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Red Clover Benefits For Men
Red Clover: Red clover is considered to be one of the richest sources of isoflavones (water-soluble chemicals that act like Estrogens and are found in many plants). It is used for hot flashes/flushes, pms, lowering cholesterol, breast enhancement and breast health, improving urine production and improving circulation of the blood. It is also used to help prevent osteoporosis. ...Read more
Potentially: Red clover can mimic the effects of estrogen & is not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding, hormone replacement therapy or when taking birth control pills or tamoxifen. Red clover may thin blood & effect blood sugar levels. Discuss with your physician before beginning red clover supplementation. ...Read more
Potential for: Red clover can mimic the effects of estrogen & is not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding, hormone replacement therapy or when taking birth control pills or tamoxifen. Red clover may thin blood & effect blood sugar levels. Discuss with your physician before beginning red clover supplementation. ...Read more
Yes: No problem. Many herbal formulas contain a number of individual herbs. ...Read more
Diabetes and More:
Fenugreek is used for diabetes and loss of appetite, and to stimulate milk production in breastfeeding women.
http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/fenugreek
current uses of red clover are for menopausal symptoms, breast pain associated with menstrual cycles, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, and symptoms of prostate enlargement.
http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/redclover/ataglance. Htm. ...Read more
Maybe: Red clover is often recommended for this purpose, but any data that it actually works is lacking. Careful when using any substance without good data. ...Read more
It is common in herbal medicine to combine several different herbs together red clover and milk thistle are commonly combined and can be safely taken together.
See https://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/red-clover
and https://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/milk-thistle
for more about these beneficial herbs. ...Read more
I heard palmetto and fenugreek and red clover are great herbs to increase your bust size. Is this true?
Can you tell me if someone knows if it's safe to take red clover, fenugreek and saw palmetto capsules under 18?
Yes, with caution: These are all safe to take if under 18, but should be used with caution as they all can affect estrogen and other hormone levels. The question is why does this person want to take all 3? These could increase breast size- is that the reason? It might be wise to work with a practitioner knowledgeable in the use of these herbs. ...Read more
Is it OK to take astragalus root and red clover and goldenseal herb supplements when ovulating just want to know which to take or not to take?
It depends.: It depends on why you are taking them and I am assuming you are mentioning ovulation that you are trying to get pregnant? Red clover is a plant that has one of its uses as to boost fertility. Goldenseal is a plant that has one of its uses as to boost immunity. You can use it to help Red clover be more effective too. Astragalus is an herb that is an adaptogen and 1 use is 2 boost immunity too. ...Read more
I'm taking red clover to thicken my endometrial lining, which has worked. Now I've been prescribed clomid (clomiphene). Can I take them together?
Fertility doc: Fertility specialists are usually quite particular in the ay they want their patients to take medication. Confirm that the herbal treatment is a recommended part of the treatment plan before self medicating. Work with your specialist and follow the directions given to optimize your chance of success. ...Read more
Tubaligation: Tubaligation failure rate is 1 in 1000. Although very effective not 100 percent. I am unaware of data on red clover and its capacity to improve pregnancy. However, I do not think it will undo the mechanical damage to tubes. I would talk to a gynecologist or fertility specialist. ...Read more
Has anyone had success with red clover isoflovanes helping to balance hormones or regulate periods?
Yes: Isoflavones in red clover can ease mild menopausal symptoms in some women. ...Read more
No: They do not alter the disease at all; if they make you feel better, I doubt there's any harm in taking them. ...Read more
No: There is no scientific evidence that red clover reduces fibroids. ...Read more
Is red clover herb good for menopause, joints, immune sys, and respiratory sys? Can you tell me also what else this is good for?
Esp. Menopause, also:
Red clover is esp. Useful for menopausal symptoms & may help prevent osteoporosis, uterine cancer & cardiovascular disease. It can loosen phlegm & reduce bronchospasm. I have not found evidence it helps joints or immune function.
See http://www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-red-clover. Html
for a good review of its actions and benefits. ...Read more
Hi, I am trying for baby more than a year. I found fertile aid medicine. It hv got red clover, Siberian ginseng root extract, chaste tree berry, ginkgo?
Just started taking rainbow life one women's, it continues red clover & dong quai, friend told me these shouldn't be taken with birth control, true?
Drug interactions: There are a number of good drug interaction checkers available for free over the net. For OTC combinations you may have to sit down and type in each of multiple names of components, not just brand names. Then run program to see if interaction listed. Even if listed it doesn't mean you can't take it. It just means that it has been reported. It is always a balance of risk vs benefit. Good luck! ...Read more
Are there any fertility herbs such as vitex or red clover that can be taken while on thyroid meds for under active thyroid (Levothyroxin)?
Folic acid: If you are trying to conceive then Folic acid supplementation should be taken. Thyroid testing should be done to make sure the levels are normal. Herbal medication should be avoided unless specifically recommended as they typically do not help and can in some cases cause harm. If you are need of fertility treatment then please see an obgyn for guidance ...Read more
Is it safe for a young woman (23) to take phytoestrogen supplements for long period of time? Considering red clover or pueraria mirifica
Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)
Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I had an tubal ligation done on 04/06/09 and we doesn't have enough money to get my tubes reverse. Does red clover pills or tea help heal your tubes?
No: Once you have had a tubal ligation the only treatment is putting the tubes back together surgically. IVF had gotten so much better that it is often used instead because the pregnancy rate is higher. Sorry I can't give you better news. Even with insurance these are often not covered. ...Read more
Hi doctors, now I'm using pills (just 1 kind) to cure the irregular periods. Maybe I'll have to use them for a few years to have regular periods again. Can I use some herbs like fenugreek 610mg, red clover 400mg, saw palmetto 540mg during I cure the irr
Be careful!: Make sure you discuss this with your PCP before starting it, or go to your pharmacist and check for herb/meds interaction. Red clover is very close to coumadin (warfarin) or a blood thinner, and saw palmetto is for male health, not female health. I can't comment on fenugreek. So sometimes less is more, and having too many things on board may be just too much, and not helping! Work with your doctor first! ...Read more