androsterone

  1. fever257

    HCG And Proviron - Are They Safe?

    Hello, I need to inquire about the safety of two separate drugs/steroids that I'm inclined to take. Both of these would be to optimize hormonal issues engendered by 5-AR blocking via finasteride. I'm positive that I need to push my system artificially with a drug in order to heal my hormones...
  2. E

    In Addition To Testosterone, Another Hormone Is Vital For Early Male Development (Androsterone)

    In Addition to Testosterone, Another Hormone Is Vital for Early Male Development | Science | Smithsonian Magazine In Addition to Testosterone, Another Hormone Is Vital for Early Male Development A hormone called androsterone, produced in the placenta and other organs, plays a role in...
  3. C

    Androsterone Dosage Sweet Spot

    What do you guys consider would be a decent Androsterone dosage applied to the nipples with the aim to reduce puffy nipples without risking supression? Would be a good idea not applying it everyday and about 1mg only spread across the two nipples instead of one drop on each nipple? Thanks.
  4. haidut

    Androsterone May Be The Main Source Of DHT, Drives Fetal Masculinization

    The study below demonstrates that not only may androsterone be the primary pro-hormone used endogenously for DHT synthesis, it likely also drives the masculinization of sexual organs in the fetus. For a long time it was thought that the so-called "front pathway" using testosterone (T) produced...
  5. Peatogenic

    Long-term Androsterone

    I feel that Androsterone has been a wonder drug for me, offering benefits to my mental health, strength, youthfulness, and libido. It seems to also have a toning effect on my body, removing excess water in face, chest, etc. My erections are also stronger. Definitely increased appetite I...
  6. Peatogenic

    Androsterone Is Great

    Makes me feel strong and more masculine...like i can accomplish anything...hard to describe that feeling. I took aspirin and thyroid years ago, and I would liken it to the feel I had taking those.
  7. haidut

    Structural Requirements For An Optimal Anti-Catabolic Steroid

    This post will be a bit long, but I hope it is worth it. I think @Jsaute21 and @dand will find it highly interesting but the information here applies just as much to females wishing to preserve lean tissue and prevent the catabolism that often occurs with aging. Here we go. Lately, I have been...
  8. MOUNTAINBEAR

    Applying Idealabs Supplements On Scrotum

    I've posted before on the putting pansterone, androsterone, vitamin K and thyromax on my scrotum with some notable success. Haidut recommended I tried pure T3. Well here are a few observations: -two drops of 8mcg of tyronene each on each testicle before bed: very sound sleep, and sex drive and...
  9. 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...
  10. haidut

    Androgens (androsterone/DHEA/T) Are Calcium Channel Blockers / Antagonists

    The study found that all tested androgens, as well as progesterone were calcium channel blockers and 5b-DHT was the most potent. Androsterons was next, and it was equipotent to DHEA and testosterone. While the dose used in the study was high, the authors believe that the same effects may be...
  11. haidut

    The Trophic Effects Of Androsterone

    As I mentioned in a few past threads, androsterone was studied intensively in the first half of the 20th century and one of the reasons was its functional similarity to thyroid. In addition to its hypocholesterolemic effect androsterone was also found to be highly trophic to a number of organs...
  12. haidut

    The Thyromimetic Mechanism Of Androsterone (and Other Androgens)

    As I posted in one of the androsterone threads, studies in the first half of the 20th century discovered hypocholesteremic and pyrogenic effects of androsterone and many animal models and also in humans. However, the direct mechanism for these effects of androsterone was not elucidated by these...
  13. haidut

    The Antidepressant Mechanism Of Androsterone

    There is solid evidence that androgens have potent antidepressant effects in both sexes. However, the mechanism of action of that antidepressant effect has not been fully elucidated yet. On the other hand, it is also well known that chemicals that increase the levels of the so-called...
  14. Koveras

    The Role Of Steroids In The Prediction Of Affective Disorders In Adult Men

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27871861?dopt=Abstract
  15. goodandevil

    RP Email Advice Comment: Androsterone-Associated Joint Pain

    Subject: Heard you were looking for androsterone experiences Me: "I experienced profound joint pain and arthropathy, a very severe creaking from every joint. I felt as though i'd aged 60 years in a week. Others have had similar experiences. Dmso may potentiate the hormone excessively. Haidut...
  16. 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...
  17. haidut

    Androsterone As A Thyromimetic Treatment For Gout And CVD

    These studies are old, but I am just posting them here as further support of the thyromimetic properties of androsterone. As we know, thyroid hormone is the primary regulator of levels of uric acid and serum lipids and Ray has recommended improvement of thyroid function as the primary method for...
  18. haidut

    Androsterone Is A Potent Agonist / Activator Of The Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR)

    The so-called Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) is a very interesting nuclear receptor inside the cell. It has a multitude of functions, but one of the main functions includes sensing and controlling the levels and synthesis of bile acids. As I mentioned in a few other posts, nuclear receptors...
  19. haidut

    Androsterone - Liquid Androsterone For Lab/R&D

    EDIT: Since I keep getting questions about androsterone, here is Ray's response when asked about it: Ray Peat Email Advice Depository Discussion/Comment Thread "...I think it would be safe enough to try in treating cancer or brain degenerative diseases." Here is one reference that gives backing...
  20. haidut

    Remarkable Synergistic Effect Of Androsterone With DHEA

    The steroids androsterone (A) and DHEA are considered not very strong androgens in terms of direct activity on androgenic receptors. DHEA is often cited as having 1/10 of the androgenic effects of testosterone (T) and androsterone as having 1/7 of the androgenic effects. While that has been...
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