Testosterone supplements are typically used by men who want to increase the level of the male hormone testosterone that controls functions such as sexual desire and muscle gain. There are several types of over-the-counter testosterone supplements available in nutritional supply stores. You should speak to your doctor before using any type of testosterone supplement since none of the effects advertised have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration 2. Additionally, there are prescription-based testosterone therapies that produce better results.
Magna-Rx Trx Testosterone Supplement
This supplement contains herbal remedies to enhance the male hormone and increase a man’s sexual desire. Ingredients found in the product include:
- horney goat weed
- milk thistle
- tribulis terristris
- wild yam
- saw palmetto
The manufacturer of the supplement claims that it is endorsed by a doctor for male enhancement. Recommended dosage is one capsule taken before engaging in sexual activity. Women should not take a testosterone supplement unless otherwise advised by a physician 2.
Libera-Tone Advantage Testosterone Supplement
This supplement is not only marketed to increase sexual desire, but the manufacturer also claims this testosterone booster can accelerate muscle growth, build endurance and decrease muscle pain after workouts 2. The main ingredient in the product is 25 mg of zinc. Additional ingredients include a proprietary blend of ginkgo biloba, cayenne pepper, tribulis terristris and maca. Recommended dosage is three capsules taken on a daily basis as a dietary supplement.
Axis Labs HyperTEST Hypertrophic Testosterone Complex
This over-the-counter supplement is intended to increase your body’s level of testosterone to its highest 2. The manufacturer also advertises the positive effect that the drug can have on your sex life and achieving muscle growth. As a supplement, you are instructed to take four capsules each night before bed. On training days, recommended dosage is two capsules before you workout. Ingredients found in the product include tribulis terristris, long jack, maca root and epimedium.
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