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Is a supplement that combines grape seed, ginseng, and goji safe to use with gingko biloba 400mg and fish oil?

Is a supplement that combines grape seed, ginseng, and goji safe to use with gingko biloba 400mg and fish oil?

Yes if no problems: If you are healthy, have good liver function, and are not undergoing any surgical procedures. Those substances should be fine to combine, although there are no studies of that particular combination. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?

How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?

Don't stop plavix!: First, check with your doctor who prescribes the plavix (clopidogrel) for you. If it is being taken for a heart stent that was placed less than a year ago, you CANNOT stop the plavix (clopidogrel) for any reason. Also, be very cautious about using ANY other supplements along with your prescription medicines, especially other blood thinners. Be sure your doctor knows exactly what you are taking, including supplements. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are grape seed supplements safe to take with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I'm wondering are grape seed supplements safe to take with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Yes: Generally, supplements are safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). The supplements to be concerned with are the diet based supplements that raise the heart rate like caffeine, yohimba, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are grape seed supplements safe to take with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can you tell me are grape seed supplements safe to take with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Generally yes.: The most concerning supplements that are generally contraindicated with stimulant medications are the diet supplements that raise the heart rate like caffeine or yohimba etc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ginger root, turnemic supplements and fish oil daily?

Is it safe  to take ginger root, turnemic supplements  and fish oil daily?

Yes: Not only is it safe to take these foods daily, it is beneficial and wise. See http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=72 and http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=78 and http://draxe.com/fish-oil-benefits-health/ ...Read more