Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men

@article{Gonzales2002EffectOL,
  title={Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men},
  author={G. Gonzales and A. Cordova and K. Vega and A. Chung and A. Villena and C. G{\'o}{\~n}ez and S. Castillo},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={34}
}
  • G. Gonzales, A. Cordova, +4 authors S. Castillo
  • Published 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Andrologia
  • This study was a 12-week double blind placebo-controlled, randomized, parallel trial in which active treatment with different doses of Maca Gelatinizada was compared with placebo. [...] Key Method Men aged 21-56 years received Maca in one of two doses: 1,500 mg or 3,000 mg or placebo. Self-perception on sexual desire, score for Hamilton test for depression, and Hamilton test for anxiety were measured at 4, 8 and 12 weeks of treatment. An improvement in sexual desire was observed with Maca since 8 weeks of…Expand Abstract
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