• Using Echinacea to ward off a cold while on Tylenol can severely damage your liver
If you didn’t know about the unforeseen consequences of herbs and vitamins, you aren’t alone. According to a major medical journal, “most practicing physicians have little knowledge of herbal remedies and their effects.” Now, there is a way for the 60 million herb and vitamin users in America to enjoy their benefits without endangering themselves in the process. The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide profiles 300 supplements (three times as many as the competition) by: typical dosages; contraindicated drugs; lab tests an herb’s use can alter; diseases an herb may worsen; and food/beverage interactions to watch.
Written by a leading authority in the field and a veteran health writer, The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide is organized alphabetically so anyone from an anxious senior to a family physician can instantly locate what they need to know. As America’s boomers age and natural remedies increase in popularity, The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide will be the one guide you spot in homes and doctors' offices everywhere.