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Doctor insights on: Tribulus Terrestris Effects

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Thoughts? Could my tribulus terrestris side effects eventually reside?

Thoughts? Could my tribulus terrestris side effects eventually reside?

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 inconclusive. It may be unsafe during pregnancy as it may harm fetal development. ...Read more

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Tribulus terrestris 650mg what is it? What does it do

See details: Studies have failed to show any health or medicinal benefit to this substance. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris fruit be eaten?

Tribulus terrestris: Young leaves are reported to be edible. But I am unaware if other parts of the plant are. ...Read more

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Is tribulus terrestris effective for male enhancement?

Is tribulus terrestris effective for male enhancement?

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 prostate problems in men. It may interact with some meds (beta-blockers, digoxin, calcium channel blockers) and may cause blood sugar to go too low in diabetics. The spiny plant (also known as puncture plant) is unsafe to eat. ...Read more

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Does tribulus terrestris stimulate estrogen in males please help ?

Does tribulus terrestris stimulate estrogen in males please help ?

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. ...Read more

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Does tribulus terrestris stimulate estrogen ?

Does tribulus terrestris stimulate estrogen ?

Tribulus terrestris: There is no proven effect on hormone production, including estrogen. Like most "alternative therapies" truly objective controlled studies have not demonstrated effectiveness. If curious about hormone production, see your healthcare provider for advice and testing. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help

Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help

A Thorn In My Side: No evidence either way. Not much evidence for anything. Someone else asked a question implying they wanted to know if it improved 'boner' growth or function. Maybe, if you area rabbit or a rat, but not a human. And even in the rats the studies sucked. Lots of herbal or other plant-based substances come in and out of fashion. The constant battle between the allopaths and naturopaths. will never end ...Read more

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Is tribulus terrestris safe to use as a bodybuilding supplement?

Is tribulus terrestris safe to use as a bodybuilding supplement?

Devil's weed: Why take it? It causes "staggers" in sheep and no reproducable studies show it has much benefit in man. ...Read more

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Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help !

Can tribulus terrestris stunt bone growth ? Please help !

No: Tribulus terrestris may naturally increase testosterone levels within normal limits. Exogenous (injections or topical) testosterone, if taken in supraphysiologic amounts, may accelerate closure of growth plates, and impede bone growth. However, at 21, I presume maximal axial bone growth has been attained. ...Read more

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Is tribulus terrestris an anabolic steroid ?

Is tribulus terrestris an anabolic steroid ?

No: It is an herbal supplement that has been around for years, claiming to "naturally increase testosterone". However, clinical studies have failed to support this claim. Like most supplements, it has no proven studies that it does anything positive for you. Don't waste your money. ...Read more