Testosterone Overdosing

This past year has been a life changing, profound experience.  I walked the plank. I put myself out there. I became vulnerable to my core by sharing my story with testosterone replacement therapy and creating an advocacy that did not exist. It has humbled me, challenged me and empowered me.   Now, a year later, I know I need to continue this journey even more so. In the past two weeks I have met two women both who have been overdosing on testosterone and one of my friends who sharedRead More

Addiction

A year and a half ago I came up with an idea, Testosterone, The New Drug Addiction. I knew I was on to something. As I was doing my research, I contacted the head of endocrinology with a major medical company. When he picked up the phone the first words out of his mouth were, “Lisa WE NEED YOU.”  Tears started streaming down my face. My response, “You mean I am not a crazy woman.” He said NO, this is a big problem and its only getting worse.   I amRead More

Need a FIX?

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” -Albert Einstein Gotta love the words of wisdom of Albert Einstein. To be of value is my driving force behind Testosterone the New Drug Addiction and my hope is that you have found it to be of value to you and your loved ones. The recent FDA warning regarding testosterone replacement therapy is a “wake up” call to those men and women who are currently taking it “recreationally” for vanity and to increase their sex drive. Hormone clinicsRead More

FDA Issues Safety Warning!

  Well, finally, the FDA is requiring warning labels on prescription testosterone products for MEN but what about warning labels for women? Yesterday the FDA updated its Drug Safety Communication “Evaluating Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack, and Death with FDA-Approved Testosterone Products issued on January 31, 2014.” Since that report came out, opponents have argued that testosterone therapy is safe. They did that for years with tobacco, too, while doctors advertised their health benefits.  However, the facts will reveal that not only is exogenous testosterone therapy risky, first of allRead More

Ten Things to Do During 2015 to Increase Your Testosterone Naturally

Ten Things to Do During 2015 to Increase Your Testosterone Naturally This isn’t just for men. Women have some testosterone, too, so to every one of you, “Go Nads!” Hope you’re having a fantastic start to a fantastic new year and your resolutions are still intact. If not, you can always start again. So, in the meantime, here are my Ten Best for 2015: 10. Dr. David Perlmutter, neurologist and nutritionist, advises to give up gluten and sugar. In his book, Grain Brain, he notes that testosterone is made fromRead More

The testosterone stories are growing and so are the lawsuits

Happy New Year! 2014 was a fascinating year.  Everywhere I went I met people who have been affected by testosterone replacement therapy,  are either on TRT or know someone who is on TRT. These encounters were signs from the universe to continue the journey toward completing my book, Testosterone the New Drug Addiction , launching my website, as well as a couple of other cool projects I am working on. I started my testosterone quest in 2012 after my own life collapsed and in 2013 I began writing essays regardingRead More

Sex Hormone Craziness

Sex Hormone Craziness A Look at Historical Testosterone Replacement Therapy  For anyone who cares about what they put into their bodies, here’s a little bit of history. When it comes to the word testosterone, sex is the next word that comes to mind.  Today’s constantly advertised low T craze and testosterone for women has come and gone for years.  But be careful, if not BEWARE.  Back in 1918 a so-called doctor John R. Brinkley came to Milford, Kansas and with good intentions treated many flu victims with great success. However,Read More

Testosterone Recovery

What is Recovery?  We recover from illness, accidents, surgery, divorce, financial loss, drugs, alcohol dependence, and various other life situations. Recovery is defined as, the act or process of becoming healthy after an illness or injury and returning to a normal state. We all experience some form of recovery throughout our life and Testosterone or Anabolic Steroid Recovery is not new, it has been around for years. Recovering from testosterone replacement therapy, or anabolic steroids, put the test of free will in front of me as challenging as Jonah inRead More

A Teenage Tragedy

  Over the summer, my Mom called and said, with that that investigative reporter tone of hers.  “Lisa I just heard this advertisement for the Taylor Hooton Foundation and they were talking about teens and steroids, you need to find out what they are all about.” Don Hooton and his family started the Taylor Hooton Foundation in 2004. The purpose is to educate teens and parents about performance enhancing drugs and anabolic steroid use amongst teenage athletes. You see, their son Taylor, an athlete, passed away from taking performance-enhancing drugs. Read More

The Doper Next Door

          Tis the season to be thankful.  This Thanksgiving I am filled with more gratitude than ever before.  I am grateful for my testosterone tragedy because it has brought so many amazing people into my life. Through this journey of launching my website, researching and writing my book I met Andrew Tilin.  He is a a gifted journalist, amateur cyclist, father, brother, son who in 2008 embarked on his own journey with testosterone replacement therapy. He shares his story in a book titled, The Doper NextRead More