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-- OK guys listen up maintaining a good testosterone level is bottle from and who want to have a strong overall health sex drive and well being.
You're a lot about testosterone doctor Siegel what you we do I mean to take supplements shots why is it important.
Well they do what we should do is have our doctor -- -- and we haven't we get awareness about this because testosterone increases by one to 3% every year guys.
After the age of thirty and it can be responsible for your strategic can make you prone to diabetes can make you.
And they make it can cause you with problems with your cholesterol there's so many and will be you don't not to mention -- so -- as a physician primary care have to be checking.
I've got to do a careful examination to make sure that there are any changes and I look for obesity weight gain.
For a low testosterone now what do I do if I find the problem I'll tell you one thing I don't do.
I don't use these supplements something like -- new Greek which were talking about this week has actually been studied and not shown to be helpful in bolstering testosterone not to mention the fact Eric.
That I don't believe patients should go around just taken supplements.
Without doctors prescribed in the what I do is I refer a patient like that to urologists like doctor somebody -- more of an expert in the field.
And can decide if they need to testosterone replacement and -- You know David let me go to the doctor and you get the holistic stuff you don't know what -- -- -- is do they do this is a routine.
-- it's not there he's not part of the routine and that did you get -- What you should check your testosterone and what's important is this -- level he's usually high.
Early in the morning to peak is at 5 AM of course you're not gonna go to a doctor at five -- but check it around 8:9 o'clock because by threw for their level of testosterone goes down.
If you get abnormal lap always repeated again but to go back to what -- just mention.
Mel Mann applause -- it's not just for women and it's very gradual and that's one of the reasons why.
We don't talk about and exactly like but women do that's very southern.
The truth is that we've H.
And obesity those -- the two factors why that this -- goes down fat around the stomach sucks up the testosterone and that's where it gets converted to all the good almost.
So -- -- is extremely important exercise.
-- you know there's nothing you can do about it except checked but the testosterone is important for heart health.
It's -- that is extremely important -- -- you don't want sex drive so you really wanna be touched you see a lot of people that are fifteen.
I don't want to do anything they just sit there and depression comes so the -- you fix it.
But when how do you fix it what's the best way to youth ball you -- have to talk to your doctor he you know there was always a discussion the urology field if you or have genetic family up prostate cancer.
Should you be going on these kind of -- -- sort of.
You know what that brings up -- -- question -- I got to play the live chat going on on our website is going nuts on this topic as you can imagine it's important for so many men and women and here's a viewer question.
We wanted to ask you to answer on the air.
This this year says I have my prostate removed after early discovery of cancer and my prostate only my sex drive is much lower than I'd like.
My PSA levels of remain extremely low almost negligible is it safe for me to now take testosterone.
Well thank you very much for that you know this is -- really excellent kind of question that we deal with clinical patient that we have to we see you know practice all the time.
Look you have to treat every individual patient individually if it's some blue -- look at the pathology.
If the mortgages and negative meaning the cancer is completely gone we look at the PSA will look at the type of prostate cancer that this person has.
And it's it's all good then I would consider giving them testosterone there's a big debate in the field of urology most urologist.
Are now I agree that giving testosterone probably -- her to patient.
Unless it's a very aggressive prostate cancer and appears has not gone down etc.
talk -- urologists -- not just touched us on your own.
One more point on that is if you are on testosterone and you do have a history of prostate cancer -- you have a risk to make sure -- being checked.
And that's -- -- reject your peers say don't just say -- on this now I'm fine.
C urologist -- Peterson and check your level as early as in your thirties it's so interest in doctors thanks for bringing up that topic was how it was helpful to --
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