Vitamin A and Testosterone: Retinoids, Carotenoids, & Hormones

By Ali Kuoppala | 09/12/2018
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Vitamin A, unlike the name indicates, is not a single compound. Instead its a blanket term for a group of active unsaturated molecules including retinal, retinol, and retinoic acids, along with multiple provitamin A carotenoids such as: α-carotene, β-carotene,…

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Cistanche and Testosterone: Genghis Khan’s Favorite Herb

By Ali Kuoppala | 04/09/2018
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Cistanche is a parasitic desert plant commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine to support male health. It’s also one of the herbs I’m most often asked to write about, as there are many claims online of it possibly boosting…

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How to Grow Beard Faster: 9 Tricks to Fix a Patchy Beard

By Ali Kuoppala | 24/01/2018
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Welcome to the best and possibly one of the few legit beard growth-boosting guides on the internet and the whole World for that matter. I can make such a bold claim because I’ve been somewhat obsessed with finding…

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Diet and Exercise Program to Get you Lean and Mean in 2018

By Ali Kuoppala | 15/01/2018
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD It’s 2018 and the gyms are full of the “new year, new me!” people. Some of you might find it annoying, but it’s perfectly understandable that you’d want to make some changes and start working on new goals…

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Fenugreek and Testosterone: More Harmful than Helpful?

By Ali Kuoppala | 02/06/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a common herb that originates from the Indian herbal medicine; Ayurveda. Its claimed use is to enhance masculinity and libido. The seed powder and seed extracts of the fenugreek plant are commonly used in various…

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8 Ways to Lower Estrogen Levels Naturally & Effectively

By Ali Kuoppala | 10/04/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Estrogen or as it’s sometimes called; oestrogen is commonly referred to as the “female hormone”. The three main active estrogens in the body are; estrone (E1), estradiol (E2), and estriol (E3). Despite being the female hormone – men also…

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5 Foods to Boost DHT Levels & 5-a Reductase Naturally

By Ali Kuoppala | 24/03/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a controversial hormone. Even though it’s the male hormone of the male hormones and a lot more androgenic than testosterone, some are still scared that high levels of it could lead to hair-loss and prostate enlargement.…