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What are the side effects of yohimbe?

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  • Higher blood pressure and a faster or irregular heartbeat
  • Chest pain
  • Breathing problems
  • Flushed skin or a rash
  • Tremors (rhythmic muscle movements you didn't mean to make)
  • Pain in your genitals
  • A painful erection that won't go away
  • Feeling dizzy, nervous, worried, or cranky
  • Headaches
  • Upset stomach or loss of appetite
  • Trouble sleeping

From: Do Yohimbe Supplements Work for ED? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Yohimbe."

European Food Safety Authority. , July 24, 2013. EFSA Journal

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements: "Yohimbe bark extract."

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Yohimbe."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Yohimbe."

European Food Safety Authority. , July 24, 2013. EFSA Journal

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements: "Yohimbe bark extract."

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Yohimbe."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2017

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