Troublesome supplements included weight loss pills, those advertised for sexual enhancement, and those meant for bodybuilding.
Unwanted side effects of supplements, as pointed out by Dr Farrell, might include:
- Elevated blood pressure
- Racing or irregular heartbeat
- Digestive symptoms.
“Staying healthy requires a multifaceted approach to self-care,” said Dr Farrell.
“Being aware and knowledgeable about any supplement – whether it is advertised as natural, herbal, or non-drug – is part of that care.