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Are You Overdosing on Nutritional Supplements? | Care2 Healthy ...: It's great to see consumers taking charge of...

Are You Overdosing on Nutritional Supplements? | Care2 Healthy ...: It's great to see consumers taking charge of...

written by Dr. Tina Marcantel , NMD Editor’s Note from Rebecca Snowden , All Things Healing Assistant-Editor of Naturopathy : It’s great to see patients and consumers taking charge of their health; however, all too often their efforts to supplement their diets are in vain, which could result in side effects, interactions and wasted money. Dr. Marcantel offers us some perspective on a few of the issues that can present in cases like these. I recently had a new patient who came to see me with complaints that included headaches, nervousness, and irritability–even her co-workers were beginning to make comments about her short temper. As “Alice” and I talked I learned that she had seen another naturopathic doctor some time before who had recommended certain dietary food supplements for her. She also had done some online research on her own and was buying supplements from a coup...

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