Effect of rejuvenation hormones on spermatogenesis

Testosterone and anabolic androgenic steroids suppress spermatogenesis. Clomiphene citrate, HGH/IGF-1, hCG, and aromatase inhibitors offer a protective effect for spermatogenesis, with either a neutral or positive overall effect.

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Jared L. Moss, M.D., Lindsey E. Crosnoe, B.S., Edward D. Kim, M.D.

Volume 99, Issue 7, Pages 1814-1820, June 2013

Abstract

Testosterone and anabolic androgenic steroids suppress spermatogenesis. Clomiphene citrate, HGH/IGF-1, hCG, and aromatase inhibitors offer a protective effect for spermatogenesis, with either a neutral or positive overall effect.

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Fertility and Sterility

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