What is Reishi Mushroom?

Category: Supplements

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Reishi mushrooms are a supplement with beneficial effects on the immune system. It may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as virsues, lung conditions, and heart disease & its associated problems.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 2 2
Hepatitis B 1 1
Increased energy 1 0
Sleep anxiety 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Reishi Mushroom

Side effect Patients
Stiffness in legs when anxious 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Reishi Mushroom

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) daily 1
1 tablet(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Reishi Mushroom

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Reishi Mushroom

Duration

Currently taking Reishi Mushroom

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Reishi Mushroom

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Reishi Mushroom.