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Inhibit Aromatase Estrogen Testosterone
No.: Flaxseed is sometimes tried for cancer because it is broken down by the body into chemicals called “lignans.” lignans are similar to the female hormone estrogen - so similar, in fact, that they compete with estrogen for a part in certain chemical reactions. As a result, natural Estrogens seem to become less powerful in the body. Aromatase is not estrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true the aromatase enzyme converts testosterone into oestrogen and if so is there a way to increase it's production?
If a natural weightlifter took anti cancer medication (aromatase inhibitor), shouldn't his testosterone level increase dramatically?
Increase somewhat: Aromatase inhibitors inhibit the effect of estrogen on the pituitary gland as well as elsewhere. As a result they can increase pituitary hormones that stimulate testosterone production modestly, not usually dramatically. By the way, these medications are banned by most major sports ...Read more
Aromatase: FTM requires two things: 1: I do not take care of such patients unless I am notified by a Psychologist who is taking care of the patient. 2: I do not see any indication for aromatase inhibitors to be given in addition to testosterone. I have been fortunate to have reasonable success with FTM and MTF. ...Read more
Low testosterone, low estradiol, high estrone, weight good, taking 200mg testosterone a day at cheek & gum, using a aromatase inhibitor, why low t?
Nothing unless . . .: How do you know your estrogen & testosterone are high? Don't focus on numbers & levels. Instead, focus on how you feel & function. How healthy are you? If you're healthy, then no need to worry. If you're suffering from excess E & T, then talk to your doc who can order some tests to determine why you might be off kilter. Aside from that, exercise & nutrition are your friend. Focus on that instead. ...Read more
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