Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction

Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction

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IF YOU DON'T KNOW THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF MIXING HERBS, DRUGS, AND VITAMINS, YOU'RE PUTTING YOURSELF AT RISK. Did you know that . . . Using echinacea to ward off a cold while you're taking Tylenol can severely damage your liver? Mixing kava kava and alcohol can be toxic? If you're diabetic and you take Panax ginseng, you can dangerously lower your blood sugar levels? Drinking green tea can lead to false-positive results for some forms of cancer? Taking St. John's wort while you're on birth control, prescription antidepressants, or certain heart medications can be deadly? These are just a few of the warnings you need to know. If you're one of the 60 million herb, vitamin, and supplement users in America, you need to know how to use herbs and supplements safely and effectively. "The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide" profiles 300 supplements and gives vital information regarding potentially dangerous interactions, possible side effects, and typical dosages. Written by a leading authority in the field and a veteran health writer, "The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide" is organized alphabetically by herb, with an index of medications at the end of the book so you can instantly locate the information you need, Comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and easy to use, this is one health guide you can't afford to be without.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 609 pages
  • 182.9 x 238.8 x 30.5mm | 771.12g
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0767922778
  • 9780767922777
  • 885,458

About George Grossberg

George T. Grossberg, M.D., is a professor of geriatric psychiatry at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He has been cited by his peers in Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Docs since their inception. Barry Fox, Ph.D., is the bestselling author and coauthor of numerous health books, including the New York Times number-one bestseller The Arthritis Cure, as well as The Side Effects Bible and Alternative Cures That Really Work.  show more

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