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Author Topic: Turmeric for bph?  (Read 518 times)

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Offline wardp

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Turmeric for bph?
« on: January 03, 2020, 06:40:49 pm »
Hi.has anyone tried turmeric for bph or other ailments etc? Does it help bph symptoms. I'm waiting for rezum or urolift to become available in Asia but so far I can't find it anywhere.
Diagnosed 20,July 2017. Cd4 289, 21% vld .3,462 Started atripla 4 Aug 2017 5oct 2017 cd4 384 21%, vl ud less than 20. Switch to complera 4 Nov 2017 switched to stribild 15 the Nov. Switched to truvada efavirence 200mgx2 14 Dec 2017, 2 Feb 2018, us cd4  466, 25%  CD 8 ,595, 32%..1 may 2018
switched  to instgra truvada.7th june switched to truvada  nevirapine stavudine. .21 june switched to truvada nevirapine. X 2 a day...9 aug 2018 ud. 2n Nov 2018 CD 4. 455..22.70% 13th Nov switched  to lamivir and nevirapine  due to kidney issues...jan 10,2019 UD..may 13 2019 ud  cd4 482 28% 14th nov 2019 ud. Cd4 414 .27% cd8 444 29%

Offline harleymc

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Re: Turmeric for bph?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 04:07:20 am »
For us uninitiated, what is both?

Offline leatherman

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Re: Turmeric for bph?
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 06:53:29 pm »
For us uninitiated, what is both?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia ie prostate enlargement

fortunately, in my late 50s, I'm not having bph which happens more frequently to older men; but unfortunately I'm dealing with chronic bacterial prostatitis (prostate infection) that most frequently happens to men 50 and younger. I guess the 50s are the new 40s.  ;D Hopefully the ton of cipro I've taken in the last few months has done the trick.  ;)

I've used turmeric some as a spice. i'll have to read up more about it.
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Offline xrel0aded

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Re: Turmeric for bph?
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2020, 08:21:24 pm »
Get tumeric with black pepper extract- it will help with the absorption. Turmeric in general is great for targeting inflammation and helping calm it down. Its also gone tk battle with antidepressant drugs and has stayed a strong, natural contender. Note that it typically takes around 90 days for the benefits and effects to be felt.

Offline tryingtostay

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Re: Turmeric for bph?
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2020, 12:57:07 pm »
I came back to the forums to look into Prostatitis to see if I could find any information about it and it seems this forum has a wealth of posts about it. 

The only help I can offer is to try Pygeum.   I've been taking it on and off but as of the past 3-4 days I've been taking it (25mg) twice a day and I am blown away how well it's helped things.  It's relatively cheap at Vitamin Shoppe (U.S. Brick and mortar store)  It works better than Saw Palmetto.  I highly recommend taking it with food to avoid the nausea. 

 


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