St Johns Wort

Supplement and Medication Interactions to Avoid

…doses of vitamin E (more than 800 IU) and magnesium (more than 600 mg), as this combination may cause additional heart-rate slowing. * Never use St. John's wort, a natural supplement for depression, with anti-depressive drugs like Paxil, Prozac, or Zoloft. An overdose of serotonin, the brain's "happy hormone…

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How to Stop Seasonal Affective Disorder In Its Tracks

…900 mg of St. John’s wort improved their depression scores. The researchers felt that combining the two therapies was superior to either one alone. But there are several notes of caution: if you’re on Coumadin you shouldn’t take St. John’s wort. Plus, you shouldn't use St. John's wort with anti…

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Heart Surgery: Is it Really Necessary & Secrets for the Best Outcome

…anesthesia, stop the following nutritional supplements at least three days prior to surgery: * Garlic * Vitamin E * Fish oil * Ginkgo biloba * St. John’s wort * Ephedra (also called Ma Huang) * Feverfew * Goldenseal * Ginseng * Ginger * Licorice * Valerian In my experience, you’re okay to stop five…

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