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I Wanted To Know Is Vitex A Successful And Good Herb To Take
It is not prescripti: It is an herb so not much scientific study. It is generally felt to be probably safe. Give it a try and see if you feel better. ...Read more
After having a miscarriage in Jan and haven't had regular bleeding since Nov. is it a good idea to take vitex?
See a Doctor: If you have not had a regular period more than 2 months after a miscarriage, you must see a doctor. You may need some blood tests to check your hormones and you may need an ultrasound. Good Luck! ...Read more
I'm taking 1mg of Folate, (folic acid) 1000mg Omega3, 800mg Vitex, 500mg Maca, 175mg Probiotics and TCM herbs everyday, am i taking too much supplements?
I have been reading that vitex & or saw palmetto can help aid female fertility naturally. Is this so on either or both of these herbs & are they safe?
Yes, esp. Vitex: Every person is an individual and nothing works for everyone, but vitex is safe and often very helpful- see http://natural-fertility-info.Com/vitex saw palmetto has more specialized use, esp. For those with pcos, so don't recommend for everyone- see http://natural-fertility-info.Com/saw-palmetto-fertility.Html many on levothyroxine benefit from liothyronine- this can help fertility- see comment:. ...Read more
On Nexplanon for 10 months. Been taking herbs with vitex for a week, stopped 2 days ago. When can I have sex again no condom, heard it can affect BC?
Anytime: Vitex should not interfere with Nexplanon's action ...Read more
Vitex: While there are some preliminary studies that show Vitex may be affective in some conditions more study is needed. You should discuss this with your GYN doctor. http://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hn-2181002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12809367 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, i'm taking l-tyroxin 25mg and i want to start vitex. Is it safe to take them at the same time?
Herbs: You can take these herbs but we dont know what the long term effects are, so they are not recommended. ...Read more
Hi, i must take dexamethasone 0, 25, byt i'm taking l-thyroxin 0, 25 also. I want to ask can I take vitex with this medicaments. Thanks in advance!
Not Likely: Vitex has been used for problems with menstrual function, but no good studies exist for its use in pcos and its many issues. This is a very difficult problem with some serious possible consequences such as infertility and even the risk of developing diabetes. Best to sit down and explore the best approach for you, which is unlikely to be just vitex, or any herbal medicine. ...Read more
Is it okay if I take Vitex? Vegetarian capsules? because my period is irregular and I want to know what Vitex can do for me?
Unknown: Vitex is chasteberry extract. Here's all that's known scientifically : http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/chasteberry. The issue with warfarin is usually that an herbal contains vitamin k (vitex doesn't) or interferes with warfarin metabolism (it's not known to) - so i suspect vitex is okay, but it apparently has never been studied. To be safe, let your warfarin prescriber know you're using it. ...Read more
Is vitex safe to take to regulate my cycle? I am ttc and it is difficult when everything is so inconsistent! can you suggest other steps i could take?
Questionable: Vitex is a plant extract used for multiple reproductive disorders. It is not proven effective. My advice is to see a fertility specialist and make a diagnosis of your problem, then choose a proven medication if necessary. You can spend a lot of time and money for no benefit if you are not careful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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