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Shilajit: Muscles, bones, and testosterone

Shilajit is a supplement that contains fulvic acid, metabolites, and minerals. It has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, and clinical trials show it has positive benefits for osteoporosis, testosterone, male infertility, and muscle recovery.

Will you go bald? Genetics and hair loss

What causes male pattern baldness? A combination of genetics, nutrition, and environmental toxins come together to form the risk factors for baldness. But genetics really seems to rule the roost here.

Phthalates: Genes, Detoxification, and Diet

Phthalates are a type of chemical used as plasticizers to make plastics more pliable. There has been a lot of research on the endocrine-disrupting effects of phthalates. Your genetic variants may impact whether phthalates are a problem for you.

Maca Root: Research-backed Benefits and How It Works

Explore the benefits of Maca root, a cruciferous vegetable with adaptogenic properties, known for balancing hormone levels and aiding menopausal symptoms. Learn about its potential side effects, gene interactions, and the science behind its unique bioactive compounds.

Glucuronidation: UGT genetic variants, phase II detoxification

The UGT family of enzymes is responsible for an important part of phase II detoxification. This article explains what the UGT enzymes do in the body, how your genes impact this part of detoxification, and lifestyle factors that can increase or decrease this detox process.

Genetic Causes of Male Infertility

Almost 10% of couples worldwide struggle with infertility. Learn more about your genetic susceptibility and dig deeper into the lifestyle factors that could affect your sperm.

Low testosterone and your genes

While diet and lifestyle play a role in testosterone levels, in males, there is a strong genetic component as well. Check out your genes to see if they are playing a role in your low T levels — and then check out the Lifehacks.

Osteoporosis Genes and Prevention Strategies

Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone disease facing many of us as we age. Genetics plays a big role in susceptibility to osteoporosis. The good news here is that knowing where your genetic susceptibility lies can lead you to targeted, personalized solutions for osteoporosis. (Member’s article)