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Tribulus Terrestris

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What is Tribulus Terrestris?

Tribulus terrestris is a fruit-bearing plant, native to the Mediterranean. It is also known as the puncture vine because of its spiny stems. The fruit, leaf, and root of this plant has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. More recently, extracts from the plant have been shown to have a number of beneficial properties, including supporting healthy sexual functions.

The Benefits and Uses of Tribulus Terrestris

Studies show that Tribulus terrestris supports a healthy libido in men[1] and women[2] and also has other health benefits. For example, because it can help to balance the hormones, it may be helpful for providing relief from the symptoms of menopause[3]. It also helps to improve blood circulation throughout your body by expanding the blood vessels[4].

Tribulus Terrestris Side Effects

Tribulus terrestris supplements are considered to be possibly safe when taken orally for a period of up to 8 weeks. The long-term effects of Tribulus have not been studied. Tribulus should not be taken during pregnancy. The effects of taking Tribulus while breastfeeding are not known.

Recent research indicates that Tribulus may irritate or inflame the prostate[5]. It contains compounds called phytoandrogens that may mimic human testosterone and should not be taken if you have benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) or prostate cancer.  

In some cases, Tribulus may cause gynecomastia because elevated testosterone levels from taking Tribulus can cause the body to create more estrogen which results in gynecomastia.[6]

You should not take Tribulus if you suffer from diabetes as it can decrease blood sugar levels. This may also interfere with the control of blood sugar levels during and following surgery. If you have a scheduled surgery, you should stop taking Tribulus two weeks in advance.

As Tribulus affects blood sugar levels, it should not be taken in conjunction with some diabetes medications. Otherwise, your blood sugar levels may become dangerously low.

Because Tribulus has a diabetic effect, it may reduce the body’s ability to eliminate lithium. This could increase lithium levels and cause serious side effects. If you take lithium and wish to take Tribulus, you should talk to your physician about adjusting your lithium dose.

Talk to your doctor to find out if Tribulus terrestris is right for you.

Tribulus Terrestris Overdose

Currently, there are no reports of overdose of Tribulus terrestris. However, you should not exceed the recommended dose. If you think you have taken too much of the supplement, stop taking it straight away and seek medical advice.

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[1] https://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/Tribulus-terrestris-and-male-hormones/

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045980/

[3] http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212958816300817

[4] http://www.promedics.ca/site/downloads/Healthy%20Joints%20and%20Circulation_CA%20web.pdf

[5] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3604572/

[6] http://gynecomastianewyork.net/tribulus-terrestris-man-boobs/