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is chicory safe while pregnant

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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No reason to worry: Inulin is a naturally occurring carbohydrate from root vegetables that is not absorbed & used as a food source for probiotics & intestinal flora. It i ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Chicory root: Chicory root is not recommended during breast feeding because of its many side effects.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
????: There is no situation suggesting that there is a problem , speak to your prescriber. They always need to know when you are using OTC things and are i ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Good for most but:: Chicory has nutrients like B6, Manganese and Vit c as well as inulin, a prebiotic that can improve GI health. It may lower blood sugar and reduce infl ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: why not? It's a salad green, it's good. There are different kinds. Also called curly endive. Raddichio is also known as chicory. If you aren't alle ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chicory is fine: ginger can help with nausea, as can lemon balm (Melissa), lemon verbena and lemon grass. Not sure which of these is in your tea, but chicory shouldn' ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eyerman
46 years experience Psychiatry
Coffee substitute: Chicory root appears to have no known adverse interactions with any drugs. It may cause skin, respiratory, or intestinal allergies and it may induce u ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OK: Do not worry
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Salhany
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normally yes: As long as there are no risk factors for preterm birth, placental problems, or bleeding, sex is safe in pregnancy.
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