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astragalus root medication

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pauline Jose
36 years experience Family Medicine
It depends.: It depends on why you are taking them and I am assuming you are mentioning ovulation that you are trying to get pregnant? Red clover is a plant that ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Not advisable: I would not recommend taking them together.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Astragalus: Astragalus has been used in traditional chinese medicine for centuries. Its main use has been to boost the body's immune system. But it also has been ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
NO Astragalus data: Astragalus root is a chinese herbal remedy used to improve immune function. There is absolutely no data (controlled clinical trials) to say that it w ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not proven effective: Many "non-medical" supplements, foods, herbs, and techniques are claimed to "boost" the immune system, but none have been proven effective. The immune ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No and no.: Neither of those things. See http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/astragalus where it is stated to be possibly helpful in boosting the immune sy ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Not a good idea: You should talk to your rheumatologist first. Medicines to boost your immune system could make your autoimmune disease worse.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
You can...: You can take it,but there is no scientific evidence that any supplement will "boost" your immune system. Save your money.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Supplements: Since these are herbal medication, they are not as highly regulated and studied. Onset of action will vary significantly and will depend on the reaso ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Molluscum typically causes colorless skin lesions, not itching or vaginal discharge. I've never heard of using astragalus to treat it.

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