Morgantaler, in 1996, was first to show hypogonadal men (men with low testosterone levels), with normal exams, and normal prostate cancer screening, had a higher risk of prostate cancer than those with higher testosterone levels. This discovery opened the pathway for a paradigm change in testosterone replacement therapy, TTh, for hypogonadal men.  Until Morgantaler’s study,…

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Abraham Morgantaler, MD, is another warrior hero of health.  He is a Harvard undergraduate, received his MD from Harvard, specialized in Urology at Harvard, and is now an attending and professor at Harvard in Urology.  In other words, he lives at Harvard!  His passion early on in residency was Testosterone! Morgantaler has since done the…

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Hormones Are Healing I will tell you this over and over again until it is engrained in your brain to the point you feel comfortable explaining it to others! In order for us to be at our optimal health, maintaining optimal hormone levels are key.  Optimal hormones are just as important as  maintaining optimal nutritional levels…

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The discovery of Growth Hormone Medication (GH) and its use is fascinating. “The tale is crammed with amazing insights as well as striking errors, serendipity, and unsuccessful labors, triumphs, and defeats.”* The search for GH to be used in GH deficient children began in the 1940’s when researchers discovered GH to be species specific; meaning…

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Good Day! Today I am on my way home from Cancun, Mexico, where I have spent 8 days, six of them literally 12-14 hours a day, in a course called Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model given byWerner Erhard, ‘one of the most incisive and insightful thinkers of our…

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Good Morning! Today I am starting the 3rd part of 3 part series on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Testosterone.  Unfortunately, the ugly will have 3 parts. 1.  What happened?  2.  Response to what happened? And 3. Where are we Now? Prelude: In NYC, while working in the ER, I worked a…

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Last week, I wrote about the good things testosterone does for our bodies.  Today, I am writing about the “bad” things it can cause.  Remember, the below is true in both men and women. The “ Bad” Things about Testosterone and What To Do About It. The problems and concerns with Testosterone are listed below…

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