Posted by J from IP 188.8.131.52 on January 28, 2016 at 05:47:09:
In Reply to: how does alcoholic cirrhosis cause decrease in testosterone posted by gutha on January 03, 2016 at 11:42:54:
To put it in a easier way, liver synthesizes cholesterol b/c of abundance of SER. Alcoholic cirrhosis damges the liver cells which decrease cholesterol synthesis. Cholesterol is the precursor to hormones (androgens) and as a result, there is a decrease in testosterone.
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