Testosterone and Weight Loss: The Relationship

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It’s Not Just a Snackcident We lose weight, we gain weight, and then we lose weight again. It seems to be an endless cycle, especially as we age. For some of us, though, weight loss or gain isn’t fully related to the simplistic calories in/calories burned equation and it’s time we debunk that narrative. We’re […]

Testosterone and Depression

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Is There a Connection? Testosterone. We literally can’t live without it. Depression. Those who experience it wish they didn’t. We all know about testosterone. Not all of us know about depression, but it can be related to aging and hormonal fluctuations, including a decrease in the hormone testosterone. What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a chemical […]

Insulin Resistance

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A Bowl Full of Jelly Clement C. Moore, author, scholar, and the poet who wrote the timeless “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” describes St. Nicholas as having a belly similar to “a bowlful of jelly”. Those words, first written in 1822, permit us to meander through memories of our childhood and sitting on Santa’s ample […]


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All The Help We Can Get Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight will tell you how challenging it is and how defeating it can be. We have to eat to live, and, because of a wide variety of factors, some of us gain weight so easily that we seemingly live to eat. Sugary treats, […]

Vitamin D3 – Not Just a Supplement but a Prohormone

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Hormones AND Prohormones? We’re all familiar with hormones. They regulate innumerable bodily functions including blood pressure, blood sugar, kidney function, and sex/gender-related characteristics and development. We’re also well aware of the effect of imbalanced hormones because they lead to diseases like thyroid disease or adrenal dysfunction. As interesting as hormones and their regulation are, did […]


Is it Real or Another Placebo? Berberine. Most of us haven’t heard of it, but it’s a highly effective chemical found in a variety of plants. It’s classed as an alkaloid, which is a naturally occurring substance (from a plant or other organic matter) that contains at least one atom of nitrogen. Many alkaloids have […]


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Where Does Health Begin? Good health. Its tangibility ranks in importance with intangibles like love in living a fulfilling, meaningful life. There are so many aspects of being healthy. Cardiovascular health, gut health, and brain health are all elements of a vital, strong, well-functioning body. And, we can’t forget hormonal health when defining a body […]

Peptide BPC 157

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Appreciating our Youth The fountain of youth – we’re all looking for it. The more we think we need it, the more elusive it becomes. As we look in the mirror and see the changes that only time can bring, we realize that, if we’d known what our bodies were going to do as they […]

Testosterone in Women: Myths and Misconceptions

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Testosterone – Only for Men? Our hormonal system is incredibly complex. Hormones are chemicals. They regulate a large number of bodily functions. Usually, we associate hormones with one’s birth gender. Just as pink is for girls and blue is for boys, estrogen is the hormone associated with femaleness and testosterone with maleness. Although that is […]

Bioidentical Hormones

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What is a Hormone? We hear this word repeatedly and we’re told that they are the cause of so much imbalance in our bodies. We non-medical people take that at face value. If we dig just a little deeper so we can understand our bodies better, we find that hormones are incredibly complex and necessary […]