Niacinamide for Testosterone, DHT and being Alpha

Niacinamide, the key for high NAD+, testosterone, DHT and sexual function… Are NMN and NR ripoffs if you could just use niacinamide? Let’s talk about the benefits of niacinamide! Niacinamide on testosterone At least 3 steroidogenic enzymes use NAD+. This includes CYP450scc (cholesterol side chain cleavage enzyme), 3β-HSD and 17β-HSD3. Supplementing rats with niacinamide reduced … Read more

Butea superba on DHT, libido and erections

Butea Superba DHT

Hypersexuality induced by butea superba… Just as good as Viagra? Read on. Butea Superba increases DHT Unfortunately, there is only 1 study on this, but Butea Superba has been shown to majorly boost DHT. In this case study, a man took Butea Superba for hair loss purposes and started to feel hypersexual. His DHT was … Read more

Sorghum for DHT and being Alpha

Might sorghum be the reason why native Africans have bigger dongs? Sorghum has been shown to stimulate 5-alpha reductase (5AR), which leads to higher DHT. DHT is involved in sexual development as well as sexual function (and much more). Why you want high DHT DHT during puberty is involved in secondary male development such as … Read more

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