Long-Term Effects of Dihydrotestosterone on Prostate Growth

November 29, 2010

The effects of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on prostate growth are not yet completely understood, and research is on-going. Short-term studies using transdermal Andractim DHT gel have indicated that DHT could prevent prostate growth and may be beneficial to overall prostate health.

Long-term results seem to tell a different story however. In a new study published November 16 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers confirmed that 2 years of treatment with DHT gel showed no benefit over placebo at reducing prostatic growth.

Warning: DHT Blockers May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

October 24, 2010

Are you taking DHT blockers to prevent hair loss? If so, you may be increasing your risk for developing prostate cancer, as well as sexual dysfunction.

Does DHT Prevent Prostate Growth?

October 3, 2010

There’s a lot of confusion out there about DHT and the prostate gland. The truth is that the effects of DHT on the prostate are not clearly known. In fact, research indicates that DHT can actually help shrink the prostate and that topical DHT may be beneficial for some men at preventing benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH.

Effect of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on Prostate Tissue

August 9, 2010

Researchers sought to understand the effects of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on the prostate gland to help in the development of safe treatments for low male hormone levels in men and prevention of diseases of the prostate.

DHT and Prostate Health

May 28, 2010

Scientists are challenging assumptions about Dihydrotestosterone with research into DHT as a preventative treatment for benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH.)

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