Male Hormone Issues

Parabens & Phthalates in Men Who Use Cologne & Deodorant

Men who use cologne, deodorant or sunscreen are exposed to parabens and phthalates a peer reviewed study reveals.

Epidemic of Gynecomastia (Man Boobs) in Haitian Men: Linked to Xenoestrogen in Shampoo

PubMed abstract reporting on a high incidence of gynecomastia (man boobs) that was observed among Haitian refugees in five detention centers in the United States.

Phthalate Exposure & Reduced Testosterone Levels in Men

A PubMed abstract evidence that exposure to phthalates, chemicals found in soft plastics and personal care products, is associated with reduced androgen levels and associated disorders.

Reduced Testosterone Tied to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure

A study by The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism discovered that men exposed to high levels of phthalates - xenoestrogens found in plastics and some personal care products -- tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical exposure.

Reproductive Toxicology of Endocrine Disruptors

A Department of Molecular Biology study on the effects of cadmium, phthalates and phytoestrogens on testicular development. 

Why Is the Rate of Testicular Cancer Increasing?

A National Center for Biotechnology Information on hormone disrupting chemicals and testicular cancer. 

What Is Gynecomastia? What Are Man Boobs?

A Medical News Today article on the causes, symptoms and treatment of gynecomastia. 

Endocrine Disruptors, Genital Development and Hypospadias

A Wiley Online Library study on endocrine disrupting chemicals and their effect on genital development in males.