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#1

Hi,

I took Saw Palmetto and Soy Isoflavones awhile back, and although it did appear to slow my hairloss. I got gyno. I stopped using it. And the unilateral gyno has shrunk slightly, but 6 months later is does still remain. I’m considering getting surgery, but not convinced I should just yet.

Anyway, I used Saw Palmetto and Soy because I was scared of the side effects associated with Propecia… and I’m losing my hair. Obviously, I probably should’ve just went with Propecia. But, hindsite is 20-20.

So, I’d like to try Propecia now, but I’m a little scared it will worsen my gyno. I’m wondering if anyone else has ever started on propecia “after” having an issue with gyno (as a side effect from some other drug/herb). Please re-assure me or scare me away…

Thanks.


#2

» So, I’d like to try Propecia now, but I’m a little scared it will worsen
» my gyno. I’m wondering if anyone else has ever started on propecia “after”
» having an issue with gyno (as a side effect from some other drug/herb).
» Please re-assure me or scare me away…
»
» Thanks.

Prop is more likely to cause gyno than SP. In your situation I would get some bloods done before moving on. In short if gyno is a problem already, don’t even think about prop or dut. There are anti eastrogens etc but you need to discuss this under proper medical supervision. There is a biochemical story to this but that should come from a practicing medic.

Good luck!


#3

» Hi,
»
» I took Saw Palmetto and Soy Isoflavones awhile back, and although it did
» appear to slow my hairloss. I got gyno. I stopped using it. And the
» unilateral gyno has shrunk slightly, but 6 months later is does still
» remain. I’m considering getting surgery, but not convinced I should just
» yet.
»
» Anyway, I used Saw Palmetto and Soy because I was scared of the side
» effects associated with Propecia… and I’m losing my hair. Obviously, I
» probably should’ve just went with Propecia. But, hindsite is 20-20.
»
» So, I’d like to try Propecia now, but I’m a little scared it will worsen
» my gyno. I’m wondering if anyone else has ever started on propecia “after”
» having an issue with gyno (as a side effect from some other drug/herb).
» Please re-assure me or scare me away…
»
» Thanks.

If you are getting gyno while on Saw Palmetto, it’s probably not a good idea to try Propecia. There are more reported incidences of Propecia related gyno than Saw Palmetto.


#4

» » Hi,
» »
» » I took Saw Palmetto and Soy Isoflavones awhile back, and although it
» did
» » appear to slow my hairloss. I got gyno. I stopped using it. And the
» » unilateral gyno has shrunk slightly, but 6 months later is does still
» » remain. I’m considering getting surgery, but not convinced I should
» just
» » yet.
» »
» » Anyway, I used Saw Palmetto and Soy because I was scared of the side
» » effects associated with Propecia… and I’m losing my hair. Obviously,
» I
» » probably should’ve just went with Propecia. But, hindsite is 20-20.
» »
» » So, I’d like to try Propecia now, but I’m a little scared it will
» worsen
» » my gyno. I’m wondering if anyone else has ever started on propecia
» “after”
» » having an issue with gyno (as a side effect from some other drug/herb).
» » Please re-assure me or scare me away…
» »
» » Thanks.
»
» If you are getting gyno while on Saw Palmetto, it’s probably not a good
» idea to try Propecia. There are more reported incidences of Propecia
» related gyno than Saw Palmetto.

What do you mean by Gyno?