Below is a small sample of some of the scientific literature that supports hormone optimization. This section is going to be perpetually “under construction” as new literature is constantly being released.

 

Precision Nutrition: This is an evidence-based and experience-based nutrition counseling company that provides sensible and clear dietary programs. Dr. Lemmel is a certified Level 1 practitioner.

 

http://www.precisionnutrition.com

Pacific Diagnostic Lab: A central-coast based lab where we refer our patients, with multiple centers extending from Thousand Oaks to San Luis Obispo.

http://www.pdllabs.com

Medquest Compounding Pharmacy: Our primary source of compounded medications.

http://mqrx.com

Nutraceuticals: A quality source of supplements.

https://nutrascriptives.com

Nordic Naturals: A producer of high-quality fish oils. We will provide you with a discount code:

http://www.nordicnaturals.com

Age-Management Medicine Group: One of the primary sources for training and continual education for providers of age-management medicine.
https://agemed.org/default.aspx

World Link Medical: Another primary source of excellent training for providers of age-management medicine.
http://www.worldlinkmedical.com

References:

A discussion of the cardiovascular benefits of testosterone therapy:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25708023

Another discussion of the cardiovascular benefits of testosterone therapy:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25636998

A discussion of overall mortality benefits and safety profile of testosterone:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26482385

A summary of the metabolic improvements seen with testosterone replacement:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26433309

Claims of an increase in longevity:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26395199

A study demonstrating that metabolic risk factors worsen when taken off testosterone and improve when back on:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26331709

A discussion of cardiovascular risk:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25687258

A thorough review of cardiovascular risk and safety – click on “pmc” on the upper right to go to the full article:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25432501