Coconut oil on DHT: does it inhibit 5-alpha reductase?

Coconut oil is a very popular fat used in cooking and baking. It has a unique fatty acid profile, high in medium-chain fatty acids, specifically lauric acid. Lauric acid has a host of benefits, which include: But there is some evidence that it might inhibit 5-alpha reductase and lower DHT (our most potent androgen). Evidence … Read more

The truth of vitamin B6 on DHT for hair growth

Vitamin B6 DHT 5-alpha reductase

Should I take vitamin B6 to promote hair growth? Should I avoid vitamin B6 since it might inhibit 5-alpha reductase (5AR) and lower DHT? This is a common question based on only available 2 studies. In short, the answer is no, vitamin B6 doesn’t lower DHT, but read on for the nuance. But first, let’s … Read more

Toxic DHT: can DHT ever be too high?

Someone recently told me that their doctor told him that he shouldn’t use scrotal TRT, since it will cause toxic DHT. Whot!? Can DHT even be toxic? Clarification Scrotal TRT is when someone applies a testosterone cream or gel on his scrotum as a form of TRT to normalize his testosterone levels. A few good … Read more

The easiest way to optimize DHT (thyroid optimization)

DHT is created from testosterone via 5-alpha reductase (5αR). DHT is our most potent androgen and is responsible for many of the benefits of testosterone. You also get 5-beta reductase (5βR), which creates 5β-DHT and other β reduced steroids. We don’t want to be betas, we want to be alphas. 5α-DHT has the strongest androgenic … Read more

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, … Read more

The only hormone you need to crush fear

Fear is when you are afraid, on edge or feeling uncomfortable in certain circumstances. It can also make you feel subordinate which makes it easy for others to use/abuse you. Because you’re afraid of what they might do (even if they can’t do much/anything to you). This fear creates inner tension and anxiety which prevents … Read more

Why DHT doesn’t cause hair loss

There is too much we don’t know to claim that DHT causes hair loss. There are also too many paradoxes and it’s much too reductionistic for DHT alone to cause/contribute to hair loss. General knowledge has risen to the point where a lot of independent researchers on the internet are saying that DHT doesn’t cause … Read more