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ginseng pills safe to take for energy and fatique?

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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Pain Management 46 years experience
It depends...: It depends why you have this fatigue and lack of energy. Ginseng is not a substitute for rest and sleep. Also, ginseng may aggravate anxiety.

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