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is ginger good for dizziness?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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No,but: It is a well known help with nausea.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Herbal Therapy: Homeopathic ingredients such as cocculus indicus, lobelia inflata and gelsemium have proven to highly effective in relieving the symptoms of dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, headaches and emotional upsets. However, you need to see your doctor to make sure you have nothing serious.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Excellent info.
Jan 1, 2014

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