Posts by The Hoth

Is There a Connection Between Testosterone and Diabetes Type 2?

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Did you know that an estimated 23.1 million Americans have a diagnosis of diabetes? Among these diabetics, only about 5% have Type 1 Diabetes according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This leaves 95% with Type 2 Diabetes or some other blood sugar problem. ABC News reported that one in every four…

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An Unhealthy Duo: The Highs and Lows of Cortisol and Testosterone

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Did you know high levels of stress can actually block your body’s response to testosterone? It gets worse: significant increases in stress produce a hormone called cortisol, who lowers your testosterone levels dramatically. Here’s what we know for sure: according to researchers, there’s an extremely unhealthy link between high levels of cortisol and testosterone. Want…

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What Does Low Testostrone Mean for a Woman?

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As a woman, you may be more focused on your estrogen levels than testosterone. After all, estrogen and progesterone are your prominent hormones – or at least, that’s what popular medicine tells you. However, even though your testosterone levels play second fiddle to estrogen, you will notice if your levels are imbalanced because testosterone plays…

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Do You Have Overtraining Syndrome?

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Men are 54% more likely to meet the recommended guideline for aerobic activity. This is more than women; only 46% meet these guidelines. Exercise becomes more important for men as they age; exercise keeps off unwanted weight, helps reduce your anxiety and depression, and strength training helps increase your testosterone levels. But exercise does come…

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What are Obesogens and How Do They Affect Testosterone?


Has your testosterone level mysteriously decreased? Are you also experiencing weight gain that you can’t explain?  If so, you’re not alone. The explanation to your problems and that of other men may lie with something that is all around you, but something that you probably haven’t heard of — obesogens. What Are Obesogens? Obesogens are…

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How Lack of Sleep Reduces Testosterone Levels

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The average person needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep. But in the world of Emergency Medicine, that number is a dream. Emergency Medical workers typically have a 24-hour on-call shift, a time period in which they may sleep but need to be prepared to wake at any time and make life-altering decisions for patients in…

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9 Foods that Block Estrogen in Men

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Did you know that 1 out of 4 men older than 30 has low testosterone? That’s true. And while most people are focused on the decreasing testosterone levels, little attention is paid to estrogen. That’s right, estrogen isn’t only found in women. It’s also found in men; just in smaller amounts. Unfortunately, you can increase the…

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Does Vitamin D Increase Testosterone Levels?

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Low testosterone levels occur in approximately 24% of men age 30 to 70 in the United States. Several physical and mental or emotional symptoms may appear with this deficiency. The good news is that there is treatment available to help you return to the way you used to feel and look. This article focuses on…

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