Low Testosterone and DHT

This is the sixth video in Dr. Ball’s video blog series on finding the cause or causes of low testosterone. Instead of just giving you testosterone replacement, one thing that we can do is check the levels of DHT. This stands for dihydrotestosterone. This chemical is a powerful androgen but it is unable to be utilized in the same way … Read More

Low testosterone, the liver, and sex hormone binding globulin

This is the fourth video in the video series on low testosterone. When you are working with a functional medicine clinician or an alternative medicine clinician, one area that may be check is the liver and detoxification. Many people know that the liver affects how they detoxify metals and other chemicals. However, many people do not know the intimate relationship … Read More

Low Testosterone and Cortisol.

This is the third video on the functional medicine approaches to low testosterone. When we are trying to discover the cause of low testosterone, one place to look is the level of cortisol. Cortisol is a person’s stress hormone. It goes up whenever they are engaged in a stressful situation. If you are stressed for a long period of time, … Read More

Gluten Can Still Harm in Absence of Celiac Disease

Can Gluten Hurt Someone Without Celiac? This will be a very simple blog post but a very important one. Honestly, some of you might roll your eyes and think, “Obviously NCGS (non-celiac gluten sensitivity) is a real thing.” So if you just want the punch-line its this: Gluten can still harm people who do not have celiac disease. Before I … Read More