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Natural Swiss Kriss Herbal Laxative -- 120 Tablets


Natural Swiss Kriss Herbal Laxative
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Natural Swiss Kriss Herbal Laxative -- 120 Tablets

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Natural Swiss Kriss Herbal Laxative Description

For Gentle, Natural Relief of Constipation

Swiss Kriss (Senna) (Cassia Angustifolia) is used as a powerful cathartic in the treatment of constipation. These Swiss Kriss herbal laxative tabs are naturally different. Known world-wide as the smoothest, most satisfying laxative, Swiss Kriss tabs are 100% natural, contain no harsh synthetic drugs, effective ingredients consist entirely of Nature's Own sun-dried leaves herbs and flowers. Swiss Kriss contains a blend of herbs and flowers that work in harmony with the body to relieve chronic or sporadic constipation and promote regularity without the side effects of synthetic laxatives.

 

Use foe the relief of occasional constipation. This product usually produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours


Directions

Take With A Glass of Water Or Fruit Juice

 

adult and children over 12 years of age: take 2 tablets once or twice daily

children 6 years to under 12 years: take 1 tablet once or twice daily

children under 6 years: consult a physician

Free Of
Harsh synthetic drugs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Tablets
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Sennosides UPS (Laxative)8.5 mg
Other Ingredients: Swiss Kriss herbal mixture (anise seed, calendula flower, caraway seed, hibiscus, peach leaves, peppermint oil, strawberry leaves), binding agents (calcium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, dicalcium phosohate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyvinylpyrrolidone, and silica).
Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if you have: Abnormal pain, nausea, or vomiting. A sudden change in bowel movements that persist over a period for two weeks.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. This may indicate a serious condition.

Do not use for a period longer than one week unless directed by a doctor. Frequent or prolonged use of laxatives may result in dependence on laxatives.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, as with any drug, ask a health professional before using this product. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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How Do You Know if You Have a Thyroid Problem?

A tiny little gland in your neck can be the source of a slew of health problems – everything from sudden weight gain to rapid heartbeat and infertility.

The thyroid -- a butterfly-shaped gland responsible for regulating metabolism – helps keep your body running smoothly.

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“Thyroid hormone is necessary for the function of all the organ systems of the body,” says Dr. Jacqueline Jonklaas, professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at Georgetown University.

When all is well, the thyroid quietly goes about its job. But two things can go wrong that put your health at risk.

Hyperthyroidism – too much thyroid hormone

In the first condition – hyperthyroidism – the body secretes too much thyroid hormone. This makes cells and organs work overtime and stresses the body, Jonklaas says.

Symptoms include rapid heart rate, muscle tremors and weakness, feeling hot, anxiety and frequent bowel movements.

Health risks caused by too much thyroid hormone include:

  • Osteoporosis, or thinning of the bones
  • Cardiac problems, such as irregular or fast heartbeats
  • Infertility

Left untreated, hyperthyroidism can lead to “thyroid storm,” a life-threatening condition that causes your heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature to soar.

Hypothyroidism – too little thyroid hormone

In the second and more common of thyroid issues – hypothyroidism --  the body secretes too little thyroid hormone, causing cells and organs to slow down.

Symptoms include weight gain, fatigue, constipation, difficulty with memory and concentration, and cold sensitivity.

Health risks associated with too little thyroid hormone include:

  • Lipid disorders, such as high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and/or triglycerides
  • Heart problems, such as coronary artery disease
  • Infertility

Hypothyroidism can become especially dangerous over time.

“If it goes untreated for many years, it can result in a condition called myxedema coma, in which all the body’s organ systems begin to decompensate,” Jonklaas says.

This condition is a medical emergency with a high mortality rate. Symptoms are related to a slowdown in the function of several organs, and include decreased mental status and hypothermia.Myxedema coma requires urgent thyroid hormone treatment, Jonklaas says.

Diagnosing thyroid problems

Diagnosing a thyroid condition can be tricky.

“None of these symptoms is 100 percent specific for a thyroid problem,” Jonklaas says. “All these symptoms can be caused by other conditions.”

In addition, life stressors or the normal aging process can lead to some of the symptoms. Because of this, both patients and doctors can easily overlook a thyroid condition.

So, if you have a cluster of these symptoms -- or a symptom that continues over a period or does not appear to have other causes -- see your doctor to get your blood tested for a thyroid condition, Jonklaas says.

“It is important to not miss a diagnosis of a thyroid problem, because treatment for the condition can be offered and is likely to relieve the symptoms,” she says.

Treatment of thyroid conditions

In general, there is no way to prevent hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.

Jonklaas says that in some parts of the world, iodine deficiency is tied to hypothyroidism. But this is rare in the U.S., as many foods are supplemented with iodine.

Pregnant women should take a prenatal multivitamin that contains iodine to be sure their iodine status is adequate, Jonklaas says. Otherwise, supplementation typically is not needed in the U.S.

A family history of thyroid conditions can make you more susceptible to problem.

In addition, changes in the demand placed on your thyroid system or changes in your immune status – such as during pregnancy or after childbirth -- can precipitate hypothyroidism, she adds.

“Although we can treat this with thyroid hormone, we do not know how to prevent it, Jonklaas says.

Fortunately, treatment with medications – and less commonly, surgery – can keep most thyroid problems in check.

Treatment for hyperthyroidism may or may not need to continue for a lifetime, depending on the nature of the problem. For hypothyroidism, cure is less likely.

“Most cases of hypothyroidism are lifelong and do not resolve by themselves,” Jonklaas says.

Learning more about your thyroid condition and talking with your physician about it are crucial aspects of keeping the problem under control, she says.

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