Re: how does alcoholic cirrhosis cause decrease in testosterone

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Posted by J from IP 66.169.120.215 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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