A 34-year-old member asked:
Every time i try ashwagandha, it works for a few hours, then gives me a headache for the rest of the day, is this normal?
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Holistic Medicine 22 years experience
No: Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) is an herb that is classified as an adaptogen meaning it helps the body with stress. It is a very safe herb with little side effects that i recommend often for fatigue, poor sleep, and anxiety. However, it is possible that you are having an adverse reaction make sure you are using a standardized extract from a reputable manufacturer and stop using for a while.
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Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Probably not: Sounds like ashwagandha is not for you; you are sensitive to it.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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