Do Your Homework Before Taking a Dietary Supplement

Common heart medications, including blood thinners, diuretics and statins, can interact with herbal products, causing potentially serious side effects.

Given a choice between taking a dietary supplement made from plants or a drug made by a pharmaceutical company, most people will choose the natural product. Interest in natural supplements is high, and demand is expected to double by 2024. But when some natural products are taken along with prescription medications, serious problems can sometimes […]
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