Frequently Asked Questions In case you were wondering
Does AHCC interfere with any chemotherapy drugs?
AHCC is widely used in Japan as an adjunct to chemotherapy treatment, however you will need to consult you healthcare provider to insure it is suitable for you . Useful link providing a research overview of AHCC http://ahccresearch.com/research.html . Alternatively you cold read through our What is AHCC section of this website https://www.thebigimmunitycompany.com/about/#AHCC
Can AHCC be taken with other medications?
Research shows that AHCC can be taken with most conventional medications, including antidepressants and anti-nausea medication and OTC drugs . There have been no reports of any interaction. Still, it is important to consult your healthcare provider and refer to research to ensure safety.
Can't I just eat mushrooms to get the same benefits as AHCC ?
Whole mushrooms do have many beneficial nutrients, but AHCC is created from culturing selected mushrooms to produce a functional food that has a unique polysaccharide called acetylated alpha-glucan. Alpha-glucan has a low molecular weight that makes it easy to digest and absorb. This unique component possesses a powerful immune-stimulating action that ordinary mushrooms and other mushroom supplements do not contain.
How much AHCC is recommended to maintain immune system health?
We recommend 1 gram a day as an "insurance plan" for general immune system maintenance and 3 grams a day as a therapeutic dosage if you are taking AHCC for specific conditions.
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