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Do herbal supplements change alter your menstrual period?

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Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Quite possibly: Many herbs have some hormonal effect on the bodies own hormone receptors. This may result in altered menstrual or breast health.
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Herbal supplements: Yes, many can, including black cohosh, evening primrose, and soy flavenoids. Others can affect blood clotting as well.
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