Mar 21, 2019
Today’s question is: Should you
prescribe natural medications?
Here is a summary of this
John’s wort and Rhodiola rosea have been found to cause serotonin
syndrome when combined with SSRIs.
John’s wort, SAM-e and omega 3 fatty acids may cause switching to
hypomania and mania in patients with bipolar disorder.
- Correcting the ratio of omega-6 to omega-3
seems to correlate with the degree of improvement in depression.
The omega-3s are found primarily in fish oil and in certain types
- Rhodiola rosea functions as an
adaptogen. It is taken at doses ranging from 100 to 680 mg per