Health supplements can be obtained without doctor's prescription. It is also known as over-the counter supplements.
We have heard of the incidence of lack of regulations toward these supplement products. If so, why is it still available vastly without the need for prescription drugs?
Sometimes, I can't help but to believe that our community actually does spend on these supplements. We believe that we need supplements to support our health. It is somewhat act as an alternative to drugs. Drugs are powerful relieve but it is not a complete cure. What a health supplement does is it modify our body function slowly by its lower dosage and acting power to improve and balance our body systems.
It is always amazing to see how people have adapt and learn how to pick up these natural health products from the counter, without the need to seek for professional advise. As my dad said, 'be our own doctor!" I am one of these people too -I am taking omega-3 fatty acids, EPO for my skin and multivitamins and minerals to supplement my daily nutrition needs.
Cautions, however needs to be taken while taking these natural health products as some of these product do have some side effects or might interfere with your medication. WebMD is a website that I want to share. The website provide the product information, function, side effect and caution. Omega-3 can help reduce risk of heart disease but many are not aware of its blood thinning effect. If you are looking to undergo surgery, it is advisable for you to stop omega-3 at least 2-3 months prior to the scheduled surgery to prevent excessive blood loss.
Supplements company doesn't necessary have chance to tell you this because it is likely that 90% of the user doesn't need surgery and the label space is limited. It is up to yourself, to learn about what you put into your mouth. The risk are there but it can be much lowered if you learn how to seek for information. So, book mark this website.
Have fun learning about these natural health product. Look up for tips that you can make the best out of supplementation, answering questions such as when is the best time for taking supplements and how much supplements is considered enough.
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