Posts Tagged ‘SHBG’

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

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD  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…

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5 Potent Supplements that Lower SHBG Levels and Increase Free-Testosterone

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is a glycoprotein produced by the liver to regulate steroid hormones like testosterone (T) and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). SHBG works by binding into the active free-testosterone molecules, rendering them inactive and unable to bind the…

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Magnesium Foods: 5 Nutritional Sources of Magnesium to Boost Free Testosterone

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Magnesium is one of the essential micronutrients for human survival. It regulates more than 300 bodily enzymes and can increase free-testosterone levels by lowering the amount of sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) in blood. However, many magnesium rich foods…

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Boron and Testosterone: Cheap and Unpopular Trace Mineral and T-Booster

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD There are multiple micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) that contribute to testosterone synthesis, such as: vitamins A, C, D, K2, zinc, magnesium, iodine, calcium, etc… …But what is often left unmentioned is the trace mineral boron. When in fact it’s…

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