COVID-19 & The Killer in Your Kitchen

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Killer in Kitchen

  Have you seen the latest research on how sugar negatively affects your health? It’s disheartening. We’ve known for decades that eating too much sugar can cause weight gain, of course. And now, thanks to extensive research, we know that eating too much of the sweet stuff is associated with a host of health problems. With COVID-19, the negative effects of having a high sugar … Read More

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Hormone Decline in Men: Learn 5 of the Warning Signs

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Did you know that male hormone levels (like testosterone) decline significantly as we age? According to the journal Virulence, 2017, testosterone in men decreases at a rate of at least 1% each year after the age of 30. The same goes for DHEA and other significant hormones. But there are also key signs to look for which should prompt you to have your hormones evaluated. What are Hormones and … Read More

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Can Testosterone Make My Testicles Shrink?

Smoky MuehlsteinAge Management, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Dr. Carragher, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Testosterone, The Body WellLeave a Comment

One of the first questions my male patients when I recommend testosterone therapy is, “Does this stuff make my balls shrink?” It’s something most guys don’t want. Let me cut to the chase here. The short answer to the question is: yes, it can. The longer, more accurate answer is: not always, and there are ways to offset this side effect. First, let me explain … Read More

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Dr. Mike Carragher Shines on Los Angeles Magazine’s 2020 ‘Top Doctors’ List

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  Finding a physician in a big city such as Los Angeles isn’t always easy. Los Angeles Magazine recently lent a hand, producing its annual Top Doctors listing for 2020. Dr. Mike Carragher was selected again by his professional medical colleagues as a Top Doctor, having earned the distinguished designation for the past several years as well. The results were based on a peer-reviewed survey of … Read More

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Is It A Mid-life Crisis? Or Is It Male Hormonal Decline?

Mike CarragherHormone Replacement Therapy, Libido, loss of energy, low energy, low libido, low sex drive, TestosteroneLeave a Comment

When we talk about middle age as a society, it’s generally accepted that women hit menopause and that men might have a mid-life crisis. But what if men are not just having some kind of breakdown where they question their past choices and their future? What if these men are having their own form of menopause? It’s time to talk more about male “menopause” and … Read More

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Make 2020 a Game Changer: The Metabolic Motivation Podcast Interview with Dr. Mike Carragher

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, DHEA, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Estrogen, fatigue, HCG, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, Libido, loss of energy, low energy, low libido, low sex drive, Melatonin, Pregnenolone, Progesterone, Sex, Testosterone, The Body Well, Thyroid, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Dan O’Beirne for his Metabolic Motivation Podcast and blog. Here’s the the link to the video: Metabolic Motivation Podcast Interview with Dr. Mike Carragher We talk about how I got started practicing Age Management Medicine and why i think it’s so important for everyone to be proactive about their aging.  I talk about my own personal story … Read More

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How Low Testosterone Can Affect Your Sex Life

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  When most guys think of testosterone, they think of big-guy toughness and strength on the barbells. But, testosterone plays a much more significant role in men’s health and daily life. Its role is an important one: it’s the primary sex hormone for men, playing a key part in the development and maintenance of sex organs, as well as sexual characteristics like muscle mass and … Read More

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Testosterone 101, Part 4. Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Facts vs Myths

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, fatigue, HCG, Hormone Optimization, Libido, loss of energy, low energy, low libido, low sex drive, Sex, Testosterone, The Body Well, Uncategorized, Visceral FatLeave a Comment

When it comes to testosterone, lots of patients arrive at their initial appointment with me bearing a similar story:   They’ve gone to see their primary care doctor, saying they have suspicions that their testosterone is low because of this or that symptom. Maybe it’s dampened libido, or lack of energy. Maybe they just don’t feel like themselves anymore, or they have trouble sleeping deeply. … Read More

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