Has 2020 Left You Fat, Sick, and Tired?

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2020 was a stressful year.  That goes without saying. Most people I’ve talked to have had increased levels of stress, and less ways to cope with that stress.  Even if you aren’t feeling “stressed out”, there is a high likelihood that your body may be!  I’m going to share with you everything you need to know about the hormone cortisol, how it relates to stress, … Read More

Has 2020 Got You Fat?

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It’s the end of 2020. Have you gained more fat around the middle? Avoiding the mirror? Wearing looser fitting clothes? There is hope! In addition eating more, and exercising less, research shows a strong connection between weight gain and hormonal imbalances.  Low testosterone and high cortisol levels are related to increased body fat, especially in the midsection, as well as decreased lean muscle mass.  This excess body fat furthers the … Read More

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

Insulin Resistance and How To Avoid It!

Mike Carragherbelly fat, BHRT, cardiovascular health, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Hormone Optimization, weight gainLeave a Comment

  Many patients want to work with me because they want to lose weight.  While there are obvious benefits to losing weight such as having more energy, fitting better in your clothes, or just being comfortable in your own skin, losing weight is also crucial in maintaining your long-term health. There are some less obvious reasons why keeping your weight managed can help you avoid … Read More

7 Ways To Easily Increase Your HGH Production

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7 Ways Naturally Increase HGH

You’ve probably heard of human growth hormone by now, but you might wonder what all the excitement is about. You might also wonder how you can increase your HGH naturally. Here’s everything you need to know about HGH, and 7 ways to naturally increase your levels of this important hormone. About Human Growth Hormone and Your Health HGH is a hormone. The pituitary gland, which is … Read More

7 Ways Naturally Increase HGH

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

The #1 Cause of Your Slowed Metabolism and How to Fix It!

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          STRESS!  How it Affects You, and How to Fix It. The truth is, most people who come to see me are holding an inordinate amount of stress.  I don’t just mean the rushed, nervous, phone-checking, frazzled, distracted patients. They’re obviously stressed out, sure. But its impossible for today’s world, especially over the past few months, NOT to have a negative … Read More

The Top 10 Testosterone Myths, Part 2: The Big 5

Mike CarragherAge Management, Dr. Carragher, Dr. Mike's Tips, Sex, Testosterone, The Body Well, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

The Top 10 Testosterone Myths  Part 2 When I recommend testosterone to my Carragher Method patients at The Body Well in Los Angeles,  I get a lot of what I call “broscience” or statements beginning with “Dr. Carragher, but I heard…” responses. 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. Worse yet, … Read More