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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

March 7, 2017

Mean In 15

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.”  –  Rocky Balboa Props to Joe Wicks with his Lean In 15 business, packaging a simple idea and making it a commercial success.  Isn’t that true of a lot great ideas?  He’s shown people what to eat and how to exercise, so that they … Continued

March 6, 2017

Gym Rules

Now… us regular lifters have put up with our gyms being overcrowded the whole of January & February.  We’ve put up with you because you are new, and kudos for making a positive step towards a healthier, stronger you.  But it’s time you learnt the rules and lived by them… Work hard or go home … Continued

February 24, 2017

Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away

We’ve been trawling through pictures on Shutterstock for eye-catching images for our latest Facebook advert.  Most of mine get vetoed by Lydia for being too ‘Rob’, whatever that means?  I think she believes I have a particular, perhaps eccentric taste, that might not appeal to the average Joe.  I’m hoping that’s true, not because I … Continued