It is important to stick to the dose suggested by the manufacturer, as strict guide lines cover the levels in the products sold in the United Kingdom. Check with your GP prior to taking supplements if on medication and inform him/her of any supplements you are taking if about to be prescribed a drug. Advice can be saught by consulting a medical herbalist. Call the National Institute of Medical Herbalists on 01392 426022 for details of a practitioner in your area. For more information, call the "The Health Supplements Information Service" on 0207 370 2233 or visit the web site http://www.hsis.org
Aliments and the supplements that may help
medishop.co.uk recommends that you visit "The Health Supplements Information Service" http://www.hsis.org for details on any particular supplement. Their fact-sheets have been designed to present the important facts about the main vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. They have all been approved by their panel of experts. The fact-sheets include information such as where the nutrient can be found in food, a description of what it does, recommended intake, deficiency symptoms, who might benefit from taking it and if there are any side effects/precautions.
www.medishop.co.uk acknowledge the following sources for information on Vitamins Minerals and Supplements: The Health Supplements Information Service http://www.hsis.org. An article on Dietary Supplements by Amanda Ursell written in The Daily Telegraph 4 February 2000. All other reference material is taken from the Reader's Digest Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements (RDGtVMaS) 2005 - ISBN 0-276-42448-4