Boston Testosterone Partners Testimonials and Reviews

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Robert from outside of Boston recently shared his results with the Boston Testosterone Partners/CORE Medical Staff…

Boston Testosterone Partners Testimonials and Reviews

Boston Testosterone Partners Testimonials and Reviews

I am a 70 year old guy who has always been extremely active, bicycling 4000 to 5000 miles / year , hiking, skiing, and working out in the gym.  Over the last few years, I have noticed a gradual drop in my athletic performance, slower recovery from exercise, and a loss of muscle mass.  Even more distressingly, I had begun to have increasingly frequent incidents of erectile dysfunction.  Given that my diet and exercise level was obviously not the issue and that I had no other health issues, these symptoms strongly suggested low testosterone.  I decided to contact Core New England and Charlie Blaisdell.  My initial blood work showed that I had the free testosterone of an 85 to 100 year old man.

Based on the results, and a discussion with ever helpful Charlie, I began testosterone replacement therapy with testosterone cypionate, HCG, and anastrozole.  As a scientist, I reviewed the available literature, which further confirmed the basis for each of these recommended prescriptions, and so I began treatment.  My response was immediate. The following note is excerpted from an email that I sent to Charlie after two weeks on his recommended therapy:

I just wanted to give a quick update on my results so far (after two weeks). Athletically, I feel better than I have in several years. I am finding that when cycling I am in at least one gear higher with the same perceived effort.  Last weekend, my wife and I cycled 45 miles over Brandon Gap and Middlebury Gap in Vermont. Ride was easy with no fatigue!  I am waking up with morning wood, and the sexual issues are gone.  I am getting results from my gym workouts now.

All in all, it is like a miracle!

Update after first ten weeks of therapy:

I continue to feel GREAT!  My wife and I have been biking in Colorado and New Hampshire this summer, and I feel stronger that I have in 20 years!  We did a 77 mile road bike loop through Pinkham Notch, Crawford Notch, routes 115 and 2 through Gorham and back to Pinkham two days ago and the ride was easier for me that it was when I last did it 10 years ago.

After three months:

The results continue to be amazing.  On a recent strenuous hilly week of cycling in Italy, I had no problems keeping up with men 20 years  younger than me, and in all ways I feel at least 20 to 30 years younger that before beginning testosterone replacement therapy.  I have regained the muscle mass that I had lost over the last few years, and I recover from strenuous exertion in the way I did when I was much younger.  Erectile dysfunction is a thing of the past.

Charlie is always available to for advice and to answer questions.  If you suspect low testosterone, my advice is to contact Core New England and Charlie immediately.  It can transform your life!  It did mine!

Low total testosterone levels are associated with an increase in death for men aged 20 through 79 – Boston Testosterone Partners

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bannerad-bostontestosteronepartners-02-160x600-Ver.02Studies over and over show that low hormones are deleterious to ones health.  When levels are off, one strives to correct the same.  If cholesterol levels are high, you lower.  If thyroid levels are high or low, you correct them.  And, likewise, if hormones levels are off, you balance and optimize them.

This study shows that men aged 20–79 who have low testosterone levels below 8.7 nmol/L (250 ng/dL) have a more than two-fold increased risk of mortality from all causes, compared with those with higher serum testosterone levels. This risk is independent of age, waist circumference, smoking habits, high-risk alcohol use, and physical activity.

Background

The association of low serum testosterone levels with mortality has gained strength in recent research. However, there are few population-based studies on this association.
Objective
This study examined whether low serum testosterone levels are a risk factor for all-cause or cause-specific mortality in a population-based sample of men aged 20–79.

Methods

We used data from 1954 men recruited for the prospective population-based Study of Health in Pomerania, with measured serum testosterone levels at baseline and 195 deaths during an average 7.2-year follow-up.

A total serum testosterone level of less than 8.7 nmol/L (250 ng/dL) was classified as low.

The relationships of low serum testosterone levels with all-cause and cause-specific mortality were analysed by Cox proportional hazards regression models.

Results

Men with low serum testosterone levels had a significantly higher mortality from all causes than men with higher serum testosterone levels (HR 2.24; 95% CI 1.41–3.57).

After adjusting for waist circumference, smoking habits, high-risk alcohol use, physical activity, renal insufficiency, and levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), low serum testosterone levels continued to be associated with increased mortality (HR 2.32; 95% CI 1.38–3.89).

In cause-specific analyses, low serum testosterone levels predicted increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) (HR 2.56; 95% CI 1.15–6.52) and cancer (HR 3.46; 95% CI 1.68–6.68), but not from respiratory diseases or other causes.

Conclusion

Low serum testosterone levels were associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality independent of numerous risk factors. As serum testosterone levels are inversely related to mortality due to CVD and cancer, it may be used as a predictive marker to improve the ability to predict health risks.

Reference:
Low serum testosterone levels are associated with increased risk of mortality in a population-based cohort of men aged 20-79.
Haring R, Völzke H, Steveling A, Krebs A, Felix SB, Schöfl C, Dörr M, Nauck M, Wallaschofski H.
Eur Heart J. 2010 Jun;31(12):1494-501

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20164245

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Flaws and Misinformation spread about Testosterone Therapy, Part II

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Boston, Massachusetts – The Journal of American Medical Association relayed that testosterone treatment may increase the risk of cardiovascular ailments. The basis of the study cautioned that men with pre-existing cardiovascular ailments might need to avoid testosterone. The holes in this study are so large it is beyond comprehension that any journalist or reporter could take the study seriously.

It’s been long understood that untreated prolonged low testosterone can increase the risk of cardiovascular incidence. Although prescribed testosterone, the men in this study remained at a low level state. Nearly half were never retested during treatment. Recent data shows that men with total testosterone below 550 ng/dl increase their risk of cardiovascular incidence, while men 550 ng/dl and above reduce their risk by 30%.

http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=1146860 

Most participants in this study held their testosterone levels at 332 ng/dl!  They actually had deficient testosterone!

Since recommended guidelines of treatment were not followed, there were no reports showing measurements of estradiol or hematocrit. High levels of estradiol or hematocrit can increase cardiovascular risk. However, both estradiol and hematocrit are easily managed when proper treatment guidelines are followed.

The study also showed the majority of participants used testosterone patches. Once a popular method of testosterone delivery, testosterone patches are no longer used when proper treatment guidelines are followed. Patches are highly inefficient in terms of optimizing testosterone, resulting in continued hypogonadal symptoms and increased cardiovascular risk.

Perhaps the most startling piece of the study that was missed altogether or largely ignored by most reports was the rate of reported cardiovascular events. Of those taking testosterone, 10% experienced a cardiovascular event. Of those not taking testosterone, 21% experienced a cardiovascular event. The rate of mortality was greater in those who did not take testosterone.

Studies of this nature are difficult to take seriously when their parameters do not meet standard treatment guidelines. Such studies might parallel this absurd example: Shooting a man who was given testosterone, then blaming the testosterone rather than the gaping bullet hole for his demise.  Courtesy of lowtestosterone.com.

Read also:  https://bostontestosterone.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/flaws-and-disinformation-continue-to-distort-the-truth-about-testosterone-replacement-therapy-for-men/

You too can change the vicious pattern of aging and disease by engaging the team of rejuvenation experts at BTP/CORE today.

Learn about our proprietary Preventative Medicines, stop age-related disease and get into the Greatest Health of your Life with www.BostonTestosterone.com

For for more information on getting started please contact Clinic Director Charlie Blaisdell at CBlaisdell@CoreNewEngland.com

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Boston Testosterone Partners Reviews

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The Testosterone Replacement Therapy here at Boston Testosterone Partners is renowned for our Reviews and Testimonials, as well as offering the low TRT costs.

Here’s one of our recent testimonial from our Boston Testosterone Facebook Testimonial Page:

My name is James Love and I want to thank Clinic Director Charlie Blaisdell and the entire medical staff at BTP for all bannerad-bostontestosteronepartners-02-160x600-Ver.02they have done to improve my quality of life. I highly recommend you contact them to get yourself tested.Let me explain, I’m a on call mechanic and I work a minimum of 12 hrs a day, I also have always tried to follow a workout routine to maintain my health and enjoy playing the strength sports. Over the last few years its become considerably more taxing on my body and it has become so easy to cut the most important aspects of my workouts out.As a result my body fat had gotten out of control and so had my blood pressure, and I just couldn’t make myself break the cycle. I kept watching TV and seeing Low T commercials so I read up on it and yes sir , that was me. I spoke to my doctor about testing my hormone levels but was informed he was opposed to testosterone treatments period. I was left out in the cold by him. That’s when a friend of mine referred me to the doctors of BTP. I joined the clinic and did everything as it was told to me by their doctors. The clinic director, Charlie Blaisdell, was there for whatever I needed and for every step of the way, from the doctors appointments, to the blood work reading and to helping me understand the meaning of the different therapies they offer.

I have now been with the group since mid January 2014 and I want you to know, I feel GREAT!! I married my fiancé we got a small gym in the garage and a room set up for cardio work, I now do my cardio at least 4 times a week as well as all my accessory work and reps, I started doing work with my church on my days off as well as some work within my community with some local kids. And a small home business to keep me busy on my off days and a little extra money. My blood pressure is now down as well as my body fat. Just knowing that I was taking this step forced me to reevaluate my diet so I eat lots of fresh vegetables and fruit with my BTP Superfood supplement.

I refer almost everyone I know to BTP. Honestly, if you are not feeling right anymore, you owe it to yourself to contact this group. I have noting but the highest praise for their skill, care and professionalism. I’m so enthusiastic about the way the BTP medical group has helped me that I am getting my wife in for therapy too.

One more thing, for a long time I felt I couldn’t afford this but I know now it’s not that expensive at all. And we should never put a price on our happiness and well-being.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy has gained in popularity among aging men.  Therapies offered at Boston Testosterone Partners improve sexual function, libido, energy, your overall sense of well being, lean muscle mass, fat decreases and strength. Testosterone Therapy has also been found to be beneficial in preventing heart disease, diabetes, and Alzheimers Disease.

Have you got your levels tested?  Primary Care Doctor shrugged you off when you asked?

Contact BTP to find out how you can get tested today! Read our testimonials posted to our Facebook Wall for more information on BTP and what our patients experience from optimized testosterone levels.

For more information and appointments, please contact Clinic Director Charlie Blaisdell at CBlaisdell@CoreNewEngland.com

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FDA Approves new Testosterone Replacement Therapy Injectables

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There’s only one way to do Testosterone Replacement Therapy, that’s with Injectable protocols.

Creams, gels and patches do not work well at all.

Contact us at www.BostonTestosterone.com for more information on our TRT protocols!

Read more about the new FDA Approved Testosterone Injectable:  http://goo.gl/DHnV3a

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Can Testosterone Cypionate Injections be done subcutaneously (sub-Q)? – Boston Testosterone Partners

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The question gets asked by many men when they begin testosterone therapy with BTP.  The answer is yes!   The risk is always in forming an abscess, but in our experience, using .5 mls of less per sub-Q shot leaves very little risk of that.

While intramuscular injections are the preferred manner of administration, sub-Q shots are gaining popularity among men across the country who restore their testosterone.

Contact Boston Testosterone Partners for more information on our Testosterone Replacement Therapies and Preventative Medicines.

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STUDY 1

Saudi Med J. 2006 Dec;27(12):1843-6.

Subcutaneous administration of testosterone. A pilot study report.

Al-Futaisi AMAl-Zakwani ISAlmahrezi AMMorris D.
Department of Medicine, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. alfutaisi@squ.edu.om

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of low doses of subcutaneous testosterone in hypogonadal men since the intramuscular route, which is the most widely used form of testosterone replacement therapy, is inconvenient to many patients.

METHODS: All men with primary and secondary hypogonadism attending the reproductive endocrine clinic at Royal Victoria Hospital, Monteral, Quebec, Canada, were invited to participate in the study. Subjects were enrolled from January 2002 till December 2002. Patients were asked to self-administer weekly low doses of testosterone enanthate using 0.5 ml insulin syringe.

RESULTS: A total of 22 patients were enrolled in the study. The mean trough was 14.48 +/- 3.14 nmol/L and peak total testosterone was 21.65 +/- 7.32 nmol/L. For the free testosterone the average trough was 59.94 +/- 20.60 pmol/L and the peak was 85.17 +/- 32.88 pmol/L. All of the patients delivered testosterone with ease and no local reactions were reported.

CONCLUSION: Therapy with weekly subcutaneous testosterone produced serum levels that were within the normal range in 100% of patients for both peak and trough levels. This is the first report, which demonstrated the efficacy of delivering weekly testosterone using this cheap, safe, and less painful subcutaneous route.

PMID: 17143361 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

 

STUDY 2:

STABLE TESTOSTERONE LEVELS ACHIEVED WITH SUBCUTANEOUS TESTOSTERONE INJECTIONS

M.B. Greenspan, C.M. Chang
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McMaster University,
Hamilton, ON, Canada

Objectives: The preferred technique of androgen replacement has been intramuscular (IM) testosterone, but wide variations in testosterone levels are often seen. Subcutaneous (SC) testosterone injection is a novel approach; however, its physiological effects are unclear. We therefore investigated the sustainability of stable testosterone levels using SC therapy. Patients and methods: Between May and September 2005, we conducted a small pilot study involving 10 male patients with symptomatic late-onset hypogonadism.

Every patient had been stable on TE 200 mg IM for 1 year. Patients were instructed to self-inject with testosterone enanthate (TE) 100 mg SC (DELATESTRYL 200 mg/cc, Theramed Corp, Canada) into the anterior abdomen once weekly. Some patients were down-titrated to 50 mg based on their total testosterone (T) at 4 weeks.

Informed consent was obtained as SC testosterone administration is not officially approved by Health Canada. T levels were measured before and 24 hours after injection during weeks 1, 2, 3, and 4, and 96 hours after injection in week 6 and 8. 

At week 12, PSA, CBC, and T levels were measured however; the week 12 data are still being collected. 

Results: Prior to initiation of SC therapy, T was 19.14+3.48 nmol/l, hemoglobin 15.8+1.3 g/dl, hematocrit 0.47+0.02, and PSA 1.05+0.65 ng/ml. During the first 4 weeks, there was a steady increase in pre-injection T from 19.14+3.48 to 23.89+9.15 nmol/l (p¼0.1). However, after 8 weeks the post-injection T (25.77+7.67 nmol/l) remained similar to that of week 1 (27.46+12.91 nmol/l). Patients tolerated this therapy with no adverse effects. 

Conclusions: A once-week SC injection of 50-100 mg of TE appears to achieve sustainable and stable levels of physiological T. This technique offers fewer physician visits and the use of smaller quantity of medication, thus lower costs. However, the long term clinical and physiological effects of this therapy need further evaluation.

Do I have Low T? Find out at Boston Testosterone for $49 today!!

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A Dangerous Misdiagnosis of Men with Low Testosterone by their Primary Care Doctors

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By Boston Testosterone Partners

February 5, 2013

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Total testosterone will never tell you the entire story.  Take our patients’ recent blood tests.  He was first told by his Primary Care, “[Y]our fine, John.  Your testosterone level is well within range.  It’s just part of getting old.  I can give you some Cialis.”  Scratching his head, John left his primary care wondering how that could be.  He suffered from all the ADAM subjective symptoms of low testosterone.  He had read all about Testosterone Replacement on the internet and was sure that he was suffering from it.

So John, knowing his Primary Care Doctor must be wrong, sought out a second opinion with us.  We immediately retested him, this time with the proper diagnostic panels included into his lab requisitions.  Total, Free and Bioavailable testosterone.  Based on his reported symptoms, we also included IGF-1 to see if he had some HGH deficiencies as well.

John came back with a severe deficiencies in both bioavailable testosterone and IGF-1.  (See the attached lab image showing in range total testosterone with deficiencies in bioavailable testosterone and IGF-1)

You see, what far too many Primary Care Doctors do not understand is that testosterone circulates in the blood in two forms – Free or Bound.  Free testosterone is Bioavailable, meaning it is available for the cells to work with.  However, bound testosterone is, essentially, bound to sex hormone binding globulin (“SHBG”) and is therefore blocked from acting in cells.  When it is blocked, you cannot use it.  When you cannot use it, you have Low T.

When you measure just Total Testosterone, you cannot make a proper diagnosis because you aren’t assessing the way a patient is using his circulating testosterone.  It’s like a dentist saying all your teeth are fine by virtue of them all still being in your head.  They always take a closer look at the teeth themselves.

So, albeit upset he had Low T, John was elated to get a proper diagnosis validating what he knew all along.  We were also able to detect a severe IGF-1 deficiency that we were able to treat with our Sermorelin-GHRP2 Epi Pen protocols.

With balanced and optimized Testosterone and HGH levels, this patient was able to rid himself of all the symptoms he was suffering mightily from.  Needless to say, John’s life has completely changed.

In conclusion, a man may have adequate total testosterone, but still suffer from the ravages of low testosterone levels if his bioavailable testosterone is low.  If you are feeling the symptoms of Low T, don’t hesitate; seek out a qualified medical professional who specializes in hormone replacement.

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Libido, Testosterone and Nutrition

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Boston, Massachusetts – Dr Cecilia Tregear explains why she believes that sexual activity is a great tool for gauging  health and what you can do to give your score a boost.

Forget Botox. If you want to look and feel young, then what you should really be doing is swinging from the chandeliers.

Regular sex in your youth, your middle years and beyond is the ultimate elixir of youth, says hormone and anti-ageing specialist Dr Cecilia Tregear.

World-renowned Dr Tregear, who is based at the Wimpole Skin Clinic in Harley Street, London, has worked with hundreds of couples over the course of her 25-year career.

‘I began to notice a pattern,’ she says. ‘The couples who were having lots of regular sex almost always looked younger than those who weren’t. They were also slimmer, fitter, healthier and happier.’

‘Sexual activity, in my view, is an accurate thermometer for measuring health.’

But far too many of us aren’t having great sex. Or much, if any, of it. Either we’re too tired, have lost our libidos or have got stuck in a rut or boring routine which makes sex with our partner about as appealing as doing the laundry. We feel unattractive — and as a result, we aren’t as attracted to our partner either.

A poor sex life can be caused by hormonal problems as a result of a thyroid condition, or the effects of the menopause/andropause (male menopause) which deplete sex hormones.

But lifestyle factors, such as eating poorly, smoking, drinking too much alcohol, stress and lack of exercise, can also have a massive impact on sexual health.

Dr Tregear realised the people who were having lots of sex in their relationships had one key factor in common: their diet. All of them were eating extremely nutritious food.

She explains: ‘Good nutrition is essential for the healthy production of hormones which maintain the libido and allow for regular and fulfilling sexual activity.”

She has devised the Between the Sheets diet, which promises to perk up your libido. Combined with regular exercise (and, if necessary, supplements containing natural hormones) it should ensure you not only have regular, great sex — just like you did in your youth — but look and feel younger too …

Step One: Feed Your Brain

According to Dr Tregear, the first step to boosting your love life is to feed your brain. ‘The biggest sexual organ is the brain, which produces the chemicals and hormones that trigger feelings of love and attraction, arousal and orgasm,’ she says. ‘We need to make sure we’re eating the right foods to ensure the production of these chemicals and hormones.’

First, it’s important to have a diet that boosts the levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, released by the brain. Dopamine is the feel-good chemical associated with the emotions of anticipation and desire. As such, it is vital to a healthy sex drive.

Boosting levels in the brain has been shown to be incredibly successful at treating flagging libidos, and there are currently dopamine drugs on trial. However, you won’t need them if you eat well.

Dopamine-boosting food: To boost levels it’s essential to eat lots of proteins, because these contain amino acids, which are converted into neurotransmitters in the brain.

Amino acids are found in red meat, oily fish, eggs, cottage cheese, beans, peas, milk, wheatgerm, beetroot and bananas.

The production of dopamine also relies on vitamins and minerals, so make sure you eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables — watermelon, which contains vitamins A, B6 and C, is a particularly good addition to the diet.

The following spices can also boost dopamine levels: basil, black pepper, cayenne pepper, chilli peppers, cumin, fennel, flax seeds, garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, rosemary, sesame seeds, tarragon and turmeric.

Drinking a small amount of alcohol can also boost dopamine, which is why a glass of wine can help to put you in the mood.

Step Two: Balance Your Hormones

Having a good balance of hormones is essential to a healthy sex life, which is why the menopause — when hormone levels drop — can cause havoc with your sex life. There are three hormones responsible for arousal and sexual desire: oestrogens, which are present in both men and women, testosterone, also in both men and women, and DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which is found in women only.

‘A good balance of animal fat in meat and fish and good cholesterol, found in eggs for example, encourages the production of sex hormones, improving libido,’ says Dr Tregear. ‘It’s vital to eat plenty of good quality protein, ideally a portion with every meal,’.

Oestrogens: Avoid excessive amounts of fibre (such as brown bread) which lower oestrogen by stopping its absorption. Having cereal and toast for breakfast is the worst thing you can do for your hormones. Scrambled egg with salmon is a much better option.

Avoid alcohol, too. Anything more than the odd glass of wine with dinner, once or twice a week, has a detrimental effect on hormones, impairing both oestrogen and testosterone production.

Research also shows that smoking reduces levels of oestrogen in the body.

Testosterone: Essential for sex drive in both men and women. The reason that oysters are an aphrodisiac is because they are high in zinc, which is necessary for the production of testosterone.

Other foods high in zinc include meat, eggs, seafood and tofu. Avoid coffee or other high-caffeine drinks. Caffeine de-activates testosterone, which will reduce your libido.

DHEA: This vital hormone is made in the adrenal glands and levels usually peak around the age of 25. Although the libido-promoting effects of DHEA are less well publicised than other hormones such as oestrogen, doctors are now reporting that increasing levels can have dramatic effect on libido.

To boost your levels of DHEA you need to increase the amount of ‘good fats’ in your diet by eating more oily fish, such as salmon and anchovies, and also green leafy vegetables such as spinach, rocket and watercress.

The adrenal glands, which produce hormones including DHEA, are also the part of the body that respond to stress.

Excess stress can cause the adrenals to produce stress hormones at the expense of sex hormones. Spices and salty food make the adrenal glands work more efficiently to produce more DHEA.

Step Three: Boost Your Energy

For good sex, you need stamina and energy. While a generally healthy diet will help you feel strong and healthy, it’s important to eat food that will increase your levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). This hormone increases sexual desire and provides the stamina and energy needed for a sexual marathon. To increase production, eat organic protein from beef, fish, and chicken.

Root vegetables such as carrots and parsnips can also help, as can low-sugar fruits, such as blueberries.

Avoid pulses and cereals and refined sugars, which can cause your energy to peak and then slump.

Thyroid hormones help us to maintain energy. To work, the thyroid needs iodine, which is found in kelp, seaweed, oysters, clams and tuna.

Finally, vitamin B also plays a major role in energy production, as it helps convert carbohydrates into sugar to fuel the body’s energy.Foods rich in this include avocados, duck, lamb, sweet potatoes and sunflower seeds.

While it can be tempting to get an energy boost by eating sugar and sweets, this is a mistake, because it will cause short-lived energy peaks followed by a longer dip in energy. And that’s not what your partner will be looking for in the bedroom!

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Why Estrogen Balance is Critical to Aging Men

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Originally Published by Life Extension Magazine 

By William Faloon

When we started offering comprehensive blood test panels, men did not understand why we were checking their estrogen levels. Back in those days, estrogen was considered a hormone of importance only to women. 

We tested estrogen based on published data indicating that when estrogen levels are unbalanced, the risk of degenerative disease in aging men skyrockets.(1-7) Of concern to us 14 years ago were reports showing that excess estrogen contributes to the development of atherosclerosis.(8,9) Human clinical studies conducted more than a decade later confirmed our suspicions. Men with even slightly elevated estrogen levels doubled their risk of stroke and had far higher incidences of coronary artery disease.(10-12) Our early observations also revealed that men presenting with benign prostate enlargement or prostate cancer had higher blood estrogen levels (and often low free testosterone blood levels).(13-16) Subsequent clinical studies help confirm our early observations.(17-21) 

Insufficient estrogen, on the other hand, predisposes men to osteoporosis and bone fracture.(22,23) 

The fact that 99% of men today have no idea what their blood estrogen levels are helps explain the epidemic of age-related disease that is bankrupting this nation’s medical system. 

New Study Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association 

Conventional doctors tend to ignore hard science until it appears in their own medical journals. 

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) measured blood estradiol (a dominant estrogen) in 501 men with chronic heart failure. Compared to men in the balanced estrogen quintile, men in the lowest estradiol quintile were 317% more likely to die during a 3-year follow-up, while men in the highest estradiol quintile were 133% more likely to die.(24) 

The men in the balanced quintile—with the fewest deaths—had serum estradiol levels between 21.80 and 30.11 pg/mL. This is virtually the ideal range that we have long recommended males strive for. 

The men in the highest quintile who suffered 133% increased death rates had serum estradiol levels of 37.40 pg/mL or above. The lowest estradiol group that suffered a 317% increased death rate had serum estradiol levels under 12.90 pg/mL. 

The dramatic increase in mortality in men with unbalanced estrogen (i.e., estradiol levels either too high or too low) is nothing short of astounding. It uncovers a gaping hole in conventional cardiology practice that is easily correctable. 

This study revealing the lethal dangers of estrogen imbalance was published in conventional medicine’s Bastille of knowledge—the Journal of the American Medical Association. Physicians no longer have a basis to question males who take aggressive approaches to maintain their serum estradiol levels in optimal ranges. 

Low Estradiol and Testosterone Predict Mortality in Aging Men 

Sales of testosterone replacement drugs have surged more than 20-fold in response to studies linking low testosterone to a host of common maladies. 

In a recent study of 3,014 men aged 69-80 years, serum levels of testosterone and estradiol were measured during a mean follow-up of 4.5 years. Men with low testosterone had 65% greater all-cause mortality, while men with low estradiol suffered 54% more deaths.(25) 

Those men low in estradiol and testosterone were almost twice as likely to die (a 96% increase in mortality) compared to men in the optimal ranges.(25) 

This large study of aged men corroborates prior published reports linking imbalances of testosterone and/or estradiol with greater incidences of degenerative disease and death.(26-36) 

How Do Men Naturally Make Estrogen? 

Women synthesize most of their estrogen in their ovaries and other reproductive tissues. 

Since men lack this female anatomy, they need to produce estrogen through a process involving an enzyme called aromatase that transforms testosterone into estradiol. 

Aging men sometimes have too much aromatase activity, which causes their testosterone to convert to excess estradiol. This results in depletion of vital testosterone while spiking estradiol to unsafe ranges. 

Some men lack aromatase and suffer an estrogen deficit. Other men produce so little endogenous testosterone that there is not enough to convert into estrogen, which causes low levels of both free testosterone and estradiol. 

Fortunately, no matter what the underlying cause, aging men can easily achieve optimal free testosterone and estradiol serum levels. 

Free testosterone is the unbound form that is biologically available to cell receptor sites throughout the body. Measuring free testosterone blood levels is the most accurate way of assessing testosterone status in aging men. 

How Aging Men Can Control Their Estrogen Levels 

An epidemic problem observed in aging males is insufficient free testosterone, i.e., less than 15-20 pg/mL of serum. When accompanied by excess estradiol (over 30 pg/mL of serum), this can signal excess aromatase enzyme activity. 

Excess aromatase robs men of their testosterone while exposing them to higher than desirable estradiol.(37) Aromatase can be suppressed with absorbable forms of chrysin (a plant flavonoid) and/or lignans such as those extracted from the Norway spruce tree (HMRlignan™).(38-42) 

If these nutrients fail to reduce estradiol adequately, then we suggest that men ask their doctor to prescribe an aromatase-inhibiting drug like Arimidex® in the very low dose of 0.5 mg twice a week. 

When aromatase is properly suppressed, estradiol levels are reduced to safe ranges, while free testosterone often increases, since less testosterone is being aromatized into estradiol. 

Why Some Men Need Topical Testosterone Creams 

Most testosterone in a man’s body emanates from the testes. Aging results in a decline in testicular output, thus necessitating the topical application of a testosterone cream to restore this vital hormone to youthful levels. Ideal free serum testosterone levels for most aging men are between 20-25 pg/mL. 

As you may surmise, a man who produces too little testosterone risks a lethal deficiency of both free testosterone and estradiol. That’s because men need testosterone to synthesize estradiol in their bodies. In the presence of insufficient testosterone production, some aging men are vulnerable to low free testosterone and low estradiol that according to the latest study almost doubles their risk of dying over a 4.5 year period!(25) 

Critical Importance of Blood Testing 

Today’s conventional physicians prescribe blood tests to check glucose, cholesterol, and triglycerides, but rarely check their male patients’ free testosterone and estradiol levels. 

When looking at the horrific-ally high mortality rates associated with imbalances of these critical hormones, it becomes strikingly apparent that a significant number of heart attacks, strokes, bone fractures, and other degenerative diseases are easily preventable. 

One reason these hormone blood tests are not normally prescribed is their high retail cost, and the fact that many insurance companies refuse to pay for them. 

As a client of The Health & Rejuvenation Center, you don’t have to be victimized by conventional medical ignorance, high prices, or insurance company indifference. 

Take Charge of Your Health with Low-Cost Blood Testing 

An all-inclusive blood test panel that includes free testosterone and estradiol can retail for $1,000 at commercial labs. The same test can be acquire through The Health & Rejuvenation Center for a fraction of the price. 

If your blood test result reveals an imbalance of free testosterone and/or estradiol, you are in a position to initiate immediate corrective action. Not only can restoring youthful hormone balance save your life, but men (and women) often experience an enhancement in their quality of life after their hormones are adjusted to optimal ranges. 

A complete description of the Male and Female Blood Test Panels can be found on this site. As you’ll readily see, these panels contain many important tests (such as homocysteine, C-reactive protein, and DHEA) that mainstream doctors seldom check for. 

To order a comprehensive Male and/or Female Blood Test Panel, just call 1-800-466-2209. It is the single most important step you can take to ensure your continued good health.


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