prostate

  1. C

    Cordyceps militaris Fruit Body Extract increases testosterone and DHT secretion

    https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/1/50 I personally haven't tried cordyceps but their pro-libido and pro-energy effects are well know in the nootropic community, in fact they are often combined with lion's mane, which is known to lower libido and dht, to counteract its side effects.
  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

    5-AR Inhibitor Drugs Like Finasteride Cause Persistent ED And Lower Testosterone

    The FDA has denied for decades that the mainstream drugs for hair loss (MPB) and benign prostate enlargement (BPH) cause any persistent problems. It was in the minds of the users, the FDA said. Upon discontinuation, the problems were said to disappear within 2-4 weeks. But the reports on long...
  4. haidut

    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...
  5. haidut

    DIM Is A Potent Androgen Antagonist And Estrogen Agonist

    The question of supplementing DIM often comes up on this forum despite Peat directly advising against it. Aside from its known anti-thyroid functions, we can now add a potent androgen antagonism to its list of "benefits". So, please stop loading up on DIM in the (false) hope that it somehow...
  6. haidut

    Pregnenolone & Progesterone Are Both Agonists Of The Androgen Receptor

    Patients with prostate cancer are often treated with a combination of therapies such as 5-AR inhibitors to reduce production of DHT as well as other enzyme inhibitors to reduce conversion of DHEA into other downstream androgens. From the point of view of mainstream "treatment" for prostate...
  7. haidut

    Prostate Enlargement (BPH) May Be Due To Endotoxin

    BPH is a very common problem, apparently affecting more than 70%of men over 50. Ray has said in some email exchanges that prostatitis and BPH are linked with endotoxin. I was not able to find much published research on the topic but this new study finally makes that claim. What is more...
  8. haidut

    Many Officially Diagnosed Cancers Are Not Cancer At All

    While this study is mostly about thyroid "cancer" it actually highlights a problem that Ray has written a lot about - i.e. the manipulation of official diagnostic criteria to skew disease cure rates in favor of modern medicine. Thankfully, the trend seems to be reversing and thyroid "cancer" is...
  9. haidut

    Prolactin As A Causative Agent In Prostate Cancer

    Just wanted to post this, given the almost perfect correlation between prolactin and expression of estrogen "receptors" in tissues. If prolactin is a causative agent in prostate cancer, than the current idea of treating prostate cancer with estrogen is laughable. I also posted a study showing...
  10. haidut

    Low Testosterone Levels Tied To Worse Prognosis For Prostate Cancer

    I think every urologist should read this study before they put their patients on anti-androgenic drugs to treat BPH and early stage prostate cancer. Low free testosterone levels predict disease reclassification in men with prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance - San Francisco - 2014 -...
  11. johnwester130

    Saw Palmetto harms the prostate and does not block DHT

    Has peat ever written specifically about DHT ? It seems to be very beneficial and youth promoting but I have no sources to prove this. Saw Palmetto Called Ineffective . . . By SIRI E. NILSSON Feb. 8, 2006 Saw palmetto, an over-the-counter herbal therapy used by more than 2 million men to...
  12. Peata

    Hold The Salmon. Omega 3s Linked To Higher Risk Of Cancer

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/12/health/sa ... ?hpt=hp_c4
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