What’s a Normal Testosterone Level?

Men and women normally produce testosterone. The normal functions of testosterone in men include sex drive or libido, sperm production, increased muscle mass, increased energy and vitality, as well as human behavior aspects of aggression and being competetive. In men, a low testosterone level leads to unwanted side effects that can severely hamper quality of... Continue Reading →


When my grandmother died of diabetes, she was getting dialysis three days a week. I swore that I would never get diabetes. Five years ago, I was given the diagnosis of Pre-diabetes and I changed everything I did: I'm 40 lbs lighter, have more energy, and now I pass it on to you. ~ Margaret... Continue Reading →

What is Andropause?

  Decreased testosterone production is most often diagnosed during a man's aging years. This is known as andropause, viropause, or "male menopause". Despite it being a huge quality of life and health issue for aging men, the word "andropause" is not used very much. It lands in the bottom 30% of words looked up on... Continue Reading →

What is High-Intensity Interval Training?

While aerobic exercise is most traditional, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is increasingly favored for its fat-burning anaerobic power, accomplished in a fraction of the time. A HIIT workout alternates cycles of short, intense energy bursts with longer rest periods, using resistance training.   As perfect as this is for busy professionals, HIIT isn't for everyone because it... Continue Reading →

I Might Have Prediabetes

If you have been told that you "might" have pre-diabetes, then consider that you "do" have it. That's because you can prevent death and disability through some very bad actors that would hit you at about the same time you could be chasing your children or grandchildren. My grandmother died of kidney failure due to diabetes,... Continue Reading →

Correcting Chronic Metabolic Syndrome

Do you have chronic metabolic syndrome? You do if you have 3 of these 5: 1. A large waistline. Almost 2 billion people are obese, a pro-inflammatory state that leads to DNA damage and disease. Also known as central adiposity, having a large waistline isn't just about appearing non-glamorous. That is because you need to visualize that... Continue Reading →

The Effects of Aging

Age Management Medicine is the study of how the human body ages with time. Aging affects DNA on the cellular level, thus every organ system is affected. Starting generally, here are changes that occur with aging: General:  Fatigue, headaches, brain 'fog', mood swings, depression, memory loss, insomnia and sleep deprivation, water retention, and bloating can... Continue Reading →


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