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11 trusted home remedies that will only make you worse

Natural doesn’t always equal safe when it comes to your body.

2. Kava
2. Kava
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This herb, grown on South Pacific islands is often suggested for anxiety.

It has been found to have a calming effect similar to Valium.

However, Kava has caused liver failure in otherwise healthy people and can cause allergic reactions.

Wondering if your neuroses, phobias and eccentricities are normal?

Never fear; you’re in good company, according to our panel of experts.



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