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is chicory root extract safe during pregnancy

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Would avoid : In large doses, chicory root extract is not safe in pregnancy, increasing the risk of bleeding or miscarriage. Since a azimuth safe dose is not known ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes this is safe to take but never abuse the product.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Topical use only: German studies of grapefruit seed extract have shown several of these products to be adulterated with benzethonium chloride, a synthetic antimicrobial ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Insufficient studies: There aren't enough studies to reliably answer. One study reviewing side effects in pregnant women using botanical supplements, showed 1 woman taking ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not certain: Pregnant women should not take pomegranate extract because it may contain fruit rind. The juice, however, is considered safe. Source: Pomegranate | U ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely OK: Not enough is known about this material to find it totally safe for use in pregnancy if used as a medicinal agent. In commonly available foods, with m ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
No, they're not: Elderberry so far has insufficient studies of pregnant women using it to determine safety to fetuses. German studies of grapefruit seed extract, have ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No data: There are no studies on the safety of sea buckthorn in pregnancy. However, since you are using it in very small quantities on your lips its unlikely ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
Infected tooth: Typically root canals are performed if there is a lot of decay that has spread into the nerve. Sometimes a prophylactic root canal treatment is neces ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Generally yes: There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih. It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have p ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Safety yes: A root canal is performed to get rid of infection. This can be done at anytime during pregnancy because the infection is a real problem for the devel ... Read More
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