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Could grapefruit seed extract effect antidepressants?

Could grapefruit seed extract effect antidepressants?

Grapefruit juice: can impact levels of Tegretol, trazodone quetiapine, fluvoxamin, buspar, halcion, valium, sonata, (zaleplon) xanax, & versed (psychotropic meds & sedatives). ...Read more

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What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

None known: There are no known side effects.Lots of omega 3s. People with ibd, chrons, etc obviously need to avoid seeds. Powdered form is considered ok. ...Read more

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Tramadol and grapefruit juice side effects?

Tramadol and grapefruit juice side effects?

Interactions.: Drugs.Com drug interaction checker did not show interactions between grapefruit juice and tramadol. ...Read more

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Possible passionflower supplements side effects?

Possible passionflower supplements side effects?

Generally safe: Unless used in excessive amounts, passion flower extracts are generally safe. Some patients may experience dizziness, confusion, sedation, and ataxia -- much more likely if also using CNS depressants like ambien, (zolpidem) benzodiazepines, etc. There was 1 reported case with nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and heart arrhythmia requiring hospitalization. Some passiflora species contain cyanogenic glycosides. ...Read more

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Is there ant side effects to green coffee bean extract?

Is there ant side effects to green coffee bean extract?

Limited data: Since the extract dose contain small amounts of caffeine one could suffer the same side effects that others note from caffeine intake. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid which is one of the major chemicals in the extract, may also play a laxative role(as it is found in prunes too) and lead to some diarrhea. Overall very limited data is available in this regards. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Slimline capsules side effect?

Slimline  capsules side effect?

Stay away: As you can notice these are non-fda approved herbal supplements so we don't know what can happen with them. Experience from other similar supplements, i can say that many of them use unscientific methods sometimes they can contain dangerous contaminants like steroids in them. It is better to stay away from them . Ref: herbal medicine in the United States: review of efficacy, safety, and regulation. ...Read more

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Side effects of guyabano?

Side effects of guyabano?

Generally none.: Guyabano also known as soursop is a plant found in the caribbean. It contains the compound annonacin contained in the seeds of soursop that is a neurotoxin and it seems to be the cause of a neurodegenerative disease. The only way to get the disease is to consume large amounts of the seeds. ...Read more

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What good effects does grape seed oil have?

What good effects does grape seed oil have?

Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Any bad senna side effects?

Any bad senna side effects?

Chronic laxative use: "irritant" purgatives cause: melanosis coli (reversible pigmenting of colon lining) which is often seen with chronic senna use, cathartic colon ("floppy" colon with limited muscle tone), & soap or chemical colitis (acute inflammation within hours of "cleansing" enema). See my earlier healthtap answers regarding the longterm systemic consequences of chronic laxative use / overuse. ...Read more

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Is Advocare side effect swelling?

Is Advocare side effect swelling?

If you've developed: Swelling on this 28 day cleansing protocol - then something may be amiss. You might want to check with your physician. ...Read more

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Any side effects to drinking amla juice?

Any side effects to drinking amla juice?

Generally safe: It is safe in amounts in food. There is no information available as to side effects of drinking larger amounts. There is also no information as to its effects in pregnancy, so to be safe, stop taking it if you become pregnant ...Read more

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Does spirulina have any side effects?

Spirulina side effec: Since spirulina is not regulated one can develop serious G.I. Upsets if the spirulina comes from contaminated waters. In addition, one can develop headaches because spirulina absorbs heavy metals from the water its found in. ...Read more

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Does Ayurvedic supplements have side effects?

Does Ayurvedic supplements have side effects?

Yes, of course: All supplements and all medications may cause side effects in some people some of the time. Supplements that have more side effects may cause problems in many people. Anything used as a supplement or medication that hasn't been scientifically well-tested may cause both uncertain amounts of desired effects and also unexpected side effects. ...Read more

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Side effects of potassium supppliment?

Side effects of potassium supppliment?

See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbances and muscle weakness or paralysis. ...Read more

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Which antioxidant vitamin or supplement is harmless or have no side effect ?? Grape seed extract ,vitamin c (ascorbic acid) etc.. Plz advise thx...

Which antioxidant vitamin or supplement is harmless or have no side effect ?? Grape seed extract ,vitamin c (ascorbic acid) etc.. Plz advise thx...

Careful: Becareful with supplements. Many are very helpful, when taken with some prescription medications you may get undesired effects. Also combination of supplements are not designed to work together. ...Read more

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What good effects does grape seed oil have?

Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

Antioxidant: Grape seeds are a great source of oligomeric proanthocyanidins, among the most powerful antioxidants. There is evidence that they can boost immune function, improve circulation, lower cholesterol & blood pressure, and prevent cancer, diabetes and alzheimer's disease. More research is needed but it is very safe, non-toxic & worth trying. See www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/grape-seed-000254.Htm. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape seed extract: is generally reported to be a safe and well tolerated herb and no adverse events have been reported from it's use in my reference. However, safety and efficacy in children and its use during pregnancy and lactation is not well established. It may interfere with iron absorption, but definite evidence of this is lacking. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extracts are not recommended for children. Whole grapes, however, make a healthy and safe snack for children. They contain strong antioxidants. Antioxidants can damage cells an even cause cell death. ...Read more

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Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Breast or Formula: Babies should only be fed breast milk or formula. Your doctor can tell you when it is ok to add other foods. Supplements should be limited to recommended vitamins for breast fed babies and other medicines as prescribed by the doctor. ...Read more

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Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months i avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more

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Does grape seed extract have a warming / cooling effect?

Either: It can be whichever way you would like it to be. ...Read more

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How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

Your entire life: By definition vitamins are substances essential for health. While our bodies can store A & E, we can not store C and B vitamins (except B12) so we need those every single day (from diet and/or supplements). These are all very safe so you never need a break. Grape Seed Extract contains beneficial antioxidants and is also safe and non-toxic, so no break is needed. See http://tinyurl.com/pgxt9ep ...Read more

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Is ok to use grape seed oil for the inside of a vagina?

Is ok to use grape seed oil for the inside of a vagina?

No: No. The vagina does not do well with non water soluble products like oils inside. ...Read more

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Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Probably: There is no absolute reason that you can not take it. A recent article showed that it had a preventive effect in squamous cell carcinoma cancer prevention. ...Read more

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What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil is one of the best oils you can use. It is a big part of the Mediterranean diet which is considered to be one of the most heart healthy diets around. ...Read more

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Hi is taking citrus bioflovnoid and grape seed extract daily safe..? I have candida overgrowth..

Hi is taking citrus bioflovnoid and grape seed extract daily safe..? I have candida overgrowth..

Yes: These are placebos. Please forgive my frankness — if you have a real skin candida infection, get it treated. If you have bought into the fad “systemic candida” business, you will never find the real reason you do not feel well, and you will never get better from it. Get with an ethical, evidence-based holistic physician for real help. ...Read more

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Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

No: Avoid herbal supplements during pregnancy. Many have not been studied in pregnancy for effect and dosing and may cause you and your unborn baby some untoward effects. Stick with your prenatal vitamins. These are enough and stay off illicit drugs at all times, during and after the pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more