Nutrition and Hormones

TRT and Fitness: A Definitive Guide for Guys over 40

Jessica Zimmer PA-C Dr. Valentine Rise Mens Health telehealth providers TRT and Fitness: A Definitive Guide for Guys over 40

As men reach their 40s it’s important to focus on quality vs quantity as it relates to fitness. Keeping up with fitness and Testosterone Replacement Therapy has shown to improve results in men on treatment. Men should evolve their work outs to the changing times and avoid working out like they once did in their…

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High Estrogen and Low Testosterone: How to Manage levels on TRT

Jessica Zimmer PA-C Dr. Valentine Rise Mens Health telehealth provider for low t trt testosterone replacement

While men’s testosterone naturally decreases with age, estrogen levels can increase leading to uncomfortable issues if the imbalance is not brought down to normal levels. High levels of estrogen are associated with diabetes and cancers so it’s important to control imbalances through diet, exercise, and medications. This is especially important for men on testosterone replacement…

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Guys’ Guide to BCAA and Testosterone Replacement: 6 benefits these amino acids have on TRT

Jessica Zimmer PA-C Dr. Valentine Rise Mens Health telehealth provider for Texas Testosterone replacement therapy online BCAA and TRT 6 benefits

BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) can have a positive impact during testosterone replacement therapy because these three essential amino acids helping the body process nutrients, convert fat and carbs into energy, and develop healthy dense muscle. It’s not uncommon for men with low T to have metabolism deficiency leading to increased fat storage and decreased…

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The Guys’ Guide to Carbohydrates and Testosterone Replacement Therapy

The Guys' Guide to Carbohydrates and Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Our bodies thrive on carbohydrates for energy. Specially for men, a high-carb diet improves testosterone levels and decreases cortisol better than a low-carb diet over just 10 days (Study). For long term success with Testosterone Replacement Therapy, it is important to understand the Good and Bad / Right and Wrong Carbs. Carbs are constantly getting berated by experts…

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Does Low Testosterone Cause Depression? Our Review of Research

Does Low Testosterone Cause Depression? Our Review of Research

Depression and testosterone are closely interrelated, and this is a connection that deserves more attention. Men are more likely to have depressive symptoms if they display low levels of testosterone, and vice versa, which many studies have shown. As described by the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is “the leading cause of illness and disability…

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