Studies related to Prostate Hypertrophy and Ganoderma lucidum

Randomized Clinical Trial Of An Ethanol Extract Of Ganoderma Lucidum In Men With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 88
Sex Male
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Notes for this study:
6mg ethanolic extract of Reishi, once daily, was able to reduce lower urinary tract symptoms (benign prostatic hyperplasia, overactive bladder, incontinence) as assessed by IPSS (International Prostate Symptom Score) self-report. Testosterone was unaffected, and peak urinary flow and residual urine were unaffected despite total symptoms being reduced.

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