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How safe is astralagus?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Because of its long history of traditional and clinical use, astragalus is considered to be safe. However, it may increase the risk of bleeding, so caution is advised to those with bleeding disorders or those taking drugs that may increase the risk of bleeding.

Also avoid using astragalus while pregnant or breastfeeding, due to harmful effects seen in preliminary studies.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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