progestin

  1. haidut

    The Progesterone-like Action Of Testosterone And Other Androgens

    I am posting this simply as a response to the many hateful comments I got in regards to my discussion of testosterone as a progestin. Peat also alluded to the fact that testosterone has activity on the progesterone receptor and is likely safer as a "progestin" than the synthetic progestins being...
  2. haidut

    Progesterone Is Androgenic

    I am posting this study as a response to the attacks I keep getting over email and PM, claiming that there absolutely no evidence for my statements that progesterone has androgenic effects (depending on the dose). As I mentioned in many other threads, progesterone is actually a true ligand for...
  3. haidut

    Natural Progesterone Treats Breast Cancer, Synthetic Progestins Promote It

    I think as early as the 1980s Ray was already writing about the beneficial effects of progesterone for breast cancer and the negative effects of synthetic progestins (most of which are actually 19-nortestosterone derivatives). The pharma industry published fraudulent studies with which to...
  4. haidut

    5α-Dihydroprogesterone (5α-DHP) Is Androgen/Progesterone Agonist And Pro-hormone For DHT

    If you take a look at a standard diagram of steroigenesis and metabolism you will see that the androgen DHT can be synthesized via only one route, namely DHEA->Androstenedione->Testosterone->DHT. Recently, some studies have shown that DHT can also be synthesized via an alternative pathway, still...
  5. M

    Estrogen And Progestin Bioactivity Of Foods, Herbs, And Spices

    Zava DT1, Dollbaum CM, Blen M Abstract In this study we report on the content and bioactivity of plant (phyto) estrogens and progestins in various foods, herbs, and spices, before and after human consumption. Over 150 herbs traditionally used by herbalists for treating a variety of health...
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