Posts Tagged ‘DHT’

Stinging Nettle Root and Testosterone: Can this Common Plant Really Increase Testosterone and Lower SHBG?

 Stinging nettle root (Urtica dioica) is a common plant most should already be familiar with. It’s added into many testosterone booster supplements, and generally stinging nettle is  labeled by some as a testosterone raising herbal supplement that works by inhibiting SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin), and thus makes testosterone more bio-available in the body. Confusingly, nettle…

Read More

6 DHT Supplements to Increase 5-a Reductase Naturally

DHT is a male hormone, androgen, similarly to testosterone. They are similar, yet different. Dihydrotestosterone, which is actually made from testosterone via the conversion caused by the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, has 2-3 times higher affinity towards the androgen receptors of the body and is bound for roughly five times longer than testosterone is. And whereas testosterone…

Read More

Creatine and Testosterone: The King of All Bodybuilding Supplements

Creatine is a natural substance that is present in almost all vertebraes. It’s a key component in skeletal muscle metabolism, and it’s also the most researched and respected bodybuilding supplement out there. Creatine works simply by increasing the amount of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) molecules inside the cells, which improve the message sending and energy production of them…

Read More

Dihydrotestosterone: 20 Ways to Increase DHT and 5-a Reductase Levels Naturally

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) optimization is a controversially controversial topic among men. Some say that it’s a “bad hormone” that causes hair loss and prostate enlargement, while others praise it for being the ultimate male hormone, since it’s significantly more potent than its little brother; testosterone. In fact, DHT has 2-3 times higher affinity to the androgen…

Read More