Humic Acid

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How does Humic Acid work?

There isn't enough information available to know how humic acid works.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information available to know if humic acid is safe. Laboratory research and population research has associated humic acid with joint disease, circulatory disease, and thyroid disease.

Do not take humic acid if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have an immune system disorder such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other immune system conditions called "autoimmune disease."

Dosing considerations for Humic Acid.

The appropriate dose of humic acid depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for humic acid. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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