Description: Antioxidant nutrient.
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Indications and Usage: Helpful in treating depressed individuals who have cardiovascular conditions such as congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. Increases energy levels. Helpful in treatment of mypoathy. Statistically significant improvement in myocardial function has been documented as demonstrated by left ventricular wall thickness, mitral valve inflow slope, and fractional shortening.
Contraindications: Do not use this product if you are pregnant or lactating without first seeking advice from your physician.
Dosage and Administration: Normal dosage range from 10 to 30 mg. For cardia dysfunction 75 to 600 mg per day (average 242 mg).
Clinical Effect In: Cumulative
Adverse Reactions: None noted other than nausea even at high doses in large-scale studies. If you suspect that an herb or other supplement is making you sick, call the FDAs Med Watch hotline at 800-332-1088 or contact the agency via its website at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
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Warnings: The information above is provided for educational purposes and may not be construed as a medical prescription or as a substitute for the advice of your physician. Do not use this product without first consulting your physician especially if you are pregnant or lactating. Be advised that some herbs and dietary supplements can cause severe allergic reactions in some individuals and may also have an adverse result in conjunction with other medications, or treatments. You should regularly consult your physician in matters regarding your health and particularly in respect to symptoms and conditions which may require diagnosis or medical attention. Reevaluate use of this product after 6 months.