As you age, your testosterone levels will naturally decrease. But when they go below the level they should be, it could interfere with how you function on a daily basis. This is what we refer to as hypogonadism or low testosterone (“low-T”).
How do you know when you should get your levels tested? The Endocrine Society has listed several red-flag symptoms that indicate deficient testosterone levels. These signs may also indicate other serious underlying health conditions. If you experience any of the following telltale symptoms, you could be experiencing the effects of low-T:
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Testosterone plays an integral role in a man’s life. It is a hormone that has many jobs, including growing muscle tissue, regulating libido, helping produce red blood cells and sperm, and many others. As men age, the amount of testosterone they produce in their bodies decreases, which can then lead to a decreased sex drive, hair loss, difficulty achieving and maintaining an erection, increased body fat, and more.
When this happens, men may attempt to fix their testosterone levels themselves, particularly with over-the-counter (OTC) testosterone supplements. After all, the market is saturated with supplements that consumers can purchase, which in most cases may take the place of a doctor’s appointment. But should men take it just because the option is available?
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You’ve had it. The hair loss that you’ve been experiencing for the past months or years has taken its toll on you, and now you’re taking action. You want to do something about your hair loss and restore your confidence non-surgically and naturally.
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The signs of aging happen to everyone. As we grow older, we will all begin seeing laugh lines, wrinkles, forehead lines, and crow’s feet begin to etch into our faces. But just because these effects occur doesn’t mean that you need to live with them. You can take years off your appearance with the help of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®.
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Let’s face it – we all want to look our best. That usually includes getting fit, eating right, and losing the extra fat that’s weighing us down. But what happens when you can’t get rid of unwanted fat after maintaining a strong diet and exercise regimen? Fortunately, there’s now a way to eradicate adipose tissue while sculpting and restoring your core at the same time. Continue reading “4 Incredible Benefits of Emsculpt for the Abdomen”
It’s New Year’s Eve, and you’re standing among friends and family, waiting for the ball to drop and ring in the New Year. As you prepare for a new year full of countless possibilities, think about what you want to change for yourself. Do you want to feel more energetic and virile? Do you want to look your best, feel stronger, and have a more enriched life overall?
If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, Richard Moore, MD of The Edge For Men can help make it happen for you in the New Year and beyond. Here are 4 easy and effective ways you can give yourself the best year ever in 2019:
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You probably know that testosterone helps you lead a healthier, fuller life. When your body is operating with optimal testosterone levels, your overall health responds in turn, helping you retain more information, harness more energy, and increase muscle mass.
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It’s that time of the year again. Your calendar is getting booked quickly with parties and get-togethers from friends and family, and the thought of letting loose and practically inhaling savory food is absolutely enticing. While it’s perfectly fine to let yourself indulge a bit, keep this interesting fact in mind this holiday season: according to a recent study from Cornell University, it may take you more than 5 months to lose weight you put on between Halloween and the New Year. Besides that, rich food can add up over time, harming your arteries, bones, and waistline.
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If you suffer from androgenic alopecia – also known as male pattern baldness – you may wonder if there’s any way you can prevent further hair loss. After all, there have been countless products on the market that claim to stop hair loss but have no actual effect. Fortunately, modern medicine has brought forth a few sure solutions to the problem – in particular, finasteride.
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You know what alopecia is. You might even be living with it right now, and if so, it could be harming your confidence and self-esteem. Alopecia, also known as hair loss, affects 35 million men in the United States, and by the age of 50, more than 50% of men will have experienced it to some degree. Continue reading “Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know about Alopecia”