Is Testosterone Therapy Right for Me?

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As men age, they often see and feel many undesirable effects as their testosterone levels decline. Testosterone helps men maintain bone density, muscle strength, muscle mass, low body fat, sex drive, and sperm production. It also helps men sleep better and think more clearly. The first signs of decline in testosterone can be vague: low energy levels, increased irritability, decline in mood, poor memory and poor … Read More

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READ THIS AND KNOW MORE THAN YOUR DOCTOR!

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About exercise, anyway. The sad truth is that 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 … Read More

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Detox From Sugar and Eat Naked!

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Have you ever tried to completely eliminate sugar from your diet for a little while? If so, you know that sugar is hiding in just about every type of prepared food out there. Even the “healthy” ones. It is ubiquitous. In my practice, I work with many clients who are struggling with sugar. Intense sugar cravings, major energy lows, and stubborn weight gain are the top three … Read More

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Anti-Aging and Hormonal Optimization From a Distance

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As our population matures, men and women are looking for new ways to feel great at any age. If you’re local here in Los Angeles, The Body Well is the best resource for anti-aging medicine and Age Management/Hormonal Optimization. But what if you’re not in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, or West Hollywood area? We have a hormone replacement plan just for you! Prescription for … Read More

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What is a Hormone?

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A hormone is a chemical produced in one area of your body, that travels to another area to produce a physiological effect. Hormones govern many crucial body functions including: sexual stimulation, growth, metabolism, lean muscle mass, and emotions. Hormones have complex interactions which help us to feel healthy, strong, and vital. Beginning in our late 20s and early 30s, the hormones we like to be … Read More

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The Skinny on Body Fat

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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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Hormonal Synergy: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone Work Better Together Than Alone

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Not only in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the land of beautiful bodies, but nationwide, people are looking for better ways to look and feel better while improving their overall health. A key part of this equation is keeping a low body fat percentage compared to lean body (muscular) weight. Both Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone are anabolic agents that promote muscle protein synthesis … Read More

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Testosterone and Sexual Satisfaction

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Testosterone isn’t only fuel for a man’s sex drive and libido. Low testosterone can reduce your ability to have satisfying sex. If low testosterone is the cause, treating it with hormone therapy can help. And if you have low sex drive, decreased sexual performance or unsatisfying sex, a complete hormonal evaluation should be done, including a physical exam and measurement of total testosterone, free testosterone, … Read More

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