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  • Fats: Saturated Fat vs. Unsaturated Fat

    Fats: Saturated Fat vs. Unsaturated Fat Fats are the most energy dense of the three macronutrients. They provide about 9 calories per gram, while carbohydrates and proteins provide about 4 calories per gram. As a result, we have become a highly “fat-phobic” society seeking out many non- and low-fat food alternatives. Although excessive fat intake is certainly not a healthy lifestyle choice, severely restricting intake is not healthy either. Fats are essential components of the human body and the body's metabolic processes, read more
  • 15 Tricep Exercises for Men

    Tricep Exercises for Men The following fifteen tricep exercises for men and accompanying videos work the tricep muscle, the large muscle on the back of the upper arm. Select any of the tricep exercises for the accompanying video and detailed explanation. These exercises are grouped as follows: Barbell/EZ Bar Exercises Dumbbell Exercises Cable Exercises Bodyweight Exercises Machine Exercises       Barbell Press/EZ Bar Extension Tricep Exercises for Men Tricep read more

  • Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Therapy

    HGH (Human Growth Hormone) Therapy Where did interest in HGH begin? In 1990, Dr. Daniel Rudman and his colleagues published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine.1 The article suggested that human growth hormone therapy for older men could produce positive body changes. Specifically, the study showed that the male participants lost fat and gained muscle. After this publication, interest in and use of HGH therapy exploded. Anti-aging clinics popped up and proclaimed this therapy to be a remedy for the aging read more
  • SHBG – Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

    What is Sex Hormone Binding Globulin? Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) is a protein that binds to and transports sex hormones, like testosterone and estrogen, through the bloodstream. It also safeguards these hormones so that they are not eliminated by the body too quickly. When SHBG is bound to testosterone or estrogen, these sex hormones cannot exert their effects on the body. In this state, they are not active or not bioavailable. When not bound to SHBG or other protein carriers, these sex read more

  • Cholesterol Medications

    Cholesterol Medications The following article provides information on the major classes of cholesterol medications, including statins, selective cholesterol uptake inhibitors, cholesterol binding resins, fibric acid derivatives, and nicotinic acid.   Statins (HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitors): Statins are the first line cholesterol medications for treating elevated cholesterol levels. They have the greatest efficacy in lowering LDL cholesterol and are well tolerated. Additionally, multiple trials read more
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction

    Ejaculatory Dysfunction THE BAD NEWS Although not as popular as erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction is actually the most common form of sexual dysfunction. THE GOOD NEWS Ejaculatory dysfunction can be treated! That’s right. So, stop being embarrassed, and go see your doctor.   What Are the Disorders of Ejaculation? There are four of them: premature ejaculation (PE), delayed ejaculation, retrograde (reverse) ejaculation, and lack of ejaculation or orgasm.1  What Are the Causes of Ejaculatory read more