Were you looking for information about Pycnogenol? Pycogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
Pycnogenol® supposedly has several benefits, such as acting as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, lowering blood pressure, and stimulating the immune system. There is some evidence that the supplement is effective for these uses.
Although it is a "natural" product, it is not suitable for everyone. Possible side effects include headaches, nausea, and dizziness. Before taking this supplement, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also tell your healthcare provider if you have a bleeding disorder, an autoimmune disease (such as lupus), or any allergies.
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