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Will taking ashwagandha cause problems when taking hypertension meds?
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Dr. Michael Moran
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Doctor supervision!
If you take any over the counter supplements and are taking prescription medications, you should do so with your doctor's knowledge and supervision.
Ashwaghanda can raise your thyroid levels, especially if you are taking thyroid medication. Some otc supplements can have devastating side effects when taken with prescription meds, so only do with your doctor's supervision!

In brief: Doctor supervision!
If you take any over the counter supplements and are taking prescription medications, you should do so with your doctor's knowledge and supervision.
Ashwaghanda can raise your thyroid levels, especially if you are taking thyroid medication. Some otc supplements can have devastating side effects when taken with prescription meds, so only do with your doctor's supervision!
Dr. Michael Moran
Dr. Michael Moran
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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Not
Likely. Hrs, md, facc www.Thepmc.Org.

In brief: Not
Likely. Hrs, md, facc www.Thepmc.Org.
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
In brief: No
Ashwagandha is likely to benefit those taking hypertensive meds.
There are no known interactions between ashwagandha and hypertensive meds. Ashwagandha is considered one of the best herbal treatments for hypertension in ayurveda, though I am unaware of any studies proving this. However, it is well known for its stress-reducing effects, which is likely to help those with hypertension.

In brief: No
Ashwagandha is likely to benefit those taking hypertensive meds.
There are no known interactions between ashwagandha and hypertensive meds. Ashwagandha is considered one of the best herbal treatments for hypertension in ayurveda, though I am unaware of any studies proving this. However, it is well known for its stress-reducing effects, which is likely to help those with hypertension.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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