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D-aspartic Acid for Raising Testosterone Levels

Question:
Does D-aspartic acid boost testosterone levels?
Reviewed and edited by Tod Cooperman, M.D. Tod Cooperman, M.D.
Initial Posting: 6/11/2019    Last Update: 6/11/2019
D-aspartic Acid for Boosting Testosterone? -- Man scooping D-aspartic acid powder from supplement container
Answer:
D-aspartic acid (generally called aspartic acid) is a common ingredient in supplements promoted to raise testosterone levels, increase libido, and help increase muscle mass. However, clinical studies suggest that this effect may depend on the type of man who is taking it. See the full answer for details.

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K20028   May 25, 2020
What effect does it have on women?

ConsumerLab.com   May 28, 2020
There do not appear to be published studies on the effects of D-aspartic acid supplementation on testosterone levels in women.


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