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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.
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 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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