What does androgen do?

What does androgen do?

Androgens are crucial for male sexual and reproductive function. They are also responsible for the development of secondary sexual characteristics in men, including facial and body hair growth and voice change. Androgens also affect bone and muscle development and metabolism.

Do male fish produce testosterone?

In male fish, the major androgens testosterone and 11-ketotestosterone (11-KT) are important for regulating sexual differentiation and functional development at all levels of the HPG axis (Borg, 1994).

Is 11-Ketotestosterone a prohormone?

11-OXO is a mild pro hormone but will still give fantastic results. If you want to add lean mass and improve overall body composition but with negligible risk of downsides then 11-OXO is a good choice.

What are the side effects of androgens?


  • Headache.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Itching/burning at the application site.
  • Oily skin or hair.
  • Acne.
  • Flushing.

Does androgen cause acne?

Androgens stimulate the sebaceous glands, making them produce more skin oil or sebum. This excess sebum clogs the pores, and also makes good food for acne-causing bacteria. Voila, you have a perfect environment for pimples to thrive.

Does androgen cause hair loss?

Androgens are male sex hormones. Both men and women make androgens, but males typically make much higher levels, which can cause hair loss. Anti-androgens, medications that affect androgen levels in the body, can be used to treat hair loss.

Which hormone is responsible for pimples?

Androgens. Androgens represent the most important of all hormones regulating sebum production. As of puberty, androgens stimulate sebum production and acne formation in both sexes. This androgen-dependent secretion of sebum is mediated by potent androgens such as testosterone and DHT and likewise with weaker androgens.

Do SARMs work like steroids?

SARMs are similar to steroids, but they are not one and the same. Both work by binding to your androgen receptors, triggering changes in your DNA which increase your muscles’ ability to grow.