Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

bitter melon leaves health benefits

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It has no value.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Can help treat it: I'm not aware of research showing bitter melon preventing diabetes (though it could) but studies show it can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see h ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
No: Be sure you do not have thyroid disease, drink only limited amounts of alcohol or none at all and exercise regularly. If you are overweight: loose wei ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This is practically a staple in asian diets but is mostly water and carbohydrates. It has little potassium or salt for that matter.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely not: No and no.
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
No: Bitter melon capsules are not alternatives to the allopathic medications, used for Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. Please make an appointment with your PCP ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Studies show bitter melon can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see http://www.Diabetes.Co.Uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon.Html It will help best ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, good evidence: There is good evidence that eating bitter melon (or taking supplements with bitter melon extracts) had a modest effect on lowering blood sugar. More r ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, see below:: Yes, there is evidence that both of these are effective in lowering blood sugar. Most of the studies on bitter melon are animal studies so more resear ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Some drinks which contain grapefruit and other fruit juices may alter drug levels. I would recommend checking with your pharmacist as well.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month