Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score

Testosterone Therapy Improves Survival

Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim is a retired 72 year old who had a stent placed a few years ago for coronary artery disease.  Jim had low testosterone on his initial lab panel, … Continue reading

Testosterone Therapy Prolongs Life and Improves Survival

Testosterone Therapy Improves Survival

Testosterone Therapy Prolongs Life and Improves Survival by Jeffrey Dach MD Unfounded Fears More recently, in the past few years a flurry of articles and studies have come to light by Drs Traish and Morgentaler debunking the two unfounded fears … Continue reading

Low Testosterone Associated with Increased Mortality

Low Testosterone Associated with Increased Mortality by Jeffrey Dach MD Forty Per Cent More Likely to Die Two reports published in the recent medical literature showed that low testosterone is associated with increased mortality.(1)(2)(3)  Upper Left Image: Chemical structure of … Continue reading

Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca

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Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca Lepidium Peruvianum by Jeffrey Dach MD Richard is a 53 year old tattoo artist who works out every day.  His testosterone buddies at the gym  advised Richard to “go see a testosterone doctor”  and get … Continue reading

Low Level Endotoxemia, Depression, Endocrinopathy and Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD

Low Level Endotoxemia, Depression, Endocrinopathy and Coronary Artery Disease   by Jeffrey Dach MD Tom, a 52 year old male arrived in my office with chief complaint of depression, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and low libido. Tom is a successful business … Continue reading

Tamoxifen for Low Testosterone in Males

Tamoxifen for Low Testosterone in Males My previous article discussed the use of clomiphene for increasing testosterone in hypo-gonadal males.  Clomiphene works as an estrogen receptor blocker in the hypothalamus, thus stimulating LH/FSH which then stimulate testicular testosterone production. Tamoxifen … Continue reading

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

Marketing of HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies Marketing of HGH and Testosterone is considered “disease mongering” in a new article by Thomas Perls, gerontologist at Boston University.(1)  Of course, it is.  The pharmaceutical industry typically uses disease mongering … Continue reading

Testosterone Prevents Heart Attacks in Older Men

New Study Shows Testosterone Therapy Not a Risk For Heart Attacks, and Actually Prevents Heart Attacks in High Risk Older Men. A new study published in Annal of Pharmacotherapy by Dr Baillargeon shows that “Older men who were treated with … Continue reading

Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four

Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four This article is part four of a series.  Part One, Part two, Part Three Infertility is a major adverse effect of testosterone therapy in young males.  For this reason, testosterone therapy is … Continue reading

Low Testosterone from Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD

Hormone Disruption From Pain Pills

Low Testosterone From Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD Joe has chronic fatigue, weakness, and erectile dysfunction. He was doing well until 10 years ago when he started pain pills after a car accident which left him with chronic back pain.  Left image: … Continue reading

Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome

Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome by Jeffrey Dach MD Mrs. B was 58 years old with typical menopausal symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes, and came to see me because of dry itchy, red eyes.  The lids sometimes swell because … Continue reading

PCOS Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD

PCOS Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Anovulatory Androgen Excess,  Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part One of a series, For Part Two, Click Here. Alice is a 17 tyar old high school student and has Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, … Continue reading

Testosterone Erythrocytosis Thrombophilia and Heart Attack

Testosterone Erythrocytosis Thrombophilia and Heart Attack by Jeffrey Dach MD Link to this article. My previous article part one  and part two discussed recent studies showing increased heart attack rates in men starting testosterone.  Recently there have  been two more … Continue reading

Testosterone and the Stock Market Mania

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Testosterone and Stock Market Mania by Jeffrey Dach MD Could the stock market boom and bust cycles be fueled by raging hormone levels? A stock trader turned neuroscientist studied this question.  He actually measured testosterone levels in Wall Street traders.  … Continue reading

Testosterone and the Heart Part Two

Testosterone and the Heart, Part Two  by Jeffrey Dach MD In Part One, we discussed a 2010 study from Boston University in which testosterone was given to immobilized, elderly, obese male smokers.  The study was halted early because of poor … Continue reading

Testosterone and the Heart

Testosterone Found to Cause Heart Attacks in Obese Smokers With Heart Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part One, For Part Two Click Here. For part three click here. How Not to Do a Testosterone Clinical Trial A testosterone … Continue reading

John Crisler on How to Use HCG in Males with Low Testosterone

John Crisler on How to Use HCG in Males with Low Testosterone. For many men with symptoms of low testosterone, HCG is a useful add-on for their program.  Thanks to Dr. John Crisler for sharing his HCG protocol…For More Click Here

Increased Mortality from Blocking Testosterone

Increased Mortality from Blocking Testosterone

Increased Mortality from Blocking Testosterone Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer by Jeffrey Dach MD Since the invention of the PSA test for prostate cancer, (prostate specific antigen) , it is quite common to detect elevated PSA in the male … Continue reading

Testosterone Found Beneficial For Diabetes

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Testosterone Found Beneficial For Diabetes  by Jeffrey Dach MD At the 2011 Society for Endocrinology Meeting, Dr. Jones presented data on men with low testosterone and type two diabetes.  The authors studied 587 diabetic men over 6 years.  58 men … Continue reading