Our Community Cares: St John's Wort side effects

This week, community member Antoinette wrote to us, asking for some community advice:

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Has anyone that has taken St John’s Wort experienced any side effects? I have had chest pains and palpitations and after taking the medication for two weeks realised it was the drug giving me the ailments. I am still going to a cardiologist for a check up. What natural drugs are there for anxiety? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Can you help her? What is your advice?

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