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Doctor insights on: Saw Palmetto For Diabetes

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How is saw palmetto when person has a foley?

How is saw palmetto when person has a foley?

Okay: This won't hurt. In many observational studies, this was thought to help with urine blockage. However, in a very large randomized trial funded by the nih it was shown to be no better than placebo. Consider an alpha-blocker such as doxazosin or tamsulosin instead. These are prescriptions with minimal side effects. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto elevate cpk?

Can saw palmetto elevate cpk?

Nk: This is use fo prostate inflamation. And CPK is not really affect. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto be taken with milk?

Can saw palmetto be taken with milk?

Probably: You should follow the manufacturer's recommendations for this supplement. Remember, supplements are not medications, and as such are not regulated by the fda in terms of their efficacy (do they work) or safety (will they cause side effects or interact with other medications). ...Read more

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Does saw palmetto cause moobs or not?

Does saw palmetto cause moobs or not?

No: "Moobs" are the result of estrogen causing excess growth of breast tissue. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto good for the prostate?

Is saw palmetto good for the prostate?

Probably not: There's much "pop" / "traditional" support and a believable mechanism of action, but it failed the last three out of three big controlled studies. ...Read more

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Does saw palmetto have any side effects?

Does saw palmetto have any side effects?

Mild: Can upset your stomach; it's contraindicated in pregnancy. Forgive me, my question is why a 21 year old man is taking this stuff, which is at best a weak anti-androgen for old guys with bad prostates. If somebody's told you it's "good for your general well-being" -- bc, there is no such pill, in any system of medicine! Ask your personal physician whether it's wise to continue. ...Read more

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Saw palmetto 10% oil is for male or female?

Saw palmetto 10% oil is for male or female?

Usually Male: It is usually used as a herbal remedy to treat the prostate, a gland in men, with some questionable effectiveness. However, it has been used for everything from asthma to breast enlargement, but it is considered ineffective. (also used for (but ineffective), coughs, colds, baldness, sore throat, chronic bronchitis, chronic pelvic pain, an aphrodisiac, relaxation, migraines, diuretic, infections, . ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Cialis with 450 mg saw palmetto?

Is it ok to take Cialis with 450 mg saw palmetto?

Use cialis: Saw palmetto is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. The only substance that cannot be taken with drugs like Cialis are nitrates. If you are not on nitroglycerin, you should have no low BP caused by taking Cialis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of saw palmetto topical solution?

Saw palmetto: While I can't think of any harmful effects of topical saw palmetto, I also can't think of any medicinal benefits of applying topically? ...Read more

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Are there any side effects from using saw palmetto topical solution?

Saw palmetto: While I can't think of any harmful effects of topical saw palmetto, I also can't think of any medicinal benefits of applying topically? ...Read more

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How much of saw palmetto should take someone which suffers from prostate?

It varies, but: It varies depending upon the preparation, but safety and efficacy have never been established. What kind of prostate problem do you have? Check w/your doctor. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto and maca root be taken together, or in the same day at seperate times?

Can saw palmetto and maca root be taken together, or in the same day at seperate times?

Yes: Maca root has no studies showing reactions with other drugs or naturals such as saw palmetto. Both are sold otc which meas the fda has deemed safe for usage.

I would suspect no problems but being careful and look up both from time to time on the internet. Companies selling them would not be happy if reaction reported. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

Depends: No one can really answer this question. Everyone reacts differently to things, and we cannot predict the future. What are you trying to accomplish? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

What do you suggest if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

It might help: Saw palmetto often helps reduce prostate enlargement and hair loss though you may need more than a month to see benefits. See https://draxe. Com/saw-palmetto-benefits/
Fenugreek seeds can improve digestion, reduce inflammation, lower blood sugar, increase breast milk, increase male libido and thin blood, though the benefits will dissipate after you stop taking them. See
https://draxe. Com/fenugreek/ ...Read more

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What is saw palmetto?

What is saw palmetto?

Prostate Health: It is a natural product that should help the prostate. Studies however have not shown that it really helps. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto safe to take?

Is saw palmetto safe to take?

FYI: The Journal of the American Medical Association reported on a double-blind study that eleven North American clinics conducted on 369 men. The study found that saw palmetto fruit extract failed to reduce urinary tract symptoms more than placebo. ...Read more

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What does saw palmetto do for men?

Herb for prostate: There is some suggestion that taking this herb might improve prostatic obstruction in middle aged and older men. The research data is very thin and the evidence shows it is unlikely. Also there is no regulation in this area so you cannot be sure that the contents of the bottle match the hype on the label. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of saw palmetto?

What are the benefits of saw palmetto?

Not much: For a long time it was believed that saw palmetto helped ease the urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate (bph). But the most recent data, which includes pooled data from many trials (cochrane review) shows that saw palmetto just doesn't do much good. If a man has obstructive urinary symptoms, he is probably better off taking tamsulosin (flomax) or rapaflo (silodosin). ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto good for men or women or both?

Is saw palmetto good for men or women or both?

Here is. ..: Saw palmetto has been used, studied, and touted for its minor anti-testosterone effect with indirect exaggeration of estrogen effect, and anti-inflammatory effect so to "shrink" prostate, treat acne, baldness... Some users swear by but who knows if those claimers are real users. Clinical experience in investigating these claimed effects is still scanty and inconclusive. So, you decide if money. .. ...Read more

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Saw palmetto, what is the considered best strength?

Saw palmetto, what is the considered best strength?

Unclear. ..: "Too" many brands of saw palmetto herbal preparations around tout their wonderful health effect to the prostate, but its "real" touted benefits have failed to stand the test of scientific randomized, double-blinded clinical study. As to its "best" strength, it remains unknown/unclear. So, in use, if you will, use it in moderation and see. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto safe for younger men in their early twenties?

Is saw palmetto safe for younger men in their early twenties?

Yes but why?: What symptoms are you having that make you think you need to take saw palmetto? Saw palmetto has traditionally been used for enlarged prostate in older men. Studies have shown it to be ineffective at treating urinary problems in this group. Saw palmetto is safe for you to take but I would not waste my money on it. I would advise seeing your md. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto reverse psa?

No documented: Evidence. There is no scientifically valid evidence establishing that saw palmetto can reverse elevated psa. Saw palmetto may relieve symptoms of mild prostatic enlargement. ...Read more

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Will saw palmetto raise blood pressue?

Will saw palmetto raise blood pressue?

No: This herb doesn't appear to have any reproducible positive or negative effect on blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto affect sexual function?

Can saw palmetto affect sexual function?

Doubtful: Saw palmetto has never been shown to have any beneficial medicinal effects in regard to prostate or sexual function when compared to placebo. Having said that, it likely does no harm and. Many people do take it based on anecdotal or testimonial evidence. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto improve my overall sexual function?

Can saw palmetto improve my overall sexual function?

Very doubtful: The usual claim for saw palmetto, which does have some physiologic effects, is as an aid in prostatic hyperplasia that makes it difficult for older men to urinate. The sex-enhancement claim is as a new one; perhaps you will make a discovery or the placebo effect will help. The safety profile's good. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I take zinc and saw palmetto I need to masturbate, why?

When I take zinc and saw palmetto I need to masturbate, why?

Good question, but..: Known to us, zinc & saw palmetto have been the common ingredients touted to promote prostate health and are often used by many men with marginal effects. As to how these may incite the urge to masturbate, it has been not specifically studied and confirmed. Hence it's hard to say why you experienced such; a placebo effect? For sex health, to http://www. Formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html. ...Read more

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If I am taking saw palmetto can I also take ginger supplement?

If I am taking saw palmetto can I also take ginger supplement?

Yes: Both saw palmetto and ginger have many proven health benefits and there is no reason to not take them. Herbal medicines are often combined, in fact there are many herbal formulas that contain a dozen or more herbs. It is rare for there to be 2 herbs that can not be taken together. Re: omeprazole, please see http://tinyurl. Com/o6vr5sy and http://tinyurl. Com/p88fxjm ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

See below: Saw palmetto - alternative medicine supposed to be beneficial in preventing prostate enlargement. Also used in bladder disorder and common cold.

Aldactone- used to treat resistant hypertension in obese pts, in pts with hyperaldosteronism, hypertension and sleep apnea patients, in some pts with increased protein loss in urine, congestive heart failure and liver cirrhosis pts with fluid retention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone knows if it's safe to take red clover, fenugreek and saw palmetto capsules under 18?

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

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I'm a 21 year old male and I have chylimdia I was wondering how long will it take for saw palmetto to cure me? I have also been taking echinacea

Worrisome plan: This germ will stay in your system for quite a while and your immune system may eventually clear it within a year or two. The supplements are like taking a sugar pill-worthless. While you wait, you can infect any girl you have sex with, condoms or not, and they can become sterile as a side effect. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get saw palmetto into my system? I will be transitioning from flomax (tamsulosin). What is proper way to handle the transition time?

How long will it take to get saw palmetto into my system? I will be transitioning from flomax (tamsulosin). What is proper way to handle the transition time?

Flomax (tamsulosin): Saw palmetto and Flomax (tamsulosin) are two different drugs which affect the prostate in different ways. Saw palmetto is a herb that acts like Finasteride and supposedly reduces the size of the prostate. Studies have shown very little effect of saw palmetto on the prostate. Flomax (tamsulosin) does not affect the size of the prostate, relaxes the smooth muscle of the prostate and its capsule and allows for better flow. ...Read more

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