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
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?
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
Who doesn’t want to enjoy sex? Or at least be able to have sex, right? And when you go to the doc to get a drug that’s supposed to work…it … Continue reading Viagra not working? Do this!
There is currently the carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis of obesity, which basically states that insulin, due to carb intake, makes you fat. There are two sides to this. Insulin secretion from carb … Continue reading Insulin makes you fat? Not so fast
There are many beneficial things that are very beneficial to our health and feeling optimal. Have you guessed it yet? This is one of the most fundamental things you can … Continue reading Shedding light on the 1 thing an Alpha Energy Male needs to do more of
Long COVID is when, after someone “recovered” after getting COVID, they still retain a lot of symptoms, such as (R): Fatigue Anxiety Muscle weakness Poor endurance Sleep difficulties Depression Prolonged … Continue reading Gut dysbiosis is a hidden cause of Long COVID and you might not even have the symptoms
Thyroid meds are some of the most prescribed drugs/meds/supplements out there. Yet, the success rate is mediocre at best. Symptoms are not being resolved as expected and things might even … Continue reading Here’s how to see if you’re hypothyroid and how to fix it
A lot of us experience stress responses and we don’t even know it. Why? Because we don’t know what that means. If we’re not under immediate stress, why would we … Continue reading How to identify a stress response and how to stop it.