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I Take St Johns Wort

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    I Want To Take St Johns Wort And I Neeed Advice - I want to start taking the herb i cant always to remember to take pills so i want to take it in tea form. Does anyone like it...
    Torishu Torishu 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    My Anxiety - I'm 44 now and have had an anxiety disorder for the past few years if not longer. Until recently I didn't even know what it was and in hindsight I had my first attack...
    Expat68 Expat68 41-45 1 Response Feb 22, 2013

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    I Take St Johns Wart - I just started taking this suppliment. The bottle says it could take a few days to actually start to notice a difference. I started to feel a little bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    It Works! - I have Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome and regularly experience one of it's symptoms which is depression. I have tried almost everything natural because i refuse to...
    mclani888 mclani888 31-35 2 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    St-john's Wort - When I stopped taking my anti-depressant, I took a few doses of St-John's Wort not to feel the anti-depressant withdrawal. * If a person is on anti-depressant...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    I Am a Vampire. - Before I started my St. John's Wort treatment I scoffed at the warnings that it would make me more sensitive to light.  I was like "oh that's ridiculous...
    istruggle istruggle 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 15, 2008

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    Starting Tomorrow - Let me know if it's working I'm gonna go get some tomorrow. I need somthing. For some reason I think it's gonna help.
    mbug44 mbug44 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2007

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    Taking St. John'S Wort - So I've been taking St. John's Wort for depression for the past few days, I've seen some improvement in my depression. St. John's Wort actually helps with...
    1988lk 1988lk 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    So Far All Smiles =] - I'm a firm believer in natural cures & healthy habits. I'm always researching herbal supplementation and have ran across several that I truly love for...
    soulfulcj soulfulcj 26-30, M Feb 25, 2013

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    For Depression - I was wondering if anyone ever took St johns wort and if it helped them with depression and sleeping. Where there any side effects and well their all around...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 5 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Peanut Allergy - The St Johns Wort package says not to take it if you have a peanut allergy even though there aren't any in the ingredients, so I'm guessing it was made in a nut...
    ellieggggg ellieggggg 18-21 Sep 18, 2012

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    As of Today - I started taking it today and am keeping my fingers crossed that it helps with my depression. Even if it only helps a little it'll be worth it. I have heard great...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    Not Depressed - Hi.....I was taking crystal meth regularly and decided to quit.  I had heard about SJW and it's treatment for depression.  I was not nor have ever...
    johne61 johne61 56-60 2 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    Placebo - I'm calling it, 100% placebo effect.
    Jared91 Jared91 22-25, M Jun 21, 2013

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    Sweet Dreams - I only take a portion of the recommended daily allowance (when I remember to take at all) of St. Johns Wort. I also take various other vitamins and supplements. I...
    chromaticone chromaticone 26-30, M 4 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Youre not worth it. I deserve honesty too.
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    I waver between being very thoughtful and not wanting anything to do with anything in a serious way :))) I take much of life serious, but myself is another story. I take that back...
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