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A Proposed Anabolic Mechanism Of Tribulus Terrestris (TT)

Discussion in 'Scientific Studies' started by haidut, Oct 26, 2018.

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    Man, Cistanche is the one of the most androgenic herbs I've ever used. It's super potent at increasing libido and feels ultra dopaminergic. I prefer using a different vendor though.
     
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    They are extremely dodgy. They never responded to my email and my order which was well over $70USD - completely GONE.
     
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    What email are you using? The customer service one barely gets replies. Use the shipping email. Also try calling.

    Good thing I stocked up when I did.
     
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    Badmonkey’s have quit monkeying around with all their monkey business and the website is now back!
     
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    I'm cutting and on an anti-gyno protocol; do you think TT will help?
     
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    I would not mix TT with steroids, I think it can suppress adrenals too much and maybe even cause kidney issues when combined. On its own it does not seem to have these risks.
     
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    @haidut did you have good results
     
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    Yes, a 17% increase in DHEA and 47% increase in DHT. My DHT again went above the upper limit of normal and my doctor freaked out again. So, TT definitely works for me and I want to do a longer course than just 4 weeks but I have to find a way to get tested without my PCP getting copy of the results.
     
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    Did you experience a change in body composition? Any noticeable fat loss?
     
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    Do you think low dose pansterone (~4 drops daily) and TT should not be used in conjunction?
     
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    Is there a study that insinuates that? You've mentioned that DHEA combined with androgens is better, and TT's saponins do not seem to convert into estrogen, so I assumed that I may get some body composition benefits, along with lower cortisol/prolactin during my cut. And thank you.
     
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    any change in Estrogen?

    if someone has some kind of adrenal fatigue / low cortisol would you think Tribulus is a good thing to take or would it lower cortisol even more?
     
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    Besides the Badmonkey brand, any others people recommend ? There’s that Tribestan brand that is packaged like a pharmaceutical. It has a lot of excipients though.
     
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    No change in estrone sulfate (E1S) and prolactin dropped by 2 points from 8.7 to 6.4. I do not usually check estradiol or estrone because they do not represent well tissue estrogen or total estrogenic load.
     
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    No, just personal observation and reports from others. When combining higher doses TT with any steroid (even pregnenolone) people report pain in their adrenals, which is hardly a good sign.
     
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    Just 4 drops is probably OK but I would watch out for pain in the adrenals and if such develops then drop the TT or Pansterone.
     
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    My midsection shrunk but any extra weight I carry is actually mostly water/puffiness when under stress, so my weight can vary quite a bit depending on cortisol levels, without that indicating much fat loss/gain.
     
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    What would the pain feel like hypothetically? I feel much better with the combination of the two from an androgen standpoint than I do by themselves. I’ve been doing them together for ~8 weeks and feel the best I probably ever have from a feel good/androgen standpoint.
     
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    Like dull or pulsating pain just below one or both sides of the chest cage.
     
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    do you think TT lowers already too low cortisol even more @haidut ?
     
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