Learn about how herbal and natural medicine and drugs work and what the effects are on the body.
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The Effects of Herbal and Natural medicine on the Human Body Natural medicines are enjoying boom times. They often are seen as a thing with few side effects. Up with herbs now appearing in drinks and foods, the risk of dangerous drug interactions have increased considerably. As drug and natural medicine expert Geraldine Moses says it might be time to treat them just like other drugs since they too are attacking into the body to change its normal functioning. Kay Jones became—to taking a herbal drink to give herself relieved. She was unaware that Ginkgo Biloba would increase her estrogen levels and to think to why her liver breaks down the contraceptive pill. Some drug interactions with so-called nitro medicines found in drinks and cereals can be very serious. St. John’s Wort can stimulate the liver to break down anti-ache drugs or urban transplant medication in the bloodstream too quickly causing catastrophic results. The Australian Averse Drug Reaction hotline is calling for a corporate labeling and—on the herbal boost of foods and drinks and advices people to discuss their herbal medicines with their doctors.