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What Are The Positive And Negative Affects To Using Maca Root
No: It's an interesting and often helpful herbal. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi Doctor. Suffered depression for a few years, lose of optimism. other symptoms, history of excessive masturbation. Started taking Maca Root and tried to reduce masturbation. Im reading only positive reviews of bee pollen and an amino acid called GABA wo
Feeling Good: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you. Masturbation is not cause. ...Read more
Peruvian plant...: Maca root comes from a plant native to peru and has been used as a natural medicine by a number of cultures. There have been some clinical studies using it to treat sexual dysfunction with limited success. For more information see: http://dietarysupplements.Nlm.Nih.Gov/dietary/ingreddetail.Jsp?Contain=maca&id=1155. ...Read more
WHY?: Why would you take anything that you don't know what it is, don't know what it's supposed to do for you, don't know how to judge if it's helping and don't know what harm it might do or how it could interact with your medication? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Stick with what your doctor prescribes and that only. It won't help you and could hurt you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Many research studies have been done ; maca has been found to be very safe ; well-tolerated in them. As it's in the cruciferous family, large amounts of raw maca may reduce thyroid function. Safety in pregnancy hasn't been researched in humans so it would be wise to stop if pregnant.See http://examine.Com/supplements/maca/ for a review of research. ...Read more
Probably not much...: Some people believe that maca root can increase fertility, among other things. There are not much human data to support this, though in animal models the data look a little more promising. Another area that has better data is in the area of sexual dysfunction caused by ssri antidepressants. ...Read more
Hormone balance: Maca is a nutritionally dense super-food that contains high amounts of minerals, vitamins, enzymes and all of the essential amino acids. Maca root is rich in b-vitamins, which are the energy vitamins, and maca is a vegetarian source of b-12. To boot, maca has high levels of bioavailable calcium and magnesium and is great for reminilization. Balances the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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