[Supertraining] Re: Medical News: Dietary Supplement Tied to Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Friday, 18 January 2008      0 comments

If there's a risk of prostrate cancer from DHEA, in all likelihood
it's not from metabolism to testosterone but instead the far more
likely metabolism to estradiol. Either one, however, is less likely
than other outcomes.

Ken O'Neill
Austin, Texas

--- In Supertraining@yahoogroups.com, Ralph Giarnella <ragiarn@...> wrote:
>
> If DHEA causes a rise in testosterone then the answer
> is yes. Over the years I have reviewed numerous
> scientific articles concerning DHEA and there is
> conflicting evidence whether DHEA actually makes a
> difference in testosterone levels at any age.
>
> There has been some evidence that it is beneficial for
> women and perhaps the very old men.
>
> Ralph Giarnella MD
> Southington Ct USA
>
> --- rex icard <rex_icard@...> wrote:
>
> > Dr. Giarnella would DHEA be a similar product? I
> > don't take it but I know a lot of people who do take
> > DHEA.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Rex Icard
> > Albany, Georgia USA
> >
> > Ralph Giarnella <ragiarn@...> wrote:
> > Bill, thank you for that reference.
> > Any one who thinks that hormonal supplementation for
> > men in the form of testosterone or its precursors is
> > safe and benign should read the article.
> >
> > Ralph Giarnella MD
> > Southington Ct USA
> >
> > --- William Black <wrbmaine@...> wrote:
> >
> > > Folks:
> > > Interesting and potentially cautionary item.
> > > Best,
> > > Bill Black
> > > Cumberland Foreside, Maine
> > >
> > >
> >
>
http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/AlternativeMedicine/dh/7960<http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/AlternativeMedicine/dh/7960>
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>

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