Recent studies have shown that testosterone has a protective effect in men with low testosterone levels. Even for men who have few or no symptoms of low testosterone, replacement may be essential to prevent certain conditions such as prostate cancer.… Continue reading »
With a steady rise in the number of people who are classified as obese it is no wonder that the medical community is looking for novel approaches to weight loss. Healthy lifestyle changes are recommended but the rate of relapse… Continue reading »
The cover story of this months edition of Endocrinology Today (Feb 2015) features Klinefelter’s Syndrome
. With around one in 450 males affected by KS and only 70% diagnosed, the aim of this article is to raise awareness within the… Continue reading »
When testosterone blood tests are ordered by a physician, he or she may also measure your Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG). Put simply SHBG is the the carrier molecule which transports sex-steroids, like testosterone, within in the bloodstream and around… Continue reading »
There is certainly mountains of information on the internet with regards to the signs and symptoms of menopause making it difficult to discern fact from fiction. Whilst each women will experience their own menopause journey it is important they are… Continue reading »
A recent edition of the popular Australian science program Catalyst
, takes a fascinating look at testosterone (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Thursday 18th September 2014). Presenter Dr Graham Phillips explores current research occurring within Australia with regards to this important… Continue reading »
Dr Rosie King
is a world-renowned sex therapist, media personality and author.
At last year’s Health Ed
Annual Women’s and Children’s Health Update in Perth, she spoke about changes associated with a woman’s sexuality as she gets older.
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There is a large amount of misinformation on the Internet about testosterone converting into estrogen – it is mostly unfounded scare mongering – the science and real life use does not support the theory.
Testosterone conversion to estrogen , in
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