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Dr. DeWayde Perry

Integrative Medicine
Eugene, OR
27 years experience male

Locations

Center For Integrative Health and Performance

Eugene, OR

Address

360 S. Garden Way, Suite 250, Eugene, OR
Directions

Practice website

Fax

8888643381

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Integrative Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

67 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: Certainly possible, but not always. There is more to libido than just testosterone. The only way to know for sure is by getting a simple blood test.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Definitely!: Bodyfat is a hormone secreting entity. Beyond that, the enzyme that converts testosterone into estrogen is located in bodyfat as well as other places... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Needs consultation: The only way to know for sure is to have a face-to-face consultation with a surgeon who will review your medical history, radiology scans, and perform... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
May be difficult: The focus should be on optimizing your thyroid function. The thyroid gland is involved with several body functions in addition to regulating metaboli... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Replace hormones: Hormones play an integral role in our health and wellbeing. For various reasons, some hormones may decrease which results in predictable signs and sym... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
No amount of test: If you are not stimulating your muscles with heavy resistance training, no amount of test will help you build a "decent" amount of muscle. There may b... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Some common ones: I train in mixed martial arts and I'm also a ringside physician, having doctored UFC, Strikeforce, and numerous local events. The most common injuries... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Unclear: Abusing testosterone via Anabolic steroids and causing greatly elevated testosterone levels has been linked to various problems in the cardiovascular ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Possibility: Numerous assumptions here, but if the HIV+ blood was deposited on the door handle shortly before you touched it, AND the blood from the door handle ma... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Never had success: I've used nettle root in several patients in an effort to increase free testosterone. The supplement has never worked in my experience. It did not l... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Yes : Sure you can. Two caveats: If you are prescribed a course of antibiotics by a physician, be sure to tell him/her about your probiotic usage. Also, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: The answer depends on multiple factors. How low is "low"? What is your free testosterone level? Were you fasted when the test was done? Are you ob... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Focus elsewhere: Start with optimizing your nutrition. Eat as healthy as possible which means high quality lean protein, healthy fats (not vegetable oils), plenty of ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Not usually: Definitely not a known cause of gynecomastia. Drugs, both prescription and illegal, are more common causes. Other things to look at are hormone leve... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Anything's possible: But saw palmetto is not known to increase testosterone. Generally, saw palmetto is used to decrease the conversion of testosterone to one of its meta... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: Exogenous testosterone (administering testosterone from outside the body) is known to decrease spermatogenesis, or the production of sperm. You may o... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: If a woman's testosterone level gets too high, she may experience increased facial hair growth, oil (sebum) production, and possible acne, but the bon... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Varies: Depending on the person. There are two categories of thyroid medication. First are the synthetic variety that only contain one type of thyroid hormo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Many good ones: There are many excellent, high quality supplement companies. Each physician probably has his or her own favorites. When considering individual suppl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Briefly: If you are referring to weight training, yes, weight training induces a temporary increase in testosterone and growth hormone levels.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Cannot : I know of no means to prevent spontaneous erections.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Not serum: Creatine monohydrate is tried, true, and studied. Be sure the label says "Creapure" creatine.
A member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
No: Testosterone boosters will not increase your height. Also, you cannot obtain oral testosterone legally. Testosterone boosters are not a good idea as... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
None: There are several supplements purported to increase testosterone levels, but none of them work consistently. Certainly avoid "pro hormones" which are... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Tough question: But if I had to recommend just one vitamin or supplement, it would be either vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) or high quality fish oil.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Multiple factors : Many variable at play here. First is to optimize nutrition. You need healthy fats, including some saturated fat for hormone production. Cholesterol l... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Laymen explanation: On the outer part of the left lung, something doesn't look quite normal. What I see may represent a disease process just starting, but I can't tell e... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
No: There is no evidence whatsoever that low testosterone levels reduce penis length. However, it can affect your libido and sexual performance.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Definitely not: No pill will augment your butt. What can you do other than exercise or surgery to get a "huge butt"? Nothing. However, Why do you want a "huge butt"?... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Lifestyle/supps/food: You may not necessarily need to limit salt intake. Only a small percentage of people have sodium-sensitive hypertension. I would first get more exer... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Two answers: 1. a high quality multivitamin with quality minerals included or 2. vitamin D3. Be sure to have your vitamin D level checked twice per year.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Absolutely not: I do not recommend purchasing any medication online, especially hormones like testosterone. If you have been suffering from signs and symptoms of low ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Not close to proven: Fish oil in high enough dose reportedly can increase free test levels by lowering a protein called SHBG. SHBG is like a tow truck that binds to a car ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Interestingly...: Yes, it does work according to a 2003 study. Testosterone levels were highest (compared to baseline) 7 days after ejaculation, if one remains abstine... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Can not: Unfortunately, you cannot increase your height by exercising.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Test: The only way to know for sure is to get blood testing. Be sure to have both your free and total testosterone levels checked.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Dentist visit: I suggest making an appointment with a dentist to evaluate your pain.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: Yes, testosterone levels are highest around 0800, but there has been research suggesting that weight training in the evening is better. Truth is, tim... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Not likely but...: Not likely, but I have had two patients who did the Advocare cleanse and experienced an increase in liver enzymes on blood testing. An increase in th... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
No: Definitely not. You should have your Estradiol (estrogen) checked each time you have your total and free testosterone levels checked, but I only star... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: The exact mechanism is not known, but high cortisol levels as a result of chronic or transient stress may indeed lower one's testosterone level. One ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Several options: Hormone replacement for men may involve multiple hormones. These include thyroid, adrenal hormones, and sex hormones like testosterone. I presume yo... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Several things to do: I suggest seeing your doctor to consider an X-ray of one or both knees. At 41, there may be a component of arthritis present. Aside from that, if you ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Anything is possible: But I strongly advise against buying any medications online. You will not know if the medication is actually what you intended to purchase. Even if ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: Depending on what supplement is used and how much testosterone is produced will partly determine how much testosterone will be converted to DHT which ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Don't live in fear: Focus energies on living as healthy a lifestyle as possible. This includes optimizing nutrition, utilizing smart supplementation when appropriate, eng... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Over and Under: HYPOthyroid is underactive thyroid whereas HYPERthyroid is overactive. Symtoms of hypo include fatigue, dry, brittle nails and hair, constipation, lo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Two of them: 2 of the best core exercises are "toes to bar", where you hang from a pull up bar and lift your feet to the bar where you hands are holding on to the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Yes with caveats: Your exercise regimen is most important in terms of getting back in shape. Weight training and high intensity interval training (HIIT) are the best fo... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
More info: Definitely need more information about your weight, dietary habits, activity level, height, type of exercise, etc. I will say 1000-1200 cal per day i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Perry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Perry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you sooo much!! Stopped my worrying
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Thank you what type of diet and exercise should I do?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

Boston Medical Center, Wayne State University

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Oregon - Summer
2014
Top Integrative Medicine Specialist, Second Place, National - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Eugene Region - Summer
2014
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