Rethinking Dietary Supplements

Dietary supplementsVitamins, minerals and herbal supplements are used by many people as a complement to their diet. PH patients must take care to consider the effects of these supplements, and should consult with their PH specialist about which supplements are safe and beneficial.

Check out the links below for more information:

Ask a PH Specialist: Dietary Supplements (PDF)
Nick Hill, MD, provides insight on various dietary supplements and the importance of consulting with your doctor before usage.

Consensus Statement on Over-the-Counter Medications by the Scientific Leadership Council

The SLC has developed guidelines for usage of typical over-the-counter medications for conditions such as colds and flu. This document also includes guidelines for consumption of herbal supplements.


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