One study in 2018 showed that zinc antagonizes the androgen receptor in vitro in prostate cancer cells. But that does not mean zinc will antagonize the AR in a non-cancerous … Continue reading Are androgen receptors increased or inhibited by zinc?
Tongkat Ali has been shown to inhibit the aromatase in vitro, but lead to an increase in total estradiol in vivo. According to this study, 600mg Tongkat Ali with 1.45% … Continue reading Is Tongkat Ali a good aromatase inhibitor?
Tongkat Ali has been shown to increase testosterone in healthy young men, with already high testosterone. According to this study, 600mg of Tongkat Ali (1.45% eurycomanone; 8.5mg total) increased young … Continue reading Tongkat Ali for increasing testosterone (get the right extract)
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 … Continue reading Optimize protein intake for testosterone, thyroid and muscle growth
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 … Continue reading Should “inflammatory” testosterone-boosting saturated fat be avoided since it increases endotoxin
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 … Continue reading Shilajit on testosterone, dopamine and sexual function
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. ——————— … Continue reading Kava on testosterone levels; does it affect steroidogenesis
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 … Continue reading Daily kratom use on testosterone; can it tank testosterone and spike prolactin?
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 … Continue reading How to truly maximize autophagy (it’s not fasting)
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 … Continue reading How to fix a slow metabolic rate: excessive hunger, and low energy
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 … Continue reading Feel Alpha with this potent androgen (11-keto DHT) and dopamine (Gonadin) stack
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 … Continue reading 4 Free ways to upregulate dopamine receptor