Newbie here needs help with damage caused by saw palmetto

Im 27 and i feel my life is ruined by this herb i originally took it as i read it was good for prostate health and at times i felt i had bph at first the herb actually gave me strong erections and huge loads but then after some months i felt like hell on pinwheels i have E.D my member looks shrunk and twisted im depressed and have occasional thoughts of hurting myself if you guys can please tell me if there is anything i can take to fix this something to boost my T/Dht and dopamine im desperate for help

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Sexual
Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
Erectile Dysfunction
Complete Impotence
Loss of Morning Erections
Loss of Spontaneous Erections
Loss of Nocturnal Erections
Watery Ejaculate
Reduced Ejaculate
Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
Reduced Sperm Count / Motility

Mental
Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
Confusion
Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Severe Depression / Melancholy
Suicidal Thoughts

Physical
Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Weight Gain
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Muscle Wastage
Muscle Weakness
Joint Pain
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes

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Prostate pain
Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Hearing loss
Increased hair loss
Frequent urination
Lowered body temperature

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Hi @Meisterberger

I’m sorry to hear about your story. Are you still taking Saw Palmetto?

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No i threw it out now im in search of where i can order some Proviron do you know any good sources

Sorry for my slow reply. How long have you been off SP? If possible, could you please use the template provided to create a member story template to update your story? I’ve edited it into your original post.

Unfortunately, I cannot recommend any sources of Proviron, and please note that hundreds, if not thousands, of patients have used similar substances in past attempts to recover to varying degrees of success. Personally, I must also advise against such substances as they can sometimes make patients considerably worse, myself included. Our best chance at collective recovery is through scientific research which we are working hard to deliver in the coming months.

You will improve over time, so if it’s only been a few weeks I’d encourage you to take it as easy as possible and give it a few months.

Best,
Mitch