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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
No one knows.: Fda does not require testing of natural supplements, so it is very rarely done.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bitter orange: Like many diet pills it is notrecommended because of its stmulating effects.After stopping the pill you get a rebound effect where weight returns. Wei ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Good science does not support its use. See this link for detailed info. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/bitterorange.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Be careful: Ephedra and bitter orange can increase blood pressure. Oral contraceptives can increase risk of blood clot. This combination of increased BP and inc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid "fat burners": Our bodies like to use glucose (our main fuel), which comes from the food in the stomach and small intestine, and from the liver (where glucose is sto ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Advice: What do you mean excessive? If more than 10 per day, then too much. If it's below 5 then it's okay. Excess vitamin C from orange could be harmful to y ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cramp: I would assume you mean your muscle cramps or spasms. The list of irritants you describe are either cool or acidic. I would be suspicious of an elec ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Haiti: See: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/haiti
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
STDs: Very similar issues exist with any form of unprotected sex; you are placing yourself at risk for exposures to STDs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cuba: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/cuba
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Syria: See: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/syria

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