Any legitatmite Fenugreek studies?

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    Question Any legitatmite Fenugreek studies?


    Are there any studies, in which, mice are dosed at a proportional level as a human and a rise in prolactin levels are shown?
    Anyone dose Fenugreek at 600 mg per serving a few times a day and notice any gyno-like effects?
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    Fenugreek is possibly estrogenic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dinoiii View Post
    Next, you move on to Fenugreek (Testofen)...and this ingredient SUCKS!!! I know - not very scientific of me; but it's the truth. This goddamned thing is HIGHLY estrogenic and you couldn't get me within a 10-foot pole of it in any products I design. Testofen is in quite a few products on the market; of which...it draws upon some data. It is just an extract from Fenugreek however standardized to contain about 50% fenusides. This is important because you NEED a down-regulation of the number of the following saponins: diosgenin, yamogenin, gitogenin, tigogenin, and neotigogens; which are all previously purported to be sources of fenugreek's estrogenic properties (makes sense seeing they are phytoestrogens, but remember to take phytoestrogens and divide by the number 5 to get contribution to total estrogen cotent). The "positive" studies are essentially from 1 group of researchers (i.e. - non-replicated).

    I am probably more interested in fenugreek's potential to modulate blood sugar (probably secondary to the glucomannan)...In any event...if you could get a Fenugreek molecule standardized for glucomannan and fenuside; that would likely be the best, but I am usnure such a compound is available. What they need to do is make certain low phyto-E in the extract finally used.
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    New study on Testofen

    Heres a thread with some discussion about Testofen
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    I know women who are breast feeding their kids take fenugreek to help increase the milk production.
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    I have used it for years with bloods and have never had elevated PRL levels, nor E2 for that matter (Testofen). I do get ravenously hungry, better pumps, retain weight from cycles, and have an increase in libido.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansm
    I have used it for years with bloods and have never had elevated PRL levels, nor E2 for that matter (Testofen). I do get ravenously hungry, better pumps, retain weight from cycles, and have an increase in libido.
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    HOw many milligrams do you both take? I recently purchased 600 mg capsules.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JonRubio View Post
    HOw many milligrams do you both take? I recently purchased 600 mg capsules.
    Up to 1200mgs

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    I believe the patent holder has done a few studies on Testofen
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    Hypothetically speaking, if you had a bottle of Fenugreek (not Testofen), would you consider supplementing it. Why or why not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JonRubio View Post
    Hypothetically speaking, if you had a bottle of Fenugreek (not Testofen), would you consider supplementing it. Why or why not?
    I wouldn't have purchased the bottle before I knew exactly what it was and how it would affect me. I'd research about it before​ I purchased it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone View Post
    I wouldn't have purchased the bottle before I knew exactly what it was and how it would affect me. I'd research about it before​ I purchased it.
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    I got the bottle for free... it came with a multivitamin I purchased.
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