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Can We Take Supplements and Traditional Medicine?

Professor Dr Ida Normiha Hilmi, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, University Malaya Specialist Centre | Assoc Professor Dr Vairavan Narayanan, Consultant Neurosurgeon, University Malaya Specialist Centre

26-Sep-19 16:00

Can We Take Supplements and Traditional Medicine?

Many of us have taken supplements or traditional medicine without knowing about the potential health risks or consulting a medical professional. But why are people still drawn to traditional medicine? And what can doctors do to manage the possible health effects of them? Find out more from consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist, Professor Dr Ida Normiha Hilmi, and consultant neurosurgeon, Assoc Professor Dr Vairavan Narayanan, from University Malaya Specialist Centre.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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