08 July, 2011
About the Extenze Drink
The Extenze drink is a beverage with the same ingredients as Extenze tablets, which are purported to offer sexual enhancement for men. The Extenze drink comes in a 16-oz. can that is similar in appearance to many energy drink cans. Although the Extenze drink may offer some benefits, you should consult a doctor before using this or any other type of supplement.
The Extenze drink is purported to provide a number of benefits for men. According to ExtenzeStore.com, the Extenze products can add up to 3 inches of penis length and can improve the quality of your erections. The website also suggests that Extenze can improve the health of your semen and provide additional semen volume. However, no scientific studies are provided to back these claims, and Extenze's official website notes that "individual results may vary."
Extenze Male Prohormone Blend
The Extenze male prohormone blend of ingredients contains pregnanolone and micronized dehydroepiandrosterone, or DHEA. Research on pregnenolone from the May 2004 issue of the journal "Psychoneuroendocrinology" found that pregnanolone did not produce any mood-boosting or well-being improvements. According to MedlinePlus, DHEA may be effective at improving erections in those with sexual dysfunction, but not other conditions.
The bio-enhancement blend in the Extenze drink features the seed of black pepper, piper longum and ginger root. As the name indicates, these ingredients are intended to improve the absorption of other ingredients in Extenze drinks. Piperine, which is contained in black pepper, may be particularly effective at improving absorption, but does this not mean it will enhance the effects of Extenze ingredients.
Sexual Response Enhancement Blend
The sexual response enhancement blend of Extenze drink contains the ingredients that are purported to produce the largest hormonal effects. Ingredients in this blend include yohimbe extract, tribulus terristris, ginseng and licorice extract, among other ingredients. However, research from the January 2010 issue of the "Journal of Ethnopharmacology" found that tribulus terristris did not have any significant hormonal or sexual effects. In addition, yohimbe extract has been shown to produce only "modest therapeutic benefit over placebo," according to research from the May 1994 issue of the "British Journal of Clinical Practice." Overconsumption of yohimbe extract may also produce side effects, including coma.
- "Clinical Toxicology"; Acute Neurotoxicity After Yohimbine Ingestion by a Body Builder; A. Giampreti et al.; September 2009
- "Psychoneuroendocrinology"; Chronic Pregnenolone Effects in Normal Humans: Attenuation of Benzodiazepine-Induced Sedation; S.E. Meieran et al.; May 2004
- "British Journal of Clinical Practice"; Yohimbine in the Treatment of Erectile Disorder; A.J. Riley; May 1994
- Natural News; Substance in Black Pepper Increases Nutrient Absorption up to Two Thousand Percent; Barbara L. Minton; November 2008
- "Journal of Ethnopharmacology"; Effect of Tribulus Terristris on Endocrine Sensitive Organs in Male and Female Winstar Rats; A.J. Martino-Andrade et al.; January 2010
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