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Could I take st. John's wort to treat depression?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

St. John's wort can be effective for mild depression.
However, the potency of various batches is quite variable. So the effect may not last, and side effects may appear over time.

In brief: Yes

St. John's wort can be effective for mild depression.
However, the potency of various batches is quite variable. So the effect may not last, and side effects may appear over time.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: St. jihns wort

Sure, as long as u do not mix with other antidepressants that raise serotonin, such as ssris or same or tyrosine.

In brief: St. jihns wort

Sure, as long as u do not mix with other antidepressants that raise serotonin, such as ssris or same or tyrosine.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology

In brief: St. John's Wort

You could, but you should talk to your doctor first.
You might be on other medications that could cause a negative interaction.

In brief: St. John's Wort

You could, but you should talk to your doctor first.
You might be on other medications that could cause a negative interaction.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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