A collection of thoughts and insight into the world of testosterone deficiency in detail and men’s health in general.

What Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

Men who are feeling tired and drained are often told that it’s just a normal part of ageing and that they should learn to live with it. However, in a significant amount of cases, deficient levels of testosterone are to blame. Fortunately, there are treatments and advice available. If you are struggling with fatigue, weight gain despite working hard at the gym, unexplained mood swings, and decreased libido, there is no need to accept these symptoms as the process of normal ageing. When these symptoms are experienced by men in their 40’s and 50’s it is sometimes termed the male[...]

The Best Foods For Boosting Testosterone

Many things impact our health and bodily functions, including genetics, family history, and lifestyle choices. In most cases, multiple factors contribute to diseases and disorders such as low testosterone, but fortunately, good nutrition is a powerful component in reducing the risk. In the case of low testosterone, there is no magic bullet in food or supplement form that will directly result in boosting testosterone, however, there are many foods that will support the bodily functions required to produce a healthy supply. The vast majority of men who are fit and healthy and enjoy a balanced diet (including plenty of fruit[...]

Men’s Health Issues

A man goes to a doctors surgery and complains to the receptionist that he is seeing spots. The receptionist asks ”Have you ever seen a doctor?” The man replies ”No, just the spots!” The joke is funny (or maybe isn’t funny) because it reflects the truth of men's health issues. Men are much less likely than women to look after their health and to visit their GP. In fact, across every health demographic men die before women, from infancy through to old age. The World Health Organisation (WHO) offers one explanation for this; they say it is because males have[...]

Why You Should Ask Your Doctor For A Testicular Exam

Testicular cancer is a relatively rare type of cancer, accounting for just 1% of all cancers that occur in men. Testicular cancer is unusual compared with other cancers because it tends to affect younger men. Around 2,300 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year in the UK, though when it is caught early enough it is 97% curable. The best way to catch this early is to regularly perform a testicular exam. Signs of testicular cancer may include: A painless lump on your testicle Swelling or a feeling of weight in your scrotum, with or without pain Fluid collecting[...]

Where Can I Get Help For Mental Health?

We live in an age of technological and medical advancements, where doctors can diagnose and cure diseases that would less than a century ago have wiped out millions. Our frontline GP’s are a gateway from which we can access cutting edge healthcare, for both our physical and mental health concerns. Unfortunately, when it comes to psychological issues a lot of men still see their mental health concerns as a personal issue, weakness, or a lack of personal strength. Because of that insidious idea, and the stigma that still exists surrounding mental illness, despite one in eight men having a common[...]

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough to have sex, and it is a surprisingly common disorder. Achieving an erection is quite a complex process as it involves multiple processes including the brain, hormones, nerves, muscles, and blood circulation… undeniable evidence that men can multitask! But if something interferes with this process, the result may be erectile dysfunction. If you have trouble achieving an erection from time to time then it is not necessarily a cause for concern. However, if erectile dysfunction is an ongoing problem it can be very stressful, have a[...]

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