Herbal Therapies and Supplements
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Assess patients’ use of nutritional or dietary supplements and provide counseling to encourage safe and effective use.
2. Identify patients at risk of excessive intake of micronutrients, dangerous supplement-drug interactions, and harmful performance-enhancing dietary supplements.
3. Explain existing evidence surrounding the use of herbal supplements for common conditions, including premenstrual syndrome, altered menses, sleep disorders, hot flashes, anxiety and depression.
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Lisa G. Soldat, MD, MS, FAAFP, Retired; formerly Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa; currently, Visiting Lecturer, Gadjha Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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