Is Your Body On Fire with Inflammation?

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, chronic inflammation, cortisol, DHEA, Dr. Carragher, Estrogen, HCG, HGH, Hormone Optimization, Human Growth Hormone, inflammation, Progesterone, Testosterone, The Body Well, ThyroidLeave a Comment

When a patient comes into my office with multi-system complaints — for example, they have gastrointestinal distress and poor recovery from exercise, or they have headaches and joint pains — one of the prime suspects is chronic inflammation. “Inflammation” has become a buzzword recently, appearing in articles with trendy titles like “Eat These Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods” or “Take This Supplement for its Anti-Inflammatory Properties.”  … Read More

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Why Are We So Afraid of Testosterone?

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, 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, Pregnenolone, Progesterone, Sex, Testosterone, The Body Well, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gain2 Comments

There’s a tremendous amount of information out there on testosterone these days.  Even a cursory internet search and you can find yourself down a rabbit hole full of benefits, risks, legality, muscle men, prostate cancer, athlete abuse, and ambulance chasing lawyers.  It can quickly become so complicated that you may just sigh and walk away. So I’d like to address some of your questions and … Read More

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You’ve Heard About “Low T” But What About “Low E”?

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, belly fat, 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, Sex, Testosterone, The Body Well, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

Estrogen: An Unlikely Player As most men approach middle age, the seemingly inevitable starts to occur: we gain weight around the waistline, sexual desire starts to wane, we’re unable to lift as much weight at the gym, and we seem to simply have a harder time keeping up with the younger guys. And most of us – doctors included – think that loss of testosterone … Read More

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DHEA: Your Body’s Most Abundant Androgen

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DHEA (de-hydro-epi-androsterone) is the most abundant androgen in the human body. It is, importantly, a precursor of estrogen, testosterone and other hormones. Most of your body’s DHEA is produced in the adrenal glands, although small amounts are synthesized in the gonads, skin and brain. After production, DHEA is released into the bloodstream, where it can be converted into either estrogen or testosterone as needed. DHEA … Read More

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HGH Releasing Peptides: The Future of Age Management Medicine

Corrie MieszczakDr. Carragher, Human Growth HormoneLeave a Comment

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Many adults seek out human growth hormone (HGH) injections to reap a wide range of benefits including reducing body fat percentage, increased lean body mass, cellular rejuvenation, increased collagen production in the skin, increased bone density, and enhanced wellbeing–and that’s just for starters. The barrier for many  is that HGH treatment is expensive. Read this post to learn all about the newer growth hormone releasing peptides that … Read More

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Read This and Know More Than Your Doctor!

Mike CarragherAge Management, cardiovascular health, Dr. Carragher, heart disease, Hormone Optimization, weight gain, Weight LossLeave a Comment

Most physicians are severely undertrained when it comes to nutrition and exercise, two of the most crucial components to preventing and treating disease. After you read this short article, you will probably know more about exercise than your doctor. So my suggestion? Read it and then give it to your doctor so he or she can be educated and share the knowledge with his or … Read More

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Dr. Mike’s Top 4 Ways to Burn Body Fat

Mike CarragherAge Management, belly fat, BHRT, cholesterol, Dr. Carragher, Hormone Optimization, weight gainLeave a Comment

Many patients ask me how to lose unwanted body fat.  As many of you realize (or will realize), as we age, it becomes increasingly difficult to do.  But it isn’t impossible! Actually, it’s quite possible when armed with the right information. In addition to looking better, feeling more energetic and sexy and having more self-confidence, decreasing body fat results in a decreased LDL (bad) cholesterol, … Read More

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Dr. Mike Carragher Shines on Los Angeles Magazine’s 2019 ‘Top Doctors’ List

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Finding a top doctor in a big city such as Los Angeles isn’t always easy. Los Angeles Magazine recently lent a hand, producing its second annual Top Doctors listing. Dr. Mike Carragher was selected again by his professional medical colleagues as a Top Doctor, having earned the distinguished designation last year as well. The results were based on a peer-review survey of practicing physicians throughout … Read More

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