Reishi – Urinary Problems.

A double-blind trial found that an extract of Ganoderma lucidum mushroom was significantly more effective than a placebo in improving urinary symptoms in men with BPH.

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6 mg per day for 8 weeks

In a double-blind trial, an extract of Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum; 6 mg per day for 8 weeks) was significantly more effective than a placebo in improving urinary symptoms in men with BPH. Reishi extract appears to work by inhibiting 5-alpha-reductase, the enzyme that converts testosterone to its more active form, dihydrotestosterone (DHT).5

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  1. M Khawar sarfraz
    Jul 16, 2012 @ 20:26:18

    Hello,
    Khawar here I bought rishi from uk capsual &i gave to my father in law he is 72 year old with daibatic and from last 6month he lose his right leg due to infection.he started to take 6capsual 480mg per day after 15 days he fell unusual urinary problem I mean after one hr he go to washroom to make water while water intake is quite low volume .i need suggestion to what can I do for him .thanks

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