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Is it safe to use Maca while on birth control?

Posted 12 Jun 2015 by gm478 1 answer

Ive been on Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 for about 8 months now and have been on birth control for about 2 years now. I wanted to start taking Maca, however I read that it involves hormones and fertility increase. Is this true? Basically, could I take both and still be protected of unwanted pregnancy? ...

Has anyone added MACA or Rhodiola Rosea herbs to their Anti-depression?

Posted 13 Mar 2013 by hope31 1 answer

Has anyone added MACA or Rhodiola Rosea herbs to their Anti-depression? I added both in small amount to see how they help because I have resistant depression & I opted not to take the mood stabilizer that my doctor prescribed me! I also take Prozac, which I like better than any of the other ...

Is Maca safe to use with my progestogen-only pill?

Posted 22 Nov 2017 by Sta 1 1 answer

I want to take Maca for better energy levels I feel tired all the time and stressed... need a natrual boost without the crash

I take coumadin can I take maca?

Posted 14 Dec 2011 by mrshoe23 1 answer

How long does it take maca to help with energy and sex drive,im on one from international health?

Posted 14 Dec 2010 by camarocarol 1 answer

im also on xanax,wellbutrin sr tapering off prozac,memest.compounded testerrone creame, progestrone cream,vitamin d3,vitamin complex,ibprohin,and i started primal defense probitic today..i need some energy and sex drive

Can maca make you spot/stain/bleed very slightly if you are pregnant?

Posted 8 Jan 2013 by Sfitzy321 1 answer

I'm 20 days late for my menstrual cycle, and I'm getting negative home pregnancy tests. Usually I'll take maca for a day or 2 and jump start my period, but this time my body will only give me a very slight spotting on the days I take it. I have a doc appointment,but they can't ...

I take Levothroid 137mcg. Im having hot flashes and night sweats and want to start taking Royal Mac?

Posted 17 Sep 2009 by blwaller 1 answer

Or Black Cohosh. Should I take any of these (Black Cohosh, Royal Maca) while taking Levothroid?

I have been reading a lot about maca, and want to start on. I am 60 years old and had my thyroid?

Posted 20 Apr 2011 by Becki Ann 1 answer

... removed 10+ years ago. Since then, taking synthroid to replace the function of the missing thyroid. Since I have no thyroid I dont consider that I have a thyroid condition. IS ANYONE OUT THERE TAKING SYNTHROID AND MACA?

I am 49,f, & 115 pounds- I started using raw maca powder. I was taking 3 heaping teaspoons a day (?

Posted 17 Jul 2016 by M A 1 answer

... didn't really measure- I think I was taking too much). I wanted to control hot flashes. I do believe it relived my flashes, however after 3 weeks in I started experience stomach pains- similar to gas and bloating. 3 weeks later I reflected on my diet and thought about maca. I stopped ...

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