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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
In Chinese medicine: Ginger is a warming herb. Thus, for folks who are always cold it can be helpful. It is also used for digestive disorders. Ginger, in western terms, ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
Root/herb: Ginger is a root/herb...It is used in cooking and baking...It has also been shown to calm upset tummies and seasickness...Beware, however when used in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience in General Surgery
Ginger: Are you asking if it takes gallstones away or increase them in number? Either ginger does not make a difference either way.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Chen
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
YMMV: Some reports of anti-nausea properties. When i tried it, i puked more. The science on it is mixed. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/ginger#science.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it is not.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
No.: Ginger's clinical applications are for motion sickness, (acting more on the gastro-intestinal tract, not on the vestibular-visual stimulation in a stu ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No known: Benefit.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
No,but: It is a well known help with nausea.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Digestion and...: Like other types of mint Ginger mint is often used for digestive disorders and also as an antiseptic, for fevers and headaches. See http://www.herbalp ... Read More

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