A 34-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take for black cohosh to start working?

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Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Good question: The question is if black cohosh really works at all. Some studies suggest it may help menopausal symptoms--others have found little benefit. It's pretty harmless so you can try it a few weeks and see.
Answered on Feb 25, 2019
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