Juice up your testosterone with potassium

Potassium is a macrominerals (we consume gram amounts of it daily) which is crucial for testosterone synthesis. Potassium is often a mineral that’s taken for granted. It’s really important for blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, muscle contraction, pH buffering, testosterone optimization, etc. Potassium and testosterone Low potassium intake has been shown to lower testosterone (at least … Read more

All you need to know about LH and the LH to testosterone ratio

How it works Kisspeptin and NPY promote the release of GnRH in the hypothalamus. GnRH stimulates the pituitary to release luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone FSH. LH stimulates the Leydig cells in the testes to produce testosterone (enhance uptake of cholesterol and conversion in pregnenolone, etc.) and FSH stimulates the Sertoli cells to produce … Read more

How to interpret your iron panel blood test for optimal energy and health

Iron, together with thyroid, is probably one of the things most improperly tested for. With thyroid, doctors only measure TSH, which gives you almost no clue of actual thyroid function. Similarly with iron, doctors mainly test ferritin and then prescribe iron supplementation or phlebotomy based on just one marker. Pretty dangerous if you ask me. … Read more

How to interpret your thyroid test results to get rid of hypothyroid symptoms for good!

I want to share a secret with you… and the secret is the reason why your thyroid hormones, either your own or supplemental, aren’t working. There are about 7 main reasons why you’re having thyroid issues. You’re not secreting enough TSH (this is pretty rare) Your thyroid is not creating enough thyroid hormones in response … Read more

How to interpret your cortisol tests (blood, saliva & DUTCH test) for maximum anabolism and health

By now we all know that high cortisol is very undesirable. However, high cortisol isn’t the only issue here… it’s also the dysregulation of cortisol that’s a major concern. There are three main ways of testing cortisol, namely, blood, saliva and urine. If I were to test my hormones in general, I’d do a blood … Read more