OPC's and ED - Could there be a link ?

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   Posted 9/4/2010 5:20 AM (GMT -6)   
ED - Or rather total ED - The standard tabs just don't do anything. yeah
It must have had a stroke during the Op., and has forgotten what to do ??

When first diagnosed with PC, I read a medical journal report about the function of OPC's in controlling PC, (and I assume Cancer generally)..  Naturally, the Udocs say it's all rubbish, but then they can't make money supporting it, so I suppose they would not be interested... nono
I know a friend who has controlled a brain-cancer through it's use - I have seen the results !
Whilst I started an intensive "natural therapy" campaign to try and "Self-Cure", the threat of being castrated by the bride, if I didn't get cut, caused me to bow to demands.. 
Various doctor-friends told me to "get cut" and to use the OPC's to ensure that the cancer did not return.  Through my OPC's, I DID get the PSA to drop - just B4 being cut..!

I have thus been taking these OPC's  (OPCXtra) ever since. and have generally felt great (with many general health benefits since starting on them) , but as they do have an effect in thinning the blood, I was wondering if this could worsen the issues with ED.. 

Has anyone heard of any issue/link with the use of OPC's and ED?  mad

Full Bloods -- Nov 09 = PSA 5.0 @ 60yo - Absolutely NO symptoms
Jan-2010 - TRUS Bx DX - AdenoCarcinoma T1c - Geeson(3+3)=6 , 5 & 45% max., Left MidZone
Jun-2010- open-Cut RP- Nerve Sparing
Post Op. Gleeson(3+4)=7, 1.1cm3, Pos Margins, EPE (focal) Lateral Left
Margin-Involvement (extensive) Posterior , Grade3 x 8mm
+8week PSA <0.01 , Full-ED, Mild Incont.

Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 9/4/2010 8:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Food for thought (pardon the pun) stop taking em for a few months and see what happens.

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   Posted 9/4/2010 9:48 AM (GMT -6)   
PeterA said...
Naturally, the Udocs say it's all rubbish, but then they can't make money supporting it, so I suppose they would not be interested...
On the contrary, Peter, many of the doctors who are most knowledgeable about prostate cancer and diet & supplements do recognize the benefits that are within the patient's control to reduce the likelihood of PC or PC recurrence.  I'm speaking broadly, not of the specific which you posted.
A lot of the local jack-of-all-trade docs aren't as well trained in the details (naturally; they wouldn't be a jack-of-all-trades if they were experts in PC and diet & supplements)...so your comment depends on who you ask.  There are a lot of men who have benefitted by following the experts; but the flip side of that is that it is surprising how many men ignore the experts (some guys, in fact, vehemently oppose the experts based on...???
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