A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions: Improve Your Health and Avoid Side Effects When Using Common Medications and Natural Supplements Together (Paperback)
Know the Side Effects and Protect Your Health If you're among the millions of people taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as vitamins and natural medicines, you need to know which combinations are potentially helpful and which can be extremely dangerous. The A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions is an essential resource to understanding the interactions that may affect your health. From the experts at Healthnotes, this revised and updated edition contains the newest information on thousands of drugs and supplements, based on studies published in the leading medical journals. Reliable and easy to use, this book is sure to become a trusted reference in your home. MORE THAN 18,000 DRUG-HERB-VITAMIN INTERACTIONS Find out about: - Drugs that can deplete your body's nutrients - Supplements that can interfere with drug absorption - Side effects of common drug-herb-vitamin combinations - Supplements that can help your prescriptions work better - Combinations that should never be taken together - With a foreword by Dr. Bob Arnot.
About the Author
An expert in nutritional therapies, Healthnotes chief medical editor Alan R. Gaby is a former president of the American Holistic Medical Association. Dr. Gaby has conducted nutritional seminars for physicians and has collected over 30,000 scientific papers related to the field of nutritional and natural medicine. He has authored five books and oversees the Healthnotes, Inc., writing team, comprising experts from the fields of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, naturopathy, public health, and chiropractic. Combing through more than 550 journals on a regular basis, the team prides itself on providing completely up-to-date, balanced, and objective information. Editor in chief Schuyler W. Lininger Jr. is the CEO of Healthnotes, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Healthnotes is the premier provider of reliable, easy-to-use health, food, and lifestyle information for web sites and interactive touch-screen kiosks. Its electronic kiosks are found in 6,500 pharmacies, supermarkets, and natural food stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Healthnotes also generates Web applications that are licensed to e-commerce and health-related Internet sites, as well as reference tools for physicians and health-care professionals.
“This comprehensive review of drug-nutrient interactions—by far the most exhaustive of its kind—is an invaluable tool for consumers and professionals, integrating the worlds of conventional and alternative medicine.”—Julian Whitaker, M.D., editor of Health & Healing newsletter
“An essential resource.”—Joe Graedon, M.S., author of The People’s Pharmacy