Wednesday, May 15, 2024


If you experiencing a low testosterone whether you are enhanced or natural it is a problem, and it has to be fixed as soon as possible because low testosterone will affect two main key things in your body:

  1. Muscle gains
  2. Sex drive

And we can’t handle to lose muscle nor drive so let us first know what is the cause for low testosterone?

  1. Lack of sleep / not reaching deep sleep
  2. stress
  3. Eating non-healthy food
  4. Reducing your essential fats to zero
  5. Swapping day by night
  6. Medical disorders (interrupted blood supply to testicles)
  7. Head injury
  8. Metabolic disorders (e.g., very high blood iron levels)
  9. Alcohol abuse
  10. Chemotherapy (cancer)
  11. Usage of high testosterone for long period of time (ENHANCED BODYBUILDERS) *
  12. Wrong PCT weather high or low doses or wrong timing (ENHANCED BODYBUILDERS)
  13. High level of prolactin (ENHANCED BODYBUILDERS)
  14. Estrogen build up (ENHANCED BODYBUILDERS)

*some certain steroids cause very bad effect if used for longer period as (trenbolone acetate, testosterone suspension)

Always consult your trainer or doctor when preparing for a steroid cycle in order to counter the side effects

How you know you have low testosterone?

  1. Low sex drive
  2. Erectile dysfunction
  3. Small testicle size
  4. Depression
  5. Mood swings
  6. Low concentration
  7. Increased body fat
  8. No pump in the gym
  9. Muscle loss
  10. Continuous fatigue

We recommend if you have a doubt that you have low testosterone that you consult your doctor and he will probably tell you to do your blood test and the most common lab tests are as following:

  1. Blood Testosterone level:

Men: be 280 to 1,100 ng/dL Women: 15 to 70 ng/dL

  1. LH (Luteinizing hormone):

Men: normal range is 1.24–7.8 IU/L Women: in the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle: 1.9 to 12.5 IU/L. women at the peak of the menstrual cycle: 8.7 to 76.3 IU/L. women in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle: 0.5 to 16.9 IU/L. pregnant women: less than 1.5 IU/L

  1. Prolactin:

Men: less than 20 ng/mL (425 µg/L) Nonpregnant women: less than 25 ng/mL (25 µg/L) Pregnant women: 80 to 400 ng/mL (80 to 400 µg/L)

  1. Hemoglobin

Men: less than 20 ng/mL (425 µg/L) Nonpregnant women: less than 25 ng/mL (25 µg/L) Pregnant women: 80 to 400 ng/mL (80 to 400 µg/L)

  1. Lipid panel

Test Optimal or Desirable

LDL Cholesterol Less than 100 mg/dL (2.59 mmol/L); with CVD or diabetes: less than 70 mg/dL (1.81 mmol/L)

Total Cholesterol Less than 200 mg/dL (5.18 mmol/L)

Fasting Triglycerides Less than 150 mg/dL (1.70 mmol/L)

Non-HDL Cholesterol Less than 130 mg/dL (3.37 mmol/L)

P.S. results has to be consulted with your doctor to give you the next step

Two cases that needs immediate attention:

  1. a physiological problem causing the low testosterone then you must consult your doctor as you may need a testosterone replacement therapy
  2. Very long steroid cycle or not proper estrogen blockers during cycle may need also to consult your doctor in order to reverse the side effects

So, once you have discovered there is no a major physiological problem nor a steroid cycle that caused the low testosterone then comes the nutrition and supplements which play a major part in our testosterone levels:

  1. Nutrition:

From the moment we are born we hear all the time eat these for your testosterone so is that scientific, well below we will cover the highest natural testosterone booster’s food which is proved by science

  1. Seafood

Oysters, lobster, prawns, squid and fish (best are salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines)

  1. Ginseng
  2. Tribulus

  3. Yohimbe
  4. Ginger
  5. Nutmeg
  6. Chilly
  7. Honey
  8. Nuts
  9. Spinach
  10. arugula
  11. Eggs
  12. Broccoli
  13. Cauliflower
  14. Cabbage
  15. Pomegranate
  16. Beef
  17. Milk
  18. Bananas
  19. Avocado
  20. Supplements:

Now a day companies would put anything in a bottle for you to buy it so I would not run and purchase a test booster before reading what it contains and some reviews as well but below, we will cover what supplements can boost your testosterone anyways

  1. Zinc
  2. ZMA (Zinc, Magnesium, B6)
  3. Tribulus Terrestris (Herb)
  4. Omega 3
  5. Ashwagandha (Herb)
  6. D-Aspartic Acid (D-AA) is a type of amino acids
  7. Ginseng (Herb)
  8. Fenugreek (Herb)

So next time you want to buy a testosterone booster you know what you will be looking for in the ingredients

  1. Other ways:
  2. Sun bath
  3. Cardio
  4. Reduce your stress levels

We tried to make the blog as simple as possible and to the point,

Share the blog if you like it and let us know your opinion in the comments section below

Thank you

Reference used: › medical-tests › tests › lipid-panel


How can I raise my testosterone levels fast?

To quickly raise testosterone levels, focus on weightlifting and high-intensity interval training (HIIT), ensure a diet rich in zinc and vitamin D, and manage stress levels as stress hormones can lower testosterone. Adequate sleep and maintaining a healthy weight are also crucial.

What foods raise testosterone?

Foods that help raise testosterone levels include lean meats, fatty fish like salmon, eggs, fortified cereals, oysters, garlic, pomegranates, leafy green vegetables, nuts, and seeds, which are rich in nutrients like zinc, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Does eating your own sperm increase testosterone?

No, eating your own sperm does not increase testosterone levels. Testosterone levels are primarily influenced by factors like diet, exercise, sleep, and overall health, not by consuming sperm.

Mohammed Riad
Mohammed Riad
Mohammed Riad is not just any pro bodybuilder; he's a testament to discipline, dedication, and drive. His chiseled physique speaks volumes of his commitment to the sport, but there's more to Mohammed than meets the eye. Beyond the weights and the stage, he's an avid writer, seamlessly weaving his extensive knowledge of bodybuilding into compelling narratives. Mohammed's articles at The Body Builder, formerly know as Body Guider, bridge the gap between hardcore training techniques and the philosophy of bodybuilding, making them invaluable resources for both seasoned athletes and newcomers to the sport. His unique blend of physical prowess and intellectual depth has earned him respect both inside and outside the gym. Through his words and his physique, Mohammed Riad continues to inspire and enlighten the fitness community, proving that muscles and mind can, indeed, coexist powerfully.

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