Saw Palmetto

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Saw Palmetto

Postby stellalunaa » Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:03 am

I have a lot of Saw Palmetto capsules left over from my natural breast enhancement days so I googled info on it for fertility. I didn't get a clear answer, though. It is supposedly a good herb for fertility but it's also supposedly a bad herb for fertility. All in all, there is absolutely no good info that I could find on the net regarding Saw Palmetto and taking it while trying to conceive.

Can any of you ladies help me out?
Thanks :)
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Postby lunaluna » Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:45 pm

I have read that saw palmetto is good for male fertility. Hope that helps some. Good Luck!
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Postby socialite_baby » Fri Jun 24, 2011 9:32 am

I wouldn't take it. I haven't read any good results with it while TTC either. One book I'm reading actually has a warning against it! As soon as I read that I checked my prenatals and DH's vitamins. Luckily DH's is the only one with it and it's good for prostate health.
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April - November 2011 - 7 Rounds of 50 mg Clomid, 3 IUIs. All BFN.
February - March, June 2012 - 3 Rounds 5 mg Femara. BFN.
April 2012 - "Immune Protocol" Follistim IUI. BFN.
May 2012 - Diagnosed activated natural killer cells and told we'll NEVER conceive naturally... *treatment break*
October 2015 - IVF #1. OHSS. Freeze all. 9 blasts on ice.
November 2015 - FET #1. BFN.
January 2016 - Holy *NATURAL* BFP!!! WTF?! First ultrasound 2/1/2016. Praying for a healthy sticky baby. <3
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Postby Toscana » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:57 pm

socialite_baby what bad news did u read about saw palmetto if women take it? I've heard it can help with pcos I believe I think I read somewhere and its good for men to take
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We've been together for almost 13 years! since 12.14.01 and We've been Married for 8 years 7.15.2006.




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