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Is it safe to take chaste tree berry supplement with the medication geodon (ziprasidone)???

Is it safe to take chaste tree berry supplement with the medication geodon (ziprasidone)???

Chaste berry: Chaste berry refers to fruit of chaste tree. Http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=2358-0, 2330-1540 shows no interaction btwn chaste tree & Geodon (ziprasidone) (seroquel) which is used for bipolar disorder & schizophrenia among other indications. However, http://goo. Gl/kVyKmt suggests possible effect of chaste berry on dopamine & thus interaction w/antipsychotics. Best to discuss w/prescriber ...Read more

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Can 'vitex' (chaste tree 410mg) help boost my chances on conceiving faster. 2capsules two times a day.

Can 'vitex' (chaste tree 410mg) help boost my chances on conceiving faster. 2capsules two times a day.

No proof effective: Dietary supplements are marketed by manufacturers w/o any requirement by fda or other 3rd party to prove safety and/or effectiveness prior to marketing. In other words, companies are allowed to say whatever they want to convince you to buy their products. Check out 2 recent news articles: http://goo. Gl/bbmdcw (usa today) & http://goo. Gl/uilodl (fda via nbc) re lack of oversight & contamination. ...Read more

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Hi, I am trying for baby more than a year. I found fertile aid medicine. It hv got red clover, Siberian ginseng root extract, chaste tree berry, ginkgo?

Hi, I am trying for baby more than a year. I found fertile aid medicine. It hv got red clover, Siberian ginseng root extract, chaste tree berry, ginkgo?

May need: To see a fertility specialist. To make sure everything is functioning well. Also will provide educational information for you and your partner ...Read more

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And can u have a skipped period if u stop taking the chaste tree berry supplement after taking taking it for a while. Then start taking it again?

And can u have a skipped period if u stop taking the chaste tree berry supplement after taking taking it for a while. Then start taking it again?

Unpredictable: There are so many reasons for skipping a period (pregnancy is the most common), maybe your chasteberry sup could be involved. But chasteberry has no proven or predictable effect on menstrual periods, so I'd consider 10 other reasons first. If you are sexually active, a pregnancy test is step 1, and good wishes. ...Read more

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Can I take Chaste Tree Berry for PMS symptoms such as anger and frustration? I'm on Lexapro and going to switch to Paxil (paroxetine)

Can I take Chaste Tree Berry for PMS symptoms such as anger and frustration? I'm on Lexapro and going to switch to Paxil (paroxetine)

May cause issues: It seems to affect a chemical in the brain called dopamine. Some medications for mental disorders help to decrease dopamine. Taking vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree berry)along with medications for mental conditions might decrease the effectiveness of some medications for mental condition. ...Read more

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How effective are the chaste tree supplements to aid irregular periods?

How effective are the chaste tree supplements to aid irregular periods?

No evidence it helps: There is some scientific evidence that vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree berry) may help with pms symptoms and cyclic mastalgia (breast pain) but no studies showing that it helps women with irregular cycles. If you're ttc the safety of vitex when you're pregnant is unknown, so you should stop it when prego. See a reproductive endocrinologist to find out why you're irregular, whether ttc or not. ...Read more

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Can you use Chaste Tree Berry supplement while taking birth control pills?

Can you use Chaste Tree Berry supplement while taking birth control pills?

NO: Chaste Tree Berry should not be taken together with birth control pills. Both effect hormonal levels, and should not be taken together. ...Read more

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Is there a natural supplement for lowering female libido? (besides chaste tree berry? , I'm on birth control pills)

Is there a natural supplement for lowering female libido? (besides chaste tree berry? , I'm on birth control pills)

Anaphrodisiacs: Licorice root has been said to have properties to lower female libido and is safer than chaste tree berry. Another is Nymphea Odorata. None of these have been proven to be effective. ...Read more

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My acne seems to be getting worse when I use very strong medication for the pimples. I tried using tea tree oil but it just made it worse. I need help.

My acne seems to be getting worse when I use very strong medication for the pimples. I tried using tea tree oil but it just made it worse. I need help.

OK: Have a talk with your doc about what acne is. By putting an oil on yr skin you are just blocking the oil glands on yr skin so I would expect it to indeed get worse. There are OTC preps with benzoyl peroxide (5% or 10%) which can help a lot. There are other meds by scrip. Good web sites are www. Mayoclinic. Com and www. Johnshopkins. Com ...Read more

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What are tree men?

What are tree men?

Genetic disease: This is a very rare autosomal recessive illness (both parents are carriers) in which a person develops enormous warts from hpv virus strains that ordinarily cause no problems to people. Treatment is only partially successful. ...Read more

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Is abstinence too much to expect?

Is abstinence too much to expect?

No: What are you abstaining from? If it is sex only have it when you are ready and do not be rushed. There is no reason to have sex before you know someone well enough to be able to ask them how much money is in all their accounts, their net worth, 409 k and all their investments. If they think that is none of your business, your private body is worth more and also private. ...Read more

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Why is it best for teens to choose abstinence?

Why is it best for teens to choose abstinence?

Abstinence: No risk of stds and no possibility of pregnancy. It's a fool- proof method! ...Read more

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What kind of tree allergen is active right now?

What kind of tree allergen is active right now?

Website: You can find the information in pollen.Com or the aaaai. Org websites. ...Read more

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What is being done in schools to teach abstinence?

What is being done in schools to teach abstinence?

See below: It depends on the state laws. However, many many studies in the U.S. And around the world have proven that abstinence is an ineffective means of birth control. It won't stop the vast majority of people. That is why, proportionally, the states that teach abstinence only have higher teen pregnancy rates. The debate has left science and entered politics and religious zealotry. ...Read more

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Is anyone promoting abstinence for people who are unmarried?

Is anyone promoting abstinence for people who are unmarried?

Most parents do...: And agendas suggest it for schools, but the facts of its success as public health policy are not too hot. Moral education begins in the home, bolstered by religious institutions. Sexuality is a powerful force, best dealt with by frank discussion about facts, consequences, and keeping communications lines open. ...Read more

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What are the biological effects of long term sex abstinence?

What are the biological effects of long term sex abstinence?

Abstinence from sex: There are no long-term affect. Things like television and the media have given an inaccurate perception regarding this issue. There are people who choose to be chaste and others who are due to age or health and are doing quite well. ...Read more

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What are some fun sobriety tips to make continued abstinence more likely?

What are some fun sobriety tips to make continued abstinence more likely?

The very best: (1) Begin dating non-drinkers. (2) Take up skydiving. There is no alcohol until the sun sets, and everywhere that I've ever jumped, there's a group of AA types. (3) Express gratitude to the people who helped you quit, and talk about how your life is better. If you owe any apologies, make them -- it'll be "good pain". ...Read more

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What's the difference between comprehensive and abstinence-only sex education?

What's the difference between comprehensive and abstinence-only sex education?

Explanation vs none: Comprehensive sex education includes anatomy and physiology of sex. Also all about birth control for both sexes, risks of unprotected sex i.E pregnancy and stds & all about a pregnancy plus pre & post natal care as well as needs and responsibilities of having a child. Abstinence only sex education just tells you "no sex before marriage" & sex before marriage is sinful, wrong & possibly dangerous. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the medicinal value of tea made from the bark of lapacho trees?

Please help! What is the medicinal value of tea made from the bark of lapacho trees?

None proven: While its virtues are extolled on the internet and while its been used for a multitude of conditions ranging from colds to cancer, there is no proven benefit from Pau d'Arco. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-647-pau%20d'arco. Aspx? Activeingredientid=647&activeingredientname=pau%20d%27arco. ...Read more

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I've heard rumors from my friends that I can only take the Plan B pill tree times in my lifetime. Is that true?

I've heard rumors from my friends that I can only take the Plan B pill tree times in my lifetime. Is that true?

Not true.: Plan B can be taken repeatedly. But, if a person needs to take it repeatedly, that means that they aren't using adequate protection to begin with. Plan B is to be used if another form of contraceptive fails. It was not designed to be used on a frequent basis. ...Read more

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How do trees benefit our health?

How do trees benefit our health?

Clean air: Trees and plants help to detoxify air pollution and provide fresh oxygen during photosynthesis. They are basically providing us with a renewable free source of fresh air just by their existence and exposure to sunlight. ...Read more

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What is the function of an adult tree?

What is the function of an adult tree?

?: I'm not going to try to answer that question since it isn't medical in nature except that it can provide shade & minimize sunburn & overheating. If you want an answer to the question you were trying to ask, try Ask. Com, Wikipedia or a similar website. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I'm in love with a tree!?

What to do if I think I'm in love with a tree!?

If this is a serious: Question, it's best for you to consult a mental health professional. Relating to something that cannot hurt you or make demands is safe but a delusion and therefor unhealthy. Peace and good health ...Read more

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Can there be pull-up bars I can install on trees?

Pull up bars: I don't know. Sound like a good idea but not really a medical question. ...Read more