Dong Quai and its relationship to Testosterone?
- 06-30-2011, 03:26 PM
- 07-05-2011, 06:49 AM
07-05-2011, 08:16 AM
07-05-2011, 02:22 PM
I'm trying to find its relationship to testosterone and its effects on males. I've read a lot about its benefits with women as a hormone regulator through searches. Its just online I see different things from different websites on benefits in males.
07-05-2011, 05:20 PM
It reduces LH so it may be mildly estrogenic, but it increases FSH slightly so it can't be that estrogenic. The best theory I've seen is that it causes a rebound phenomena, where it suppresses LH initially but later on it bounces back. This kind of rebound can be expected after any brief androgen/estrogen exposure, such as one generally encounters on hormonal pulse therapy or short-term use of pituitary suppressive dopaminergics.
Regardless of how it works, I like the way I feel mentally on Angelica. unfortunately it only lasts a few weeks, then the benefits seem to stop no matter how I modify the regimen. I've never really received any libido effect though.
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