A member asked:

Do herbal supplements change alter your menstrual period?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Denise Elser answered

Specializes in Gynecology

Many herbs have some hormonal effect on the bodies own hormone receptors. This may result in altered menstrual or breast health.

Answered Mar 13, 2019


Dr. John Michalski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Yes, many can, including black cohosh, evening primrose, and soy flavenoids. Others can affect blood clotting as well.

Answered Sep 14, 2013



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