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Hormonal Balance: a Brighter Life in Your Middle-Age

The endocrine system is an amazing thing. It’s the extensive network of glands that produce the hormones we need to regulate metabolism, sexual function, growth, mood, and more. As we move through the stages of life, our hormone levels fluctuate. Aging means that we produce more of some hormones and less of others (mostly they … Continue reading

21 February 2021 Hormones 0 Comment

How to Cope: Overcoming Sexual Performance Anxiety

From premature ejaculation to performance, the pressure on guys in the bedroom can be underestimated. But it is not just men who suffer from sexual performance anxiety, women experience it too, making it difficult for them to enjoy sex. Take some comfort in knowing that not only are these common concerns, they’re also very treatable … Continue reading

16 February 2021 Sexual Health 0 Comment

Thyroid Hormone Replacement: Why Do You Need It?

Thyroid hormone therapy is the use of manmade thyroid hormones to raise abnormally low levels of natural thyroid hormones in the body. Thyroid hormone is usually given in pill form and is often used to treat an underactive thyroid that is secreting little or no thyroid hormones. The most commonly prescribed thyroid hormone replacement is … Continue reading

30 January 2021 Hormones 0 Comment

Mind Games: How Hormones Affect Cognition?

All the body’s attributes change with age, and mental function is no exception. Memory is the most fragile mental function. With age, new learning is slower, new information is processed less carefully, and details often slip. Short-term memory typically weakens, but long-term memory is well preserved. These changes give rise to “the senior moment” in … Continue reading

25 January 2021 Hormones 0 Comment

Muscle Strength and Hormonal Balance: Connecting the Dots

Male muscle loss (also called sarcopenia) often occurs as a result of aging. When this happens, muscle loss manifests itself both as the loss of muscle strength and the loss of overall muscle mass. Deterioration can start to take place in men as early as their mid-20’s but is most pronounced after 60 years of … Continue reading

15 January 2021 Hormones 0 Comment

Hormones and Weight Loss: What’s the Connection?

If you’re like most Americans age 50-plus, your waistline is six centimeters wider than it was in your 20s or 30s, and the numbers on your scale reflect this, too. We can all tick off the reasons: genetic predisposition, supersized portions, too much sitting, and not enough moving. But there’s another theory circulating through the … Continue reading

10 January 2021 Hormones 0 Comment

What is Erectile Dysfunction and How to Treat It?

Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is the inability to get and maintain an erection. Erectile dysfunction is a very common condition, particularly in older men. It is estimated that half of all men between the ages of 40 and 70 will have it to some degree. It’s important to see a doctor if … Continue reading

4 January 2021 Sexual Health 0 Comment