Dec 28, 2022
This week we are continuing our discussion with Dr. Scott Howell, a certified strength and conditioning specialist with Ph.D. in Health Science from Trident University.
In this part of the interview, we talked about male infertility, how men maintain fertility and why they need to check sperm quality at a young age. If you haven’t listened to the first part yet, then listen to it on all major streaming platforms.
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Scott Howell, Ph.D., CSCS, ABHRT-C is the Clinical Research and Education Director of Optimize U and Professor of Health Science at Optimize U Health Sciences and Colorado State University. Dr. Howell holds a Ph.D. in Health Science from Trident University, a Master of Science in Sport and Health Science from American Military University, a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Health Science from American Military University, and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Forsyth Technical College as well as two additional doctorates. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA-CSCS), periodization strength and conditioning expert (PSC-E), an exercise scientist, and epidemiologist with research interests in periodization training for sports, the long-term harm of performance-enhancing drug use, and endocrine disrupting chemicals exposure.
A bit about me (Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj)
Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj enjoyed a prestigious career as a periodontal regenerative surgeon moving to a new passion in June 2018. He retired after a 33-year career to pursue new passions. At 70 Dr. Orest has taken on a new role as an Interviewer, Podcaster, and government-certified Old Guy. He streams from his new home in Las Vegas, NV. He lives with his wife of 30 years, Oksana. His status as an empty-nester with two college-employed children has left him with time and energy to share decades of successes, failures, and wisdom.
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Timestamps Part 2
00:00 - Precap
00:45 - Intro starts
01:54 - Intro ends
03:00 - Male infertility
04:00 - How do men maintain fertility
05:51 - The best bet for a young man to have sperm checked
06:37 - Other treatments apart from testosterone check
08:51 - How do men get erectile dysfunction
10:35 - Genetically set ratio in men between their testosterone and estrogen level
12:30 - Klinefelter Syndrome
14:22 - Does Testosterone increase your blood pressure?
15:35 - Commercial Starts
16:09 - Commercial Ends
16:58 - Should we trust secondary data?
19:07 - Blackbox warning on Testosterone
19:33 - Why don't physicians prescribe testosterone?
20:20 - What is OptimizeU?
23:56 - Closing thoughts
25:25 - Outro