Questions are from Dr. McMurtrey’s weekly column, “Ask Dr. Kim” in the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Question from “Anonymous” in Hampton: I am only 42 years old and having problems in the bedroom with my wife. I think the medical term is “ED.” It started about two months ago. My wife gets either sad or mad at me and…

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Questions are from Dr. McMurtrey’s weekly column, “Ask Dr. Kim” in the Elizabethton Star newspaper. From Reginald in Hampton: I am 45 years old and have always been active. I have a strenuous job and I go to the gym every day. Lately, I just don’t even feel like doing any of it. I wake…

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Tri-Cities Men’s Health Now Open to Provide Primary Care Specifically for Men in Johnson City, Bristol and Kingsport, TN, Including, Testosterone Replacement Therapy Tri-Cities Men’s Health Clinic is now open in Johnson City, TN to help men maximize their quality of life, increase longevity, combat aging, and improve health and well-being using cutting edge diagnostic…

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Think twice before you consider taking oral testosterone “boosters.” Any medication taken orally is processed and broken down by either the kidneys or the liver. Testosterone booster products are typically metabolized in the liver and can result in serious liver damage. Topical gels and injections bypass the GI system, thus minimizing the risk to the…

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I have had many patients in the Johnson City and Kingsport area ask me this week, “What are some things that can cause your testosterone to be low?” There are actually a whole myriad of things that may lessen T levels in men: STRESS is a major cause. Whether it is work stress, marital stress,…

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“I have been under Dr. Kim”s care for about 3 years. She is truly amazing. I was in a bad place in life, physically, and emotionally. I had gained weight and become depressed and had no desire for sex. When I first visited with Dr. Kim, she listened to all of my issues and put…

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