Doctor insights on:
Hawthorn Extract Medication
Safe but monitor...:
Hawthorn has many proven benefits for the heart- see http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/hawthorn
It may lower blood pressure (BP) a bit so one should be careful your BP does not go too low, but my experience in using Hawthorn in dozens of patients is its effects in lowering BP are rather mild and doctors commonly prescribe more than one antihypertensive agent. See
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Ramipril: Ramipril has data to support its antihypertensive use; it helps heal the kidney's glomeruli and has been proven to reduce cardiovascular mortality. If one tries to use the hawthorn plant, check for interactions with other medications; theoretically, the plant has vasodilating properties which result in lower blood pressure. Different sources can result in varying potency. ...Read more
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Here are some...: Hawthorn, a herbal supplement, has been claimed and widely used in Europe and China for helping maintain cardiovascular health Being a herbal supplement, its dose, medicinal effects, side effects, usage, etc. Have not been studied as well as those of controlled prescribed drugs. Hence, no one can tell if it is safe to discontinue it suddenly or not, no clear study is available. So, just taper it ...Read more
Hawthorn: There's a lot of literature on hawthorn. :Unfortunately the literature isn't particularly convincing from a scientific standpoint. The appropriate answer is that we aren't really sure there is benefit to hawthorn. ...Read more
Can arjuna and hawthorn be taken with ramipril and what are the health benefits of these herbs? Are they safe?
Probably; help heart:
We don't have as much information about the interactions of herbs and drugs as is desirable, but as far as known it is safe to combine these with ramipril. Both are tonics for the heart. Hawthorne helps hypertension, angina & heart failure. See http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/hawthorn
arjuna may help angina and hypertension. See http://www. Raysahelian. Com/arjuna. Html
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Surprisingly, yes: The evidence may be less than robust and experts may disagree, but that's not unusual. Here's a lead to deeper info and there's a lot at this site - Best! Http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-527-HAWTHORN. Aspx? ActiveIngredientId=527&activeIngredientName=HAWTHORN ...Read more
There is some research that Hawthorn might be effective in
improving some heart failure symptoms in some people with mild to moderate heart failure.
There is some evidence that Hawthorn, combined with magnesium and California poppy might be useful in treating mild to moderate anxiety disorders.
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Hawthorn: My review of the literature suggests that there are no proven benefits to hawthorn but there is a downside risk of arrhythmias. Given evidence for harm but none for benefit, taking hawthorn appears to be unjustified and adding it to a therapeutic agent even more so. ...Read more
Bought NOW Super Odorless Garlic Conctrtd Xtrct w Hawthorn ext & Cayenne. Take 2x daily. *With food? * Need to lower BP a bit. Can't take lisinopril.
Nope: Sorry- we haven't found any substances yet that can reverse that process. Statins looked promising at one point but a couple of key trials ended up being negative. That said, at 21 you shouldn't have thick heart vavlves. Consider an evaluation for rheumatic fever and certain drug effects if you do. ...Read more
Bootea contains senna peppermint hawthorn leaves, liquorice burdock &valerian root, psyllium seeds. You have 1 every otha nyt is it safe to use ongoing?
I pricked my hand on a hawthorn hedge in my palm just below my middle finger. Since then my middle finger has been swollen and stiff but no pain 7week?
Will hawthorn berries (to lower blood pressure) have any reactions with topiramate or lamotrigene (treating seizure condition)?
Is smoking sleepytime tea dangerous? It contains chamomile, spearmint, lemon grass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, rosebud
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Hi there. I'm slightly prehypertensive, and for general heart health, apart from exercise, etc., I take moderate amounts of several vasodilators, such as fish oil, garlic, hawthorn, celery seed, olive leaf, arginine, CoQ10, and reishi mushroom (as well a
Need a big picture:
Make sure you had a stress test to see if blood pressure is overly elevated with exercise. This is an important marker of how your blood vessels react. Echocardiogram (which you had) and functional medicine testing may help to idenitify root cause of blood pressure elevation. You need blood work, heavy metal screen, and vascular reactivity assesment, maybe meds, and supplement tune up! ...Read more
What happens if aspergilloma can't be surgically removed and the medications don't work, what happens then?
No medication: Aspergilloma is a cavity with Aspergillus inside in the lung. The only definitive treatment is surgery. Most Aspergilloma cause no direct ill effects and just need to be followed with yearly chest X rays. There are a few complications such as bleeding that require immediate treatment. Most cause no problems besides being there and having to be followed. ...Read more
Lichen Planus: Some drugs, such as arsenic, bismuth, or gold, can produce an eruption which appears identical to lichen planus. Exposure to certain chemicals used in the development of color photographs can also produce a similar rash. The long-term use of the drugs quinacrine or Quinidine (quinidine gluconate, Quinidine sulfate), which is used for malaria and certain microscopic organisms. Lp may stop with dc. ...Read more
What if a dialysis patient takes a medication or something that isn't dialyzable and can't be removed by dialysis?
See below: Prescribing for pts on dialysis can be challenging. Many drugs are not cleared by the kidneys. The drug’s clearance and therapeutic index determine if a dose adjustment is needed. When prescribing for pts on dialysis, it is essential to consult a reference guide to determine if the drug is subject to renal clearance and requires a dose adjustment. Best to discuss with a nephrologist. ...Read more
Fad diets dangerous:
This fad diet is not safe or effective and I would advise you to stop the insanity. This is one more fad diets that looks 'clinical'
but is designed to make some people rich and to keep it's clients obese.
That much caffeine is well known to cause diarrhea and other GI upset.
You will return to normal when you stop this product.
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