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st johns wort

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fairycakes Thu 14-Apr-05 10:14:16

my doctor said to give it a go for feeling low, anmd lack of sex drive - i am always a bit wary of supplements - anyone had any experience of it, does it work?

marthamoo Thu 14-Apr-05 10:18:15

It's more widely prescribed in Germany for low level depression than conventional anti-depressants, if that reasssures you. I took it for a few months when I had a miscarriage (I didn't want to go back on anti-d's as I wanted to try to conceive again, and SJW is easier to come off). It worked well for me. I have no idea about sex drive - anti d's suppress it as a rule, don't know about SJW. It's worth a go though.

fairycakes Fri 15-Apr-05 21:30:56

thanks, i dont want to go on anit depressants either so i think i will give t a go!

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