positive or negative experiences with Ashwaganda

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Re: positive or negative experiences with Ashwaganda

Postby slacker » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:14 am

komatta wrote:Just as a follow up, my mother's cardiologist's nurse called and told me that the doctor, though he had never heard of ashwaganda, had said to avoid it. SInce several sites indicate that it may increase bleeding, and since my mother is on coumadin, I suppose it does make sense.


Komatta; drug to herb interactions are not well studied, so it is difficult to get solid information on which combinations to avoid. Coumadin is notorious for many drug to drug interactions, so being careful with herbs is probably a good idea. Doctors tend to be conservative, therefore the advice to avoid the ashwaganda. Given the possibility of increased bleeding, I personally would avoid the combination.
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Re: positive or negative experiences with Ashwaganda

Postby komatta » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:17 am

Thanks Slacker. I am going to send the ashwaganda back. Better safe than sorry.

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Re: positive or negative experiences with Ashwaganda

Postby CoachDD » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:12 pm

I appreciate the detailed, (seemingly) unbiased research and articles listed on http://www.greenmedinfo.com. I'd suggest checking this site for questions such as this. Best of luck!
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Re: positive or negative experiences with Ashwaganda

Postby komatta » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:59 pm

CoachDD wrote:I appreciate the detailed, (seemingly) unbiased research and articles listed on http://www.greenmedinfo.com. I'd suggest checking this site for questions such as this. Best of luck!


Thanks CoachDD, I checked it out and the site looks very informative.


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