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can tribulus terrestris convert to estrogen

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tribulus terrestris: There is no proven effect on hormone production, including estrogen. Like most "alternative therapies" truly objective controlled studies have not de ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Tribulus terrestris: Has been shown to increase some hormones in certain animals, but has not been shown to increase testoterone in Humans. There is evidence it may contr ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Unclear: There is a distinct lack of well-designed studies on this herb. (Puncture vine). It is rumored by people who sell it to affect both male and female fe ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Long time supplement: Unfortunately there is little data to suggest that it does anything hormone wise, in humans, whether you are talking about testosterone or estrogen.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Who knows?: There have been only 2 decent studies and that was not addressed. Don't take it. Who knows what it could do? See the previous post I answered about ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tribulus terrestris: Young leaves are reported to be edible. But I am unaware if other parts of the plant are.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Inconclusive: Some studies suggest benefit but most do not. Probably safe as a supplement for a short time if you're healthy but it has risks including possible pro ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Stopping tribulus: Terrestris supplement will cause the side effects to subside. It has not been determined to be safe for long-term use and its benefits are inconclusiv ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Studies have failed to show any health or medicinal benefit to this substance.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: This depends on what form as tribulus comes as standardized extracts of various strengths. The whole root powder is taken in doses of up to 6 grams a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Studies have shown that this plant-related substance does not increase testosterone levels and therefore will not effect potency.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: It is an herbal supplement that has been around for years, claiming to "naturally increase testosterone". However, clinical studies have failed to su ... Read More
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