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Are Your Supplements Harmless?

They may be interfering with your prescription meds

  • Aloe Vera

    Used on your skin, aloe vera is perfectly safe. But taken orally in laxative preparations, it may interact with blood sugar-lowering medicines used to treat diabetes. — Photo by Reneé Comet

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En español | Even “natural” supplements can interact with prescription medications, especially if you have hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease or liver problems. Consult your doctor about any supplements you take.

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