A 45-year-old member asked:
Could all people who take khat get impotent?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
No: That's an exaggeration, though it's said it slows libido in some guys. I'm sorry somebody frightened you. The stuff is a moderately powerful stimulant, like strong coffee. I thought the decision to ban it was "politics as usual", but you'll need to decide that for yourself.
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Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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