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Milk Thistle Supplement Information

When taken as a supplement, milk thistle is allegedly beneficial for certain conditions -- namely, liver disease, but also diabetes and cancer. The active ingredient in the product, silymarin, may act as an antioxidant, and it may help liver cells regenerate and resist toxins. Silymarin may also decrease inflammation and fibrosis, and may also affect the immune system.
 
Just because this is a natural product, this does not mean milk thistle supplements are safe or appropriate for everyone. Information on side effects and drug interactions should be reviewed with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. In addition, people with certain medical conditions, such as fibroids, may need to avoid milk thistle.
 
(Click Milk Thistle for more information about these supplements, including their various effects in the body, what to do if you take too much, and more.)
 
 

Milk Thistle Supplement Information

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