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Doctor insights on: Ashwagandha Side Effects

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Can i take ashwagandha with zrytec safely?

No bad reports: No problems are reported but that's not a guarantee. You might ask your Dr and certainly follow each one's directions. Pay attention to how you feel and be cautious but it should be okay. ...Read more

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Can ashwagandha cause a severe liver reaction?

Can ashwagandha cause a severe liver reaction?

Of course: Especially if what's in the 'natural herbal pill' isn't really the 'exotic Indian herb that is so good for you.' Phony herbal medicines are a very common cause of liver damage and even failure. I trust other causes of liver damage were considered and ruled out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is withania somnifera safe to take daily? (ashwagandha)

Is withania somnifera safe to take daily? (ashwagandha)

NothingPerfectlySafe: See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/withania_somnifera. Nothing is perfectly safe. Our bodies are open systems; majority (~55-62%) is water ; we need water in ; out to stay alive; yet water can also kill us, e.g. Acute water intoxication; pulmonary edema (cannot breath), etc.. The issues are always dose/unit time, both acute ; chronic changes in behavior ; tracking outcomes, called clinical trials. ...Read more

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Is it possible that ashwagandha be used in treating wounds and injuries ?

Is it possible that ashwagandha be used in treating wounds and injuries ?

Yes: Ashwagandha is a wonderful tonic that reduces inflammation, balances hormones and supports immune function. The roots can be used topically as a poultice as they have natural antimicrobial properties- see http://illuminutri.Com/the-power-of-ashwagandha/ ; http://bit.Ly/1iwyldo. ...Read more

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Can ashwagandha cure chronic stress or is it just used as a temporary stress reliever?

Address the whole: For chronic stress, one must address the whole situation. What caused the chronic stress in the first place? Ashwagandha is a relatively safe herb that can be used for chronic stress to help symptomatically as well as to help rebuild the system. However, exercise, stress management techniques, and a good diet are also key as well as addressing the source of the stress. ...Read more

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Can you mix gingko and ashwagandha?

Can you mix gingko and ashwagandha?

Based on this : Article, the two can be safely taken together. Take care! http://mr-ginseng.Com/en/ashwagandha/. ...Read more

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Ho long does sensoril and ashwagandha stay in your system once you stop taking them?

Ho long does sensoril and ashwagandha stay in your system once you stop taking them?

Sensoril: Sensoril active ingredient is ashwangandha and was studied with a double blind placebo controlled study with 98 subjects who did state their energy level, stress and cognition improved over two months of use. How long it last is not stated but in my experience, the indian ginseng last only a few days to 2 weeks in the system before it is completely washed out. ...Read more

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If my son takes ashwagandha, will his height increase? He is 14 and his height is 5ft7 . Have you ever seen increase in height with ashwagandha.

If my son takes ashwagandha, will his height increase?

He is 14  and his height is 5ft7 .
Have you ever seen increase in height with ashwagandha.

No: his height is determined by his genetic predisposition. This associated with his overall health, lack of injury to his growth centers and good overall nutrition. If he were to have a growth hormone deficiency his ultimate height could be affected by replacement of growth hormone. ...Read more