Breast Enhancement

Breast Enhancement

Related Terms

Breast Augmentation; Enlargement, Breast

Breast enhancement is surgery to increase breast size. Some people have also taken herbs and supplements to promote breast growth.

Natural Therapies

There is not enough data to support that any natural therapies will promote breast enhancement. We will review future studies as they are published.

Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.

Herbs and Supplements to Be Used With Caution

Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.

References

A1. Coldham NG, Sauer MJ. Identification, quantitation and biological activity of phytoestrogens in a dietary supplement for breast enhancement. Food Chem Toxicol. 2001;39:1211.

A2. Setchell KD, Brown NM, Desai P, et al. Bioavailability of pure isoflavones in healthy humans and analysis of commercial soy isoflavone supplements. J Nutr. 2001;131:362S-1375S.

A3. Milewicz A, Gejdel E, Sworen H, et al. Vitex agnus castus extract in the treatment of luteal phase defects due to latent hyperprolactinemia. Results of a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind study [translated from German]. Arzneimittelforschung. 1993;43:752-756.

Last reviewed October 2019 by EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
Last Updated: 5/26/2020

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