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5 Ways to Sustain a Stronger Erection

Dr. Chandrabhan Singh 90% (67 ratings)
BHMS
Sexologist, Delhi
5 Ways to Sustain a Stronger Erection

A number of internal and external factors, such as supply of blood, sufficient oxygen and the functioning of the other bodily systems at the time of erection, determines the health of erection. While stimulant drugs and other kinds of medicines are short term solutions to sustain an erection for a longer period of time, sometimes certain changes in your daily lifestyle can also be of great benefit. Here are 5 ways to have a stronger erection:

  1. A healthy diet: Regular heavy meals are not good for your erection. This is because the flow of blood slows down and the digestive system begins working very fast. High cholesterol level or blood sugar level can cause nerve damage all over the body. If the nerves associated with the sexual organs are harmed, sexual function can be impaired. Fruits and berries which are high in micro nutrients and antioxidants are beneficial and should be a part of your diet instead.
  2. Lesser consumption of alcohol: Alcohol is primarily a depressant and can affect the normal functioning of the nerves. More than two standard size drinks in a day can be harmful because the liver is unable to process more. In fact, the toxins of alcohol build up in the body and affect most of the organ systems. Over consumption of alcohol has been directly linked to limited sexual desire, premature ejaculation, and temporary and long term erectile dysfunction.
  3. Acupuncture therapy: Acupuncture therapy involves inserting thin, sharp needles in the pressure points of the entire body to realign and regulate the flow of energy in the body. Psychogenic erectile dysfunction is essentially a disorder of the interaction between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. This can be corrected by activating the pressure points along the spinal cord. Acupuncture therapy has been proven to be an effective treatment for about 60% of the patients who underwent the procedure.
  4. Minimized intake of drugs: Medication for disorders like social anxiety, depression and narcolepsy has negative impacts on the nervous system. Other drugs like amphetamines, methadone, nicotine, opiates and barbiturates are also responsible for certain cases of erectile dysfunction. The use of such drugs should be limited to prescriptions and medical emergencies in order to improve your ability to sustain a strong erection.
  5. Lowered stress levels: Psychological stress leads to the secretion of adrenaline and cortisol hormones. These result in decreased secretion of sex hormones like testosterone because the secretion of stress hormones is prioritized by the body. So, lowering the level of stress can do wonders for sexual health and functioning.
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Foods That Lower Testosterone Levels!

Dt. Neha Suryawanshi 94% (12108 ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Foods That Lower Testosterone Levels!

Foods that lower testosterone

1. Alcohol: this has been linked to lowered testosterone levels. By discontinuing excessive alcohol consumption, you can expect to improve the sex life of both you and your partner. It is also advised to avoid mixed drinks, as they may contain excess amounts of sugar, leading to weight gain.

2. Ice cream: this tasty treat is packed with sugar and empty calories, making it a poor choice for the health conscious. Ice cream may also lead to increased fatigue and migraine onset when eaten in high quantity. A better-frozen alternative would be frozen or plain yogurt.

3. Pasta: is high in carbohydrates, making it also high in calories. While the body loves carbs and can actually burn them off faster, running a marathon soon after you eat a huge serving of this starchy food is highly unlikely. If you don’t burn off these extra calories, your body will store the extra energy as fat.

4. Snacks: praised for their convenience and delicious taste, snacks like chips, chocolate bars, and cookies are high in sugar and carbohydrates that can instantly raise blood sugar levels. It may take some effort and willpower, but replacing unhealthy snacks with raw vegetables, raw nuts, or even dark chocolate can help increase male libido and provide the body with the healthy fats that your body needs.

5. Breakfast biscuits and cookies: generally considered high in trans fats, as they tend to be highly processed. These types of foods affect hormones in the body, including testosterone. By changing your early morning eating habit to something less processed, you can keep your testosterone levels optimal.

6. Nachos and chicken wings: despite being a favorite “game day” food option, eating nachos can provide the body more carbs than it really needs, leading to excess weight gain. Also, eating deep fried wings can contribute to increased cholesterol levels, which can affect the heart over time.

7. Low-fat diet sugar: having the right about of fat in the diet is recommended for the release of testosterone as well as to increase sex drive. Studies have shown that low-fat diets contribute to lower testosterone levels, with men who better regulate their blood sugar levels having better sex. The reason for this is that too much sugar in the diet can lower testosterone levels. Many low-fat diets trade fat for carbohydrates, which gets converted into glucose in the body, much like sugar.

8. Flax: a widely known health food and a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. However, flax seeds do not contain enough to overcome the effect of low testosterone, as flax seeds themselves contain compounds called lignans that mimic estrogen in the body. Flax seeds are considered to have three times more estrogen-like hormones than soybeans do. If flax seeds are your source of omega 3’s and you are a male suffering from low testosterone, it may be time to get a separate omega 3 supplement.

9. Licorice: a herb that most people associate with the worst tasting candy, licorice can help reduce stress when consumed as a tea. But it also contains high amounts of estrogen-like compounds.

10. Beer: a different form of alcohol, beer is different as it contains many more calories and carbs and can be very bad for men. The hops used to make beer is estrogenic and contain 300, 000 ius of estrogen per 100g of hops.

11. Soy: high in a compound called isoflavones that are proven to be estrogenic, soy is one type of food men with low testosterone should avoid. Their estrogen-like effect has been considered so strong that eating large amounts is almost equivalent to taking birth control pills, in theory.

12. Spearmint: this refreshing herb is used in everything from tea to chewing gum. It is also an old remedy for women to get rid of facial hair due to the estrogenic compounds it provides. Eating natural spearmint should be avoided in men concerned about their t levels.

13. Legumes and beans: this category of food is known for its estrogenic activity. For example, the lima bean is filled with a compound called phytoestrogenic fiber inositol and lignans that have been proven to lower serum testosterone as well as inhibit dihydrotestosterone levels.

14. Whole grains: while considered good for the digestive system, grains have testosterone mechanisms. They contain gluten that can increase prolactin levels and reduce testosterone levels. Diet rich in dietary fiber can also lower testosterone. Additionally, most grains can suck out essential minerals from the body.

15. Soda: soft drinks have excessive quantities of sugar and are one of the major contributors to the obesity epidemic. Not only is the liquid itself bad for you, but the bottles they are packaged in may also harm your health, as they are often made with phthalates that have strong estrogen-like properties.

16. Fast food: most of these establishments use low-grade meats to sell to their customers. The meat sources may be fed low-quality food and injected with antibiotics and growth hormones throughout their lives. Fast food is also very greasy, with the majority of items being deep fried. Sunflower and soybean oil can significantly reduce the testosterone levels in males.

17. Cheese: while great on your pizza and nachos, this dairy product can potentially mess with the body’s natural production of the hormone, including estrogen and testosterone.

18. High-pufa vegetable oils: polyunsaturated fats found in these types of oils has been proven in studies to reduce testosterone levels and should be avoided.

19. High doses of dietary fiber: while many people will tell you that increasing your dietary intake of fiber is good for you, it may, in fact, affect testosterone levels. The problem arises when a male eats too much fiber, altering the metabolism of testosterone, decreasing its levels. It is not advised to restrict fiber altogether if low testosterone is a concern, but to eat a regular amount of fiber.

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7 Surprising Signs You Have Low Testosterone!

Dr. Vinod Raina 92% (4770 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
7 Surprising Signs You Have Low Testosterone!

What is low testosterone?

Let's define testosterone at first. Testosterone can be described as hormone generated by the body. Testicles produce it in the case of men, and ovaries in the event of women. Many people usually think of low testosterone as men's problems, but it is also observed in the development of women.

The problem of low testosterone is seen mainly among the older age people.However, it does not mean that young people don't have this problem. It is seen among the people less than 40 years old.

Surprising signs of low testosterone

In this article, I am going to reveal some of the surprising signs of low testosterone. Just read this article, and check whether you have these signs or not.

1. Mood Swing

In most of the cases, our mood depends on upon our circumstances and surroundings. However, in the event of a person having low testosterone, it's different. The person with this problem usually feels irritated and experience depression or lack of focus. The problem of mood swing is taken as the sign of mental problems, but the person with low testosterone (low T) are also affected by mood swing.

2. No interest in sex

When someone says that he/she is not interested in sex, you will be surprised. After all, sex is one of the most attracted things in human life. Yes, this sign can be seen among the people with the problem of low T. Due to lack of hormone generated, you want to have less sex in comparison to ordinary citizens. Healthy people usually enjoy having sex on a regular basis, but not in the case of a person with low T.

3. Body Hair Fall

Low testosterone also known as hypogonadism leads to body hair fall. This might not be in the case of every person, but there are individuals who have observed this sign due to hypogonadism. Testosterone has a vital role in the various bodies function, and one of them includes the production of hair. This might be a worrying sign for some, as it affects their personality.

4. Low Semen Volume

Testosterone also plays a crucial role in the production of semen. Semen is a white seminal fluid which is secreted by sexual glands. As testosterone plays a vital role in sperm production, the small volume of testosterone has a direct relationship with the amount of semen produced by the sexual glands. The low T means the low hormone production, so it results in low sperm production as well.

5. Reduction in Energy Level

When you are in the workplace, you must have a positive attitude and optimum levels of energy to perform well. Energetic employees or employers are the ones who can lead the people in their organization. However, the people with hypogonadism or low T are always drained, and it leads to stress due to underperformance.The people with low T just cannot have a success due to their lack of energy and stress.

This is a big problem, and it is necessary to find some solution to bring the level of testosterone back to normal again. There might be many male enhancement pills, but among all of them, Spartagen XT is one of the best I have seen. While searching for the top enhancement pills, I have come across Spartagen XT.

Spartagen XT is top male enhancement pills with 100% natural supplement containing various herbal ingredients and vitamins, leading to boosted body's testosterone production and it has been able to win the heart of many consumers.

It is vital to bring your energy level back to normal, and you should take some actions for boosting testosterone production.

6. Increment in Body Fat

If your body fat is continually increasing, then it might be due to low T. There was a study conducted on this issue, and researchers found that testosterone has a role in the way body preserves the fat.

7. Weak Grip

The person with low testosterone will have a soft grip. Low T sucks the strength out of the skeleton leading to a soft grip. The people with hypogonadism are frail; they are no longer able to hold a firm handshake.

Conclusion

Should you be concerned about hypogonadism? Yes, you must be concerned about low testosterone problem. I hope you have got some valuable information about low T after reading this article. Anyone with these signs should start taking action to get over this problem.

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Hormone Testosterone

Dr. Sonali Khomane 95% (6221 ratings)
BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hormone Testosterone

Hormone Testosterone

Testosterone is a powerful hormone, with the ability to control sex drive, regulate sperm production, promote muscle mass, increase energy, and even influence human behavior (such as aggression and competitiveness). It’s no wonder that a decrease in testosterone would cause quite a stir. However, it is a natural part of aging.

In the womb

Testosterone plays an important role in shaping the developing fetus during pregnancy. It drives the development of the male reproductive system. Testosterone also masculinizes the brain. Testosterone levels have to fall within a very narrow margin in order for the fetal brain to be healthy. High levels of fetal testosterone may be linked to autism. Low levels of fetal testosterone may boost your chances of getting alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Adolescence to early adulthood

Testosterone levels are at their highest during adolescence and early adulthood. The first physical signs of testosterone, or androgens, in the body are apparent during puberty. A boy’s voice changes, his shoulders broaden, and his facial structure becomes more masculine. But as men get older, their testosterone levels decline about 1 percent per year after age 30.

Testosterone and aging

Low testosterone levels can cause changes in sexual function, including:


Reduced sexual desire, or low libido
Fewer spontaneous erections
Impotence (erectile dysfunction)
Infertility

Other signs of decreased testosterone levels include:

Changes in sleep patterns
Emotional changes, such as low self-confidence or lack of motivation
Physical changes, like increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density

The normal range of testosterone levels in healthy adult males is between 280 to 1, 100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dl).

Other possibilities

While the symptoms described here are considered a normal part of aging, they could also be signs of several underlying factors. These include:


A reaction to certain medications
Thyroid gland disorders
Depression
Excessive alcohol use 
 
The best time of day to have a blood sample taken for a testosterone test is around 8 a.m.

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Testosterone Hormone

Dr. Sonali Khomane 95% (6221 ratings)
BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Testosterone Hormone

Testosterone is a powerful hormone, with the ability to control sex drive, regulate sperm production, promote muscle mass, increase energy, and even influence human behavior (such as aggression and competitiveness). It’s no wonder that a decrease in testosterone would cause quite a stir. However, it is a natural part of aging.

In the Womb

Testosterone plays an important role in shaping the developing fetus during pregnancy. It drives the development of the male reproductive system. Testosterone also masculinizes the brain.testosterone levels have to fall within a very narrow margin in order for the fetal brain to be healthy. High levels of fetal testosterone may be linked to autism.low levels of fetal testosterone may boost your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Adolescence to Early Adulthood

Testosterone levels are at their highest during adolescence and early adulthood. The first physical signs of testosterone, or androgens, in the body are apparent during puberty. A boy’s voice changes, his shoulders broaden, and his facial structure becomes more masculine. But as men get older, their testosterone levels decline about 1 percent per year after age 30.

Male   Female  
Age: T Level (ng/dL): Age: T Level (ng/dL):
0-5 months 75-400 0-5 months 20-80
6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20 6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20
10-11 yrs. <7-130 10-11 yrs. <7-44
12-13 yrs. <7-800 12-16 yrs. <7-75
14 yrs. <7-1,200 17-18 yrs. 20-75
15-16 yrs. 100-1,200 19+ yrs. 8-60
17-18 yrs. 300-1,200    
19+ yrs. 240-950    
Avg. Adult Male 270-1,070 Avg. Adult Female 15-70
30+ yrs. -1% per year

Testosterone and Aging

low testosterone levels can cause changes in sexual function, including:

  • reduced sexual desire, or low libido
  • fewer spontaneous erections
  • impotence (erectile dysfunction)
  • infertility
  • Other signs of decreased testosterone levels include:

  • changes in sleep patterns
  • emotional changes, such as low self-confidence or lack of motivation
  • physical changes, like increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density

The normal range of testosterone levels in healthy adult males is between 280 to 1,100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL).

Other Possibilities

While the symptoms described here are considered a normal part of aging, they could also be signs of several underlying factors. These include:

  • a reaction to certain medications
  • thyroid gland disorders
  • depression
  • excessive alcohol use                                                                                 
  •  
  • the best time of day to have a blood sample taken for a testosterone test is around 8 a.m.
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Increase testosterone level naturally

Dr. Rushali Angchekar 95% (55152 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Increase testosterone level naturally-
Short intense exercise has a proven positive effect on increasing testosterone levels and preventing its decline.
Warm up for three minutes
Exercise as hard and fast as you can for 30 seconds. You should feel like you couldn't possibly go on another few seconds
Recover at a slow to moderate pace for 90 seconds
Repeat the high intensity exercise and recovery 7 more times
Lose weight-if you're overweight, shedding the excess pounds may increase your testosterone levels, overweight men are more likely to have low testosterone levels to begin with, so this is an important trick to increase your body's testosterone production when you need it most.
Your diet is the best source of zinc; along with protein-rich foods like raw milk, raw cheese, beans, and yogurt or kefir made from raw milk.
Vitamin d, a steroid hormone, is essential for the healthy development of the nucleus of the sperm cell, and helps maintain semen quality and sperm count. Vitamin d also increases levels of testosterone, which may boost libido.
When you're under a lot of stress, your body releases high levels of the stress hormone cortisol. This hormone actually blocks the effects of testosterone.
Testosterone levels decrease after you eat sugar, which is likely because the sugar leads to a high insulin level, another factor leading to low testosterone.
Healthy fats you can eat more of to give your testosterone levels a boost include:
Olives and olive oil
Coconuts and coconut oil
Butter made from raw grass-fed organic milk
Raw nuts, such as, almonds or pecans
Organic pastured egg yolks
Avocados
Grass-fed meats
Palm oil
Unheated organic nut oils.
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What Happens To Testosterone Levels With Age?

Dr. Vinod Raina 92% (4770 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
What Happens To Testosterone Levels With Age?

Everyone would like to age gracefully such that the age is simply a number and adds to one's charm. However in practice, this may sometimes cease to happen. In more cases than not, underlying reason for the same is the declining testosterone levels.

Testosterone is the powerful hormone which performs a host of functions in our bodies, including:

  • Managing libido
  • Regulating sperm production
  • Promoting muscle mass
  • Regularizing energy levels

A decrease in testosterone levels could be a significant matter in the life of most people. Reduction in testosterone levels with age is nevertheless a natural part of aging.

IN THE WOMB

While one is in the developing stages as a fetus in the womb, testosterone plays an important role in development. This drives the development of male reproductive system as well.

ADOLESCENCE TO EARLY ADULTHOOD

It is while one is an adolescent or in early adulthood that one's testosterone levels are the highest. During puberty, first signs of testosterone or androgens are apparent.

  1. A boy's voice changes
  2. His shoulders broaden
  3. Facial structure becomes more masculine

However with passage of years, testosterone levels begin to decline. This declines at around 1% per year after 30 years of age.

Low testosterone could be linked with sexual dysfunctions, some of which include:-

  1. A loss in libido
  2. Inability to get spontaneous erections
  3. Impotence
  4. Erectile dysfunction
  5. Infertility in women

Reducing levels of testosterone may also lead to changes such as:

  1. Feeling tired all the time
  2. Not getting the desired results with diet and exercise
  3. Reduced performance at work
  4. Change in sleeping patterns
  5. Emotional changes
  6. Increase in body fat
  7. Reduction in muscle bulk or loss of strength
  8. Reducing bone density

With advancement in medical science, doctors have come to discover that low testosterone levels could be the underlying cause of disorders such as

  1. diabetes
  2. hypertension
  3. Coronary artery disease
  4. depression

While the symptoms as mentioned above may be considered as normal part of aging, these may also result from some underlying factors.

These may include:-

  1. A reaction to certain medications
  2. Thyroid gland disorders
  3. Depression
  4. Excessive use of alcohol

It is very important to make sure that one maintains the right testosterone levels in one's body. While going for the right kind of a diet is of extreme importance, one may also choose to go for some herbal supplements.

These herbal supplements should not be seen as steroids, because they are not testosterone enhancers. Instead, these contain the right kind of herbs that would be very useful for one to maintain the right kind of hormone balance in the body, and also make sure that all systems in the body function well.

Keep your testosterone levels to the optimum, only with Stay-On Power Capsules. 100% herbal, Stay-On Power Capsules are free from all steroids, have no side effects on your being and work equally well for men and women alike.

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How to Get Testosterone Boost Naturally And Safely?

Dr. Vinod Raina 92% (4770 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
How to Get Testosterone Boost Naturally And Safely?

Low libido, erectile dysfunction, loss of muscle tone and lean mass, increased body fat, mood swings etc. are some ways in which a drop in testosterone can affect you. A drop in testosterone levels if what all men experience after the age of 30.

This drop in testosterone occurs at the rate of 1-1.5% a year. This translates into 10-15% loss of testosterone over a decade. Most men can live with that. However, by the time they hit 50, they are 20-30% short of this male hormone. This is the time when such effects can make your life as well as that of people around you terrible.

Most men with low testosterone become so irritable that living with them becomes a nightmare.

Fortunately, it is possible to increase testosterone with the help of some simple changes in your diet and lifestyle. Here are some simple and easy ways to boost your T-levels:

1. Begin Exercising - A regular workout is great for boosting testosterone in your body. Strength training happens to be a far better alternative as compared to other forms of exercise. Some of the best exercises that can help you give a major testosterone boost include squats, lunges, deadlifts etc.

2. Stop Using Soy and Soy Products - It's highly unfortunate that a lot of health supplements contain soy as an ingredient. As a matter of fact, soy and soy products can enhance estrogen levels in your body. A high level of estrogen lowers testosterone in men. Next time you shopping, avoid anything with soy in it.

3. Avoid Alcohol - If you are one those guys who love to booze, you need to rethink about this habit. Alcohol can suppress testosterone production in your body. As a matter of fact, alcohol lowers both growth hormone and Luteinizing Hormone or LH secretion. A low level of LH bears a direct negative impact on testosterone secretion.

Not just this, alcohol also affects fat metabolism adversely resulting in massive fat storage. Excess fat tends to enhance estrogen levels that lowers testosterone.

Thus, it's in your best interest to give up alcohol altogether.

4. Enjoy Some Nuts - Nuts such as walnuts, pine nuts etc. are great for your increasing testosterone production. They are a rich source of essential fats such as Omega 3 fatty acids that are required by your body to produce testosterone. Have a moderate serving of such nuts every morning. Apart from increasing your testosterone levels, they can help boost your energy levels too.

5. Get Enough Sleep - Lack of sleep is one of the factors that can actually affect your T-levels adversely. Most of us work in extremely competitive environment and have to compromise on sleep more often than not. Lack of sleep builds stress and enhance levels of stress hormone cortisol in the bloodstream. This hormone and testosterone are inversely related to each other. What it means is that an increase in Cortisol implies a drop in your testosterone levels.

Try to get enough sleep each night. You must sleep for at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night.

6. Natural Testosterone Supplements - One of the best ways to boost your testosterone levels is with the help of natural testosterone supplements. Such pills are a better alternative to testosterone shots or injections since they are safe and devoid of side effects.

Some of the best supplements include ingredients like Tribulus Terrestris, D-Aspartic Acid, Ginseng Extract, Fenugreek, Zinc and a couple of Vitamins.

They can help boost muscle growth, increase fat burning, elevate your mood, enhance libido and also ensure rock solid erections. They can provide a complete body makeover for you. No wonder, such supplements have become a massive hit with men over 40 around the world.

 

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Risks and Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

Dr. Bhavna Mehta 88% (39 ratings)
DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Risks and Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

Low level of testosterone can end up affecting various aspects of a your life. It can affect your libido, your performance in bed along with your motivation and energy. Testosterone replacement therapy can bring the levels back to what they were before and restore his lost confidence, energy and vigour.

Testosterone is a hormone which is mainly produced in the testicles. Testosterone controls bone density, distribution of fat, muscle mass and strength, body and facial hair, red blood cell production, sex drive and production of sperms.

Testosterone levels generally lower with age, especially after 30. Usually, in older men, low levels of testosterone result in androgen deficiency. Androgen deficiency affects the muscle mass, bone density, weight and can drastically change sleep patterns as well. On the other hand, testicle injury, testicular cancer or treatment for it, hormonal disorders, infections, HIV/AIDS, chronic kidney or liver disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity can lead to low testosterone levels as well.

While testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) seems very desirable, there are certain risks and benefits which need to be considered.

Factors to be considered before opting for it

1. Sleep apnea is one of the risk factors of TRT. In this condition, breathing stops and starts repeatedly when you sleep.

2. Acne problems and other skin disorders

3. Swollen breasts. Men with breast cancer should not opt for this treatment.

4. TRT can trigger noncancerous prostate growth.

5. Sperm production is limited or the testicles might shrink

6. Chances of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in veins) leading to pulmonary embolism (clots burst and lodge into your lungs) are increased.

Benefits of getting a testosterone therapy done

1. Sexual drive, performance and function are improved.

2. Mineral density of the bones gets restored

3. Healthy weight loss, thus improving your body composition

4. Muscle strength and mass improves

5. Mood and energy gets a boost

6. Cognitive functions improve

7. Lessens the risks of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

8. Improves metabolism

9. Reduces chances of anaemia or improves the condition if you are already suffering from it  If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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Foods To Increase Testosterone levels!

Dt. Neha Suryawanshi 94% (12108 ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Foods To Increase Testosterone levels!

Foods that increase testosterone levels

1. Tuna

This fish is not just full of vitamin d, but it is also low in calories and great for heart health. You can eat it fresh or canned, as it doesn’t really make a difference. A single serving will fulfill your vitamin d requirements for a day. Don’t like the taste of tuna? don’t worry you can eat salmon or sardines, they have the same high levels of vitamin d and other vital nutrients that keep you healthy.

2. Eggs

Remember when eggs were bad for you? it turns out the science behind that argument was actually what was bad for you. The tests that they conducted were done on mice and as it turns out, eggs are great sources of not just full of vitamin d, they are also loaded with other nutrients, such as lean protein for building quality muscle.

3. Oysters

You may have heard that oysters are an aphrodisiac and there is some truth to that. Though they are not full of vitamin d, instead, they are high in zinc which is good for increasing the production of testosterone. Check your current diet to see if you may be suffering a zinc deficiency. Load up with foods that contain zinc the next time you go shopping. Most shellfish are a tremendous source.

4. Grass fed beef

The current science is showing us that eating moderate amounts of beef is actually good for you, not bad as previously thought. If you have been holding out on the beef because you thought it is unhealthy it is time to let go of your fear. One serving of beef a day will give your testosterone levels the boost that is needed. We suggest a quality organic or grass fed beef to minimize the chemicals.

5. Beans

Beans are great for men who are looking to increase their testosterone levels because they are rich in both vitamin d and zinc. If you are wondering which kinds of beans, you should know that almost all kinds benefit you. The reason why many men wont eat beans is how long it takes to prepare them. If this is the case for you then all you need to do is invest in a pressure cooker and your beans will be ready in just a few minutes.

6. Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits are loaded with vitamin c that reduces cortisol, the stress hormone. They also contain vitamin a that is required for testosterone production. The great thing about them is that they are available most of the year so you can get a load of them any time you want.

7. Celery

This is one of the most powerful ways of boosting testosterone production. In fact, experts say that even smelling celery can increase it significantly. This is because it contains apigening which helps produce testosterone. The best way to eat celery is as a snack in between workouts.

8. Butter

Note that this should be butter only from grass fed cows. Butter is great for you because it contains vitamins a, c and d that are all vital for testosterone production. The reason why they insist on grass fed is because cows that are not left to graze naturally produce milk that doesn’t contain high amounts of these vitamins. It should also be noted that butter is a healthier option than margarine.

9. Avocados

Vitamins a, b, c, d, e, k, omega-3s, potassium, folic acid, and healthy cholesterol are all found in a single avocado and are good not just for testosterone reasons but for a variety of health reasons. If you want to have great nails and nicer hair, for instance, eat an avocado a day and see the difference. Don’t worry about the fat because this is the friendly fat that your body needs.

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