1. Do I Have Low Testosterone or High Estrogen?

    Many people are under the impression that estrogen is solely a female hormone, but this isn’t true. Men also produce estrogen and it plays an important role in many areas of the body, including brain functioning, libido, heart health, bone health, cholesterol, and testosterone regulation. In healthy men, the levels of testosterone and estrogen are balanced. When estrogen levels elevate, testost…Read More

  2. What to Expect from Testosterone Testing

    If you suspect that you have low testosterone, you will need to get a testosterone test from your physician. Understandably, you probably have questions and hesitations about this process, but rest assured, it is a simple procedure. It is also something that we do on a daily basis at Men’s Vitality Center in Glendale, so you can feel at ease, knowing that we fully understand what we are doing. I…Read More

  3. 5 Common Myths about Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    There are many misconceptions out there about testosterone replacement therapy. Perhaps it’s sensationalism in the media, testosterone’s abuse by power lifters and subsequent labels as a “controlled substance” in the 90s, or simply because it seems too good to be true, but many people fear and doubt testosterone replacement therapy. This is doing a disservice to countless men across the co…Read More

  4. Testosterone’s Various Roles in the Body

    You may associate testosterone with the development of male characteristics and sexual function in men, but it actually serves many different purposes throughout the body. In this blog, we will look into the various roles testosterone plays in the body. Endocrine System The endocrine system is responsible for making hormones. The brain tells the pituitary gland, part of the endocrine system, how m…Read More

  5. Does Soy Lower Testosterone?

    Every once and awhile, we hear the question, “Does soy lower testosterone?” This question is common because a debate about the effects of soy on men has been going on for years now. Because soy is one of the most widely consumed foods in the world, for men who are concerned about their testosterone levels, they are understandably skeptical about soy. Fortunately, the short answer is that it pr…Read More

  6. Unexpected Factors that Influence Testosterone Levels

    Testosterone plays an important role in your health. For example, it contributes to muscle mass, bone density, and sexual function. While it is normal for testosterone levels to drop as you age, when testosterone levels are too low, it can have an impact on your well-being. Men with low T levels experience such symptoms as reduced sex drive, fatigue, low mood, decreased muscle mass and increased b…Read More