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Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?

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Dr. Victoria Bellot
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Depends

You should view herbal medications as drugs.
A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U.

In brief: Depends

You should view herbal medications as drugs.
A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U.
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