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Is turmeric the same as ginger

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
Rheumatology 36 years experience
Maybe: There is some evidence that turmeric and ginger have anti inflammatory properties.
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
41 years experience
Maybe: Both good antiinflammatories.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Turmeric/Ginger: Turmeric has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant properties. Ginger has more gastro-intestinal benefits than anti-inflammatory.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Definitely yes: There is no interaction between ginger, turmeric and mobic (meloxicam). Ginger and turmeric are natural product with numerous health benefits. Take ca... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
38 years experience
Groovy Smoothie: Turmeric’s biological properties include reducing joint destruction and blocking a protein responsible for joint inflammation. And ginger has been fou... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: But it is not likely to be doing any good either. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Koffler
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Be careful: Both tumeric and ginger can increase the efficacy of your medication to treat blood clots resulting in an increased tendency to bleed. I would not e... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult doctor: It would not be a good idea to discontinue your medication without discussing it with the doctor who prescribed it. It is highly unlikely that turmeri... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No, I think it is a: safe combination. I'm not sure I would take it throuughout the day.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donovan Young
Dentistry 30 years experience
Stop lemonade.: Stop drinking lemonade since the citric acid in the lemonade is acidic and will cause erosion of your enamel and dentin tooth layers. Best to just dr... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not very: Don't get your hopes up or spend much money on stuff like this. There's no law against promoting these in glitzy "natural healing" sites. It may work.... Read More
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