This should go without saying, but what the heck, I'll say it anyway...

As with any medical or health issue, you should ALWAYS check with your doctor before starting or stopping any medications (prescription, OTC, herbal, etc.), embarking on certain fitness or execise regimes, etc. etc.

This message is NOT intended to limit or restrict the free flow of ideas on this forum. Nonetheless, it pays to remind everyone to be cautious and sensible before putting advice to action.