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Review Article

Sexual Enhancement Products for Sale Online: Raising Awareness of the Psychoactive Effects of Yohimbine, Maca, Horny Goat Weed, and Ginkgo biloba

Table 2

Subjective reports of forums’ users about sexual enhancers side effects.

Gingko biloba(i) Head rush
(ii) Anxiety
(iii) Feeling of blood flowing through skin/feeling blood warming
(iv) Tinnitus
http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=77902
(i) Increased heart rate
(ii) Dizziness
(iii) Chest pain
(iv) Phosphenes
http://forum.lef.org/default.aspx?f=35&m=16405

Anxiety and nausea (Ginkgo tea consumption while assuming clomipramine)
http://www.socialanxietysupport.com/forum/f11/ginkgo-biloba-197737/

Maca(i) Altered menstrual cycle (length modifications, anovulatory cycles)
(ii) Painful intestinal cramps
(iii) Severe gastritis
(iv) Increased blood pressure
(v) Moodiness
http://archive.tcoyf.com/forums/t/119232.aspx
(i) Increased heart rate
(ii) Insomnia
(iii) Depression/anxiety
(iv) Worse premenstrual syndrome symptoms
(v) Acne breakout
http://www.highonhealth.org/what-nobody-tells-you-about-maca-root-powder-dangers-and-side-effects/

Mood swings
http://babyandbump.momtastic.com/pregnancy-tests/419834-gallery-o-tests-1075.html#post9282851

Horny goat weed(i) Fever
(ii) Increased heart rate
(iii) Aggressiveness
(iv) Irritability
http://www.muscleandstrength.com/supplements/ingredients/horny-goat-weed.html#5

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