Admin Posted August 20, 2018 Share Posted August 20, 2018 Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... There is some hope that curcumin has some anti-prostate-cancer action. But there is no phase III clinical trial evidence for this. There is some hope that Metformin has some anti-prostate-cancer action. But there is no phase 3 clinical trial evidence for this. It is difficult for men to take both because the combination leads to gastro-intestinal troubles. So men need to pick one. Metformin wins. Why? Side effects of hormone therapy include metabolic syndrome - a tendency to higher blood pressure and diabetes. There is good phase 3 clinical trial evidence that Metformin will help prevent pre-diabetes becoming full blown diabetes. American medical oncologist Dr Charles "Snuffy" Myers explains in this YouTube video. Note that your doctor will slowly introduce a larger dose of Metformin to avoid gastro side effects. Note that for a small number of men your doctor may have to take you off Metformin if you lose too much weight. Note that Metformin may deplete vitamin B12, so your doctor will check this and add B12 if necessary. ... end Jim Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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