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Organic Psyllium Husk’s Many Health Benefits

A must read story from reveals some great benefits of adding psyllium to your diet:

People with bowel obstructions or spasms People who have difficulty swallowing People with esophageal structure (narrowing of the esophagus) or any other narrowing or obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract Tricyclic antidepressants: Dietary fiber in psyllium was shown to reduce a person’s blood levels, and the effectiveness of these antidepressants in some people. Examples of tricyclic antidepressants include Amitriptyline, Doxepin, Imipramine and Carbamazepine. In particular, taking psyllium alongside carbamazepine (a seizure-treating medicine) can reduce its absorption and effectiveness. Cholesterol-lowering medications called bile acid sequestrants: Taking psyllium with bile acid sequestrants can reduce cholesterol levels and decrease side effects of Colestipol, a type of bile acid sequestrant. Diabetes medications: Fiber supplements may reduce blood sugar levels, increasing the possibility of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) to develop. Before taking fiber supplements, talk to your doctor first, since your dosage of diabetes medicines may need to be adjusted. Organic Psyllium Husk’s Many Health Benefits

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