As with all things in nature, your body will eventually begin to deteriorate. Fortunately, new technologies, therapies, and mindsets have revolutionized anti-aging.
In other words, you don’t have to accept a receding hairline or a bulging waistline anymore. Lifestyle changes, hormone balancing, and advanced therapies help you hack your way to a longer life and better health.
At Low Testosterone & Weight Loss Center in Allen, Texas, our medical professionals are dedicated to keeping men vital, strong, and disease-free. Following are five of our favorite anti-aging hacks.
1. Turn up the T
Low testosterone (T) was once accepted as a fact of life. Just as women go through menopause, where they stop producing hormones that make them fertile, men also enter a similar phase called “andropause.” When T levels downshift too drastically, you may find yourself battling a slew of unpleasant symptoms that used to be blamed on aging alone, such as:
- Receding hairline
- Expanding waistline
- Decreased energy
- Low libido
- Erectile dysfunction (ED)
- Sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass)
- Anger and grumpiness
- Brain fog
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) pumps up your T levels, so you feel more like yourself again. We customize your HRT based on your unique needs, as determined through a comprehensive physical and blood tests. We adjust the treatment as necessary based on your changing responses and needs.
2. Load on the weights
It’s time to think about adding resistance training to your workout routine.
Resistance training helps you build more muscle, and, in turn, muscle burns fat. As your hormone levels downshift with age, you may find your estrogen levels creeping upward while your T plummets.
Not only can that imbalance create all kinds of uncomfortable symptoms, including erectile dysfunction (ED), but it also disturbs your muscle-to-fat ratio. Estrogen triggers weight gain, particularly around the waist. And fatty tissue produces more estrogen.
When you have too much fat, your metabolism slows down. It’s also more difficult to build muscle. And muscle, of course, speeds up your metabolism to help you burn fat.
Resistance training can help reverse that trend by stimulating muscle growth. You can really turn up the heat on muscle growth (enough to burn off fat) by balancing your hormones with extra T.
Muscles also help keep your bones strong. The (healthy) stress that muscles exert on bones when you use your body triggers your bones to produce new cells to maintain bone density.
3. Get stress
No, don’t look for stressful situations that cause you chronic pain and grief. Instead, add in a kind of mild short-term stress called “hormesis” that forces your body to produce healthy new cells and mitochondria, the energy generators in cells.
Hormesis basically builds on the adage that challenges make you stronger. Hormesis is behind many of today’s anti-aging and pro-health trends, including:
- High-intensity-interval training (HIIT)
- Cold plunging
- Breath holding
Hormetic interventions, such as fasting, have actually been part of human life for most of our history. For instance, we lived as hunter-gatherers for 99% of our time on earth where we not only had to literally work for our food but also went through periods when we had to fast due to low food supplies.
Today’s 24/7 access to food contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other health conditions that wear down your body and brain. Hormesis jumpstarts its renewal capabilities.
4. Load up with new cells
Stem cells are abundant when you’re a fetus, but you still have plenty of stem cells throughout your lifetime. Stem cells are considered “blank slates” because they can differentiate into various types of cells based on your body’s needs.
That’s why various types of stem-cell therapy have been used for everything from repairing wounds and reducing inflammation to improving your overall health. At Low Testosterone & Weight Loss Center, we offer Infiniti Cells™, which are derived from screened umbilical cords from the births of healthy babies.
5. Order an IV cocktail
Our IV cocktails are vitamin- and mineral-infused to supply your cells with the nutrients they need to repair and revitalize. We also offer NAD+ and glutathione cocktails for their anti-aging effects.
If you’re ready to take control of your aging process, call us today at 214- 383-7411. You can also use our online form to book your anti-aging treatment at your convenience.