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Some people needed liver transplants after taking weight loss and bodybuilding supplements, warn Australian researchers.
Prepare ahead for your appointment with your hep C doctor to get the most out of this visit and get the answers you need for the best care.
Here are 15 important steps to help you get better after undergoing hep C treatment.
A look at potential liver damage from herbal and dietary supplements, especially among bodybuilding and weight loss products.
A look at supplements and liver health. Does it make sense to take supplements?
Some of us use supplements when we are tired. But do supplements help and are they safe?
Selenium is an essential trace element, and necessary for a healthy liver. However, too much selenium can be toxic to the liver.
These include herbal supplements and those marketed for weight lifters or dieters, which may contain harmful unlisted ingredients.
Getting enough vitamin D may be more complicated than you think.
Using supplements can be risky for people with liver disease.
Herbal and dietary supplements can sometimes cause liver injury, which may be particularly problematic for those with a hep C–damaged liver.
Hepatitis C medications may interact with certain herbs and dietary supplements.
Herbal and dietary supplements are now a major risk factor for chemical-induced liver damage across the United States.
Injury rates caused by a variety of teas, herbs, vitamins, minerals and diet pills have more than doubled over the last 10 years.
Talk to your doctor before taking any supplements.
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