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Descriptions of Fenugreek Seeds Articles
Fenugreek is a supplement claimed to be useful for treating high cholesterol and high blood sugar. This eMedTV article lists other fenugreek uses, explores the effectiveness of the supplement, and offers important safety warnings and precautions.
- Does Fenugreek Work?
Although fenugreek is claimed to be useful for many conditions, people may wonder, "Does fenugreek work?" This eMedTV segment describes the research that has been conducted on the effectiveness of fenugreek for diabetes and high cholesterol.
- Is Fenugreek Safe?
Although fenugreek is a common herbal supplement, many people still wonder if fenugreek is safe. This eMedTV resource discusses the safety of fenugreek and offers important precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking the supplement.
- Benefits of Fenugreek
Fenugreek is often claimed to be useful for diabetes, constipation, and high triglycerides. This article on the eMedTV Web site further explores the benefits of fenugreek and discusses the effectiveness of the herbal supplement.
- Fenugreek Side Effects
Potential side effects of fenugreek include bloating, diarrhea, and indigestion. This eMedTV segment lists other bothersome but usually not dangerous side effects of the herb. Side effects that are potentially serious are also included in this article.
- Fenugreek Dosage
Currently, no fenugreek dosage has been established to be safe or effective. This segment from the eMedTV Web site offers some fenugreek dosing information obtained from clinical studies and from practical experience with the supplement.
- Fenugreek Drug Interactions
Diabetes medicines and medicines that "thin" the blood could cause fenugreek drug interactions. This eMedTV page lists specific anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs that may interact with fenugreek and describes the effects of these interactions.
- Fenugreek Overdose
A fenugreek overdose may cause bleeding (including internal bleeding) or low blood sugar. This page on the eMedTV Web site explores what may happen if you take too much fenugreek. Treatment options are also listed in this article.
- Fenugreek and Pregnancy
Fenugreek was traditionally used to stimulate labor, but it may not be safe or effective for this use. This eMedTV article contains more information on fenugreek and pregnancy, and explains why taking the herb early in pregnancy may cause problems.
- Fenugreek and Breastfeeding
It is not known if fenugreek is effective in stimulating milk production in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at fenugreek and breastfeeding, and discusses the safety of using the herb in breastfeeding women.