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In researching cinnamon, I read one article warning it boosts sex hormone and contains beta-sitosterol, and both can cause prostate cancer. True?

In researching cinnamon, I read one article warning it boosts sex hormone and contains beta-sitosterol, and both can cause prostate cancer. True?

Possibly, yes and NO: There is no clear research showing cinnamon raises testosterone in humans; it might do so indirectly by lowering blood sugar as high sugar reduces testosterone. But high testosterone does not cause prostate cancer!- see http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/100/3/170 It does have Beta-sitosterol but research suggests that Beta-sitosterol reduces risk of prostate cancer: http://bit.ly/1nDr8zb ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Yes: Aging affects the prostate in 2 ways: the prostate gets larger with age and older men have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. Testicular function and primarily testosterone production also decrease with age. Thus sexual function, desire and erectile function tends to decrease with age. This can be made worse if you are a smoker, diabetic or overweight. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, . ...Read more

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What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

Overindulgence eh?: None specifically but it could possibly cause a bacterial infection called prostatiits. This is painful and takes a while to treat. You could also have a sexually transmitted disease causing symptoms also. If you are having problems see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

No: Prostate size tends to be a genetically determined factor. Irritation, sensation etc may be related to sexual activity, but size itself is independent of this. ...Read more

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Can lack of sex cause prostate problems?

Can lack of sex cause prostate problems?

No, there has been..: No. There has been no known proven study to address this concern as far as what I have read and studied over the past 45 yrs. Of course, some controversy for something is always present by realizing: behind what we know always hides a lot of what we still don't know. ...Read more

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Hi doctors! does a lot of sex cause prostate congestion?

Hi doctors! does a lot of sex cause prostate congestion?

NO: Having sex often at the age of 22 should not cause any issues with your prostate. ...Read more

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Could having anal sex cause a prostate infection?

Could having anal sex cause a prostate infection?

Yes: Having anal sex, especially if prolonged or frequently, can increase the chances of prostatitis or prostate irritability. This can cause a bacterial or nonbacterial infection of the prostate. This can occur from multiple pathways such as trauma to the prostate, retention of urine, or inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of prostate cancer and what are the symptoms?

Cause is unknown: The symptoms are vague and not specific. So screening with blood test/ psa levels is advised if you are a male between 50 to70 years old. Eat healthy and use low fat foods..With ample veggies and fruits with each meal. Keep your weight into a healthy range.This migh tkeep you healthy for a long time to come. ...Read more