As with taking any new substance for the first time, the best thing you can do is to approach St Johns Wort with caution. In essence, you should **not** take St John's Wort until you have checked with your doctor that it is safe to do so. It's also often advised to start slowly with a low dosage. Although sometimes it gets remarkable results, sometimes St John's Wort does nothing. It really is down to the individual. But research suggests that you do need to take St John's Wort for a number of weeks in order for it to work. Bottom line? Always, ALWAYS check with your doctor first before taking St Johns Wort. And if you do decide to take it, keep an eye on your energy levels. If your fatigue worsens noticeably, then just be aware that it might be the St Johns Wort that's causing it. And if you do decide to try St Johns Wort, remember that research shows that you need to take St Johns Wort for a few weeks in order for it to start working. ----- To find out more about St John's Wort visit: http://www.sleepydust.net/ez-st-johns-wort-section And to read reviews of St Johns Wort supplements, vist: http://www.sleepydust.net/ez-st-johns-wort-supplement-reviews
----- Claire Williams is editor of sleepydust.net and has suffered from Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome since 1995. She created 'sleepydust.net' to help Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia sufferers deal with their condition - from handling their money worries, to recovering from their illness... http://www.sleepydust.net To subscribe to the newsletter in which this article was first published, please go to: http://www.sleepydust.net/FREE-MAILING-LIST-homepage.html Copyright, Claire Williams, 2003-2005. All Rights Reserved.