4 natural supplements you need to increase testosterone

Quality sleep, physical activity, and weight management come first when it comes to raising testosterone. A few supplements can assist maintain healthy testosterone levels, but most testosterone boosters don’t work, even if some can fool you into thinking they do by increasing your libido.

Low testosterone has been linked to depression in both men and women.

Male testosterone levels decline by 0.4 percent to 1.6 percent each year in middle-aged and older men, with many experiencing lower-than-average levels even in their 30s. Quality sleep, physical activity, weight management, magnesium, zinc, and vitamin D can all help keep testosterone levels in check.

ZMA – Zinc, Magnesium

Low T is frequently linked to a zinc deficit. Zinc is an important nutrient.
Zinc supplements, on the other hand, only help persons with zinc deficiency increase testosterone levels. Zinc dosages of 5 to 10 mg for prophylaxis and 25 to 45 mg for patients with deficits are indicated. Many daily vitamins and supplements have more zinc than the recommended daily allowance.

Excessive zinc consumption can have both short- and long-term consequences. Nausea, cramping, and headaches are some of the short-term side effects. Reduced immunological function, copper deficiencies, and other long-term consequences are among them. Before taking zinc supplements, consult your doctor about the appropriate dosage.

Yohimbe Pausinystalia yohimbe

This herb, also known as yohimbine, may help persons with low T and symptoms of low T.
In rats, yohimbe was found to be equally effective as sildenafil (Viagra) for erectile dysfunction (ED). Both drugs have similar brain effects, such as enhancing male sexual arousal.Yohimbe may also be administered to persons who are taking antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Yohimbe can boost sexual arousal in men who are on SSRIs or have ED in general.

Fenugreek

A meta-analysis of studies looking into the effect of fenugreek extract supplementation on testosterone levels in men found that it has a substantial effect.

Female research has yielded comparable outcomes. Researchers administered 80 girls aged 20–49 years 600 milligrams of fenugreek seed extract or a placebo every day for eight weeks in a study published in 2015. When compared to the placebo, the extract resulted in a significant increase in testosterone levels and sexual desire.

Tribulus terrestris

Men who took Tribulus for 60 days had higher sperm counts and testosterone levels, according to one study. However, the findings were not significant. Tribulus may only be beneficial to impotent men.

Teas, capsules, and pills can be made from the plant’s fruit, leaf, and root. According to the AECOSAN Scientific Committee, no more than 1,500 mg should be taken each day.

Nicholas Lin

Nick is a multi-faceted, entrepreneur, restauranteur, and luxury curator. Passionate about wine, good food, fitness and travel, Nick left his management consulting job in New York City to pursue his passions for food and started a chain of sit-down restaurants in Singapore. After exiting the F&B business in 2019, he began to explore his other passions for fine wines, luxury travel, and a healthy lifestyle. Nick obtained WSET level 2 and attends numerous wine masterclasses each year. He writes about a myriad of topics and aspires to produce films in the very near future.

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