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Optimize protein intake for testosterone, thyroid and muscle growth

Is meat bad for testosterone and thyroid hormone production? ————- ———— ————- TLDR: Protein doesn’t negatively affect testosterone or thyroid function. The different amino acid profiles of different protein sources can differently affect thyroid hormone-binding proteins, which can modulate the free T3 fraction. Hypothyroid individuals would do better to avoid pork and duck (maybe turkey … Continue reading Optimize protein intake for testosterone, thyroid and muscle growth

Should “inflammatory” testosterone-boosting saturated fat be avoided since it increases endotoxin

If saturated fat is good for testosterone but endotoxin bad, how can saturated fat be good if it enhances the absorption of endotoxin and causes inflammation? TLDR: Saturated fat is positively correlated with testosterone levels, as 40% is often better than 20%, depending on the amount of calories consumed or the amount of adiposity someone … Continue reading Should “inflammatory” testosterone-boosting saturated fat be avoided since it increases endotoxin

Shilajit on testosterone, dopamine and sexual function

TLDR Shilajit at 500mg daily helps to increase total (roughly 100-125ng/dl) and free testosterone (19.14%), improve dopamine and sexual function and enhance exercise performance (or at least act as a potent adaptogen and delay overtraining). SHBG There isn’t any direct research on shilajit and SHBG, but shilajit improves liver function. SHBG is produced in the … Continue reading Shilajit on testosterone, dopamine and sexual function

Kava on testosterone levels; does it affect steroidogenesis

Q: Does kava increase testosterone? A: It likely can, although it has not been directly studied. Kava increases dopamine, which directly and indirectly (by lowering prolactin), can increase testosterone. ——————— Traditionally within the South Pacific, kava extracts are prepared from masticated rhizome roots which are combined with water or coconut milk (R). The stems and … Continue reading Kava on testosterone levels; does it affect steroidogenesis

Daily kratom use on testosterone; can it tank testosterone and spike prolactin?

TLDR: Kratom doesn’t lower testosterone in most people even in doses up to 9g daily. Kratom is commonly used as a painkiller and people also use it to wane off opioids or alcohol. In more recent years, people have been using it to chill out, feel better, help manage stress and even help with productivity. … Continue reading Daily kratom use on testosterone; can it tank testosterone and spike prolactin?

How to truly maximize autophagy (it’s not fasting)

Autophagy is key for longevity. We can all agree on that. We should all fast to maximize autophagy!! Now that’s where I disagree. Whether it be intermittent fasting or long-term fasting, it shouldn’t be a must. I do get that in some circumstances fasting can be beneficial. But the way I see it, fasting is … Continue reading How to truly maximize autophagy (it’s not fasting)

How to fix a slow metabolic rate: excessive hunger, and low energy

We all know about leptin resistance by now. Leptin speeds up the metabolic rate and lowers appetite. This helps to keep you lean. However, people with obesity have high levels of leptin already. How is that? Leptin resistance. One of the mechanisms by which leptin promotes satiety and energy expenditure is via histamine release in … Continue reading How to fix a slow metabolic rate: excessive hunger, and low energy

Feel Alpha with this potent androgen (11-keto DHT) and dopamine (Gonadin) stack

Two supplements that I’ve found to be very powerful at getting me in an Alpha Energy state, which I’m not there 100% for whatever reason. Let me first define the hormones and neurotransmitters that are involved: Cortisol and prolactin are the two main hormones that take you away from being an Alpha Energy Male. Androgens, … Continue reading Feel Alpha with this potent androgen (11-keto DHT) and dopamine (Gonadin) stack

4 Free ways to upregulate dopamine receptor

Low dopamine signaling is associated with low motivation, low libido and sexual dysfunction, anhedonia, no creativity, less desire for life, etc. Although these are “suggestions”, I highly recommend doing them on a daily basis or at least a weekly basis, to continually reap the benefits. Sometimes these activities have accumulative effects, so you truly reap … Continue reading 4 Free ways to upregulate dopamine receptor

The best exercise and longevity booster supplement

It’s rare to find a compound that both boosts exercise performance and longevity at the same time. Some herbs or compounds can do both, but they also frequently come with side effects. What I’m about to share with you is a compound produced naturally in the body, that you can also supplement. The compound is … Continue reading The best exercise and longevity booster supplement

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