A member asked:

I read supplements cause heart failure, is that true? i take 6 diff. vitamins everyday some are dr's orders. is it bad for you? tyvm

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

There are many types of vitamins, minerals & herbals that a person may take . Each has their own potential side effects. Mixing some herbals together, especially had high dose - can cause problems. Mixing particular supplements with specific medications can have potentially negative effects. Some supplements should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. In general vitamins are not

Answered Oct 15, 2017



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