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what are the dangers of triphala

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
East and West: This is an Ayurvedic herbal rasayana formula and you really need to ask your Eastern practitioner about how to (if at all) combine it w/ Western medic ... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
None: None reported.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure: Have not heard of problems taking them together. Would discuss with your prescriber
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Is, but should it?: 3 fruits in an ayurvedic preparation; used as a "detoxifier", primarily a laxative. Can cause cramps, gastrointestinal upset, and diarrhea. Wouldn't ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Some: The over the counter business thrives on self medication. The dangers are misdiagnosis leading to taking the wrong product or something useless, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Adaptogen: Ginseng is considered an adaptogen that can help you adapt to stressful situations. There are several types of ginseng. Ginseng promotes energy and aw ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Top three: First pregnancy is extremely safe. There are some serious but extremely rare problems. They include hemorrhage, blood clot in the lung, high blood ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
2 ways of help: Actifed tablets give 2-way action featuring both an antihistamine and a decongestant for treating hayfever, colds and allergies.
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cinnamon: Some research has found that a particular type of cinnamon, cassia cinnamon, may lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Other studies have not fou ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Turmeric: Hi Dale. Turmeric is beneficial for preventive medicine: anti-bacterial and anti viral effects. People find they can reduce their risk for flu if taki ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
The tasty flavors: Flavored waters can be enjoyed for their taste. Freshly made water, by adding some cucumber, lemon or strawberry is refreshing. Factory bottled waters ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Yohimbine has been marketed to enhance erection by blocking adrenergic receptors, but is illegal in the United States since its degree of effectivenes ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Glutathione: Glutathione is an anti oxidant as are vitamin c or vitamine.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No real true benefit: One small poorly done study showed a very slight lowering of glucose. Side affects are loss of $$ for taking needless supplements.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Douching destroys the normal bacteria balance in the vagina which can then lead to a yeast infection or bacterial vaginitis.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
It is a fruit: and fruits are prt of a healthy diet.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Similar to kefir: naturally occurring probiotics for people on antibiotics or for general healthy drink. There is some data that those with lactose intolerance may have ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Energy: Sugar is one of the main sources of energy our bodies are designed to use. Too much sugar, of course, can lead to things like obesity and diabetes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Circumstance depends: walking/hiking outdoors with hypothermia can make you slow and sleepy, with risk of more damage as you cool down further. Frostbite results when parts ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
None in particular: Low doses of alcohol (of whatever kind) - one to two standard drinks per day in men, one in women or those over 60) may increase our "good" cholestero ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
30 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Magnesium: Helps Increase Energy. Calms Nerves & Anxiety. Helps With Digestion by Relieving Constipation. Relieves Muscle Aches and Spasms. Regulates Levels ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Fasting: There are no health benefits to fasting. You would never have a physician recommend fasting.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue ... Read More

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