Is Berberine Compatible with Red Yeast Rice, Aged Garlic and other Over-the-Counter Supplements Recommended for Cardiovascular Health?
Dr. Paul Marik says that berberine appears to be safe taken with other supplements, and that the side effects are very minimal and self-limiting. He says it is very safe. “Nature gave us this gift.”
Dr. Paul Marik says that berberine should be taken 2-3x a day (500mg/600mg per dose). Dr. Mobeen Syed adds that it doesn’t have to be combined with food, and notes that the times and dosages can be adjusted as needed.
Should I Take Berberine as a Preventative Medicine Even if I don’t have Diabetes and I’m not Overweight?
Dr. Paul Marik says that many individuals suffering from metabolic syndrome don’t know they have it, so he would recommend low dose berberine for most. Dr. Mobeen Syed adds his thoughts on the benefits of berberine.
Dr. Nathan Goodyear says that methylene blue should not be avoided when treating cancer patients. He also suggests using Vitamin C. He does say one who is treating cancer should avoid NAC and explains why. Dr. Paul Marik adds his thoughts on the use of Vitamin C, and its oxidative effects, as it relates to use during cancer treatment. Both doctors agree that many other supplements like Vitamin D, turmeric, etc are good to take while undergoing treatment for cancer.