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  1. Hans

    All you need to know about LH

    https://men-elite.com/2022/09/29/all-you-need-to-know-about-lh/
  2. A

    My hair grew back on TRT

    After a month on TRT I noticed that new hair have started to grow on my scalp. I’m now 2 months in and it still regrowing new hair. My dosage is 250mg testosterone cypionate every week. What could the reason behind this be? Before TRT my LH and FSH was elevated. Could the reduction of LH have...
  3. haidut

    Low testosterone detrimental, TRT beneficial for men with COVID-19

    Within a month of the pandemic start back in early 2020, doctors were already noticing a gender-specific trend in COVID-19 cases. Namely, pre-menopausal women fared much better in terms of COVID-19 disease course compared to post-menopausal women and (adult) men. The ever-corrupt Big Pharma was...
  4. A.D.

    Raisin Bran for Testosterone & Libido?

    It seems like the perfect food before bed. Pros: • Wheat bran has Magnesium. • It's an Insoluble fiber which can lower estrogen. • The Raisins are good for Boron • Calcium in the Milk Here is what I'm worried about: Cons: • 80 grams of Raisin Bran has 9.5 grams of fiber. Can this raise...
  5. Daft

    Call for information: Trying to determine extent of estrogenic substances still in food supply.

    I would like for anyone to help contribute some knowledge, speculation and studies, and open a discussion on the extent to which, despite supposedly getting rid of BPA containing plastics, there are still estrogenic substances in all the plastics we store much of our food in, and used during the...
  6. miquelangeles

    Sertoli cells metabolize progesterone to testosterone (T) and 5a-dihydrotestosterone (DHT)

    https://academic.oup.com/endo/article-abstract/103/4/1335/2618827?redirectedFrom=fulltext
  7. peatpilled

    Cascara Sagrada Down Regulates Androgen Receptors

    Emodin, the active component of Cascara Sagrada downregulates androgen receptors. "Emodin treatment resulted in repressing androgen-dependent transactivation of AR by inhibiting AR nuclear translocation." Source: Emodin down-regulates androgen receptor and inhibits prostate cancer cell growth...
  8. Mauritio

    SUN-/UVB- Light increases Progesterone receptor expression in mice by 4,5 fold, increases T 1,4 fold

    I recenty listened to an Andrew Huberman podcast, where he mentioned sunlight exposure (especially in the morning) as beeing very good for your hormonal state. I found this study in his podcast notes. They irradiated mice with UVB light, that was equivalent to about 20-25 minutes of midday sun...
  9. A

    What’s wrong with testosterone reference ranges?

    https://www.mdapp.co/free-and-bioavailable-testosterone-calculator-544/ Looking at the chart for 20-30 years old. The reference range for bioavaible T is 83-257ng/dL, for free T it’s 5.25-20.7ng/dL. Translated that means a man in his twenties with a total testosterone of only 187 ng/dL (6.5...
  10. NewACC

    Anti-Peat Why do children have so good health if their androgens low?

    After thinking about peating, I wondered: why are children so metabolically ideal that they even overtake elite athletes by this factor, if their androgenic level is very low? Is it strange that everyone on the forum is talking about the rejuvenating effect of androgens, if children are the...
  11. D

    Vitamin A and T3 for testosterone - dosage

    I know RP has said that the best way to raise testosterone is to take vitamin a and T3 but I've never found any info about dosage. Do you have any information about that or your own experience?
  12. Cameron

    Has anyone reliably increased DHT or T with t3 therapy?

    Has anyone confirmed an androgenic benefit or increase in androgens from using T3 or thyroid therapy in general? T3 is reliably an androgen agonist how has the therapy played out in androgenic function or a “secondary puberty” effect in males here?
  13. czgr

    Confusion about T use

    In this recent talk Georgi is endorsing very high dose Testosterone use (100 mg a day), saying (according to the study) even 50 mg per day wasn't good enough. I'm very confused now, since I saw him recommend a physiological dose of about 5 mg per day. I use a few milligrams of T transscrotally...
  14. Gûs80

    Could aromatase inhibitors be useful in autoimmune diseases?

    Dr Ray Peat mentions in some articles that the cause of autoimmune diseases is high estrogen. Considering this, has anyone seen benefits from using a pharmaceutical aromatase inhibitor? I have a positive ANA marker for Lupus/Sjogren's, and even though it's low, I have several of the symptoms of...
  15. DDRB

    From how much testosterone the receptors are saturated ?

    I will be taking testosterone again for an indefinite period, probably 100mg ace or prop test per day and intramuscular injection (C8 + BA + BB solution). I should be getting between 2000/3000ng/dl per day if it was like last time. However, testosterone is expensive and I wonder if being at such...
  16. J

    Alphagels 10% DHT in DMSO?

    Hi all, After getting DHT raws seized I’ve had luck successfully bringing in finished 10% DHT gel in a DMSO base. Has anyone had any experience with Alphagels Compounding 10% DHT gel? I’ve had it recommended to me by a reputable bodybuilding forum member and I can see they’re quite known on...
  17. Hans

    Should “inflammatory” testosterone-boosting saturated fat be avoided since it increases endotoxin

    https://men-elite.com/2022/05/17/should-inflammatory-testosterone-boosting-saturated-fat-be-avoided-since-it-increases-endotoxin/ If saturated fat is good for testosterone but endotoxin bad, how can saturated fat be good if it enhances the absorption of endotoxin and causes inflammation?
  18. Hans

    Shilajit on testosterone, dopamine and sexual function

    https://men-elite.com/2022/05/13/shilajit-on-testosterone-dopamine-and-sexual-function/ What has been your experience with shilajit?
  19. haidut

    Hypogonadism in older males due to low OXPHOS

    I suspect many readers will simply say "duh!", but believe or not the origin of age-related hypogonadism in males is still considered unknown. Most endocrinologists have discovered experimentally that treating their patients with SERM or AI drugs restores androgens to youthful levels, but the...
  20. ScurveDream

    Muscle & Growth Overall = (mostly) Unsaturated; Estrogenic? Is this why some people have bigger muscles or bigger bones; others smaller/less mass?

    Obviously it's more complicated than that to a degree, but I got to reading this old thread by @haidut on saturatedness or unsaturedness: https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/unsaturation-estrogenic-saturation-androgenic.13162/#post-180467 Here is the study he referenced: Oestrogenic...
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