Supplements and herbal remedies are sometimes used to treat anxiety. While some people find that these treatments help, it is essential to talk with your doctor before trying any. Some can interfere with medications you are already taking, while others can have adverse effects since they are not regulated like traditional medicines and their impact is not as well-documented. Supplements and herbs can be an option for anxiety treatment, but caution should be used when trying them.
Consumer Reports magazine has just come up with a list of what they are calling, “the dirty dozen” of dietary supplements which they are recommending people avoid. They came up with this list by working with an independent research group called the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. Here are the twelve supplements they…