Testosterone is the primary sex hormone found in men that helps regulate fertility, muscle mass, fat distribution, and red blood cell production (Medical News Today). Though women also produce testosterone, it is at much lower levels than men.
A decrease in libido (or low sex drive) can affect men at any age, as it’s typically a sign of another underlining condition. For example, changes to your health that require medication usage may cause you to experience a lower sex drive.
Understanding the type of nutrients your body needs, and working with a men’s nutritional expert, will ensure you get the right fuel to achieve optimal health and prevent common health issues that affect men in their 40s, 50s, and 60s.
Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients that we need to survive. But should men cut carbs to lose weight in the New Year? Learn how to pick and choose your carbs, so you get more nutrients and less sugar.
As men age, they become prone to developing certain health issues, including cardiovascular disease and Low T. Discover the types of health screenings available to men and which screenings are recommended by age group.
Men’s preventative care is all about early detection. That means even before you develop symptoms of an illness or condition, your doctor may be able to detect its presence early on, meaning treatment will be less invasive and more successful at addressing the underlying issue.
If you’re living with diabetes, you may take every precaution to help manage this chronic condition. Yet, you may be unfamiliar with how diabetes can affect other important aspects of life, including your sexual health and wellness.
In 2022, we encourage you to add “balance” to your list of men’s health goals. This means understanding how your mind and body work together and finding ways to nourish and enhance each area for better men’s health today, tomorrow, and into the future.
For men living with low T, the symptoms can affect more than their libido. In fact, low T can affect an individual’s mental health and wellness—causing him to experience mood changes, feel fatigued, or show signs of depression.
Looking for a long-term solution to healthy men’s weight loss? In addition to meeting with a men’s health expert, following a daily meal plan can help you build muscle, burn fat, and achieve your goals.
Hypogonadism (or low testosterone) is a clinical condition that men can develop at any age. It affects the healthy production of testosterone (i.e., men’s primary sex hormone) and the production of sperm.
Mental health plays a vital role in an individual’s whole body wellness. So, as you would seek professional help to address a physical ailment, you should also do the same if you’re experiencing depression, anxiety, or difficulty coping with certain situations.
You may remember discussing BMI years ago in high school during physical education class or perhaps the topic has come up during a routine physical exam with your primary doctor. We’ve all heard the acronym, yet many Americans are still unaware about the type of role BMI plays in their health and wellness.
Low Testosterone(or Hypogonadism) is a clinical condition in which low levels of testosterone are found in association with specific signs and symptoms. At EveresT Men’s Health, a leading men’s health clinic, our team of experts are experienced in identifying low testosterone through laboratory testing and treating low T symptoms.
As is part of the natural aging process, men in their 40s and 50s may experience lower levels of testosterone production. Low T symptoms can range from decreased energy and low sex drive to mood changes, poor sleeping patterns, and a lack of concentration and focus.
The truth is, men at any age can experience a low libido, but as men get older and reach their 50s, they begin to undergo both physical and environmental changes that reduce energy, affect weight gain, or limit the desire for sex.
While testosterone is responsible for sex drive and sperm production, it also plays a vital role in other aspects of men’s health, including red-blood-cell production, muscle strength, fat distribution, and more.
Though most people are familiar with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in regard to women receiving treatment for hot flashes, memory loss, sleeping problems, and other menopause-related symptoms, many don’t realize that HRT is also available to men experiencing hypogonadism (or low testosterone).
According to a recent study, low testosterone effects roughly 1 in 4 men over the age of 30, but only 1 in 20 men will experience clinical symptoms linked to low T, and testosterone replacement should only be considered in the presence of symptoms.
Testosterone is the primary sex hormone found in men that helps regulates fertility, muscle mass, fat distribution, and red blood cell production. Though women also produce testosterone, it is at much lower levels than men.
Living a healthy, proactive lifestyle may seem achievable in your 20s. But as men age, certain lifestyle changes (e.g. career and financial obligations, family responsibilities, etc.) combined with excessive behaviors—drinking, eating, or smoking—can affect your physical and mental wellness, leading to low energy and clinical health issues later in life.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder caused by relaxation of the throat muscles that block the airway. It affects men twice as often as women. Sleep apnea leads to disrupted sleep patterns and negative side effects yet, interestingly, many people with OSA think they sleep well.
The pace of life may feel like it’s accelerating. Professional responsibilities coupled with commitments in your personal life—from your romantic relationship to your family—may cause you to experience increased stress levels, which can be taxing mentally, emotionally, and physically.
In a previous blog post, we focused on “Food as Medicine.” This month, we’d like to discuss the importance of ensuring good gastrointestinal health as an essential element to overall men’s health. It is not uncommon that poor gastrointestinal function may act as a significant limitation to health, providing unpleasant symptoms and limiting proper absorption of macronutrients, essential vitamins, and minerals. If there is an underlying gastrointestinal issue, it will result in a diminishing effect of nutritional intake.
As another year draws to a close, this is the season to reflect on your experiences from the past and imagine what you hope to achieve in the next year. At EveresT Men’s Health, our mission is to help every man realize his best health potential, which is why we hope you prioritize your health in 2019.
The are many lifestyle and hormonal factors that contribute to men’s weight gain. For starters, when you approach your mid-30s, your metabolism begins to slow down. That in combination with other lifestyle choices in your 40s and 50s may leave you with low energy and less motivation to hit the gym or make conscious food choices.
A common misconception among males in their 30s is that erectile dysfunction (ED) only affects older men. However, because ED can be triggered by both physical and psychological factors, it’s not unusual for men to experience symptoms of ED at an earlier age.
For many men in their 30s and 40s, sleep deprivation may sound like a normal part of the aging process. Between working 8 or more hours at the office, budgeting finances, and raising a family, it is not uncommon for men to feel fatigued and exhausted throughout the day. However, sleep deprivation is a serious condition that men should not ignore. In fact, it may be a sign of low testosterone
As you approach your 40s, you may start to notice that maintaining a healthy body weight requires more time and effort than simply going to the gym. That’s because as you age, your body loses muscle mass and your metabolism starts to slow down—which may cause other health issues down the road, including heart disease and sleep apnea.
At EveresT Men’s Health clinic, many men come to us for our expertise in testing and treating men determined to have low testosterone. Our primary focus is to be a knowledgeable resource for men who question whether changes in energy may be related to deficient testosterone levels. If we identify low levels, we will explore hormonal correction through testosterone replacement therapy. Currently, available methods include injectable testosterone, topical applications, and implantable hormonal pellets.
Low testosterone is not uncommon, especially in older men, as testosterone levels decrease with age. This is not the only cause for low T, however. Men of all ages can be affected, and there are a number of different factors that can influence these hormone levels – as well as treatment options.