How hypothyroidism affects testosterone, LH, DHT, etc.

hypothyroid testosterone LH DHT

Here is an easy reference guide to see if your steroid panel (LH, testosterone, estrogen, DHT, etc.) is due to low thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) or not. Thyroid hormones include T4 and T3; the latter being the active hormone. T3 promotes the release of LH and also stimulates the testes directly to produce testosterone. Hypothyroid individuals … Read more

Erectile dysfunction Part 2 – which hormones to optimize and how

Testosterone is not the only hormone needed for proper erections. Welcome to part 2 of our erectile dysfunction article series, where we’ll discuss which hormones are beneficial and necessary and which are bad for your cannon function. Part 1 was about how neurotransmitters affect erectile function, so check that out first if you haven’t already. … Read more

How to interpret your testosterone blood-test results in order to focus on what’s most important

Getting your hormones tested every now and then is a good idea to see where your hormones are at and if your health is regressing or improving. Getting test results can be somewhat confusing, but it gets real easy to understand when you can see the bigger picture and then it’s easy to know what … Read more

PUFA Dangers Part 3: The brain

Medical institutions, as well as common research, will teach you that PUFAs are highly essential for brain function, mainly because they are found in such high concentrations within the brain. To assume that PUFAs are essential because they are found in such high concentrations in the brain, is like assuming that because tics are so … Read more

Coffee, the manliest drink

Coffee is made from roasted coffee beans and can be enjoyed in many different ways, such as with cream or milk, sugar or sweetener, or just plain black. Coffee plants are cultivated in over 70 different countries worldwide. Green (unroasted) coffee beans are one of the most traded agricultural commodities in the world. The earliest credible evidence … Read more

Ashwagandha – adaptogenic, androgenic & anabolic

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera, Indian ginseng) is probably the most well-known adaptogen herb there is, which is used in Ayurveda medicine. Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine practiced in India can be traced back to 6000 BC. For most of these 6000 years, Ashwagandha has been used as a Rasayana (nourishes, detoxifies, enhances immunity). The root … Read more

60 Best ways to lower Serotonin (2020 update)

Serotonin has always been thought (or is still being though) of as the happy hormone and that by increasing it, it has an anti-depressant effect, right? What if I told you that’s not true at all. SSRI drugs are the most commonly prescribed drug for depression, anxiety and other mental disorders and more than 90% … Read more

4 essential functions of Iodine. #4 is boosting testosterone synthesis

Iodine is used by the thyroid to produce thyroid hormones and is actually used by other tissue as well. Only 80% of iodine is found in the thyroid, whereas the other 20% are found in other tissue such as salivary glands, gastric mucosa, the choroid plexus (brain), ciliary body of the eye, lacrimal gland, thymus, … Read more

4 awesome benefits of Vitamin B2. #4 is the deactivation of estrogen

Riboflavin (vitamin B2) is a water-soluble vitamin and is very safe and very well tolerated. Riboflavin was discovered in 1920, isolated in 1933, and first made in 1935. Biochemical signs of depletion arise within only a few days of dietary deprivation. Riboflavin ‘5 phosphate (R5P), the active form of B2, is known to be the … Read more