Category Archives: Other Topics

Preserving and Restoring Hormone Balance for Improved Health and Wellness

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 15th, 2024, Published on July 10th, 2021

HGH doc after successful treatment 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes The human body is a complex and wonderful machine. Hormones are one of the tools that your body uses to keep everything running smoothly. Hormone Imbalance can have a tremendously negative impact on your well-being. Unfortunately, Hormone Balance becomes more precarious as we get older. That's why it's necessary to take steps to safeguard the stability of your Endocrine System.... Read more »

Eating right = super heath and extended longevity!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 14th, 2024, Published on December 6th, 2022

avocados and nutsReading Time: 4 minutes Eating right = super health and extended longevity! What you eat can contribute to a longer, healthier life, and the Mediterranean diet might be just the ticket for the longevity express. Living a longer, healthier life can start with your diet. According to several studies, you could add extra years of life by reducing red and processed meat consumption and... Read more »

When Is it Okay to See a Hormone Specialist? Do I Need a Referral?

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 9th, 2024, Published on May 4th, 2023

when should i see a hormone specialist 200x300Reading Time: 3 minutes I have been to three general practitioners and none of them are able to help me with my weakness, flabbiness, weight gain, and general malaise. I look and feel like I'm 60, but I'm only 40 years old. I suspect I have a hormone imbalance. Is it okay for me to see a hormone specialist even without a referral from... Read more »

Ten Signs You May Be Suffering from Low-T (or HGH Deficiency)!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 8th, 2024, Published on October 6th, 2021

helath treatment medical cartoon vector character SBI 300246879 300x117Reading Time: 3 minutes Hormone Imbalance is a pernicious health problem affecting millions of men's lives throughout the United States. Low-T and Human Growth Hormone Deficiency become more likely each year you reach beyond thirty. Recognizing the exact cause of Hormonal Issues can be challenging because they lead to widespread and far-reaching symptoms. A blood test is the only way to accurately diagnose HGH... Read more »

Human Growth Hormone Injections In Independence

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on October 20th, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Independence is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It lies within Jackson County, of which it is the county seat. Independence is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2010, it had a total population of 116,830. Independence is known as the "Queen City of the Trails"... Read more »

Tattoos are More Than Just Nice Artwork – They May Impact Our Immune System!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on March 11th, 2021

tattoos and the immune system 300x216Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems like everybody is getting tattooed these days. Instead of mostly ex-felons, teen punks, and/or the quirky hipster types, people's moms, aunts, and uncles are getting tattoos! Some people just choose to get something small and inconspicuous, and others love the idea of sleeves or a full back piece. The possibilities are almost endless. With so many people getting... Read more »

Oxytocin: New Study Shows the “Love” Hormone May Also Promote Aggression

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on January 19th, 2021

love oxytocin hormone behavior 300x221Reading Time: 3 minutes For years we’ve all thought of oxytocin as the “love” hormone and the hormone that promotes nurturing and cuddling, especially between mothers and their babies. But now, researchers are finding that oxytocin may be involved in more complex behavioral patterns and ones that promote aggression instead of cuddles. A new study was published in the journal Neuron where the potential... Read more »

CNS Research Study Investigates the Effects of Brain Trauma on NFL Players

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on April 4th, 2021

american football  300x178Reading Time: 3 minutes There's no question that Football is the most popular sport in the United States. It's also among the most dangerous. Since the turn of the century, mounting attention has been tuned in to the effects of Football on the brain. While safety measures continue to reduce the risk of CTE and other traumatic brain injuries, we're still learning the full... Read more »

Getting to the Heart of Heartburn by Understanding GERD

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on January 23rd, 2021

adult man suffering from severe sharp heartache chest pain 300x211Reading Time: 6 minutes Heartburn is something that most Americans have tangled with at some point in their lives. Some people have to deal with it more than others, suffering from chronic, severe heartburn regularly. In spite of how widespread and how frequent the experience of heartburn is, we've just recently begun to understand the mechanisms behind heartburn, and there's still so much to... Read more »

Changing Attitudes Toward Anti-Aging and Preventative Medicine

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on February 7th, 2021

Anti aging doctorReading Time: 5 minutes The last generation has seen a significant increase in the number of Health and Wellness Clinics that cater to patients looking to improve their health and vitality more holistically. While modern medicine still primarily focuses on the treatment of illness, there's a brewing alliance between practitioners of wellness and formally trained medical professionals. While it's true that doctors recognize the... Read more »

Futuristic and State-of-the-Art Preventative and Anti-Aging Medicine: Sermorelin Acetate

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on February 8th, 2021

anti aging 300x200Reading Time: 8 minutes Hormone balance is one of the keys to looking and feeling younger. Aging might be unavoidable, but some things can be done to prolong vitality and enhance the quality of life. Of the many hormones that help us feel and look our best, Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is one of the most important. Produced by the pituitary gland, HGH is... Read more »

Improve Your Skin Health With These Five Simple Steps

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on January 13th, 2021

elastic youthful skin 300x200Reading Time: 5 minutes Below are five steps that you can take to preserve and enhance the health of your skin. There are a lot of creams and products out there designed to make your skin look and feel healthier, and a lot of the work, but the best thing you can do for your skin is to treat it well. Understand that the... Read more »

Common Habits That Contribute to Premature Aging

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on June 28th, 2022

elderly 981400_960_720 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes Aging is inevitable, but have you ever noticed that everyone seems to age at their own unique pace? Some people look haggard by forty, and others look spectacular at 60. Do you ever wonder why that is? There are a myriad of factors that alter the way that our bodies age. While genetics is important, it likely plays a smaller... Read more »

How to Battle Fatigue

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on December 29th, 2022

Old tired grandfather 300x225Reading Time: 6 minutes How to Battle Fatigue A grim fact: Fatigue overwhelms people in America like an advancing juggernaut. Two-fifths of Americans confess to experiencing fatigue most of the week. This tiredness epidemic could be caused by disease, alcohol and drug abuse, too many side effects of prescriptions, and obesity. But the leading cause of chronic fatigue is a lack of deep, restorative... Read more »

CRISPR Editing RNA? YES!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on September 5th, 2023

CRISPR gene editing 300x300Reading Time: 5 minutes The genetic altering technology called CRISPR has been advancing at a head-spinning, blistering pace. Recently it has evolved from a gene editor to adding a gene, editing multiple genes, shutting down harmful genes, changing and replacing single DNA letters, and even permanently altering the genetic information of an entire species. But wait! There’s more! Until recently, CRISPR has focused on... Read more »

Brown Fat: Why You’re Not Losing the Weight

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on March 30th, 2022

brown fat why you are not losing weight 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes So, you still haven’t managed to lose those ten, twenty, maybe even thirty pounds you’ve been wanting to lose for the past couple years or so? Here’s one reason why you might be struggling: brown fat. Ever hear of it? If you haven’t, then this article is for you. Brown fat, or brown adipose fat (BAT for short), is something... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on February 2nd, 2022

follicle stimulating hormone reproductive hormone 300x204Reading Time: 3 minutes In our new hormone series on this website covering the four most important hormones in the human body (besides growth hormone and testosterone which are covered extensively on this website), we are starting with follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). This hormone is produced by and necessary for both men and women and is important for both sexual health and reproduction. Because of... Read more »

Let’s Learn All About Adaptogens!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 7th, 2024, Published on December 21st, 2022

overcome stress with adaptogens 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re struggling with chronic stress that never seems to end and life becomes more and more overwhelming, you might consider adding some adaptogens to your life. They literally work to negate the effects of stress, which can manifest physically in our bodies negatively. Adaptogens act as stimulants that negate these harmful effects on our systems. Scientists first studied Adaptogens... Read more »

The Benefits of Norditropin

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 6th, 2024, Published on November 13th, 2023

barbells and dumbbellsReading Time: 4 minutes The Benefits of Norditropin The benefits of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) replacement therapy are well-known. When appropriately used, HGH can Skyrocket your energy levels Blowtorch fat, especially midsection fat Ease joint aches and pains Erase mental fog Boost your mood and kick depression to the curb Strengthen your long-dormant muscles Promote your ability to get more deep, restorative sleep And... Read more »

Clock.bio is on a mission to decode human rejuvenation

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 6th, 2024, Published on October 12th, 2023

stem cells Reading Time: 5 minutes Clock. bio is on a mission to decode human rejuvenation! Stem cells. Seldom, if ever, has a medical procedure seemed so promising – and so controversial. Stem cell therapy research trials are underway to attack head-on such killer neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s disease, cardiovascular disease, Multiple Sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injuries, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also... Read more »

Introducing Kyzatrex

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 6th, 2024, Published on October 23rd, 2023

obese man 1 300x169Reading Time: 3 minutes Finally! An Oral Testosterone Replacement that is Safe and Effective! It’s a fact: low testosterone levels (aka “low-T”) are no fun. Testosterone levels have fallen. Men today are softer. weaker. and have, on average, 40% lower testosterone than men in the 80s. Some of the symptoms of this condition are: Shrinking, weak muscles Chronic fatigue Insomnia and a lack of... Read more »

Advancements in Human Growth Hormone Research: Development of a Radio-Immunoassay for Human Growth Hormone

Written by Brianna Clark, Updated on February 6th, 2024, Published on October 9th, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Human Growth Hormone (HGH), also known as somatotropin, plays a pivotal role in regulating growth, metabolism, and various physiological processes. The precise measurement of hGH levels is crucial for diagnosing growth disorders, monitoring treatment outcomes, and advancing our understanding of endocrinology. This research article explores the significant advancements in human growth hormone research, focusing on the development of a Radio-Immunoassay (RIA)... Read more »

How Can I Be Sure I am Picking the Right Clinic and Doctor for My HGH Therapy?

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 6th, 2024, Published on March 23rd, 2023

how to pick a hormone clinic 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes QUESTION: "I tentatively selected a clinic for my HGH evaluation and therapy because the clinic's physicians say they are board certified. But how can I be sure that that they really are board certified? And how can I check their records, complaints, etc., to ensure I choose the best doctor?" ANSWER: Congratulations! You are doing your due diligence, meaning that... Read more »

Exercise Rehab Improves Strength and Endurance in Stroke Patients!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on February 4th, 2024, Published on February 26th, 2021

preparing to deadlift 1 300x168Reading Time: 3 minutes A significant part of any health-promoting regimen is exercise. The benefits of strength training, cardio, flexibility, balance, and movement can result in dramatic improvements in all areas of health...even for stroke victims in recovery. Traumatic cardiovascular events such as strokes require extensive care during the rehabilitative process. In recent years, cardiovascular researchers have been exploring the benefits of rehabilitation for... Read more »

Avoid the Seasonal Depression This Winter by Ensuring Optimal Hormone Balance This Time Around!

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 30th, 2024, Published on November 10th, 2021

cute blond girl sleeping peacefully on a gray couch in soft daylight SBI 323255592 300x158Reading Time: 4 minutes Daylight Savings Time recently ended, and we're now entering the shortest months of the year. The adjustment from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time can be jarring. The Circadian Rhythm is flexible, but the rapid change in time can lead to feelings of fatigue, leading to problems with energy and motivation, and feeling exhaustion. Most of us understand this phenomenon... Read more »

The Importance of Good Sleep for Healthy HGH Levels and Hormone Balance

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 26th, 2024, Published on January 31st, 2023

cat sleeping 4189697_960_720 300x214Reading Time: 3 minutes We spend a tremendous amount of our lives sleeping. Our bodies need that time to revamp and recover from the 2/3rds of our day that we are awake. Compared to a few decades ago, on average, we all get far less sleep. In 1960, Americans averaged well over eight hours of sleep per night, but now we sleep less then... Read more »

Exciting Breakthrough Gene Therapies May Help People Enjoy Longer, Healthier Lives

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 24th, 2024, Published on February 17th, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geriatric Medicine, Genetics, and Endocrinology are tightly wound disciplines at the forefront of advancing medical science and technology. One of the long-term goals of these disciplines is Anti-Aging. As we learn more about the processes that induce aging, we can develop strategies to overcome those processes, thus increasing the quality of life and length of life at the same time.... Read more »

The Dramatic Advances in Organ Regeneration

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 21st, 2024, Published on August 13th, 2023

hgh levels and kidney health 300x169Reading Time: 4 minutes The Dramatic Advances in Organ Regeneration All deaths are tragic, regardless of the cause, and should never be minimized. However, there is something particularly horrendous and lamentable about a patient passing away from a severe illness that could have been treated IF an organ was available for a transplant. But no organs were available. Regrettably, countless people have died while... Read more »

The Fascinating Relationship between Collagen and Intermittent Fasting

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 21st, 2024, Published on June 23rd, 2023

Intermittent Fasting image 300x150Reading Time: 4 minutes    Intermittent Fasting (IF) experienced a surge in popularity several years ago, and the trend has continued, making IF more than just a passing fad. And there are several good reasons why IF remains popular. Did you know that: Intermittent Fasting boosts collagen production. Collagen is a crucial protein comprising 30% of the total protein and plays a significant role... Read more »

The Hype Behind Tongkat Ali for Testosterone

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 20th, 2024, Published on December 11th, 2022

IMG_20221212_201202 225x300Reading Time: 2 minutes It's common for many people to seek out natural cures over medical treatment. It's true that many herbal remedies work just fine—some of the medications you find at the pharmacy were initially derived from natural sources. A great example is aspirin, which was derived from willow bark. On the other hand, many herbal supplements are nothing more than snake oil.... Read more »

Getting Sex Drives in Sync for a Vibrant Relationship

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 19th, 2024, Published on November 8th, 2022

couple 1718244_960_720 300x200Reading Time: 2 minutes Compatibility is vital when it comes to a good relationship. There are a lot of factors that combine to make a couple “perfect for each other.” It's also important to recognize that maintaining a healthy coupling takes work and effort. Even if two people seem like they should be ideal for each other on paper, something as primal as sex... Read more »

Could Low-T Make It Harder to Hold a Job?

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 18th, 2024, Published on November 23rd, 2022

farewell 3258939_960_720 300x152Reading Time: 2 minutes There are a lot of internal and external factors that come together to help a man in the job market. While experience and ability play a huge role (and nepotism, no doubt), your Testosterone is also a predictor of your ability to keep your current job or find another quickly in the case of a lay-off. Testosterone is the cornerstone... Read more »

Your Weight Gain Could Just Be Hormone Imbalance

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 17th, 2024, Published on December 16th, 2021

thick 373064_960_720 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes How Hormone Imbalance Contributes to Weight Gain When men enter their thirties and forties, they start to think about their bodies differently. Do you ever wonder why guys tend to get softer around the edges as they get older? Why is it so easy to stay lean and fit when you're young, and then it just seems to get harder... Read more »

Can Testosterone Improve Memory for Diabetic Men?

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 15th, 2024, Published on October 4th, 2022

mental health 3337026_960_720 300x214Reading Time: 3 minutes Preserving memory is of the utmost importance for aging men. Hormone Balance can have a significant impact on memory. There is ample research that shows how both Testosterone Deficiency and Diabetes can have a negative effect on cognitive ability. Luckily, there is promising new research that shows how treating Low-T can both alleviate the impact of Diabetes and improve memory... Read more »

Getting Fit for Testosterone Therapy

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on January 13th, 2024, Published on July 12th, 2022

preparing for TRT 300x143Reading Time: 3 minutes Testosterone Replacement Therapy is a powerful tool at your disposal to help relieve the effects of Low-T. While Hormone Replacement with Testosterone provides excellent results, there are many medical professionals and fitness experts that advocate preparing your body via diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes before initiating treatment. While some men struggle with fatigue and lack of motivation due to Testosterone... Read more »