Posts Tagged ‘boron’

5 Supplements that Lower SHBG & Boost Free-T

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is a glycoprotein produced by the liver to regulate steroid hormones like testosterone (T) and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). SHBG works by binding into the active free-testosterone molecules, rendering them inactive and unable to bind the…

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6 DHT Supplements to Increase 5-a Reductase Naturally

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD DHT is a male hormone, androgen, similarly to testosterone. They are similar, yet different. Dihydrotestosterone, which is actually made from testosterone via the conversion caused by the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, has 2-3 times higher affinity towards the androgen receptors of…

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Boron Foods: 5 Nutritionally Rich Sources of the Trace Mineral

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Boron might not be one of the 24 essential micronutrients for human survival, but it still has some interesting benefits in terms of testosterone production. More specifically, boron at 10mg for 7-days was able to; increase free testosterone levels…

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Boron and Testosterone: Androgenic Trace-Mineral

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD There are multiple micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) that contribute to testosterone synthesis, such as: vitamins A, C, D, K2, zinc, magnesium, iodine, calcium, etc… …But what is often left unmentioned is the trace mineral boron. When in fact it’s…

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8 Ways on How To Lower SHBG Count Naturally

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD We have testosterone which is bound to two different proteins, albumin and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). This bound up testosterone is unavailable to be used by our androgen receptors and it’s basically like a “reserve” of our…

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