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Are my genetics the reason for my weight?

Possibly, however, you may just be eating the same as your relatives. The bottom line is you have to work with what you have and we are here to help.

Could some of my medication cause me to gain weight?

Possibly. There are some medicines that may cause some weight gain. If the medicine is needed for your health you will have to do the best you can do is manage it not to use it as a total excuse. 1513 can help to try and create a lifestyle change that will take this in consideration.

I have a friend that lost weight on a diet plan but it didn’t work when I tried it. Why is this?

Everyone is different. We have different genetics, different environments, different support systems and different ways of being accountable to ourselves for what we do. We are here to help with different strategies to accomplish your goals.

But I just love the taste of food. How will I ever be successful?

This is more common than you think. Success comes as you develop control to of your caloric intake. There are certain strategies you may have to learn but the long term outcome should be positive. And like grandma used to say, “That first Oreo cookie really tastes much better than the next five.”

What is testosterone?

Testosterone is a hormone. It is responsible for the normal growth and development of the male sex organs and for the maintenance of other sexual characteristics. Some effects of testosterone include:

  • Sex drive and sexual function
  • Energy level
  • Changes in body muscle mass and strength and fat distribution
  • Maturation of the prostate and other male sex organs
  • Development of secondary male characteristics
  • Bone strength
What are the benefits of testosterone replenishment?

 Benefits may include:

  • Increased energy
  • Increased sex drive
  • Improved recovery from exercise/activities
  • Increased stamina
  • Improved erections
  • Improved memory and concentration
  • Improved skin health and appearance
  • Better sleep
  • Increased motivation
  • Increased frequency of erections
  • Increased lean muscle
  • Improved mood
  • Decreased body fat
  • Increased strength
  • Decreased cholesterol
  • Increased bone mineral density
  • Decreased risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Increased bone density
What is andropause?

Andropause is the decline in testosterone levels that occurs over time. Sometimes this is called “male menopause” or “Manopause”. Testosterone levels decrease by 5% per decade, with 50% of men 55 years or old experiencing low testosterone.

What is low testosterone?

Testosterone is the main male hormone. It is responsible for the development of male sex organs and secondary sexual characteristics such as deep voice, body hair, and increased muscle mass. Testosterone is produced mainly by the testicles in men. Testosterone levels are highest in adolescents and early adulthood. Most men will experience a decline testosterone levels over time.

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3075 Tower Road, Suite F
Columbus, GA 31909


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Mon-Thurs: 8 am - 5 pm

Fri: 8 am – 1 pm

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