New Year New You?

It is this time of the year when people start new health regimes and diets, also often try to detox their bodies with special diets or detox products. Please remember that even though something is natural it is not always safe for everyone. If you are dealing with some serious health issues and taking any medication please consult your doctor before you start a new diet, detox program or supplements, make sure there are no interactions between your medication and supplements or products. The fact that something is natural or herbal does not mean it is neutral.
For example soy products and supplements may not me suitable for patients with hypothyroidism, while sea kelp which naturally contains iodine may boost your hormones and can be harmful if your thyroid hormone levels are above the norm already. Also products with Iron should not be taken without checking Iron level in your blood. The body will not get rid of the access iron if you take too much and it may damage your liver. Even if based on symptoms you think you suffer from iron deficiency remember that those symptoms are not specific enough to administrate supplement without the blood test.

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