How Billionaires Spend Their Money

How Billionaires Spend Their Money
Bartley Harvard Kerr, DC
NRC Founder and CEO

         What would you buy if you were a billionaire? I sometimes ask myself that question in my down time, whether being stuck in traffic, in dinner conversation, or when I am trying to fall asleep. Would you want to get a nice new house (or two!), a rare sports car, or maybe do some traveling to exotic and exclusive locations. But what’s next? As it turns out, I would probably spend the money a lot like the guys who are billionaires.

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Weight Loss and HGH (Effects of Growth Hormone on Body Composition)

This study was published in 1990 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The ad­ministration of human growth hormone for six months was accompanied by an 8.8 % increase in lean body mass, a 14.4 % decrease in adipose-tissue mass, and a 23.2% improvement in overall body composition. There was a 1.6% increase in average lumbar vertebral bone density, and skin was transformed into a much more youthful appearance with significantly less wrinkles and increased thickness of 7.1 percent.

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Testosterone Decreases Heart Disease by 60 Percent

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Aug 2002. Vol. 87, No. 8 3632-3639

Optimal testosterone levels in men have been shown to decrease the risk of coronary artery disease by 60%

Low Levels of Endogenous Androgens Increase the Risk of Atherosclerosis in Elderly Men: The Rotterdam Study A. Elisabeth Hak, Jacqueline C. M. Witteman, Frank H. de Jong, Mirjam I. Geerlings, Albert Hofman and Huibert A. P. Pols Continue reading

Low testosterone linked to long-term risk of death in relatively healthy adult men

This study is another major report linking deficiency of testosterone in relatively healthy men with increased death from all causes, over time. “We have followed these men for an average of 18 years and our study strongly suggests that the association between testos­terone levels and death is not simply due to some acute illness,” said Gail Laughlin, Ph.D., assistant professor and study author. Continue reading

Testosterone Prevents Mental Decline in Aging Males

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Vol. 87, No. 11 5001-5007 Longitudinal Assessment of Serum Free Testosterone Concentration Predicts Memory Performance and Cognitive Status in Elderly Men Scott D. Moffat, Alan B. Zonderman, E. Jeffrey Metter, Marc R. Blackman, S. Mitchell Harman and Susan M. Resnick

Circulating testosterone (T) levels have behavioral and neurological effects in both hu¬man and nonhuman species. Both T concentrations and neuropsychological function de¬crease substantially with age in men. Continue reading

Study of Adverse Outcomes in Women Using Testosterone Therapy

van Staa TP, Sprafka JM. Study of adverse outcomes in women using testosterone therapy. Maturitas. 2009 Jan 20;62(1):76-80. Epub 2008 Dec 24.

General Practice Research Database, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory
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OBJECTIVES: There are concerns that exogenous testosterone therapy may be associated with adverse cardiovascular effects, increases in risk of breast or uterus cancer and alterations in insulin sensitivity. Objective of this study was to explore the safety of testosterone therapy in actual clinical practice. Continue reading

Bioidentical Hormones: Why are they Still Controversial?

As women enter the menopausal years, they face a difficult decision. Their body’s natural production of estrogen, progesterone, and other hormones needed to maintain health and vigor rapidly decline.

While individual effects of menopause vary widely, most women suffer because their glands no longer produce the hormones required to regulate critical physiological processes. Depression, irritability and short-term memory lapses are common menopausal complaints, along with hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and weight gain. Continue reading

Dose-Ranging Study of indole-3-carbinol For Breast Cancer Prevention

Wong GY, Bradlow L, Sepkovic D, Mehl S, Mailman J, Osborne MP. Dose-ranging study of indole-3-carbinol for breast cancer prevention. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1997;28-29:111-6.

Strang Cancer Prevention Center, New York, New York 10021, USA.
Sixty women at increased risk for breast cancer were enrolled in a placebo-controlled, double-blind dose-ranging chemoprevention study of indole-3-carbinol (I3C). Continue reading