News Articles & Blog

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March 29, 2018

The MHC Patient Demographic Audit 2018

The purpose of this audit was to look at the current patient demographic of the men accessing The Men’s Health Clinic with a confirmed diagnosis of Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS) / Male Hypogonadism. The clinic opened in January 2016 and we have deliberately let it grow organically since we believe the best recommendation is that … Continued

March 1, 2018

TRT & Blood Pressure

Hopefully we are all aware of the importance of having normal blood pressure – to prevent strokes, heart attacks, renal disease etc.  It’s a silent killer, you only know you have it as a consequence of one of its complications.  As with most things, prevention is key, there’s no point bolting the door after the horse has … Continued

February 7, 2018

TRT – Chasing Numbers

Optimising testosterone with Testosterone Replacement Therapy supposedly improves quality of life, but what does that actually mean?  Quality of Life is described as the general well-being of a person or society, defined in terms of health and happiness.  It is something that is difficult to quantify, interpretation of quality is very much subjective, not objective.  … Continued

November 22, 2017

TRT Wars – How to Get TRT in the UK

Have a Plan – Define your Signs and Symptoms, What Impact are they Having on your Life?   Common Presenting Symptoms:- •  Low Libido / ED –  We are simple creatures with simple needs (unlike women!).  A happy, healthy sex-life not only satisfies a carnal need, it is an important aspect of any healthy relationship.  … Continued

November 8, 2017

The 10 Testosterone Commandments

1.  Thou shalt engage in regular physical exercise   “No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” – Socrates   • Resistance Exercise “Everybody wants to … Continued

October 23, 2017

“Trust Me, I’m Your TRT Doctor”

I’m currently laid on the couch with ‘Man-Flu’.  Some pesky child coughed on me Friday evening in clinic and its knocked me on my butt.  Today is my day off, so it’s a duvet day, with two German Shepherds laid by my side, no gym for me.  It got me thinking, why the hell do … Continued

September 15, 2017

The Importance of Balance

The premise behind testosterone replacement therapy is exactly that, replacement.  We all recognise that we were at our healthiest when we had high testosterone levels, excluding other exogenous factors of course. Happy, healthy and horny!  I think we’re all agreed, testosterone is pivotal to men’s health, so increasing testosterone to that level makes perfect sense. … Continued

July 10, 2017

TRT – The Key to the Kingdom?

One of the hardest aspects of my job is managing ideas, concerns & expectations.  This idea that if you take a pill, have the surgery, adjust your lifestyle; that suddenly everything is going to be ok, is unfortunately naive.  One of the problems with this modern ‘civilised’ world is the expectation of ‘now’, the unwarranted … Continued

April 23, 2017

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life… Life’s a Laugh and Death’s a Joke, It’s True

What makes a good doctor?  You need to be caring, non-judgemental, intelligent, honest, open, respectful, fair, humane and empathetic.  What makes medicine special is the unique connection you have with your patient, there is a level of trust and intimacy between you that is normally reserved only for your closest and dearest.  The doctor-patient relationship … Continued