Benefits and Dangers of Supplements

Pregnant women should stay away from all supplements with the exception of a prenatal vitamin

There are not as many regulations or as much research done on supplements as there is for medications, so the most important thing is to make sure you talk to your doctor.

From multivitamins to supplements that pledge to help with everything from depression to treating athlete’s foot, whole stores are filled with these alternative medications. With so many options out there it can be difficult for patients to know what is beneficial or even where to start.

Because there is little research on the effects of supplements on a fetus Michelfelder suggests pregnant women stay away from all supplements with the exception of a prenatal vitamin.

Read What you should know about the benefits, dangers of supplements, LoyolaMedicine, Newswire.

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