Male Hormone Issues

Parabens & Phthalates in Men Who Use Cologne & Deodorant

A peer reviewed study that shows the body burden of parabens and phthalates in men who use personal care products like cologne and deodorant.

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.