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Is There a Pill for Women's Sex Drive?

What About Supplements?

Some supplements claim to boost women’s libido, but many lack scientific proof.

"Most of the salesmanship [for those products] is based on anecdotes and testimony," says Nanette Santoro, MD, chair of the obstetrics-gynecology department at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colo. Her advice: Be skeptical if there isn't evidence from a clinical trial.

Millheiser warns that supplements that include an ingredient that acts like estrogen, such as red clover, might not be safe if you're at risk for, or have had, an estrogen-sensitive cancer like some breast cancers or ovarian cancer.

Tell your doctor about any supplements you're taking, even if they're natural. That way, your doctor can check on any side effects.

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Reviewed on February 06, 2013

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