Running Strengthens the Spine

For the first time, research has shown that a particular exercise is good for the discs in the spine.  In the first human study of its kind, researchers have shown evidence that a specific physical exercise is beneficial for the discs in our spines. The study named “Running exercise strengthens … Continue reading

Exercise can boost brain power, prevent heart damage

Looking for a magic elixir for health? There’s more evidence exercise may be it, improving thinking skills in older adults and protecting against heart damage in obese people, two separate studies published Monday show. “Exercise has many, many benefits. … I don’t know that we fully understand why it has … Continue reading

Benefits of Sermorelin w/GHRP2 in the First Six Months

Sermorelin and GHRP2 both stimulate the patient’s own pituitary gland by binding to specific receptors that increase production and secretion of endogenous Human Growth Hormone (HGH).  GHRP2 also acts as an appetite suppressant allowing for increased weight loss. First Month Weight loss/Body fat reduction Vivid dreams Better, sounder sleep Improved … Continue reading

Understanding Inflammation

Inflammation has been found to be an underlying cause in many diseases, making it a hot topic in the health media. But what do we really know about chronic inflammation and its effects on the body? As scientists have searched for the mysteries behind the diseases most likely to afflict … Continue reading

A Man’s Body by Decade

Heart The problem: As men age, blood pressure and cholesterol levels often increase. The fix: Eat a heart-healthy diet, exercise, and have your blood pressure and cholesterol levels checked annually. Consider a coronary calcium scan above age 50, if heart disease runs in the family. Skin The problem: Men ignore their … Continue reading

Will Metformin Become the First Anti-Aging Drug?

A committed group of scientists is seeking to validate metformin as the first-ever anti-aging medication.1,2 In this day of staggering drug prices, metformin is available as a low-cost generic. One mechanism by which metformin works is by activating AMPK, an enzyme inside cells that lowers blood sugar by promoting energy … Continue reading

Why glutathione is important to us

 One important protein that appears in every human cell is a tripeptide known as glutathione. Found in the highest concentrations in the liver, it consists of three amino acids: glutamic acid, L-cysteine and L-glycine. The first record of glutathione was in 1888, but it was not until 1984 that its … Continue reading

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

Human hormone and protein linked to bone mass are impacted by 12 months of targeted exercise COLUMBIA, Mo. – Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Now, Pamela Hinton, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition … Continue reading

Testosterone Does Not Appear to Increase The Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

Testosterone replacement therapy does not appear to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease or thromboembolic events in middle-aged men. In fact, the risk for a cardiovascular event was lower in men taking supplemental testosterone than in those who were not, said lead investigator Julian Hanske, MD, from Ruhr University Bochum … Continue reading

Testosterone therapy improves insulin sensitivity in diabetic men

The January 2016 issue of the journal Diabetes Care reported the outcome of a randomized trial that revealed a beneficial role for testosterone treatment in men with diabetes. “We hypothesized that testosterone may be an anti-inflammatory and insulin sensitizing agent since it has been known for some time that testosterone reduces adiposity and … Continue reading

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