Articles by COHEN, M.D., Rick


  • Estrogen: The Unrecognized Male Hormone

    Estrogen: The Unrecognized Male Hormone Testosterone is commonly-recognized as the 'master' male hormone because it controls and directs the rate of a man's sexual development. Testosterone also plays a key role in determining a man's overall health and well-being. High levels of testosterone mean sexual, physical and mental energy, stamina and vitality. Low levels contribute to fatigue, premature aging and disease. While testosterone levels naturally decline with age, a num...
  • Low Testosterone - The Unsuspected Epidemic

    Low Testosterone - The Unsuspected Epidemic There are more than forty million men in the U.S. suffering from low levels of testosterone. But the vast majority of them don't even know it. As the tremendous popularity of Viagra ® suggests, many of these men are experiencing symptoms of male sexual dysfunction. Others find themselves fighting more subtle battles against obesity, fatigue, depression and insomnia-common symptoms of low testosterone that most doctors overlook or at...
  • Enhancers of Testosterone: Balancers and Blockers of Estrogen: Scientific Information and References

    Enhancers of Testosterone: Balancers and Blockers of Estrogen: Scientific Information and References This article attempts to review some of the myths and misconceptions of testosterone enhancing substances as well as estrogen balancers and blockers. Primarily it looks at various testosterone pro-hormones, including their methods of delivery, as well as known neuroendocrine methods of action and plant extracts.   Phytoandrogen (Prohormone) Formu...
  • 8 Simple Steps to Men's Optimum Health and Fitness

    8 Simple Steps to Men's Optimum Health and Fitness Whatever your goals are, unless you follow a multi-faceted strategy such as in the guidelines below, you will not get the full benefits of the program. These include eliminating or at least significantly reducing the factors that reduce hormone levels, improve your diet, modify your exercise program, reduce stress and restore nutritional status. By doing so, you can dramatically improve your hormonal balance and more important...