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I have an overactive sex drive. I am hypersexual. To combat

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I have an overactive sex drive. I am hypersexual. To combat this problem, I have been drinking mint-flavored tea and taking a supplement called chasteberry. I am a 26-year-old man. I'm currently taking 500mg per day.
What I wanted to know is, is taking this supplement chasteberry, otherwise known as vitex agnus-castus, safe? I know that this is usually used for women's menstruation related problems. So Are there any short-term or long-term negative side-effects of vitex agnus-castus for men?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 8 months ago.

Hi

the supplement is safe, but is not likely to change your problem

side effects would be rare

see this list

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-968-vitex%20agnus-castus.aspx?activeingredientid=968&

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