We all slack off a little on exercise routines and healthy eating habits during the holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and the New Year, I typically indulge because I know when the first of the year rolls around, I will tighten the reins again. Despite a few indulgences, I do stay diligent with two habits that make a huge difference without too much effort. This holiday season, enjoy the parties and get-togethers, but focus on getting enough sleep and drinking plenty of water to greatly impact your overall health and well being. [Read more…]
I never really considered NOT eating meat. As an avid weight lifter, I always thought the more protein, the better. I usually ate meat for lunch and dinner and had whey protein shakes throughout the day. I ate vegetables and fruits, but I never considered a plant-based diet until I watched the Netflix documentary What the Health. The film really made me reconsider eating meat and whether meat is as healthy as I once thought. Understanding that documentaries can be biased, I still came away with some food for thought. [Read more…]
Low testosterone is not a one size fits all condition, and neither are our treatment plans. We take an individualized approach to testosterone replacement therapy.
Why is this important? Many clinics put every patient on the same dose. This means the majority of men are on too high of a dose, which puts them at risk for side effects. At Optimum Mens Health, we titrate slowly your effective dose to avoid the side effects that come from the one size fits all approach to testosterone replacement therapy. [Read more…]
When I began the journey of opening this clinic for men, I envisioned a ‘one stop shop’ that would provide the services you expect from a family practice doctor along with specific treatment programs for conditions like erectile dysfunction and low testosterone. My goal is to give men an individualized plan tailored for their needs, and those needs involve preventative and primary care. [Read more…]
Low testosterone is only a problem for men in their forties, right?
Many people assume that issues with low testosterone typically begin between the ages of 40 and 45 but for many men, that’s not the case. Often men in their 20s and 30s ignore physical symptoms that indicate that their testosterone levels are decreasing. I was one of those men. [Read more…]