THE BASICS

What is testosterone? SHBG? Thyroid? How does the endocrine system work? And what the heck even is a hormone? This category will get you up to speed with the basics.

In short, this is where we cover all the basics. This category is also home to some of the many "list articles", including our most popular article ever, the "how to increase testosterone article". So take a read and educate yourself. The endocrine system may seem impossibly complex at first, but once you start understanding the basics, everything falls in place.

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Post-Cycle Therapy

By Ali Kuoppala | 20/11/2016 | Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide to Natural Post-Cycle Therapy
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Here at Anabolic Men, we don’t recommend anyone to use steroids, yet, we acknowledge the fact that many of our readers have used them before, and are seeking for ways to jump-start their natural testosterone production after the suppression caused by exogenous hormone use. Normally, if you’ve already done a cycle of steroids, you should…

What is Herbal Testosterone Replacement and Does it Work?

By Ali Kuoppala | 11/11/2016 | Comments Off on What is Herbal Testosterone Replacement and Does it Work?
herbal testosterone replacement

When a man has low testosterone levels, a doctor often prescribes HRT (hormone replacement therapy). This consists of the actual male hormone; testosterone, in either injections, pellets, gels, creams, or tablets (this last one being fairly uncommon these days). Hormone replacement therapy with actual androgens is highly effective at restoring blood levels of testosterone, although…

3 Uncommon Natural HRT Alternatives that Can Work Just as Well

By Ali Kuoppala | 30/10/2016 | Comments Off on 3 Uncommon Natural HRT Alternatives that Can Work Just as Well
natural hrt alternatives

When a man’s testosterone levels have declined, a doctor usually prescribes hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT most commonly includes an application of exogenous testosterone, which is administered via gel, cream, pellets, or injection. These are the same hormones that your body cannot produce enough naturally. Is HRT effective? Surely, depending on the dosage it reliably…

5 Ways to Naturally Reduce Insulin Resistance to Better Handle Carbohydrates Again

By Ali Kuoppala | 29/10/2016 | Comments Off on 5 Ways to Naturally Reduce Insulin Resistance to Better Handle Carbohydrates Again
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Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which turns the carbohydrates you eat into the simplest form of sugar; glucose. Insulin sensitivity on the other hand, is the term used to describe how responsive your cells are to insulin or how well they can utilize it for glucose conversion. If your cells can’t work…

3 Shocking Hormone Replacement Therapy Side Effects

By Ali Kuoppala | 22/10/2016 | Comments Off on 3 Shocking Hormone Replacement Therapy Side Effects
hormone replacement therapy side effects

When a doctor finds out that man has low testosterone levels, he immediately prescribes medication for it. In the case of low T, this medication is most likely a source of exogenous testosterone in the forms of creams, gels or injected. Does this bring the levels of testosterone back to normal? In most cases, yes. But what…