Generative Energy #8: The Youth Steroids (Pregnenolone, Progesterone, and DHEA)

 
 

Listen to Georgi (aka Haidut) and I discuss the “youth-associated” steroids (pregnenolone, progesterone, and DHEA) in the real organism on Episode #8 of The Generative Energy Podcast!

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01:20 - The youth steroids and energy metabolism
02:10 - Glycolysis and oxidative metabolism — the difference?
02:40 - Cancer is so complicated no one can understand it?
03:57 - Oxidative metabolism supports youth steroid production
05:50 - LDL cholesterol, vitamin A, NAD+, T3 — steroid cofactors
06:08 - Youth steroids are produced in the mitochondria
08:17 - Pregnenolone — more than a precursor steroid
09:37 - Is “pregnenolone steal” a valid concept? 
10:33 - The balance between the “youth” and “stress” hormones
14:50 - Cortisol can induce insulin resistance through FFAs
16:21 - Without supplements, how can we increase the youth steroids?
19:00 - Supplements that can help support oxidative metabolism
19:42 - Red light supports oxidative metabolism lowering nitric oxide
20:55 - Should you supplement pregnenolone, progesterone, and DHEA?
22:30 - “I haven’t seen anyone comfortable with their health with a prolactin level over 10 ng/ml.”
25:20 - The best time to take pregnenolone, progesterone, and DHEA
26:38 - Does the brand matter?
28:00 - Do dietary supplements contribute to various health problems?
28:37 - Lifestyle and the “youth-associated” steroids
31:30 - Story time with Danny
33:46 - Mitigating stress by doing something about it
35:21 - The “youth-associated” hormones — serotonin antagonists
36:43 - Where can we find more of your work Georgi?
37:28 - Next episode details