Good day gentlemen, I want to address a question that is common among my patients. Why are we taking hCG with our testosterone therapy? The following article is intended to give you a general but fairly comprehensive understanding of hCG's purpose.

HCG, or human Chorion...

July 29, 2018

Two-thirds of Americans have either prehypertension or hypertension, both of which are major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of the death in the United States. However, prescription drugs may not be necessary to treat high blood pressur...

What is the glycemic index? Why is Glycemic index important? 

The glycemic index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels (also known as blood sugar). The glycemic index of glucose is arbitrarily...

One reason men suffer from low testosterone is that they do not have the ingredients to create the wonderful "man" hormone. If we can identify the upstream ingredients to testosterone production, we may be able to eliminate the need for testosterone replacement (TRT),...

April 1, 2018

Many patients come to me after being turned down by their doctor for testosterone replacement. They feel the symptoms of low testosterone only to be told  their labs look great. How can this be? Sometimes it can be related to high sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). E...

December 13, 2017

Higher compared with lower dietary protein during an energy deficit combined with intense exercise promotes greater lean mass gain and fat mass loss: a randomized trial

Losing fat while gaining muscle is generally considered the holy grail of dieting. Unfortunately, the...

November 25, 2017

Doctors worry that if they don’t do something [pick one: start a medicine/order a test/refer to a specialist], patients will be dissatisfied and go elsewhere. Doing something is a quick way to make patients feel heard, even if it is a poor substitute for actually havin...

November 8, 2017

Diabetic patients with seriously diseased heart arteries are significantly more likely to survive or avoid future attacks by having them treated with bypass surgery than with artery-opening devices called stents, according to a major new study.

Researchers said a 1,900-...

October 20, 2017

If you’re reading this, you probably know that I’m obsessed with longevity. But to really understand longevity, you must understand metabolic health, insulin resistance and, by extension, one of its end-results: type 2 diabetes (T2D). Though my medical practice does no...

October 11, 2017

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people and  found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress...

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