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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
St. John's wort: It is likely effective for mild depression, possibly also for menopausal symptoms, but not as effective for social anxiety, based on research data. No ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: At johns wort is not a medicine, it is a supplement. It has shown to improve depression in people with mild depression. Please see a psychiatrist for ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
St. John's Wort: St. John's wort is a botanical medicine which has been used extensively in germany and other european countries for depression and anxiety, and studie ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depression: St johns wort is sometimes used for depression & anxiety.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Antidepressant: However, do not take St. John's wort without medical advice.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
St john's wort: Itching skin is a side effect of the herb. In addition it is sun sensitive and may be affected if you dont wea a hat.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Cook
Dr. Ian Cook answered
33 years experience Psychiatry
900mg/d =usual dose: Many studies of St Johns Wort have examined doses of around 300 mg three times daily. (www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/329.html) There i ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hypericum perforatum: which is a flowering plant.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
St. Johns Wort: St. John's wort is a natural, herbal medicine that is reported to treat depression. The psychiatric hx. of this plant goes all the way back to ancient ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't try: It's one of the best, if not the most useful, of the herbals. The great concern is that it might contribute to serotonin syndrome especially if combin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Might reduce benefit: St. John's wort interacts with over 600 different drugs! it can increase the rate your liver metabolizes Omeprazole & thus might lower its levels, red ... Read More
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