Tuesday, 09 Feb, 2010 Health & Fitness
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Herbal Products and Drugs Combinations Can Lead to Death

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Many people mistakenly believe that herbal products are safe and use them in large quantities and with prescription drugs.

A forensic pathologist at the University of Adelaide says that the interactions of the herbal remedies and standard medicines can have devastating effects, aggravating the current health condition and even cause death.

The US research showed that many Asian herbal remedies contained such dangerous substances as arsenic, lead and mercury. The use of herbal remedies in combination with prescription drugs can lead to coma, heart failure, stroke, seizure and other problems.

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