Signs of Low Testosterone - Getting the Facts Straight on Prostate & Heart

Signs of Low Testosterone - Getting the Facts Straight on Prostate & Heart

Traditionally, no thought is given to adjusting a man’s hormones until he approaches middle age, when he may start having problems with erectile dysfunction.  Compare this to women, who may start receiving hormones at the start of puberty. Does this mean that men’s hormonal well-being should be ignored until they develop sexual dysfunction?  My answer to this, of course, is no.  As is clear by now, I am a great believer in preventive medicine. Knowledge of hormones for men can help to prevent the onset of prostate cancer, diabetes, obesity, and heart attacks. Testosterone is a hormone produced by the...

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Adrenaline and Weight - Adrenaline Series #3

Adrenaline and Weight - Adrenaline Series #3

With stress comes adrenaline and excess adrenaline raises cortisol. The first action of cortisol is to raise sugar levels which, accordingly, raises insulin levels.  So now there are two hormones raising sugar levels, stimulating insulin release, creating fat.

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Adrenaline Series #2 - Stress & Depression

Adrenaline Series #2 - Stress & Depression

One important thing to keep in mind is that when you’re anxious and under stress, the stress hormone cortisol builds up inside your body.

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Dr. Michael Platt on Adrenaline Dominance Podcast with Brad Kearns

Dr. Michael Platt on Adrenaline Dominance Podcast with Brad Kearns

Dr. Platt explains that the catch-all health disturbance of adrenal fatigue is diagnosed by low salivary cortisol, which is actually indicative of adrenalin dominance.

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