we lose growth hormone at a rate of at least 10% per decade…and this accelerates dramatically with each passing decade. The sad reality of this? Very simple. Fully grown adults need HGH every bit as much as children and growing teenagers. By making certain lifestyle changes (right nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, and supplements), we can slow the loss of HGH. But without HGH replacement therapy, we are still fighting a losing battle…in spite of our best and valiant efforts. This is where Genotropin can help Genotropin is biologically similar to HGH […]
Fully Comprehensive Female Blood Testing Battery TSH Free T4. T4 is the primary hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Its function is to navigate through the blood to particular targeted cells, then convert to triiodothyronine (T3). T4 is not as active as T3. A good analogy is this: T4 delivers the instructions from the thyroid, then T3 gets to work to carry out the mission. However, you need both T-3 and T-4 at optimum levels Complete Blood Count With Differential/Platelet Comp. This test screens for anemia, and can also detect infections. The CBC covers everything related to your blood: both red and white blood cells, platelet levels, hematocrit, and hemoglobin. Metabolic Panel. The metabolic panel test is a crucial, comprehensive blood test. This test acts as an early warning system for severe diseases such as liver disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. The metabolic panel test also measures essential electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, and CO2 (carbon dioxide and bicarbonate) and proteins (albumin and total protein). Cortisol. Cortisol is the so-called “stress hormone.” As the name implies, stressful situations result in a blast of cortisol. This release served us well in caveman times when we had to go into “fight-or-flight” mode in […]
The way we eat has changed more in the past 50 years than in the previous 10,000 years If you took a stroll through the aisles of today’s supermarkets, you could count up to 47,000 products – or more. A great many of these products turn out to be artificial byproducts of just one acidic food…corn. And corn is far from the healthy vegetable that many people believe it is. Corn can wreak havoc on blood sugar levels, due to its high carbohydrate content. This is particularly the case for diabetics. Corn can also cause or aggravate allergies, lead to weight gain and fatigue, and result in digestive distress to many people since it can be difficult to digest. Also, corn is jam-packed with sugar, and this can lead to tooth decay and osteoporosis. Quick quiz: Which of the following contains ingredients derived from corn? (a) Kellogg’s Corn Flakes; (b) Pepsi; (c) Smucker’s jam; (d) a McDonald’s Big Mac; or (e) Wonder Bread. Answer: all of them. And then some The American food supply, in fact, is drowning in corn. Last year, U.S. farmers reaped 13 billion bushels of the yellow stuff—the largest corn harvest […]
You called our HGH Clinic and told us about your symptoms that are commonly associated with growth hormone deficiency, and we sent you locally to get blood work done in your city and state. The results showed your IGF-1 levels were low; we prescribed you Sermorelin or HGH injections. You started to feel great, but now you want to know what the most important factor is for losing weight? For the past few decades, the question has been, “What’s more important for weight loss: exercise or healthy eating?” The one sentence answer is that there are other factors you need to think about, and we will discuss them in detail. Eating Healthy is Not Enough while using Growth Hormone injections We have slashed calories, fat, and carbs, and spent a small fortune on gym memberships (that most haven’t used past January). The result of these efforts? We have gained, not lost, weight. What went wrong? We thought that eating healthy foods was the single most important factor, when in fact: exercising on a daily basis is just as equally important, if not more important than eating healthy. Apparently eating healthy is a no-brainer, but many people think this is all […]
Here’s what you need to know to avoid this nightmare Another night. Another night of tossing and turning. Of knowing that you need to get to sleep…and worried that you just can’t. Another night of dreading how you’ll feel the next day. And worrying while remembering all the stories you have heard, and the articles you’ve read about how much damage this chronic insomnia is doing to your body. And insomnia does do damage The studies keep coming in, and they all agree: a chronic lack of sleep is directly linked to a wide array of afflictions. Here’s a partial list of health issues that insomnia either causes or makes worse: Diabetes. Diabetes and sleep loss are closely related. Chronic insomnia can dramatically increase your risk of diabetes while having diabetes can result in sleep disruption Weight-gain. Lack of sleep causes fatigue and results in eating junk food for convenience. The tired feeling after missing a night of sleep is also an excuse to skip the next day’s workout. When you suffer from sleeplessness, your hormone balance is thrown out-of-whack. Two key hormones are ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin tells you when you’re hungry and when you’re are short […]
Are you always feeling tired? Having trouble losing weight? Often experiencing brain fog? The cause may not be what you think! Keep reading and learn the facts about the overlooked and neglected organ that is so vital to all aspects of our health and well-being: Your Liver Read the three questions that were just asked. Answer them honestly. Then add joint pain, age spots, weak, flabby muscles, elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels, an under-performing immune system, skyrocketing blood pressure and digestive issues to the list of afflictions you may be experiencing. Not a beautiful picture or a holiday parade. More like a parade of nightmares that reduce your quality-of-life. Any of these problems deserve all of your attention to discover their cause and deal with it. You and your doctor should never leave any stone unturned. And that includes your liver That’s correct. Your liver is always busy performing several hundred duties. This three-pound, football-shaped organ is constantly on-the-job. And you need to be thankful it is always on call. Did you know that the liver… Regulates more than 50,000 enzyme systems to control metabolic activity throughout the entire body Plays a key role in stabilizing hormones, including essential sex […]
All too often, the average person is only concerned with strength and fitness in their upper body, to the neglect of their legs. Want proof? Ask someone to show their muscles, and they will flex their biceps…not their leg This is a serious oversight In addition to being called a “human light-bulb” due to the lack of balance between your legs and upper body, there are other reasons to work the legs and work them hard. The legs are our source of power for just about any kind of movement of the upper body. And if you want strong legs, forget those fancy machines; squats rule. The many excuses for not squatting are legendary: They are bad for your knees and back; they will make your glutes (butt muscles) grow too large and much more, too numerous to mention. Don’t listen to them, or let them stop you. Squats will build incredible legs, and help you develop overall muscularity as well. These are the muscles that give you strength and stamina in your everyday activities, including standing and walking. These are the muscle groups that squats engage and strengthen the most. As mentioned above, many people are scared to squat, […]
Want to boost your testosterone levels? Then start Long-Distance Running! Attention Ladies! If you’re interested in a great sex life, look no further than a marathon runner.”Marathon runners are the best in bed,” proclaimed a recent headline. According to the latest scientific research, long distance runners are red-hot…scientifically speaking. The headline is based on a study that merely looked at long-distance runners’ finger ratios – said to be a marker for high testosterone levels – not reported partner sexual satisfaction (or as other sources report, high sperm counts and “reproductive fitness”). If marathon runners are great lovers, and desirable to women, why? The obvious conclusion is that they are in excellent physical condition: low body-fat levels, no protruding beer bellies, and they possess both a dedication to good health and a work ethic that’s off-the-charts. But there may be another factor involved The fact that a man is willing to dedicate so much effort and time into his pastime signals that in a natural selection sense, this is indeed a high-quality male, or, as single women are fond of saying, “quite a catch.” Long-distance running might be the mark, natural-selection-wise, of a high-quality male, according to new research, one that […]
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Ever Wonder Why You Can’t Lose Weight… Even When You Do Everything Right? Maybe You’re Trying Too Hard! Finally, Here Are The Facts You Need To Melt The Fat…Once And For All! It’s frustrating…maddeningly frustrating. You’ve sworn that this time it’s going to be different. You’re meticulously counting your calories. You’re following your exercise routine strictly. You’re not cheating with binges. Yet the mirror and scale aren’t lying The numbers on the scale aren’t budging. And the image you see in the mirror is so far from being “beach ready” that it’s almost funny…if it weren’t so depressing. In spite of heroic, almost super-human effort, you’re stuck in neutral. The pounds stubbornly cling, as does the fat…especially around your mid-section, the area where you least want it. In desperation, you may be tempted to do what all-too-many people do: double and even triple your efforts. Crank up the exercise intensity, slash calories even further to the bone, and make sure your already bland menu is even more spartan and miserable. But more sacrifice IS NOT the answer It may seem quite counter-intuitive that re-doubling your efforts may backfire. But that’s what most people discover the […]
What you need to know about Vitamin C In one of his earliest explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, Christopher Columbus noticed that many of his sailors appeared sick…very sick. They were lethargic, with aching limbs and debilitating fatigue. These symptoms were so pronounced that Columbus was ready to have the sick men walk the plank when a lush, verdant island suddenly appeared. The sick people begged to be let out on the dry land, and Columbus agreed. Once there, the sailors devoured strange fruits and plants, and a miracle unfolded: they began to heal from whatever affliction had caused their symptoms. Months later, on the way home to Europe, Columbus sailed by the island and watched in shock as the bearded white men greeted the ship. The same group that was dying months earlier had recovered completely. To commemorate the event, the island was named Curacao, which in Portuguese means “for the cure.” Eventually, the connection was made between the lack of certain foods and a disease called scurvy, the same disease that the stranded men on the island were stricken. Further study revealed that vitamin C was the missing link that could prevent this […]
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it seemingly a million times: muscle is heavier and denser than fat. And it’s true. Check out the difference between a muscular, physically fit 200-pound athlete compared to a 200-pound snack-food devouring couch potato. It’s hard to believe they weigh the same. And what about your own experience? If you are working out hard, with the intention of losing weight, you are undoubtedly dismayed when stepping on the scale and seeing that you not only haven’t lost weight…but you have incredibly gained a few pounds! Body Mass Index (BMI) is the basic, go-to formula to measure fitness by age and weight, and is a good place to start. Many people misunderstand the concept and consider it the holy grail when it comes to measuring health. However, it has its drawbacks. Before we proceed, let’s understand the metrics behind BMI. The formula is simple: BMI = 703 x Weight Height Squared Example: You weigh 175 pounds and stand 5 feet, 10 inches tall. The calculation is as follows: 703 x 175=123025 / 70 = 1757.5 / 70= 25.1 The standard interpretation of this final number is as follows: Less than 18 = Underweight 18.5 […]
Fully Comprehensive Female Blood Testing Battery TSH Free T4. T4 is the primary hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Its function is to navigate through the blood to particular targeted cells, then convert to triiodothyronine (T3). T4 is not as active as T3. A good analogy is this: T4 delivers the instructions from the thyroid, then T3 gets to work to carry out the mission. However, you need both T-3 and T-4 at optimum levels Complete Blood Count With Differential/Platelet Comp. This test screens for anemia, and can also detect infections. The CBC covers everything related to your blood: both red and white blood cells, platelet levels, hematocrit, and hemoglobin. Metabolic Panel. The metabolic panel test is a crucial, comprehensive blood test. This test acts as an early warning system for severe diseases such as liver disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. The metabolic panel test also measures essential electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, and CO2 (carbon dioxide and bicarbonate) and proteins (albumin and total protein). Cortisol. Cortisol is the so-called “stress hormone.” As the name implies, stressful situations result in a blast of cortisol. This release served us well in caveman times when we had to go into “fight-or-flight” mode in […]
A recent study concluded that moderate alcohol intake of as little as five drinks every week is linked to poorer sperm quality in otherwise healthy young men. And the more drinks consumed weekly, the worse the sperm quality seems to be, the findings indicate. The results have prompted the researchers to suggest that young men should consider cutting back on regular drinking. Their findings were based on 1221 Danish men between the ages of 18 and 28, all of whom underwent a medical examination to assess their fitness for military service, (compulsory in Denmark), between 2008 and 2012. As part of their assessment, the military recruits were asked how much alcohol they drank in the week before their medical exam (recent drinking); whether this was typical (habitual); and how often they binge drank, defined as more than 5 drinks in one sitting, and had they been drunk in the preceding month. They also provided a semen sample to check on the quality of their sperm, and a blood sample to check on their levels of reproductive hormones. The average number of alcoholic drinks consumed in the preceding week was 11. Almost two-thirds (64%) had binge drunk, while around six out […]
Statins, best known for lower cholesterol levels, may have an additional surprising benefit. They have shown the ability to slow the progression of prostate cancer in patients receiving hormone therapy, according to a new study. The study consisted of 926 men undergoing hormone therapy for advanced prostate treatment. The results were encouraging: those taking statins saw their cancer remain stable for an average of 27.5 months before deteriorating, compared with a mean of 17.4 months among men not taking statins. “These findings are preliminary, so I would not recommend that everybody start on statins to slow prostate cancer,” said senior study author Dr. Philip Kantoff, chief of solid tumor oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. However, the jury is still out. Kantoff cautioned that these findings apply only to men who have advanced prostate cancer that has relapsed after hormone therapy. “This does not speak to early stage prostate cancer or whether statins are beneficial in preventing prostate cancer,” he said. Patients in the study, conducted from 1996 to 2013, were followed for an average of six years. The report was published May 7 online in JAMA Oncology. Hormone therapy is the usual treatment for men who […]
If so, you’re in good company…keep reading to see who agrees with you Fact: there is no one more subject to injury than professional athletes. They are painfully aware of the possible career-ending consequences of severe injuries and are well-versed in various treatment options. It is also the fact that more athletes are clamoring for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy to be made legal by their sports sanctioning bodies to enable them to overcome the various afflictions they routinely suffer. Currently, most sports have growth hormone on their banned list, due to the abuse of the hormone for performance enhancement. However, when used correctly, under strict medical supervision, growth hormone can work wonders to heal injury when other treatment options have failed. Here are a few examples of athletes and team owners speaking out Ryan Madson has performed at the highest levels of his sport. The Kansas City Royal’s relief pitcher has taken the mound in the World Series and has spent a lifetime perfecting his craft. Regrettably, he has also suffered the effects of throwing a fastball at 97 miles per hour, repetition after repetition. For the past three years, he has endured numerous frustrations while […]
Are you looking to regain your youthful energy? Having a hard time losing weight? Suffering more aches and pains? Then it’s time to consider Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy! Here are the compelling benefits of restoring your growth hormone to optimal levels: Skyrocket your energy levels. Stop being sick and tired of being sick and tired. Low growth hormone levels are directly linked to low energy levels. Want proof? Compare your energy today to what it was in your youth. It’s not rocket science. Enough said. Not to mention, improved energy levels is one of the most noticeable effects many patients report within weeks of starting their HGH protocol. Blowtorch fat. Another grim reality of little growth hormone is an accumulation of ugly, disease-producing fat. This is particularly the case in the seemingly ever-expanding mid-sections of so many older people. Recent studies indicate as much as 1 in 5 to 1 in 6 people are obese in the United States. Some patients have reported that Growth hormone replacement therapy is so effective that the pounds will begin to melt even without dieting…and that includes ugly cellulite as well according to some case studies. Imagine the effects of HGH with […]
Silicon Valley has turned its attention to discovering a cure for a universal disease: AGING. They are pouring billions into biotech firms to attempt to ‘hack the code’ of life, despite concerns about potential unintended consequences In Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a basic calculation. According to US social security data, the probability of a 25-year-old dying before age 26 is 0.1%. If we could keep that risk constant throughout life instead of it rising due to age-related disease, the average person would live 1,000 years. Yun finds the prospect intriguing and even believable. Late last year he put his money where his mouth is, bringing up a 1 million dollar prize challenging scientists to “hack the code of life” and push human lifespan past its apparent maximum of about 120 years (the longest known/confirmed lifespan was 122 years). Yun believes it is possible to “solve aging” and get people to live healthily, more or less indefinitely. There are already several scientific teams competing for his Palo Alto Longevity Prize, to be awarded in the first instance for restoring vitality and extending lifespan in mice by 50%. But this is merely […]
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