Thread: Does weed raise est. levels??
02-23-2004, 07:56 PM #1
Does weed raise est. levels??
??Any truth to this rumor??
02-23-2004, 07:58 PM #2
i have no scientific proof, but i read in other posts that it does.
02-23-2004, 08:00 PM #3
i've heard it is full of ****...I know a lot of competitive bodybuilders who smoke a lot of weed..helps them eat and sleep...also guys like Chris Cormier and Dennis Newman have talked about how they used to smoke a lot...
02-23-2004, 08:02 PM #4
i think it does i remeber seeing some study about it when i had to do a report for school... however i don;t think it raises the levels to nething significant.. especially if your on juice
02-23-2004, 08:04 PM #5
I have never heard that? Probably so minimal if any.
02-23-2004, 08:05 PM #6
i heard when your on juice it gets you more high as well as alcohol and other drugs... alcohol i heard when on juice after about 3 beers your already getting buzzed as to 6 when you usually start gettin a buzz
02-23-2004, 08:08 PM #7
hmm i stand corrected it looks as though it is sort of like an anti E...
Marijuana: interaction with the estrogen receptor.
Sauer MA, Rifka SM, Hawks RL, Cutler GB Jr, Loriaux DL.
Crude marijuana extract competed with estradiol for binding to the estrogen receptor of rat uterine cytosol. Condensed marijuana smoke also competed with estradiol for its receptor. Pure delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol, however, did not interact with the estrogen receptor. Ten delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol metabolites also failed to compete with estradiol for its receptor. Of several other common cannabinoids tested, only cannabidiol showed any estrogen receptor binding. This was evident only at very high concentrations of cannabidiol. Apigenin, the aglycone of a flavinoid phytoestrogen found in cannabis, displayed high affinity for the estrogen receptor. To assess the biological significance of these receptor data, estrogen activity was measured in vivo with the uterine growth bioassay, using immature rats. Cannabis extract in large doses exhibited neither estrogenic nor antiestrogenic effects. Thus, although estrogen receptor binding activity was observed in crude marijuana extract, marijuana smoke condensate and several known components of cannabis, direct estrogenic activity of cannabis extract could not be demonstrated in vivo.
PMID: 6296360 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
02-23-2004, 08:09 PM #8
I try to stay away from alcohol completly while on cycle to save my liver....I know the weed thing comes up a lot but was currious specifically about the est levels...but I agree it's probably a nominal amount if it raises them at all..It helps my apetite...
02-23-2004, 08:16 PM #9
weed actually lowers your test levels.do some research
02-23-2004, 08:17 PM #10
I've heard it the other way around...Anti E
02-25-2004, 08:19 PM #11
in arnold's encyclopedia he tells u to smoke it to help u eat. I'll listen to arnold, u guys listen to science. Arnold could kick any scientists ass.
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