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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for low testosterone (low t) may be a smart choice for you if you areexperiencing any of these symptoms:

These are often symptoms of low testosterone, also known as low t, and can be effectively treated naturally through hormone replacement.Typically, testosteronelevels are brought back to levels that are average for a 25-year-oldmale. When this happens, men feel more energetic, have a higher sex drive and bettersexual functioning, and, over time, develop a more youthful physique with less body fatand more muscle. These changes can be further enhanced by nutrition and exercise.

Low testosterone treatmentfor men has been studied extensively and has been found tobe a safe and effective way of improving quality of life in men with low testosteronelevels. The protocol followed by Low T Revolution is not guess work. You will be seen by a qualified physician and your visit will be very informative and efficient. We are a private conciergemedical practice with 20+ years of experience in this industry your care is our top priority.

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The symptoms of low testosterone may include fatigue, weight gain, reduced sex drive, decreased motivation and more.

Learn about the symptoms

Dealing with the symptoms of low testosterone can be frustrating. Have you ever wondered what causes it?

Learn about the causes

Studies show that if not managed properly, low testosterone may increase risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Learn about the risks

The CFM mission is to provide an improved quality of life for men suffering from symptoms of low testosterone.

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Older men with ‘low T’ can improve their sex lives with testosterone therapy, study says – Men’s Fitness

We hate to say it, but low testosterone levels can have a slew of negative effects for older guys.

But even now there’s a scientific tug-of-war over testosterone-replacement therapy. Sure, it sounds greatwhat guy doesn’t want more of the “masculine hormone”?but risks of testosterone therapy can include the growth of pre-existing cancerous cells, testicular shrinkage, infertility, even heart attack or stroke, as one of our writers discovered.

The positives are just as extreme. Aside from increased strength and motivation, men can enjoy greater urinary health, better sexual function, and a higher quality of life, according to new research from Boston University Medical Center.

In the study, published in the Journal of Urology, researchersenrolled roughly 650 men in their 50s and 60s. Some of the men had unexplained testosterone deficiencies, while others suffered from genetic hypogonadism (when gonads fail to produce testosterone). About 360 men received testosterone therapy for eight years (the remaining didn’t).

What’s more, the men who underwent testosterone therapy enjoyed a significant bump in their urinary and sexual function (lower instance of erectile dysfunction, higher sex drive), as well as better quality of life (sunnier mood, higher confidence).

Another interesting detail: Two men in the treatment group died from causes unrelated to cardiovascular failure, while 21 in the non-treatment group died (19 deaths were cardiovascular-related). Those mortality rates suggested that testosterone therapy isn’t necessarily linked to a greater instance of heart attack or stroke, the researchers suggested.

“It is thought that testosterone treatment in men may increase prostate size and worsen lower urinary tract symptoms,” study author Abdulmaged Traish, Ph.D., said in a press release. Researchers discovered somemenhad larger prostates post-testosterone therapy, but they experienced fewer instances of frequent urination, incomplete bladder emptying, and waking at night to urinate.

“[Testosterone therapy] is well-tolerated with progressive and sustained improvement in urinary and sexual function, and overall improvement in quality of life,” Traish added.

Something to think about if your testosterone takes a hit one day and you want to fight manopause head-on.

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Volunteering: Develop a healthy lifestyle while helping others – Edmonds Beacon

By John McAlpine | Aug 17, 2017

These are just a few of the many volunteer opportunities that exist in Snohomish County. No matter where you live, we can find something for you. Questions? Call me at 425-374-6374.

Sometimes Im asked, Why is volunteering good for us?

UnitedHealth Group commissioned a national survey of 3,351 adults and found that the overwhelming majority of participants reported feeling mentally and physically healthier after a volunteer experience.

They report the following:

76 percent of people who volunteered in the last 12 months said that volunteering has made them feel healthier;

94 percent of people who volunteered in the last 12 months said that volunteering improved their mood;

78 percent of them said that volunteering lowered their stress levels.

You too can experience these good things by volunteering. For example;

Student Mentors

With school starting soon, help will be needed in the classroom and after school. Teaching experience is not required, just a desire to help students do their best. A few hours volunteering a week can change someones life, including yours!


SHIBA is a program of Homage Senior Services. It stands for Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors. You are trained (40 hours to be exact) to help people make informed decisions. With this training you will be able to help Medicare eligible clients of all ages make choices regarding insurance. You assist people with problem-solving and understanding the complex world of medical insurance.

Food Banks

There is a serious food problem in Washington state. Children and the elderly are the most affected, making up over 50 percent of the people utilizing the emergency food system. For school-aged children, according to the Food Lifeline website (, Washington state ranks 49th in the nation for summer breakfast participation. While you may not be able to help with that issue, there is plenty to do helping food banks take care of their clients. All the food banks in Snohomish County can use your help. RSVP works with most of them. You can work behind the scenes, with clients or both.

Volunteer Transportation

Imagine not having a car. Imagine trying to get around using the bus. Imagine, for example, living in Stanwood and your doctor is in Edmonds. This is what life is like for many of our Volunteer Transportation clients. They dont have a car to run the errands and take care of the tasks everyday life demands. You can help by giving rides. You choose where you drive and how often. A perfect driving record is NOT required.

To learn more, contact John McAlpine, Volunteer Recruiter, Retired and Senior Volunteers, Catholic Community Services, Everett, at 425-374-6374 or


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Kershaw talks healthy lifestyle at PLAY event –

“It’s important that you’re able to implement these tips for a healthy lifestyle at a young age so you have them at your disposal for the rest of your life,” Kershaw said while addressing the group before diving into a question-and-answer session. “There are a lot of harmful substances out there, and it’s crucial to be able to distance yourself from that stuff.”

Kershaw’s presence brought ear-to-ear smiles to kids after they had already been taken through a circuit that included agility drills on the field and batting practice in the Dodgers’ underground cages.

Dodgers head athletic trainer Neil Rampe also led a discussion promoting an active lifestyle in the team’s bullpen in left field.

“It’s important to get in good habits,” Rampe said. “We want the kids to have a say in how they live a healthy lifestyle, whether that’s helping their parents out at the grocery store or just making more time for physical activities.”

Several of the PLAY campaign’s partners, including the Taylor Hooton Foundation and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, were also present to help run circuits.

The PLAY campaign became the first professional sports program to include children with disabilities in 2014, and a group of children represented by the National Down Syndrome Society were in attendance Saturday.

“It makes me feel really excited when you get to see these kids interact with their favorite players and get to come onto the field,” said Ruben Nieto, whose 12-year-old son, Adam, was one of the children who attended with the NDSS.

Adam and a few other kids had the chance to take a picture with Kershaw before he departed. The three-time National League Cy Young Award winner then wrapped Adam in a hug, leading the lifelong Dodgers fan to break out into celebration.

“I’ve learned so much from [my son],” Nieto said. “He’s changed my life forever. It’s amazing to be able to see how he views the world through his eyes.”

The PLAY campaign was created in 2004 by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society. It has hosted over 300 events, spanning all 30 Major League ballparks.

Dodgers assistant athletic trainers Nate Lucero and Thomas Albert and strength and conditioning coach Brandon McDaniel helped lead agility drills and throw batting practice. Justin Matlage, representing the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, led a discussion in the Dodgers’ dugout on a daily guide to living healthy.

The day began with a message on the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs from Taylor Hooton Foundation president Donald Hooton Jr.

“It’s important for them to hear our message because anyone can be tempted to use these drugs,” Hooton Jr. said. “To be able to combine that message with coming out here and being on the field, it’s perfect.”

Ryan Posner is a contributor to based in Los Angeles. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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Lungs in space: research project could lead to new lung therapeutics – Phys.Org

Space travel can cause a lot of stress on the human body as the change in gravity, radiation and other factors creates a hostile environment. While much is known about how different parts of the body react in space, how lungs are affected by spaceflight has received little attention until now, say researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Houston Methodist Research Institute.

That will change, though, once their research project, which aims to grow lungs in space, reaches the International Space Station. UTMB and HMRI researchers say what they learn from the study could have real implications for astronauts, as well as those still on Earth, and could lead to future therapeutics.

“We know a lot about what happens in space to bones, muscle, the heart and the immune system, but nobody knows much about what happens to the lungs,” said Joan Nichols, a professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, and associate director for research and operations for the Galveston National Laboratory at UTMB. “We know that there are some problems with lungs in space flight, but that hasn’t been closely looked into. We hope to find out how lung cells react to the change in gravity and the extreme space environment, and then that can help us protect astronauts in space, as well as the lungs of regular people here on Earth.”

This investigation represents the third of four collaborative projects currently active at the HMRI’s Center for Space Nanomedicine. The center, directed by Alessandro Grattoni, chairman and associate professor of the Department of Nanomedicine at HMRI, focuses on the investigation of nanotechnology-based strategies for medicine on Earth and in space. The research is supported by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, NASA and HMRI.

Scientists from UTMB and HMRI prepared bioreactor pouches that include lung progenitor and stem cells and pieces of lung scaffolding. The scaffolding is the collagen and elastin frame on which lung cells grow. Space X successfully launched the payload containing these pouches Aug. 14 on its 12th Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-12) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is expected to arrive at the International Space Station Aug. 16. Once on the ISS, the cells are expected to grow on the scaffold in a retrofitted bioreactor.

Once the lung cells have returned to Earth, researchers will look for the development of fibrosis, the structure of the tissues and the response of immune cells, among other changes and damage that could occur to the lung cells. Lung injuries have been found to accelerate in space, and it is through close study of those cells that therapeutics hopefully could be developed.

Nichols and Dr. Joaquin Cortiella, a professor and director of the Lab of Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration at UTMB, have successfully grown lungs in their lab in Galveston, but now they will see if astronauts can do the same in zero gravity. Jason Sakamoto, affiliate professor and former co-chair of the Department of Nanomedicine at HMRI, has applied his novel organ decellularization process and nanotechnology-based delivery systems to support this overall lung regeneration effort.

“We have experience working with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to study our nanotechnologies in action on the International Space Station,” Grattoni said. “However, we are extremely excited to be a part of this clinical study, since it may play a pivotal role in how we approach future space travel in terms of preserving astronaut health. What we learn during this fundamental experiment could lead to science-fiction-like medical advancements, where organ regeneration becomes a reality in both deep space and here on Earth.”

Researchers at HMRI will take the results from UTMB and work on developing therapeutics that could help astronauts, as well as people on Earth.

“This exploration will provide fundamental insight for the collaborative development of cell-based therapies for autoimmune diseases, hormone deficiencies and other issues,” Grattoni said.

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Apps to assist a healthy lifestyle – Bend Bulletin


The word calorie is mentioned often in the ever-changing world of nutrition and fad diets. Counting calories sends a shiver down the spine of anyone who enjoys burgers, beer and the occasional sweets.

Engaging in Central Oregons active lifestyle, such as hiking Smith Rock or riding a bicycle up McKenzie Pass, can be misery when lugging extra weight around.

How can that be fixed? Learning nutrition and how to do weight management is key. Calorie counting is often the first step.

Well, theres an app for that.

Pulse spent a week testing four mobile apps designed to help track calories, the goal being to lose, gain or maintain weight.

After researching the best reviewed, and lists of most popular by downloads, Pulse selected MyFitnessPal, Lose It!, My Plate and Fat Secret and downloaded each onto an iPhone. An age, height, current weight and weight goal (lose, gain or maintain) were entered into each program.

Weve listed the pros and cons we discovered by using each app.

When using a calorie counter app to manage your weight, consider the accuracy of logging food, exercise and your own height, weight and age.

One apps definition of moderate activity may not be the same as the others.

Blindly jumping behind the 2,400 calories per day that Fat Secret suggested, for example, will satisfy your sweet tooth, but it wont help your weight-loss goals.


A pro about MyFitnessPal is that after using it for some time, the food you frequently consume (as a creature of habit) is readily available to tap and log in your food diary for the day. Logging your own recipes is easy, as pointed out by the high approval rating for the ease of use in a study by Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. There is also a quick-add method to log calories.

You can enter water consumption and exercise information into this app, too.

A con: The list of exercises is fairly narrow. Working out with a barbell or doing any form of power lifting is hard to calculate. MyFitnessPal doesnt recognize those activities as exercise. A tip to track that, however, is to record the calories burned using the heart-rate monitor under Strength Conditioning on the app. To more easily track other exercises, MyFitnessPal syncs well with a fitness tracker, such as a Fitbit, if you have one.

Lose It!

This app was confusing to navigate. Trying to understand all of the graphs and charts when it was first downloaded took some close attention. Several app store reviews echoed that frustration.

Give it time and go ahead and purchase this app for $40 a year if you want the premium version to really delve in to the advertisement-free program (or dont) and youll find that logging food is simple. It has an expansive food database and barcode scanner that are very helpful.

This app made me question the accuracy of its daily calorie goal. For a 25-year-old, 5-foot-6 woman weighing 155 pounds who is moderately active, it suggested 1,565 calories. No pale ale or sweet potato fry was going to be logged into that food diary.

My Plate

Simplicity at its finest. My experience with this app was ridiculously easy. The different fields of food log, goals, updates and settings are easy to manipulate. Food logging is tap-and-go if you can find the food, however. Some items from Market of Choice and Trader Joes either werent found or offered calorie counts different from other apps, even with the barcode scanner. If you like simplicity, though, this is great for basic use.

Fat Secret

After you set up this app with your personal information, the home screen is filled with a newsfeed of user-submitted meal recipes that are accompanied with a picture. The pictures are not the ones you would find in Sunset Magazine, however, you might be tempted to use a few of the simple dinner recipes.

Trying to set more specific goals like carb or protein intake was a task and a half. Personalizing anything past the initial setup was difficult and for this reason (besides the name), this app failed to make it past the week of trial. It also offered an unrealistic calorie goal of 2,400 calories per day. While that might allow for an extra finger of peanut butter on a bad day, it wont result in losing weight.


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Schools have key role in helping kids keep healthy lifestyle – TODAYonline

Singapore should be worried that diabetes is increasingly being diagnosed in children owing to the increased incidence of obesity (Protect your child against diabetes; July 31).

Cultivating a healthier lifestyle in children, however, is not only the job of parents but also schools. What children eat in school can influence their eating habits in future.

Pupils usually have at least one meal a day from the canteen. Apart from their recess, those who arrive at school early may have breakfast there, and those who have co-curricular activities may eat lunch at school too.

It is thus important that schools give healthier food and beverage options in their canteens.

In 2011, the Health Promotion Board (HPB) established the Healthy Meals in Schools Programme to encourage this and help students cultivate good eating habits from their youth.

The programme criteria include cutting down fat, sugar and salt, serving whole grains, fruit and vegetables, and serving healthy set meals that incorporate food from the four main food groups: Brown rice; wholemeal bread; meat and others; vegetable and fruit.

An increase in the percentage of children making healthy food choices can help to decrease the incidence of obesity and illnesses caused by it, like Type 2 diabetes, in children.

Through courses and talks done by external vendors, schools can also educate pupils about the importance of a healthy lifestyle, i.e. maintaining a balanced diet and keeping fit.

Helping them to understand the dangers of an unhealthy lifestyle is essential to inculcating in them a will to change their eating habits and stay healthy.

They may also become agents of change for those around them to adopt a healthier lifestyle. That said, the role of parents, the main role models for their children, should not be compromised or undermined.

Parents should work hand in glove with schools to ensure that their children get the nutrients they need to grow and maintain a healthier lifestyle.

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Real diet science, not wind storms – High Plains Journal

If I were to tell you that our nations nutritional and overall health woes could be fixed with the help of a Berkeley native who is a 27-year vegetarian and the mother of two living in New York City, you would most likely think I have lost it, right?

Well, that is what I am telling you. That person is Nina Teicholz; a trained investigative journalist who spent nine years studying diet and disease with no formal training in nutrition and yet what she has uncovered every man, woman and child in this country needs to hear.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is still forming its administration, and one leadership role that still needs to be filled is that of the person who will ultimately guide the future of dietary guidelines. I make no bones about having faith in Teicholzs abilities to do that because she does not sit back or kowtow to the squeaky wheel. She simply shares the science of developing proper diets that has long been suppressed.

For example, in the past month a hit piece on animal agriculture was released on Netflix. That vegan agenda piece is called What the Health. Within hours of its release, Teicholz was the first response available on the internet and you can read it at

I would like to share with you some USDA information that she used in her summary of why this Netflix piece did not show the real truth.

Over the last 30 years, as rates of obesity and diabetes have risen sharply in the U.S., the consumption of animal foods has declined steeply: whole milk is down 79 percent; red meat by 28 percent and beef by 35 percent; eggs are down by 13 percent and animal fats are down by 27 percent. Meanwhile, consumption of fruits is up by 35 percent and vegetables by 20 percent. All trends therefore point towards Americans shifting from an animal-based diet to a plant-based one, and this data contradict the idea that a continued shift towards plant-based foods will promote health.

You see most studies today are observational studies, meaning they randomly ask people what they have eaten for the past 30 years and then try to tie it to the acceleration of their chosen disease. Teicholzs, on the other hand, has mountains of data and actual science about what is really going on with diet and health in our population.

Furthermore, the most maddening part of this information is she acquired the consumption data directly from the USDA. Yes, this is the same USDA that has continued to provide the misguided directives about reducing fat and protein and ramping up carbs with natural sugars from fruits and vegetables. The truth of the matter is the USDA has had access to all of this factual dietary information for 30 years.

I have become good friends with Teicholz since the release of her book that shares all of her research about diet and disease. The book is The Big Fat Surprise. The really interesting and respectable thing about her is she only has one dog in the fight. She does not come from a farming family with roots in food production. Her only passion was ignited when she was enlightened about the real facts leading to proper health. She developed a conviction that all other Americans need to get on board with after we have all been misled for so many years.

Lets look at the impact of poor nutrition. Our students are not keeping up with students in other countries and people look to blame the public school system. However, all the science clearly states that if you do not feed your brain, your ability to learn is limited. The foundation to improving our nations health and intelligence rests directly on the back of what we eat. We need to feed our kids, feed our families and feed our brains better than we have been.

That is the very reason I believe it is time we ask someone who has studied the science behind diets instead of those who have been following what the last wind of a political storm may have blown in. Look at the facts and the data. We need to change what we are eating and teach Americans the truth about what their bodies need to successfully live, work, play and learn. Teicholz can do that.

Editors note: Trent Loos is a sixth generation United States farmer, host of the daily radio show, Loos Tales, and founder of Faces of Agriculture, a non-profit organization putting the human element back into the production of food. Get more information at, or email Trent at

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Getting started with your health improvement program – Shawnee News Star

Wouldnt you agree? Exercise and proper nutrition is only good for you when you actually do it! Equally so, is the fact that we must deal with many distractions that deter us from completing our much-needed exercise. Thats why it is so important to identify and utilize strategies that will help keep you motivated to maintain your exercise program for the rest of your life. Hopefully this weeks tips will be beneficial in that manner and can be included in your growing library for fitness success.

Wouldnt you agree? Exercise and proper nutrition is only good for you when you actually do it! Equally so, is the fact that we must deal with many distractions that deter us from completing our much-needed exercise. Thats why it is so important to identify and utilize strategies that will help keep you motivated to maintain your exercise program for the rest of your life. Hopefully this weeks tips will be beneficial in that manner and can be included in your growing library for fitness success.

It has been my experience that most successful fitness programs have been incorporated smoothly into a persons weekly agenda as a way of life. This usually requires instituting change. And, of course, change is never easy. However, the stress of this process can be minimized if you are aware and prepared to handle it effectively.

The first stage of change is usually pre-contemplation: This is where there is no apparent intention to actually make a change within the next six months, and there may not even be an awareness of the need to change. Here is where your family support system becomes so important and effective. Many times the encouragement from a loved one can motivate us toward achieving a much-needed healthier lifestyle. This could develop into a neat situation where the family begins exercising together. I love the idea and it is a great way to spend quality time with your entire family or significant other. A relaxing low impact walk on a pleasant evening is a nice way to get some exercise and great conversation with the one you love.

The next phase is contemplation: Here you begin to weigh the time, effort, and cost necessary to make lifestyle changes. For example, reviewing your family schedules, or budgeting your finances, etc

Thirdly comes preparation: You fall in this category if you are demonstrating efforts and plans to initiate changes. Deciding the gym or trainer of your choice etc would be examples.

Next comes action: This is where you are actually in the process of making changes. Like training with weights and completing cardio three to four times a week, or eating sensible healthy meals that include a nice combination of protein, moderate good carbohydrates, and low-fat food choices.

Finally, after successfully completing these stages for change you must prepare for maintenance. Here you have demonstrated the ability to achieve your goals and are in the process of establishing methods to monitor and control your new behavior of exercise as a way of life. I am taking a wild guess here, but I bet you fall in this category, right? If you do fall into this category, congratulations and keep up the good work! If you do not fall in this category, I have faith in you, and you should have faith in yourself, because with a little planning and change you will be on your way towards achieving your first realistic fitness goal in no time. It is never too late to start your exercise program.

Here are a few essential keys to successful change:

Develop a true desire to confront and face any fears about a healthy life style. Your better health is worth the effort.

Believe in yourself. You can be in the best shape of your life.

Gather knowledge that will help you achieve a healthy lifestyle change logically.

Write down your fitness goals, review them daily, and take action to achieve them. Set realistic short term and long term goals.

Be prepared for setbacks, because you will have them. Simply view them as learning experiences for continued success. Never give up!

Monitor, evaluate, and reward your progress.

As you identify and incorporate realistic changes towards your healthy lifestyle, I encourage you to keep a positive attitude. Dont allow anything to stand between you and your goal of feeling better, looking better, and performing better. Improving individual health benefits like lowering your blood pressure or cholesterol are great motivators that will help fuel your exercise program as a way of life.

Until next week, keep up the good work and please go out and make it a nutritious and healthy day! To get started on healthy weight loss and nutrition products, call Reggies Personal Training & Nutrition, 104 E. Main, Downtown, Shawnee, (405) 613-0237, email to Ask about the 24-day challenge for great results!

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