Using Herbal Supplements Wisely

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Consult your health care provider before taking herbal remedies. Herbs can interact with your medications. Herbs may also be harmful for certain health conditions or medical procedures. When you see your doctor, be sure to inform him/her of which herbs you are taking. Do not assume a product is safe or effective. Herbs are not overseen by a federal regulatory agency for guarantee of quality control or safety.

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National Jewish Health authors free downloadable patient education materials to provide you and your family the information and tools to help manage your disease. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.