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Every time I try ashwagandha, it works for a few hours, then gives me a headache for the rest of the day, is this normal?

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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: No

Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) is an herb that is classified as an adaptogen meaning it helps the body with stress.
It is a very safe herb with little side effects that i recommend often for fatigue, poor sleep, and anxiety. However, it is possible that you are having an adverse reaction make sure you are using a standardized extract from a reputable manufacturer and stop using for a while.

In brief: No

Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) is an herb that is classified as an adaptogen meaning it helps the body with stress.
It is a very safe herb with little side effects that i recommend often for fatigue, poor sleep, and anxiety. However, it is possible that you are having an adverse reaction make sure you are using a standardized extract from a reputable manufacturer and stop using for a while.
Dr. Valencia Porter
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Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine

In brief: Probably not

Sounds like ashwagandha is not for you; you are sensitive to it.

In brief: Probably not

Sounds like ashwagandha is not for you; you are sensitive to it.
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