Understanding Erectile Dysfunction in 3 easy lessons

Erectile dysfunction, also known as ED, is the inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse through to orgasm.   It is a common condition that can affect men of all ages, but the likelihood of experiencing ED increases with age According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive […]

Four Things Testosterone Does to Your Brain

Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays an important role for both males and females. While it is called a sex hormone, its effects go far beyond sex, libido, and muscle building. Testosterone levels have a huge impact on the brain, affecting cognition, memory, emotions, and more. Testosterone gradually decreases with age once a man […]

Understanding the role of testosterone in females

Testosterone is a hormone that is produced in smaller amounts in the ovaries of females, as well as in the adrenal glands. While testosterone is best known for its role in the development of male sexual characteristics and reproductive function, it also plays several important roles in females. Testosterone is involved in developing female sexual […]

Age affects your testosterone levels – and what to do about it

A quick search on Google or any of the other main search engines shows that there are still many fundamental questions about how aging can affect the testosterone level in your body. Questions high on the list are “At what age does a man’s testosterone drop?” or “What should my testosterone level be for my […]

Understanding the importance of testosterone for women

Although people may generally think about the hormone testosterone as being associated with purely men, in fact it plays an essential role in the life and health of women as well. Along with estrogen and progesterone, testosterone is one of the sex hormones that women need to produce in the right quantity, and at the […]

Understanding hormone imbalance in menopause

It is generally taken for granted that the onset of menopause is related primarily to the sharp fall-off in estrogen levels as women pass beyond their reproductive age. Usually, the decline in estrogen can begin in the early 40s. Still, there are no hard-and-fast guidelines as to when the level starts to fall off and […]

Does long COVID-19 affect sexual function in men?

Most people are by now quite familiar with the immediate effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which ripped through the world in 2020 – 2023, causing over six million deaths and 660 million cases worldwide. The development of vaccines and therapies has turned COVID-19 from a pandemic threatening the whole population into an at least partially […]

Are you confused about how HRT can be used for menopause?

Just this month, two seemingly opposite statements about the value of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal women came out of some prestigious and influential US bodies. On one hand, an article was published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that deals with the finding of the the US Preventive Services Task […]

Understanding sleep problems in women who are menopausal

According to an analysis published in Endocrinology focusing on sleep disruption as a symptom of menopause, there are several different factors that will influence how, and for how long, the hormone changes brought on by menopause can disturb a person’s sleep patterns. And as the study has shown, disturbed sleep can have a significant influence […]

Some of the likely causes of ED

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects around thirty percent of adult males, rising to over fifty percent in men over the age of fifty. For some men, it’s an occasional problem, in which they can’t achieve or sustain a full erection through to orgasm. In many cases, it has become a chronic condition that profoundly affects their […]