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What are side effects of DHT blockers?

What are side effects of DHT blockers?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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I was wondering are side effects from DHT blocker temporary ?

I was wondering are side effects from DHT blocker temporary ?

Usually, CAREFUL.: Usually but not always. There may be early effects in men with reduced potency and libido, and some with gynecomastia. Occasionally the sexual effects are permanent. ...Read more

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What does kind of dangerous side effects does DHT blockers has?

What does kind of dangerous side effects does DHT blockers has?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of DHT blockers people should know about?

What are the side effects of DHT blockers people should know about?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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Revivogen is a topical DHT blocker and is formulated to not be systemically absorbed so there are no "post fin" side effects. What's your opinion?

Revivogen is a topical DHT blocker and is formulated to not be systemically absorbed so there are no "post fin" side effects. What's your opinion?

Not great: There is already data in regards to topical topical finasteride and topical fluridil, both of which are topical antiandrogens. The data isn't impressive at all. Remember, anything that can be absorbed into the skin can be absorbed into the body(systemically) though it doesn't mean that it happens in large quantities. If you're that interested in treatment consider sticking more main stream. ...Read more

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Would using Dihydrotestosterone (DHT)blockers like an Antiandrogen to block DHT's from affecting hair follicle growth have unpleasant side effects?

Sometimes: Some men may experience breast growth while taking a DHT blocker, especially if on the drug for a prolonged period. Libido can also happen. If this happens stopping it will regress problems. Hope this helped! @christianassad ...Read more

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I'm a male 19 years old and I have thinning hair on the sides of my head what causes it? Because DHT don't affect hair on the sides?

I'm a male 19 years old and I have thinning hair on the sides of my head what causes it? Because DHT don't affect hair on the sides?

Multiple causes : There are multiple forms of hair loss that can affect these areas including chronic telogen effluvium, frontal fibrosing alopecia and others. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate the areas for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How safe are DHT blocking products like propecia/finasteride/saw palmetto? Side efx like gynecomastia and libido loss... Are those common at all?help.

How safe are DHT blocking products like propecia/finasteride/saw palmetto? Side efx like gynecomastia and libido loss... Are those common at all?help.

Saw palmetto: is an unregulated supplement that has bio-identical properties, but is not standardized. If you are concerned about male pattern baldness, try using minoxidil and finasteride. Side effects are uncommon but possible. Try them and monitor for side effects. You can stop if dissatisfied with results. Claims that effects are long lasting seem dubious. ...Read more

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How long does it take to inhibit the effects of DHT which causes hair loss?

4-6 months: Although the inhibatory effect is immediate, because of the length of the hair growth cycle it could take up to 6 months to see a measurable change. ...Read more

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