I am very grateful and thankful for the beautiful weather we have been having!
I’m going to spend the next few weeks writing about Testosterone, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Make note, testosterone has significant importance in women as well as men.
First the good!
Testosterone is one of the best repair hormones we have in our bodies. Because of this, I optimize testosterone levels in pre and post-op protocols to help people heal faster after surgery with better outcomes and recovery.
Testosterone helps increase circulation, strengthens muscles, increases cognitive function, helps repair brain injury of any kind.
Testosterone protects the heart and arteries and reduces the risk of heart disease. It can also counter high cholesterol and angina.
Testosterone prevents joint pain, commonly known as arthritis. If you have joint pain from osteoarthritis, it makes the pain better and in most cases helps pain to go completely away. It is good for your bones and ligaments, decreasing the incidence of osteopenia and osteoporosis, and joint injuries.
Testosterone builds muscle, increases muscle tone, increases physical strength and endurance. It helps decrease fat including cellulite. Heads up men with the bellies that won’t go away, your testosterone is too low! Ladies, heads up, It tightens and tones skin preventing dryness, small wrinkles and sagging skin. It keeps the mucous membranes lubricated. It stimulates the growth of hair on your head, however there is a metabolite of Testosterone that stimulates hair loss that becomes activated in about 10% of the population.
Testosterone increases your ability to withstand stress, reduces anxiety, depression, excessive emotionality. It helps you to have a positive outlook, and good energy. No more having to take a nap when you get home from work.
Mentally, testosterone gives you tenacity, assertiveness, and ability to problem solve making good decisions quickly. It helps to put the petty annoyances of everyday life into perspective.
Men with testosterone levels over 400, have a lower incident of prostate cancer.
And lastly, testosterone increases your libido and helps you perform sexually, both in the male and female.
Research articles supporting above will be sent in future texts.
Have a beautiful awesome day! Get out and enjoy the sun and cooler temperatures.