Low testosterone treatment without drugs
Low testosterone symptoms has becoming increasingly popular in men ever since the 1970's. As a matter of fact, medical literature has continually lowered the average standard for male testosterone in part because medical averages are increasingly lower than just twenty years ago. Low testosterone causes weight gain as well.
We've covered what causes low testosterone previously but here's a summary
- Lack of adequate quality sleep
- Increased stress
- Poor nutrition specifically high sugar and carbohydrate intake
- Too much or too little exercise
- Environmental toxins
There's a lot that we can do,without relying on drugs, to increase our low testosterone. The key is building the habits of a pro testosterone life and sticking with the program.How do you treat low testosterone without drugs?
Understand the importance of sleep
When you're asleep, your body is repairing damage from the day, whether it be alcohol consumption, exercise or stress. Most people don't get enough sleep and even less optimize their sleep lifestyle.
- Cover all light from devices. Light robs your body of melatonin which is needed for a restful night sleep (1)
- Limit blue light exposure from devices at least one hour before bed (2)
- Set your room temperature between 65-67 degrees (3)
After just one week of impaired sleep, individuals experienced a 12-20% drop in day time testosterone levels. This should reiterate the importance of a quality nights sleep. (4)
Supplement Your Low Testosterone
There are numerous herbal and vitamin pairings that together can improve testosterone production. I want to be very clear here, you'll notice tangible benefits including more energy, less fatigue and improved mood but Physique Formula He Rex is not going to skyrocket your testosterone dramatically.
Instead it will work WITH your body to increase product of it's own natural testosterone. Remember, we're not looking for super high levels of testosterone. Rather when want a higher average amount of testosterone. That's all we need to build muscle and increase our strength.
Cut Out Sugar To Boost Low Testosterone
One study with individuals showed a two hour drop of testoerone by 25% after consumption of 75 grams of sugar. It didn’t matter if the subjects had prediabetes, diabetes or normal blood glucose levels. You might be thinking that 75 grams is a lot of sugar and that you don’t eat nearly that amount. (5)
Think again, there is sugar is almost everything and one cheat meal is a enough to plummet your testosterone. Even for the low carb dieter who snacks on a few cookies after a hard workout, that is dropping your testosterone.
Aim to consume foods that have testosterone boosting benefits including whole food proteins, healthy fats while limiting carbohydrates. Intermittent fasting seems to improve testosterone.
You can raise low testosterone without drugs if you are patient and follow a holistic adjustment to your lifestyle.