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Richard Cohen M.D.
For Men, Low Testosterone Means High Risk of Severe COVID-19

For Men, Low Testosterone Means High Risk of Severe COVID-19

Another important reason to know your testosterone levels: COVID-19. If loss of muscle, decreased sexual drive and function, fatigue, excess body fat and poor sleep weren’t enough, we can now add diminished immune function as a symptom of low T. According to a new study from researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, low testosterone levels in men are associated with more severe COVID-19 symptoms, offering a clue about why men with the virus seem to fare worse than women with the virus. But, before digging into the details of the study: the main point I want...

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Richard Cohen M.D.
The Power of Beet Juice: Exciting New Research

The Power of Beet Juice: Exciting New Research

A study conducted by the University of Exeter has just proven that beet juice promotes a healthy oral microbiome which, in turn, helps combat aging whilst improving stamina, immunity, blood vessels, and brain function! This post is certainly worth a quick read! And, if you get all the way to the end, there's a nice 💰 waiting for you! -Dr. Cohen

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Richard Cohen M.D.
Overtraining: 10 Warning Signs and How to Fix It

Overtraining: 10 Warning Signs and How to Fix It

Cyclists and other endurance athletes are a stoic bunch. Unfortunately, your ability and willingness to absorb hours of training, strenuous workouts, and the fatigue that comes with them can make endurance athletes less likely to recognize (and slower to accept) the signs of overtraining. Here’s what you need to look for and what to do about it.

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Richard Cohen M.D.
A Fresh Look at Higher-Protein Diets

A Fresh Look at Higher-Protein Diets

Ten years ago, I ate a high protein diet. I regularly ate and recommended a gram of protein per pound of bodyweight. That meant I was putting down 160, 170 grams of protein a day myself. Later, I moderated my protein intake and focused more on my fat intake, thinking that I’d be better off in the long term eating less protein and using my muscle mass, physical and mental performance, and overall vitality as a “signal” for when protein was too low.

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