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Saw palmetto is an over-the-counter herbal supplement that is often used for treating prostate problems, particularly an enlarged prostate. It is not known exactly how the supplement works, but it is believed to work by blocking the conversion of testosterone into DHT. It is important to look out for certain side effects while taking saw palmetto, including breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, and decreased sex drive.
 
(Click Saw Palmetto for more information on what saw palmetto is used for, what you should know before taking the herbal supplement, and what other side effects to look out for during treatment.)
 
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