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July 27, 2023

How to Improve Metabolic Health – The Facts

Too often we may see the term ‘metabolism’ thrown about on the internet. Perhaps lines like; “they just have a very fast metabolism” is mentioned, which may well be true. Or the infamous “one trick Doctors don’t want you to know about!”, and adverts on “how to supercharge your metabolism” that still occasionally reappear on … Continued

April 6, 2022

Libido & Testosterone Replacement Therapy

A topic that is often discussed in Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is Libido. This is because there is a correlation between low testosterone and lowered desire for sexual thoughts/fantasies and sex acts including intercourse, collectively referred to as Libido [1]. Why is this seen? It’s well-known both anecdotally from clinical experience and seen in the … Continued

The Devastating Effects of Finasteride: Post-Finasteride Syndrome (PFS)

A quick google search for ‘prevent hair loss’ often reveals results for finasteride. A drug widely used by men and claimed by many corners of the internet to be ‘safe’. A quick google search for ‘finasteride side effects’ and we get a list (1): Impotence, Loss of interest in sex, Trouble having an orgasm Abnormal … Continued

The Thyroid & The HPG Axis

If you’ve much interest in TRT , then you likely know a bit about the Hypothalamic Pituitary Testicular Axis (HPTA). You’ll know how relatively ‘simple’ it can be; hypothalamus in the brain produces a hormone called Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH), which tells the anterior pituitary in the brain to release Luteinizing & follicle stimulating hormones … Continued

Traumatic Brain Injury & Hypogonadism In The General Population

If you read my last article, you’ll have been introduced to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and it’s potential consequences. As the name suggests, TBI is an injury of the brain.  It’s a particular issue among Army veterans, where out of a cohort of 4620 UK military personnel returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, there were a … Continued

Traumatic Brain Injury & Hypogonadism In Military Veterans

  As the name suggests, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an injury of the brain. It can present itself in various forms, ranging from mild alterations of consciousness to unrelenting comatose states and at the worst, death 1.  TBI can be induced by car or motorcycle crashes, falls, sports injuries, and assaults. It’s important to … Continued

The Mysteries Of HCG & It’s Many Uses

“You don’t need hCG unless you’re trying to conceive” bellows the endocrinologist.  “There is no evidence to suggest a man should ever use a female pregnancy hormone, it only exists in you when you have testicular cancer!” he exclaims. Perhaps that’s theatrical, but anecdotal experiences indicate that this is often how a patient’s suggestion of … Continued