Dr. Charles Mok Releases 'Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman'

NEW YORK, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Physician and business leader Dr. Charles Mok today announced the publication of Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman (available now). The book is published with ForbesBooks, the exclusive business book publishing imprint of Forbes Media.

In the book, Dr. Mok, who has persistently followed the research on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its health benefits for 30 years, confronts medical professionals for their slow integration of testosterone into HRT. With support from a wealth of peer-reviewed studies, he shows how testosterone therapy can help women facing menopause maintain their weight, increase their sexuality, and reduce the health risks associated with aging.

In his new book, Dr. Mok describes the dramatic transformation HRT has undergone in the past several decades. For years, synthetic hormones were widely prescribed to treat women in the United States experiencing menopause. HRT clinical trials in the early 2000s called the practice into question after observing an increase in health risks in women taking synthetic hormones. Those safety concerns, Dr. Mok argues, were valid, but misleading. Today's treatment protocolsusing natural hormones such as testosteroneare entirely different.

"Clinical studies show that testosterone therapy reduces the risk of breast cancer by 50 to 75 percent and relieves virtually all symptoms of menopause with no adverse effects," said Dr. Mok. "The benefits of implementing testosterone into hormone replacement therapy are virtually unprecedented, and yet the larger medical community continues to ignore the facts."

The book Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman is now available for purchase on Amazon.com.

About ForbesBooks

Launched in 2016 in partnership with Advantage Media Group, ForbesBooks is the exclusive business book publishing imprint of Forbes Media, the 99-year-old global media, branding and technology company. ForbesBooks offers business and thought leaders an innovative, speed-to-market publishing model and a suite of services designed to strategically and tactically support authors and promote their expertise. For more information, visitwww.forbesbooks.com.

About Dr. Charles Mok

A speaker, author and authority in his field,Dr. Charles Mok has dedicated his life to helping patients gain confidence, feel younger and live a healthier lifestyle. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Mok began a career in emergency medicine, eventually working as the vice chairman of the emergency department at Mt. Clemens General Hospital, now known as McLaren Macomb. During these years, he saw countless patients with health emergencies that were fully preventable. In 2003, Dr. Mok founded Allure Medical Spa, one of the largest and most successful medical practices in the state of Michigan, to improve the lives of patients with treatments including varicose veins, hair loss and fat reduction, cosmetic surgery, stem cell therapy, and more. His mission is to reveal the clinical research supporting natural hormone therapy's safety and effectiveness to educate and change the lives of many women for the better. For more information, visit www.drcharlesmok.com.

Media Contacts

Mary Scott, Allure Medical Spa, mscott@alluremedicalspa.com, (313) 3784651

Jonathan Falkenburg, Advantage Media Group, jfalkenburg@advantageww.com

Media Contact: Mary Scott, Allure Medical Spa, (313) 3784651, mscott@alluremedicalspa.com

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Dr. Charles Mok Releases 'Testosterone: Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman'

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