Abstract: Sleep Restriction Reduces Testosterone Levels in Young Healthy Men

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Research Letter Effect of 1 Week of Sleep Restriction on Testosterone Levels in Young Healthy Men JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2173-4. Rachel Leproult, PhD; Eve Van Cauter, PhD Source: Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. To the Editor: Chronic sleep curtailment is endemic in modern societies. The majority of the daily testosterone release in men occurs during sleep. 1 Sleep fragmentation and … Read More

Look More Attractive & Healthy, Overnight

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, WomenLeave a Comment

We are 3 days and 3 nights away from Christmas. What could I possibly recommend now that would improve your appearance so quickly? Well, rest assured, I won’t be suggesting you purchase a new makeup product, start a new exercise routine, do a new crash diet or swallow any new supplements. In fact, I won’t be suggesting you do anything … Read More

How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, Women3 Comments

Studies show that when given the opportunity, such as 14 hours of controlled dark nights with no distractions, healthy adults sleep an average of about 8 hours per night. However, optimal sleep time is also individual. A good way to find out if you’re getting enough sleep is to pay attention to your mood, energy, productivity, sex drive, driving ability, … Read More

Abstract: Total Sleep Time Predicts Testosterone Levels in Older Men

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Sleep. 2007 Apr;30(4):427-32. Association between sleep and morning testosterone levels in older men. Penev PD. Source: Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. ppenev@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu Abstract STUDY OBJECTIVES: The circulating testosterone levels of healthy men decline with advancing age. This process is characterized by considerable inter-individual variability, the causes of which are of significant biological … Read More