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is ashwagandha safe for pregnancy

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your eye doc: There does not appear to be a problem, depending on other medicines you are taking, which may interact with it. But there have been no good studies ab ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Don't know any contra indications for that. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
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Dr. Mark Pyfer
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: This herbal supplement is obtained from a plant in the tomato family. It contains withanolides (steroidal lactones), alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Ashwagandha is a very safe and well-tolerated herb with many benefits that has been used for thousands of years. It has been subject to many research ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: The therapeutic effects of Ashwaganda like most supplements is not as well known as medications regulated by the FDA and potency may differ from one s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
NothingPerfectlySafe: See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/withania_somnifera. Nothing is perfectly safe. Our bodies are open systems; majority (~55-62%) is water ; we need wa ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: its has a clear contraindication during pregnancy, not sure if it has a specific contraindication for people with vitiligo, you may want to check WebM ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Herbs: While ashwagandha has been prescribed for thyroid conditions, a side effect can be vomiting if the dosage is too strong. Check with your iridologist
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Probably but no data: Ashwagandha interacts with CNS depressants (sedatives like sleep meds and benzodiazepines) and immunosuppressants (e.g., azathioprine and prednisone). ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to doc first.: There is not enough evidence to say whether it will help with anxiety. Ginseng interacts with lots of other medications. And may cause acute seriton ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Ayurveda: No effect on bp.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Ok: Neither one are MAO inhibitors..OK to take together.

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