How To Increase DHT For Muscle & Beard Growth

Some men are interested in beard growth and increasing muscle size. And the way that they usually think of achieving both are by increasing their testosterone. But increasing your DHT, which is produced by testosterone, will not always give you the results...

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Today’s question is from a previous article I made entitled, “Why Increasing Testosterone Can Be BAD For You, Unless You Do THIS!”.

So the question that was posted is: “how can I increase my DHT for more muscle gains and beard growth?

Just a quick summary, DHT stands for DiHydroTestosterone. It’s produced from testosterone, through an enzyme called 5-Alpha Reductase.

DHT

So the more 5a-Reductase enzyme you have, the more of your testosterone gets converted to DHT – which is also a male androgen.

Both men and women have it, but men have it in higher amounts.

Does DHT Increase Muscle Size?

However, DHT does NOT produce very much muscle size at all.

The primary androgen/male hormone on skeletal muscle is testosterone, not DHT. And this is because DHT gets quickly deactivated at the muscle receptor by another enzyme called 3aHSD (3alpha-hydroxysteroid reductase).1-3

testosterone and muscle size

So, increasing your DHT will do nothing for increasing muscle size.

It will increase strength because it stimulates your Central Nervous System (CNS) and also increases aggression.

It will also make your muscles “harder because it lowers estrogen levels.1-3

DHT Accelerates Hair Loss

However, what DHT will do is increase body hair growth — including facial hair and beard. But keep in mind that it will also accelerate hair loss if that’s part of your genetics.

DHT and hair loss

 

But if you still want to increase your DHT, you’ll need to ultimately increase your testosterone because the more testosterone you have, the more there is to “convert” to DHT.

The rest is controlled by your genetics.

Also, aging increases your 5a-reductase enzyme, and thus, the older you get the higher your DHT levels. But unfortunately, the lower your testosterone.

It can get a little complex, but I have a great video about this topic that I want you to watch. You’ll discover IF you have low testosterone and how you can increase it naturally.

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There are a few important ways for improving your sex drive & testosterone levels - diet and exercise being two important factors.

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  1. http://jme.endocrinology-journals.org/content/36/2/247.full
  2. http://jme.endocrinology-journals.org/content/45/1/45.full.pdf
  3. https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/reform8.htm