It is widely demonstrated that obesity and hypogonadism are bi-directionally correlated, since the hypogonadism prevalence is higher in obese population, while weight loss increases testosterone serum levels. Several approaches are available to contrast weight excess, from simple dietary regimens to more complex surgical procedures. Ketogenic diets (KD) fit in this context and their application is growing year after year, aiming to improve the metabolic and weight patterns in obese patients. However, KD influence on testosterone levels is still poorly investigated.

Ketogenic state improves testosterone serum levels-results from a systematic review and meta-analysis / Furini, Chiara; Spaggiari, Giorgia; Simoni, Manuela; Greco, Carla; Santi, Daniele. - In: ENDOCRINE. - ISSN 1559-0100. - 79:2(2023), pp. 273-282. [10.1007/s12020-022-03195-5]

Ketogenic state improves testosterone serum levels-results from a systematic review and meta-analysis

Furini, Chiara;Spaggiari, Giorgia;Simoni, Manuela;Greco, Carla
;
Santi, Daniele
2023

Abstract

It is widely demonstrated that obesity and hypogonadism are bi-directionally correlated, since the hypogonadism prevalence is higher in obese population, while weight loss increases testosterone serum levels. Several approaches are available to contrast weight excess, from simple dietary regimens to more complex surgical procedures. Ketogenic diets (KD) fit in this context and their application is growing year after year, aiming to improve the metabolic and weight patterns in obese patients. However, KD influence on testosterone levels is still poorly investigated.
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Ketogenic state improves testosterone serum levels-results from a systematic review and meta-analysis / Furini, Chiara; Spaggiari, Giorgia; Simoni, Manuela; Greco, Carla; Santi, Daniele. - In: ENDOCRINE. - ISSN 1559-0100. - 79:2(2023), pp. 273-282. [10.1007/s12020-022-03195-5]
Furini, Chiara; Spaggiari, Giorgia; Simoni, Manuela; Greco, Carla; Santi, Daniele
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