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Mint Tea & Testosterone levels in males.

Patient: Hi so I heard that drinking spearmint and peppermint tea will lower testosterone. I’m a small guy trying to gain mass and the last thing I want is my testosterone levels lowered yet I love mint tea. Will one or two cups a day of it harm me?

 

 

Symptoms: Testosterone

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Spearmint and peppermint tea have anti-androgen effects. These can cause a decrease andr ogens and cause feminization of the person.I recommend that you stop drinking this tea except to a very low limit. It is not worth the possible risk of feminization.I hope this helps you.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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