Menopause, Bio Identical Hormones, Sexual Health, Lack of Libido, Erection Problems, Gender Issues, Prostate Cancer, Psychiatry, Cancer

‘The optimal health library offers you information and advice on aspects of health relating to our special interests.

Articles and fact sheets will be updated or added to as the Medical literature and our experience in the Optimal Health clinic dictates.

Prostate Cancer

A look at prostate cancer some advice about how to check for prostate cancer and how you can help to avoid getting it.


What is the menopause, how to manage it and some useful advice on supplements, diet and exercise.

Heart Health

A discussion of the causes of heart disease, demographics, prevention and some simple changes to lifestyle that help avoid it.

Chronic Conditions

Changes that can occur in older age to cartilage, soft tissue and bone are discussed.  Advice on avoidance.


A useful guide to cancer including facts and figures about cancer, what causes it and diagnosis and prevention.


This article explores why obesity has become such a large problem.  

The Optimal Health Library
Fact Sheets

Maintaining Sexual Function in Later Life

Presented by Mike Perring at the 2009 British Longevity Society, London download>

Testosterone’s Effects on Anxiety: Androgens and Mood

Presented by Mike Perring at the 2006 EMAA Conference download>

Patients with Sexual Problems treated with Hormonal Treatments

Presented by Mike Perring and the 2007 AAMS Seminar, Paris.  download>

Food and Sex: Plants Hormones and Herbs

Presented by Mike Perring at the 2006 Food and Health Forum, The Royal Society of Medicine, London  download>

Presented by Mike Perring and Marlene Wasserman at the 2007 SA5M Conference, Capetown  download>

Talking with Men about Sex

Selected publications
and conferences - sexual medicine

Maintaining Sexual Function in Later Life

Presented by Mike Perring at the 2010 Anti Ageing Conference London September 10-11th  download>

Latest News!
Recent Presentation - London 2010