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Body fat and testosterone related?

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Dr. Howard Tay
Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Testosterone

The amount of body fat can influence the ratio between testosterone and estrogen in your body.
Adipose tissue (fat) has the ability to convert testosterone to estrogen. www.peedoc.com @drhtay.

In brief: Testosterone

The amount of body fat can influence the ratio between testosterone and estrogen in your body.
Adipose tissue (fat) has the ability to convert testosterone to estrogen. www.peedoc.com @drhtay.
Dr. Howard Tay
Dr. Howard Tay
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
That is one reason why daily exercise and weight reduction are key in the conservative approach to increasing active testosterone levels.
Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fat lowers T

New studies have shown that overweight men tend to have lower testosterone levels.
This compounds the problem that fat cells (in both men and women) produce estrogen, and therefore, estrogen side-effects. In men, this can cause nipple tenderness and breast development.

In brief: Fat lowers T

New studies have shown that overweight men tend to have lower testosterone levels.
This compounds the problem that fat cells (in both men and women) produce estrogen, and therefore, estrogen side-effects. In men, this can cause nipple tenderness and breast development.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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