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For One Woman, Popular Red Yeast Supplement Brought on Liver Damage

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 — She thought red yeast supplements would be a natural way to lower her cholesterol. What could be easier? Instead, the 64-year-old woman landed in the hospital with acute liver damage that her doctors say was likely caused by taking the over-the-counter product. “Many people are cautious to use [prescription] medications… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: Prenatal Supplement Containing Folate May Reduce Depressive Symptoms During Pregnancy

While there is research to support the reproductive safety of many antidepressants, many woman and their providers ask about alternatives to traditional antidepressants in women who are pregnant or planning to conceive.  In a recent study, Dr. Marlene Freeman and colleagues at the Center for Women’s Mental Health explored the use of a folate-based preparation… Read More »

Best supplements for skin: This live bacteria supplement could help clear your acne – Express

Acne is estimated to affect 89.4 per cent of the global population, making it the eighth most prevalent disorder worldwide. In this condition, sebum is blocked by excess skin cells lining the inside of the hair follicle, which then allows bacteria to grow. Although there is no known cause for acne, it is likely the… Read More »