Testosterone is the primary hormone associated with men’s health. However, men require other hormones to maintain balance, including estrogen and progesterone. Hormone imbalances coincide with other age-related declines including prostate problems and hair loss. Below is a compilation of various educational resources specifically focused on how hormones affect men’s health.
Andropause: What You Should Know about Male Menopause
What is “male menopause,” and what can be done alleviate its symptoms? This article examines the age-related changes in men, how they affect health, and how bioidentical hormone replacement therapy balance may be key to optimizing hormonal balance and healthy aging.
Book Review – Hair Like a Fox by Danny Roddy
Rather than the simple cause-and-effect theory of androgen-induced baldness, the real key to maintaining hair follicle structure may be to maintain mitochondrial health. Optimizing how the body can best produce cell energy applies to every cell in the body, remedying hair loss and resisting diseases associated with aging.
Hormones and Male Incontinence
Urinary incontinence can be the trigger that leads to an avalanche of health issues. For men, it may also be a sign of a more serious underlying condition, such as an enlarged prostate gland. Continue reading to learn more about the connection between urinary incontinence, prostate problems, and hormone balance.
Book Review – Hormone Balance for Men by John R. Lee, MD
Dr. Lee’s Hormone Balance for Men provides a primer on the workings of the prostate gland and how it may malfunction. Find out more about the role of estrogen and progesterone in men’s health in this review.
Premature Balding in Men
Because of its strong association with hormone imbalances, prostate enlargement, and metabolic syndrome, premature balding in men could be indicator of deeper health concerns.
Propecia: Wonder Drug or Dangerous Trade-off?
At first glance, it appears that Propecia is a very safe option and that hair regrowth is satisfactory. However, things may not be as rosy as its official FDA-approved language states.
Book Review – Testosterone for Life by Abraham Morgentaler, MD
Testosterone for Life summarizes testosterone’s many vital roles in the body. Learn why Dr. Morgentaler believes it’s important to diagnose and treat testosterone deficiency in order to optimize health and well-being.
Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease
Few medical debates have been more contentious than the controversy surrounding testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease. This article analyzes a few of the studies on this topic, focusing on how it may relate to diabetic men.