How hypothyroidism affects testosterone, LH, DHT, etc.

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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

The top 7 ways to protect yourself against the damages of EMF with these foods and supplements

Few people know this, but EMF of most sorts, are toxic to the human body, and even fewer people know that some, if not most, of that damage can be prevented. EMF stands for electromagnetic fields and EMFs aren’t just released from your modem. It’s also released from power lines, electrical wiring in your house, … Read more

How to interpret your cholesterol blood test results to ensure optimal testosterone production and health

You know you have really high cholesterol when you go to your doctor, Mary Jane, to get it tested and she’s so shocked at your results that she says “it’s higher than a weed eating mountain goat!”.So you ask how high it is and she says “420!”.She passes you your results and you start leafing … 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 4: Influence on Cellular & Thyroid Function and Diabetes

Polyunsaturated fat (PUFAs), when incorporated into cell membranes, make cells more fluid, which makes them chaotropic, disorderly and reduces their function (1). The increase in fluidity will allow more water, sodium, chloride, and calcium into the cell (edema), and lower intracellular potassium and magnesium which will also destabilize the cell, and reduce cellular function (2). Metabolic … Read more

40 best ways to increase DHT (2023 update)

DHT, the apex male hormone. 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 effects of testosterone are actually through DHT, and blocking the conversion of … 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