Posts Tagged ‘testosterone’

What is Testosterone? The Basics and Production of Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Sadly, most guys who start optimizing their natural testosterone production, don’t really know how the hormone works and is produced in the first place. Even though the process is the exact thing that they’re trying to optimize, hack,…

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Eggs and Testosterone: Cholesterol & Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Amidst the various health food crazes of the modern day, it seems that everything is low carb, fat-free, gluten-free, and/or vegan. While many self-proclaimed fitness gurus swear up-and-down by living a life of restriction when it comes to food,…

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How Weight Training Increases Testosterone Levels Naturally

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Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD —– Post by Chris Walker —— Does weight lifting increase testosterone naturally? The answer is a resounding YES… Today I’d like to dive deeper into the discussion around weight training and testosterone. I want to discuss how proper and intelligent weight training increases testosterone naturally as well as address some…

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Creatine and Testosterone: The #1 Bodybuilding Supplement

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Creatine is a natural substance that is present in almost all vertebrates. It’s a key component in skeletal muscle metabolism, and it’s also the most researched and respected bodybuilding supplement out there. Creatine works simply by increasing the amount of ATP…

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Carnitine and Testosterone: Androgen Receptor Agonist

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Carnitine is a compound that our bodies naturally synthesize from the amino acids lysine and methionine. It’s often used as a brain booster, due to the facts that it protects neurons, and may increase alertness.  Carnitine is also used as a fat…

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Resveratrol and Testosterone: Natural Estrogen Blocker

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Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in the skin of red grapes, mulberries, and blueberries. Its popularity has been soaring these past years due to research theorizing the compound of having an anti-aging, blood flow promoting effects. Resveratrol is the compound also claimed to cause the health benefits…

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Androgen Receptors: 5 Ways to Boost AR Density & Sensitivity

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Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Before androgens (testosterone or DHT) can make any changes in your body, they have to enter DNA. In order for them to actually get to the DNA, they have to be bound from blood circulation by androgen receptors in cells. One good example of the effect of the androgen receptors…

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Mucuna Pruriens and Testosterone: Androgenic L-Dopa

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Mucuna Pruriens (velvet bean) is an indian bean-like climbing herb that can reach 15 meters in length. Mucuna is widely used in Ayurveda (Indian herbal medicine) and its usage as a Parkinson’s relief and sexual tonic date back thousands…

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