All Body Types > Gonadal Body Type

The Gonadal Body Type

The Gonadal Body Type is characterized by unique physical attributes, food cravings and symptoms. Hover over the "plus signs" to learn associated physical signs. Here's an organized summary of these stages:

+

Normal Gonadal Function

liver symgnoms
gonadal-si.png__PID:9920e0b5-efea-49a8-8d10-826e24371260

The Gonadal Body Type

Ideal Stage

In the Ideal Stage, individuals exhibit no visible signs of gonadal stress, with normal hormonal balance and body composition. Symptoms related to gonadal dysfunction, such as reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, or fertility issues, are absent.

Physical Traits:

  • No visible signs of gonadal stress; normal hormonal balance and body composition

Symptoms:

  • Absence of symptoms related to gonadal dysfunction, such as reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, or fertility issues

Common Symptoms

Each stage reflects a different level of gonadal function and stress, and should be considered alongside medical advice and laboratory testing for a thorough understanding of testes and prostate health.

Gonadal Body Type decreasing muscle mass and energy

Stage 1

You may have decreasing muscle mass. You may notice increasing recovery times from doing yard work or working out.

Gonadal Body Type erectile dysfunction

Stage 2

You may have decreasing frequency of morning erections and/or have erectile dysfunction. Gonadal body types often complain about decreased erection and ejaculation. They also cite wasting away of the testes (testicular atrophy) and soft testicles.

Gonadal Body Type love handles

Stage 3

Testosterone has an inverse relationship with insulin, meaning the higher the insulin, the lower the testosterone. Insulin tells the body to stop burning its fat stores and instead, absorb some of the fatty acids and glucose in the blood and turn them into more body fat. Men with low testosterone typically deposit fat along the thighs, butt, “love handles”, and below the belly button.

Common Symptoms

Each stage reflects a different level of gonadal function and stress, and should be considered alongside medical advice and laboratory testing for a thorough understanding of testes and prostate health.

prostate-testes-body-type-gland.png__PID:35956f0f-6b64-42a7-ac2d-69bb683580fb

Prostate and Testes Location

The prostate gland and testes are integral parts of the male reproductive system, each uniquely positioned for their vital functions. The prostate is located in the pelvis, just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, encircling the urethra and playing a key role in producing seminal fluid. The testes, housed in the scrotum beneath the penis, are externally positioned to facilitate optimal temperature regulation, essential for sperm production and the synthesis of testosterone, the primary male hormone.

Caring for the Prostate and Testes

A balanced diet is crucial for maintaining the health of the testes and prostate. Foods rich in antioxidants, like fruits and vegetables, especially those high in lycopene such as tomatoes, can support prostate health. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish like salmon and sardines, are beneficial for reducing inflammation, which is vital for both testicular and prostate health. Additionally, incorporating whole grains and lean proteins while reducing the intake of red meat, processed foods, and high-fat dairy products can help maintain a healthy prostate and testicular function.

Certain nutrients are particularly important for testicular and prostate health. Zinc, found in nuts, seeds (especially pumpkin seeds), and seafood, plays a critical role in testicular development, sperm production, and overall reproductive health. Selenium, another vital mineral for the testes, supports sperm motility and is found in foods like Brazil nuts and sunflower seeds. For the prostate, vitamins like Vitamin D and E are essential; Vitamin D can be obtained from exposure to sunlight and fortified foods, while Vitamin E is abundant in nuts and seeds. Ensuring an adequate intake of these nutrients can significantly contribute to the health of these organs.

Regular physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight are key in reducing the risk of prostate issues. For testicular health, it's important to avoid excessive heat exposure, such as prolonged hot baths or saunas, as high temperatures can affect sperm production. Additionally, keeping cell phones and other electronic devices away from the body, especially the testicular area, is advised to reduce any potential risks from electromagnetic radiation. Regular self-exams for the testes can aid in early detection of any abnormalities, and routine medical check-ups, including prostate examinations, are essential for early detection and prevention of related health issues.

Supplement Options

Learn the that support the Gonadal Body Type.

Liquid error (sections/pf-c5f5efde line 329): product form must be given a product
ProstaCo, 120 Capsules
ProstaCo, 120 Capsules, Rev 08 Supplement Facts
ProstaCo, 120 Capsules
ProstaCo, 120 Capsules, Rev 08 Supplement Facts

ProstaCo, 120 Softgels

$120.45
View Details
Purification Product Kit with SP Complete® Chocolate and Whole Food Fiber, 1 Kit With SP Complete Chocolat & Whole Food Fiber
Purification Product Kit with SP Complete® Chocolate and Whole Food Fiber, 1 Kit With SP Complete Chocolat & Whole Food Fiber
Purification Product Kit with SP Complete® Chocolate and Whole Food Fiber, 1 Kit With SP Complete Chocolat & Whole Food Fiber
Purification Product Kit with SP Complete® Chocolate and Whole Food Fiber, 1 Kit With SP Complete Chocolat & Whole Food Fiber

Purification Product Kit with SP Complete® Chocolate and Whole Food Fiber, 1 Kit With SP Complete Chocolat & Whole Food Fiber

$311.30
View Details
Tribulus, 40 Tablets
Tribulus, 40 Tablets, Rev 10 Supplement Facts
Tribulus, 40 Tablets
Tribulus, 40 Tablets, Rev 10 Supplement Facts

Tribulus, 40 Tablets

$69.85
View Details

Diving Deeper: Body Type Pairings

Individuals typically have primary and secondary body types. By understanding your unique body type, you will recognize hormone signaling and more specific supplement options.

Mobile-No-Copy-Gonadal-and-Thyroid-_Body-Type-Pairing.jpg__PID:1a7f55e5-6029-4a08-8573-e19b0bd91b95

Gonadal and Thyroid Body Type Pairing

The Missing Piece to Metabolic and Sexual Wellbeing

View Pairing
Mobile-No-Copy-Gonadal-and-Liver-_Body-Type-Pairing.jpg__PID:fa1a7f55-e560-493a-8805-73e19b0bd91b

Gonadal and Liver Body Type Pairing

Regaining Sex Hormone Function

View Pairing

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Try our Nutritional Assessment to understand and track your body systems and recieve an individualized Standard Process and Mediherb supplement plan reviewed by our health coaches.

Explore Additional Body Types

It is common to have overlapping body types because of how the glands communicate through nerve and hormone signalling.

Adrenal Body Type

Adrenal Body Type

Characterized by resilience and energy regulation, the Adrenal Body Type is defined by its response to stress and hormonal production. People with this body type often experience fluctuations in energy levels, stress tolerance, and abdominal weight gain.

Learn More
Thyroid Body Type

Thyroid Body Type

Governed by metabolic regulation and energy production, the Thyroid Body Type is crucial for maintaining overall vitality. People with this type often face challenges with weight management, temperature sensitivity, and energy levels.

Learn More
Liver Body Type

Liver Body Type

The Liver Body Type plays a pivotal role in detoxification and metabolism. Individuals with this type may struggle with fat metabolism, fluid retention, and often exhibit a characteristic potbelly appearance.

Learn More
Pituitary Body Type

Pituitary Body Type

The Pituitary Body Type is integral for overall growth and hormone stimulation. Individuals with this type may exhibit child-like characteristics, with issues related to growth, weight management, and stamina.

Learn More
Ovary Body Type

Ovary Body Type

Focused on female reproductive health, the Ovary Body Type significantly influences menstrual cycles, hormonal balance, and physical development. Women with this type often experience changes in weight, particularly around the thighs and lower abdomen, and may have menstrual irregularities.

Learn More
Gonadal Body Type

Gonadal Body Type

This type is centered around reproductive health, impacting both physiological functions and hormonal balance. Men may experience changes in muscle mass, libido and weight gain in the lower stomach and thigh area.

Learn More

Disclaimer

The information provided here on body typing is intended for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Body typing is a framework that can assist in understanding individual physiological tendencies and potential health and nutrition needs. It should not be used to stereotype, judge, or label individuals in any way. Every individual is unique, and this information should be used as a general guide rather than a definitive assessment of one's health or character. Body types are a simplistic categorization and do not capture the complexity and diversity of human bodies. It's important to remember that many factors contribute to one's health and well-being, including genetics, lifestyle, environment, and personal history.Please consult with a healthcare professional for personalized medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.

Remember, this information is meant to promote understanding and knowledge about body types and is not intended to discriminate or create bias towards any body shape or size. Respect for individual differences and a holistic approach to health and well-being are paramount.