Is beta sitosterol safe if you have Crohn's disease?

Answer Beta sitosterol is a cholesterol lowering agent usually found in margarine and yogurt. As of January 2010, no side effects or contraindications of beta sitosterol have been reported for patients wi... Read More »

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Does beta-sitosterol cause heart disease?

On One Hand: Beta-Sitosterol Used for Heart DiseaseAccording to WebMD and, beta-sitosterol is a plant sterol commonly used to treat benign prostate issues and lower cholesterol. In fact, ... Read More »

If you have Crohns disease should you get a vaccination for swine flu?

Yes, it is recommended that you should as soon as it is made available to your risk group. You should get the flu shot that has inactivated virus particles instead of the nasal vaccine that contai... Read More »

What are the benefits of beta-sitosterol?

Phytosterols are a type of substance used by plants as a building block for cells. There are a variety of types of phytosterols, including beta-sitosterol, which herbalists recommend for the treatm... Read More »

What are the dangers of beta-sitosterol?

Beta-sitosterol is a type of fatty substance found in plants that is similar to cholesterol in humans. Despite its uses by herbal practitioners for the treatment of enlarged prostate, beta-sitoster... Read More »