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  1. Herbie

    Black Tea And Androstenedione Levels

    This study was done on postmenopausal Chinese women on black and green tea and it showed that the black tea drinkers had to highest Androstenedione also the highest estrone and estradiol depending on comt genotype. Some people dismiss black tea due to estrogen concerns but it also increases...
  2. haidut

    A List Of Androgens That Stimulate 5-AR Activity

    Increasing 5-AR activity has received a lot of interest lately due to its therapeutic effects on mood disorders as well as issues with excess cortisol (5-AR deactivates cortisol). Unfortunately, the official story is that there are no freely available compounds that can stimulate 5-AR activity...
  3. haidut

    Optimal Dose Of Pregnenolone For Androgen Synthesis

    There was a recent discussion about high dose pregnenolone on the forum and some people sent Peat my comments that high dose pregnenolone can inhibit androgen synthesis. Peat replied that he has not seen such effects, but did not directly speak against the idea. Privately, I got quite a few...
  4. haidut

    Raising Serum Androgens Using DHEA, Pregnenolone, And Vitamin K

    User testimony (4/26/2021): My Experiences With Raising Androgens Log (Pansterone, k2, magnoil) Many people use supplements like DHEA, pregnenolone, and progesterone with the goal of raising their androgens and lowering estrogen. While this approach works for raising tissue levels of steroids...
  5. haidut

    Unsaturation = Estrogenic, Saturation = Androgenic

    Most people on the forum have read Peat's articles on PUFA and its great synergism with the estrogenic hormones. Peat has written that saturated fats have effects opposite to those of PUFA and there are studies showing feeding saturated fat increases androgen synthesis. I have been researching...
  6. haidut

    Hypothyroidism (Cortisol, Prolactin And Adrenal Hyperactivity) Causes Balding

    I wanted to post this as quite a few people have raised points about androgens causing hair loss. The so-called "male pattern baldness" (MPB) exists in women as well and is in fact quite common in older women (as it is in men) since 50%+ of older women have some stage of baldness as well. Unless...