Prostate Home > Does Saw Palmetto Work?
While saw palmetto is claimed to be useful for a number of conditions, many people may still wonder, "Does saw palmetto work?" In clinical studies on the effectiveness of the supplement for enlarged prostate treatment, conflicting results were found. As for other uses of the herbal supplement, there is little scientific evidence supporting the safety and effectiveness of saw palmetto.
- Hair loss (known medically as alopecia)
- Low sex drive or other sexual problems
- Nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (problems caused by long-term inflammation of the prostate not caused by bacteria)
- Prostate cancer