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

cortisol and testosterone

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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Do You Have Overtraining Syndrome?

overtraining syndrome

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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Hypogonadal Males: What You Need to Know About Hypogonadism

hypogonadal males

That low sex drive you’re experiencing may not just be a symptom of aging. Yes, we all experience times of low libido, fatigue, and not feeling our best.  But if you’re experiencing these along with other symptoms, get your testosterone checked. You could be experiencing hypogonadism, otherwise known as low testosterone.  Low testosterone might make…

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How to Build Strength: Essential Tips to Build Muscle Mass

how to build strength

Watching as celebrities and actors get ripped overnight for movie roles, you can’t help but get inspired. It takes a lot to put on muscle in such a short period of time. You need the perfect plan and execution to make it happen. Knowing the basics of how to build strength isn’t enough. Oftentimes there are…

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Maintaining Good Prostate Health: Important Tips Every Man Should Know

prostate health

You know that your prostate is important. It helps with everything from sexual performance to going to the bathroom. And unfortunately, prostate issues are a real risk. As you get older, you’re more likely to face prostate conditions ranging from minor and temporary inflammation to permanent enlargement. The best way to prevent those prostate issues…

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Hypothyroidism in Men: The Causes and Symptoms

hypothyroidism in men

If you’ve been suffering from weight gain, cold spells, or moodiness, you might be one of the more than 12 percent of Americans that have a thyroid issue. The thyroid is a gland in the neck shaped like a butterfly. Although it doesn’t have ducts, the fascinating little gland is responsible for much hormone regulation…

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What’s the difference between TRT and Steroids?

What's the difference between TRT and Steroids

What’s the difference between TRT and Steroids? There’s a common misconception that doing testosterone replacement therapy is essentially doing steroids, we will tell you why that’s not true. There’s the age-old saying, “you know your body better than anyone else does”. So that constant fatigue you’ve been experiencing, the trouble in the bedroom you’ve been…

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