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Are Your Supplements Harmless?

They may be interfering with your prescription meds

  • Licorice Root

    Taken for ulcers, bronchitis and sore throat, licorice root can cause high blood pressure and salt and water retention, raising the risk of heart problems. — 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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