Testosterone increases in men after a low dose of alcohol.

  title={Testosterone increases in men after a low dose of alcohol.},
  author={Taisto Sarkola and C. J. Peter Eriksson},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={27 4},
BACKGROUND Heavy acute alcohol drinking decreases blood testosterone in men due to an effect on the testicular level. An acute increase in blood testosterone levels after a low alcohol dose has, however, recently been reported in women. The objective of this investigation was to study the effect of a low alcohol dose on testosterone in men and further elucidate the mechanism behind the effect by using 4-methylpyrazole, an inhibitor of alcohol metabolism. METHODS A double-blind placebo… CONTINUE READING
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