Taking CBD with herbal supplements could cause severe heart symptoms

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Combining different herbal supplements could lead to severe cardiac problems, a case study suggests. MEHAU KULYK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images
  • Using herbal supplements, including derivatives of cannabis, is becoming more and more popular.
  • Some supplements are easy to get over the counter and are not as highly regulated as other medications.
  • A recent case study demonstrates that using certain supplements in excess can lead to severe heart problems.

People’s use of supplements has increased in recent years. Many supplements may carry a certain amount of health benefits, but as they are not regulated, people should also exercise caution.

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