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Please note that the written contents of this and linked websites are for informational purposes and are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  If you would like to be a patient of Dr Merrifield's, please contact the clinic. If you are not a patient of Dr Merrifield's please seek the advice of your physician or qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition before undertaking any diet, dietary supplement, exercise, or other health program. If you are a patient of Dr Merrifield's and have a question, or your health status has changed, please call the clinic for assistance. 

Nutrients have a wide safely margin yet some can react with certain prescription medications. If your body says ‘NO’ to any food, drug, herb, vitamin or relationship, listen to it and reassess with the help of a knowledgeable provider. 


Mandatory FTA disclaimer

The FDA requires that we include this disclaimer letting readers know that the information in this post about supplements, essential fatty acids ie fish oils or other natural products is not intended to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat or prevent any disease.

According to the FDA only drugs, not dietary supplements, which are from food or plants, can make those kinds of claims.


FYI Did you know that many Prescriptions drugs have their origin from plants? 

ASA from white willow bark used by the native Americans, Statins from red rice yeast... 

https://www.thoughtco.com/drugs-and-medicine-made-from-plants-608413

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