| May 2, 2012
• Avoid saunas, hot tubs, steam baths and exposure to any other sources of excessive heat.
• Stop tobacco use.
• Avoid excessive alcohol use.
• Do not take anabolic steroids or illicit testosterone supplements.
• Eat a heart-...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Today, May 16, 2012, is the first National Hereditary AngioEdema (HAE) Day designed to bring attention to a disease that affects more than 1 in 10,000 people and that usually strikes in childhood or adolescence.
HAE is a genetic disorder that's...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
I'm one of those women who likes reading men's health and fitness magazines. Though they all promise bodies and sex lives that most of us will never have, I'm drawn to the funny, self-deprecating tone, the functional workout tips and the emphasis on...
| Jun 8, 2012
At his heaviest Mark Shacklett tipped the scales at about 375 pounds--then he lost weight and that's when his Type 2 diabetes really flared up.
That's when Baylor-Irving Dr. Douglas Cluff decided to check Marks testosterone level.
"Low and behold,&...
| Nov 12, 2012
American's are becoming extra-large and it's usually our fault: we eat too much then just sit around--but it wasn't Paula DeHavens fault.
"My problem was my testosterone was pretty much gone,” Paula said. “I had double the amount of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:40 PM
If sport is about mythmaking, then clean sport might be the biggest myth of all.
Baseball was reminded of this the hard way Wednesday when Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. Melky...
| Aug 27, 2012
It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
| Sep 12, 2012
The massacres in Aurora, Colo., and at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee. The shootings outside the Empire State Building, in which an ex-employee killed his boss. Escalating gang warfare. In recent months, violence seemed to erupt everywhere. To get a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Guys, let's face it. Getting older sucks. We start losing our hair, our strength and our athletic performance. Plus, it it becomes more and more inappropriate to hit on 22-year-old women. While we can't do much about the latter, making sure we take...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:53 AM
PTA's Coffee Break hosted Michael Gurian for its year-end program at the Aliso Creek Inn on May 23.
Co-founder of the Gurian Institute and author of many best-selling books, Gurian spoke on the topic of gender differences in brain structure, activity...