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Doctor insights on: How Safe Is Horny Goat Weed

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Is horny goat weed safe for Me to take?

Horny goat weed: See: http://www.drugs.com/npc/horny-goat-weed.html

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I am 21. I have no health problems. Is it safe to start taking"horny goat weed" to increase libido?

I am 21. I have no health problems. Is it safe to start taking"horny goat weed" to increase libido?

Horny Goat Weed: I'm not sure why a 21 year old female (as indicated in your question) would try to increase her libido with an herb used by men for erectile dysfunction? A compound in this herb blocks the effects of an enzyme that restricts blood flow to the penis . . . But it's not really a libido enhancer. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/horny-goat-weed-epimedium. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a 16 year old male to drink horny goat weed tea daily?

Is it safe for a 16 year old male to drink horny goat weed tea daily?

Why would you?: Not sure why a 16 year old male would want to drink horny goat weed tea, except for its common name which could sound catchy to peers. It actually has phytoestrogens in it, not what an adolescent male would usually be interested in. Some people might use this to "enhance male performance, " but research has not confirmed effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can i take B12 vitamin, zinc, l-arginine, korean panax ginseng, and horny goat weed with maca thru out the day? Is it safe to take all those?

Can i take B12 vitamin, zinc, l-arginine, korean panax ginseng, and horny goat weed  with maca thru out the day?  Is it safe to take all those?

Doses: Hi. Zinc once a day safe in standard over counter doses. B12 once a day. Arginine 1 to three times a day . Horny goat weed macs unknown how safe at 20 do you really need arginine and goat weed which are used frequently for sexual performance why take risk. ...Read more

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How do you use horny goat weed?

How do you use horny goat weed?

IT IS IN PILLS/HERBS: It is available as raw herb, pills or capsules or blended with other supplements.All are taken orally. ...Read more

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Is genuine horny goat weed bad for you?

Is genuine horny goat weed bad for you?

It depends: People with cardiovascular conditions should probably not take it due to cardiac arrhythmias that have appeared in some people. Also if you have a hormone-sensitive condition, immune system problem, thyroid problem, or bipolar disorder you should not take it without your doctor's agreement. Aside from those situations, it's been used safely at ~5g/day for 6 months. ...Read more

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How long does horny goat weed stay in your system?

How long does horny goat weed stay in your system?

No studies: I could not find any studies of the pharmacokinetics of this herb, so we really don't know the answer to your question. When used, it's taken 2-3 times/day -- but this doesn't yield the info you're looking for either. This is where pharmaceuticals are much more predictable. ...Read more

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Horny goat weed extract willit add value to health?

Horny goat weed extract willit add value to health?

Quite questionable: It 's benefits are questionable. Horny goat weed (yin yang huo) has been used for erectile problems & libido. However there are about 15 different plant species, some of which may have safety issues & can cause side effects like dry mouth, thirst, nosebleeds, dizziness, vomiting, low blood pressure & respiratory complaints. It can also interact with medications you take. ...Read more

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Why is horny goat weed deepening my voice?

Why is horny goat weed deepening my voice?

Horny goat weed: The plant's name refers to some of its uses in tcm, as an ingredient in yang tonics or "male" rejuvenators. Some people hope it will increase their virility. It's also been used as a body building agent. One study shows that it may increase sexual performance and quality of life in chronic renal failure patients. http://tinyurl.com/mzwlxqy with your deepening voice, maybe it's working. ...Read more

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Can horny goat weed and Cialis be taken at the same time?

Can horny goat weed and Cialis be taken at the same time?

See answer: Horny goat weed (epimedium): a herb that has been a traditional remedy and used as an aphrodisiac in china for centuries. Active ingredient in epimedium is "icariin" which works much the same way as the pde-5 inhibitors (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis) but much weaker. Taking the two together likely not a problem but amount of icariin varies in these herbs and my philosophy: "more is not always better". ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 500mg of horny goat weed and Cialis 5, 10 or 20mg pill together?

Don't waste money: On horny goat weed. No proof that it does anything for anyone other than make money for who ever markets it. ...Read more

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Could the horny goat weed tablets (for women) increase the sex drive of my wife?

Could the horny goat weed tablets (for women) increase the sex drive of my wife?

Your wife: Your wife still needs the medical evaluation recommended when you asked this question earlier today. One of the most common causes of decreased sex drive in both men and women is depression. Horny goat weed will not help that problem. Other possible reasons include hypothyroidism, and conflicts in relationship with one's partner. Your wife deserves the the best evaluation ; help possible. ...Read more

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Does horny goat weed stunt bone growth ?

Does horny goat weed stunt bone growth ?

Not known to: As is often the case with medicinal herbs, research on horny goat weed is minimal, but in reading the available science on it I saw no evidence or even mention of concern about horny goat weed stunting bone growth. Based on how it might affect hormones it might even stimulate bone growth. Most men's bones stop growing at age 18-20 so you are past the age where stunting bone growth is a concern. ...Read more

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Can i take horny goat weed or tongkat ali with lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can i take horny goat weed or tongkat ali with lexapro (escitalopram)?

Unknown: Icariin (one of the ingredients in Goat Weed) can probably be taken for up to 6 months. The effects of chronic use have not been formally studied. Women with estrogen responsive tumors should avoid this agent. Tongkat needs further study as well. You might discuss issues relating to sexual dysfunction with the doctor who prescribes the Lexapro (escitalopram) before experimenting with these agents. ...Read more

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Why dose my penis get firm but not hard IV tried horny goat weed and high t

Why dose my penis get firm but not hard IV tried horny goat weed and high t

Mild erctile disfunc: Ed is quite common at your age. Suggest you duiscuss with your primary care dr if it is bothering you. Dr may suggest viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does horny goat weed really help with ed/performance anxiety? I'm 20 years old btw.

Does horny goat weed  really help with ed/performance anxiety? I'm 20 years old btw.

Probably too young: At 20 yo you are very young for a physically based ed. Sounds more like an anxiety situation. You would be best served by getting some labwork done by your doc and then seeing a clinical psychologist for stress management or self hypnosis training. Please don't be embarrassed, professionals deal w/this regularly. Lots of reason to expect a good outcome. ...Read more

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Can you take citalopram 20mg, nattrexone 50mg and horny goat weed 500mg together for women? Any side effects?

Can you take citalopram 20mg, nattrexone 50mg and horny goat weed 500mg together for women?  Any side effects?

No : So what is horny goat weed . And no it is not a good idea because already both citalopram and Naltrexone can cause drug levels to change . Who knows what " the weed does to them. ...Read more