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    Omega-3 (DHA, EPA) Degrades The Androgen Receptor

    One of the reasons the medical industry continues to promotes the use of fish oils is that in animal studies it was shown to shrink the prostate. The mechanism was never fully elucidated, but I suspected it is probably not a good one. This study shows that omega-3 fatty acids are anti-androgenic...
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    DHEA Enhances Cortisol Degradation

    DHEA is one of the body's primary defense mechanisms against cortisol. Not only does DHEA act like a functional anti-glucocorticoid and protect tissues but as I posted a few month ago, DHEA blocks new cortisol synthesis by inhibiting the enzyme 11β-HSD1 in micromolar concentrations, which is...
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