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Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry

In brief: Considering herbs

Integrative and holistic medicine doctors do use herbs in medical treatment.
Sometimes they can be first line. In germany, for instance, this is often the case. In the us one must be very careful of herbal products because they are regulated as foods, not medicines. In many cases pharmaceuticals could be more reliable, and their effectiveness more measurable. Drs. Try to do their best for you.

In brief: Considering herbs

Integrative and holistic medicine doctors do use herbs in medical treatment.
Sometimes they can be first line. In germany, for instance, this is often the case. In the us one must be very careful of herbal products because they are regulated as foods, not medicines. In many cases pharmaceuticals could be more reliable, and their effectiveness more measurable. Drs. Try to do their best for you.
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