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How could a supplement lower DHT but multiply testosterone and androgen?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Medication, not supp

Testosterone is broken down into Dht & e2 (estradiol) under a feedback system not unlike a thermostat.
By lowering dht, you can trick body into making more t in order to raise dht. Same w/lowering e2 to raise t. Beware that Dht & e2 are on a seesaw so that lowering one raises other. In other words, always check all 3 levels. Finally, supplements alone can't do this, just medications.

In brief: Medication, not supp

Testosterone is broken down into Dht & e2 (estradiol) under a feedback system not unlike a thermostat.
By lowering dht, you can trick body into making more t in order to raise dht. Same w/lowering e2 to raise t. Beware that Dht & e2 are on a seesaw so that lowering one raises other. In other words, always check all 3 levels. Finally, supplements alone can't do this, just medications.
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Can't be done right!

Testosterone is converted to 5-dht by 5-alpha-reductase.
Drugs that block formation of 5-dht, also lower the androgenic and anabolic effects of testosterone (read the fda labels) do not increase testosterone( Avodart (dutasteride) and finasteride). Dht is the active testosterone, so to speak!

In brief: Can't be done right!

Testosterone is converted to 5-dht by 5-alpha-reductase.
Drugs that block formation of 5-dht, also lower the androgenic and anabolic effects of testosterone (read the fda labels) do not increase testosterone( Avodart (dutasteride) and finasteride). Dht is the active testosterone, so to speak!
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Dr. Thomas Namey
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