Monthly Archives: April 2014

How To Raise Testosterone Without Medication

As previously discussed on this blog, there are reasons to be concerned about undergoing testosterone replacement therapy. Studies have found strong correlations between testosterone medications and increased risk of heart attack, stroke and even death. According to Everyday Health, there are a number of ways to naturally raise testosterone without undergoing testosterone replacement therapy. Nutrition – Low levels of Vitamin D and Magnesium are associated with low testosterone levels, so get out there and do some sun bathing. In addition, Magnesium supplements can be found at any local drug store. Stress – High stress situations, both physical and emotional, result in increased cortisol release. Cortisol weakens the immune system and disrupts the production of pro-health hormones, such as testosterone. Proper Sleep – Poor quality sleep is associated with many of the risk factors correlated with testosterone replacement therapies, including high blood pressure and heart attack. In addition, poor quality sleep…
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Are You Taking Androgel For Low-T?

After the age of 30, men’s testosterone levels decline naturally, resulting in a progressive decrease in fertility and muscle mass. Many middle-aged men misinterpret this natural decline in testosterone levels as an indication of chronic low testosterone and opt for testosterone replacement therapy (TRP). Androgel, one of the largest manufacturers of testosterone supplements, markets the supplement as a lifestyle drug. As such, many middle-aged men undergo TRP as a means of restoring youthful vigor that they feel they have lost since their 30’s. However, a recent study by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) found a possible link to heart problems. The VA study analyzed 8,709 men with low testosterone and cardiovascular problems. Fourteen percent of the participants began TRP. Over the course of three years, those participants undergoing TRP had a 5.8 percent chance increase of stroke, heart attack and even death. A subsequent study compared men taking Viagra…
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How long do I have to file a claim or bring a lawsuit?

You may wish to contact a lawyer to discuss your legal rights before you call the insurance company. You or your lawyer should report the accident to your own insurance company and file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company as soon as possible after the wreck. The investigating officer should give you an “FR-10 form” which has the names, addresses, and insurance information for those involved in the accident. You may submit the claim to the insurance company. Find the claims office by searching for the insurer’s website or calling the insurance agent of the at-fault driver. If you or a loved one is seriously injured or killed in an accident, it is important to contact your lawyer as soon as possible so that crucial evidence may be located and preserved. The statute of limitations, or deadline, to file a lawsuit against the negligent person who injured you…
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