Signs/symptoms of low cortisol and the top 5 supplements to increase it

Cortisol is released by the adrenal glands and it’s very natural and much needed, as it increases the release fatty acid from the adipose tissue between meals, wakes you up in the morning, supports the immune system, reduces inflammation, is involved in memory formation and learning, etc… Cortisol keeps you alive, so what should you…

40 best ways to increase DHT (2020 update)

DHT, the apex androgen for all men. Testosterone is only thought to be a precursor hormone in the body for the synthesis of DHT, which is the most potent alpha hormone. It’s like cholesterol that’s the precursor to pregnenolone and testosterone. Many of the beneficial effect of testosterone is actually through DHT, and blocking the…

Uncoupling: Secret to Fat loss and Health

Uncoupling protein, aka thermogenin, are proteins found in the inner mitochondrial membrane of the cell. Protons generated in the Kreb cycle leave the mitochondria via the electron transport chain, and then re-enter the mitochondria via the ATPase enzyme for the synthesis of ATP. This is called coupled respiration. With uncoupled respiration, protons re-enter the mitochondria…

Signs of high cortisol and the top 5 supplements to lower it

Cortisol is very much needed in the body as it helps you wake up in the morning, control inflammation, provide fatty acids for energy when you’re not eating, etc… But chronically elevated cortisol will lead to inflammation, tiredness, adrenal fatigue, etc. The pituitary gland releases ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone), which signals the adrenal glands to produce…

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%…

Inhibit Aromatase: 31 Potent Supplements

Estrogen, the female hormone, or the modern man hormone? Men always had estrogen more on the low side of the normal ranges, but nowadays, estrogen is rapidly on the rise and men do experience high estrogen symptoms. It’s not only due to the rapid conversion of testosterone to estrogen, but also the significant amounts of…

Vitamin D, the steroid vitamin

Vitamin D is actually a hormone (steroid) and not a vitamin, as our bodies can synthesize vitamin D from UVB rays from the sun and convert it into its active form which then acts as a hormone in the body. It’s very difficult to get all our vitamin D from food sources alone, and we…

27 ways to increase free testosterone & lower SHBG

You want as much free testosterone as you can get so there can be optimal interaction with androgen receptors for optimal anabolic activity. So after testosterone leaves the testes and enters the bloodstream (that’s total testosterone), about 44–65% of the circulating plasma T is bound strongly to sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and 33–54% binds…