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is black cohosh safe to take?

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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as you don't have breast cancer, history of blood clots or liver disease. Black cohosh can help with the transition of challenging menopause. It's best to take the lowest dose possible for the shortest time possible. Great question! thanks for asking.
Answered on Apr 20, 2013
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