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Natural breast enhancement: Does it work?

Natural breast enhancement: Does it work?

Natural breast enhancement supplements haven''t been proved effective and could cause side effects.

QDo natural breast enhancement supplements work?


AAnswer Section

Natural breast enhancement supplements aren''t likely to work.

Breast enlargement might be a side effect of certain prescription drugs — such as estrogen, birth control pills and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a popular type of antidepressant. However, natural breast enhancement supplements haven''t been shown to have the same effect.

Natural breast enhancement supplements typically contain a variety of herbs, such as:

  • Saw palmetto
  • Dong quai
  • Chaste tree berry
  • Wild yam
  • Kava
  • Fennel
  • Black cohosh
  • Fenugreek

Serious drug interactions are possible with any of these herbs, especially if you take a blood-thinning medication such as warfarin (Coumadin).

If you''re interested in breast enhancement, consult your doctor about more effective options — such as breast implants.


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