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Do supplements that contain nootropic herbal formulas harmful?

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Do supplements that contain nootropic herbal formulas harmful? Meaning, can these herbs permanently alter the brain or chemical make up? I noticed many "fat burning" supplements now contain nootropic formulas.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 1 year ago.

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nootropic formulas are not directly harmful

Customer: Can they cause or produce neurtoxic effects in some people?
Dr. P. Jyoti :

but as with all herbal products, both their efficacy and their side effects are not known

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though herbal products are generally expected to be safe

Dr. P. Jyoti :

yet many are known to be toxic sometimes

Dr. P. Jyoti :

nootropic formulas in general are not known to cause neurotoxic effects

Dr. P. Jyoti :

but some herbal products, though not the ones used in such formulas, are known to cause harm to the liver and kidneys

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but this is generalized for all herbal products in general

Dr. P. Jyoti :

nootropic formulas are not more harmful than other herbal products nor are they known to cause any neurotoxicity

Customer: Any idea why "fat burning" products are adding nootropic formulas?
Dr. P. Jyoti :

i believe they are just combining so as to make their formulas more attractive

Dr. P. Jyoti :

since nootropic formulas are quite the rage now

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otherwise the two are not connected to each other

Dr. P. Jyoti :

you can go ahead and have such supplements

Customer: I see, makes sense.
Dr. P. Jyoti :

but if you are taking any prescription medicines, you should discuss with your doctor first before taking any herbal medicines

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