Tag: hypogonadism

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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…

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Age-related steroid deficiency may be treatable with niacinamide

The study is actually about eye health, and the effects androgens play in it. However, the findings…

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Fasting / stress decimate gonadal steroidogenesis, with no effect on blood cortisol

A very interesting and very “controversial” (read: inconvenient truth) study, since it shows beyond reasonable doubt that…

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Stress ups cortisol/estrogen/prolactin, drops DHT, causes male infertility and prostate issues

If you try to discuss infertility with a fertility/reproductive specialist or an endocrinologist, and mention that chronic…

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Low DHT can cause hypogonadism symptoms even in eugonadal men

Seemingly contradictory title, but the study findings are pretty clear. Namely, even in males with normal testosterone…

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Oral pregnenolone as hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in humans

As many of my readers know, the first step in steroid synthesis is the so-called “side-chain cleavage”,…

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Low energy production (glucose metabolism) may cause andropause

As many of my readers know, aging men can also experience the equivalent of menopause and doctors…

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Endotoxin has a G.E.L.D.I.N.G effect, causes obesity and hypogonadism

A very interesting study proposing that the decline in gonadal function seen in obese/diabetic men is due…

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Endocrine disruptors in sunscreen absorb systemically after just one day of use, persist for days

So much for the safety of sunscreen. Of course, the article immediately goes on the defensive and…