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How to achieve a crazy pump – plus the stack

A pump is what you get when you exercise a certain muscle group and that muscle becomes gorged with blood, making your skin feel very tight against your muscle, veins popping, etc. You might even walk differently because a muscle is so pumped, making some people feel very egotistic. Pre-workouts are sold by the millions … Continue reading How to achieve a crazy pump – plus the stack

Increase estrogen detoxification through the liver

Estrogen is the opposite of the manly hormones, namely DHEA, testosterone and DHT. Men are thought to have way less estrogen that woman, but in reality, some men have equal amounts and even higher than some women. This increase in estrogen can be seen as a result of reduced mitochondrial function, liver problems, sluggish thyroid, … Continue reading Increase estrogen detoxification through the liver

PUFA dangers part 5: Androgens, estrogen, prolactin & cortisol

PUFAs, when incorporated into cell membranes, cause the cells to become more fluid, are chaotropic, disorderly and reduce their function (1). Steroids are made in the mitochondria and require lots of ATP (energy molecule of the cells) to synthesize steroid optimally. Low ATP = low steroidogenesis. Steroidogenesis requires cholesterol, vitamin A, thyroid hormones, NAD+, magnesium … Continue reading PUFA dangers part 5: Androgens, estrogen, prolactin & cortisol

Theanine – anti-anxiety, anti-glutamate, anti-cortisol and pro-GABA

Theanine is a non-protein amino acid and is similar in structure to glutamate, the most important excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain, which allows the compound to interact with glutamate receptors such as AMPA, kainate, and NMDA (at the glycine site). Which provides neuroprotection against glutamate toxicity. It's mainly found in tea in small concentrations. Black … Continue reading Theanine – anti-anxiety, anti-glutamate, anti-cortisol and pro-GABA

The High Serotonin Personality

Serotonin is a complicated neurotransmitter that, contrary to other neurotransmitters, has an influence on everything in the body. It's currently believed to aid in anxiety, depression, impatience, impulsiveness, anger, etc. One of the main reasons for this is that the metabolite of serotonin, 5-HIAA, is low in people with these symptoms. The research is thus … Continue reading The High Serotonin Personality