Top 10 Testosterone Myths – Busted!

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, low energy, low libido, Testosterone, The Body WellLeave a Comment

The Top 10 Testosterone Myths  Part 1 When I recommend testosterone to patients in my Los Angeles clinic, I get a lot of what I call “bro-science,” or, “But I heard” responses. You know, the kind of pop science stuff that travels by word of mouth and is asserted in glossy magazines with lots of certainty but not much research. “You want me to take testosterone? But … Read More

The Hard Truth for Men: Declining Testosterone Levels Worldwide

Mike CarragherAge Management, Anti-Aging, cardiovascular health, Dr. Carragher, fatigue, Hormone Optimization, Sex, Testosterone, The Body WellLeave a Comment

In the fifteen years since I started practicing Age Management & Hormone Optimization, I’ve noticed a startling change in men’s physiologies: Across the board, testosterone levels are declining at earlier and earlier ages. Instead of men coming in from ages 35-45 with less-than-optimal testosterone levels (or “low T”) they’re coming in their late 20s! And all the symptoms you’d expect to see with low T … Read More

Sermorelin: A More Affordable Alternative to Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

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, Pregnenolone, Progesterone, Sex, Skin Care, Testosterone, The Body Well, Thyroid, Uncategorized, Visceral Fat, weight gainLeave a Comment

For new patient evaluations, please call 323-874-9355, or email us at and we’ll get you started today! We all age. It’s part of life. But most of us hope that as we age, we can maintain the highest quality of life possible. That we can keep as much of the energy, strength, and appearance we enjoy in youth.  At the same time, most of … Read More

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

Killer in Kitchen

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

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

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

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