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how do i know how much valerian root should i take for anxiety?

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Careful: The problem with herbals is the unpredictability of the concentration of active ingredients. You will have to follow the instructions in the package in order to not incur in overdose.Never expect (in this case, antianxiety) effects to be as predictable and comparable as with synthetic, concentrated medication agents, since the latest are normally more potent, reliable, specific in terms of effects.

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