When considering treatment options for male performance support, as practitioners, we automatically think of traditional male tonics such as Tribulus terrestris (tribulus) and Turnera diffusa (damiana). Other herbs we should be considering for supporting male physiology include Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng) and Withania somnifera (withania). This article explores the traditional use of male tonic herbs and provides modern clinical relevance.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent disorder, affecting 15-20% of reproductive-aged women.[1,2] Its clinical presentation is a heterogeneous mix of physical, hormonal, metabolic and psychological signs and symptoms that can vary significantly both between, and within, individuals over a lifetime.
Researchers have identified a significant link between low levels of free testosterone in patients and an increased risk of prostate cancer developing into a more aggressive form of the disease.