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Have PCOS, acne breakouts. Should I make any blood or hormone tests before I take Vitex agnus castus?

Should I make any blood or hormone tests before I take Vitex agnus castus? Hi, I have PCOS and I consider on taking Vitex Agnus Castus pills because I have acne brakouts and I ve read that it can help clearing my face. Should I test my hormones level first or can I take them anyway, considering the fact that these are dietary pills and not hormone pills.
Asked On : Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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Thanks for posting your query on health care magic.
You can take the pills straight away.
Reducing your weight can also help you in reducing acne.
Try to maintain a ideal BMI 18-24 by exercise and healthy diet.
OC pills also help in reducing acne.
Hope this helps.
Dr Nilofer
Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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