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Doctor insights on: Advantages Of Triphala

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What are benefits of oregano supplements vs using the herb in cooking?

What are benefits of oregano supplements vs using the herb in cooking?

Dose: When you are using an oregano supplement, you are taking a lot more, and in a more concentrated version, than you would generally eat. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of avena sativa?

Avena sativa: Avena sativa (Oats or Oatstraw) is reported to increase libido and sexual performance. ...Read more

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Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Never hear of it!: I would not recommend you to take something so strange which is not known to regular oncologists. There is no sense getting into substandard medications for cancer treatment. Ask your oncologist to guide you. ...Read more

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Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It is reported to ^ Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of turmeric use?

What are the benefits of turmeric use?

Many many benefits: Turmeric is among the healthiest of herbs. It & its constituent curcumin is an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, thins blood, supports liver detox, protects against cancer & kills cancer cells, protects against alzheimer's, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart failure etc. I recommend meriva, an extract that is very well absorbed. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=78. ...Read more

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What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

Carrot seed: Carrot seed oil has been purported to cure everything from intestinal worms to sexual weakness to cancer. None of these claims has been rigorously tested in high quality studies. Probably the best proven use of carrot seeds is to grow more carrots. ...Read more

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Are there any health advantages of camel's milk?

Are there any health advantages of camel's milk?

If cow milk allergic: Camel's milk and horse (mare) milk would both be acceptable substitutes for a person with cow's milk allergy. Goat's milk cross reacts with cow's milk about 92% so not a good substitute. I'm not sure of the availability of camel or mare's milk in the U.S., but this could be a new industry or resource for cow's milk allergic persons. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of using moringa leaf?

What are the health benefits of using moringa leaf?

Good nutrition: Moringa leaves are an excellent source of protein, calcium, magnesium, vit a, iron, potassium, vitamin c ; antioxidants. These essential nutrients have many health benefits. Addtionally, moringa leaves may have antimicrobial properties. See http://miracletrees.Org/moringa_leaves_powder.Html ; http://www.Treesforlife.Org/our-work/our-initiatives/moringa/nutritional-information for details. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of stimulants?

What are the proven advantages of stimulants?

Energy and focus: For people with add or adhd stimulants help focus and concentration and restlessness. Even for people without add or adhd they help energy, focus, and concentration, but people can become addicted and need more and more if abused. Because they are activating, they can exacerbate anxiety as a side effect. ...Read more

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The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

Don't eat them.: there are no proven benefits to eating apple seeds, and there is some theoretical concern, especially if they are eaten in large quantities. They contain a substance called amygdalin, which can break down into cyanide and sugar. This can be poisonous. Given the lack of any beneficial effect, apple seeds should be avoided. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking magnesuim tablets?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking magnesuim tablets?

It can help with: Muscle cramps, especially if other meds have led to wasting. However, any magnesium product can lead to loose bowel movements. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using salbutamol?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using salbutamol?

Salbutamol: Advantage - beneficial for treatment of asthma, bronchitis, etc. Disadvantage - potential side effects. ...Read more

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Whats the advantages and disadvantages of masterbeating?

Whats the advantages and disadvantages of masterbeating?

Masturbation: Masturbation is a common and normal part of the human experience. There are no 'pros' and 'cons' to sexual activity. The only thing medicine has to add to this is that there are no health or medical consequences to this normal human activity. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

Garlic: Garlic has antibiotic & antioxidant properties. Some people don't like the smell of garlic on breath. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of chocolates?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of chocolates?

Antioxidant & happy!: Dark chocolate contains polyphenols and other flavonoids, procyanidans & antioxidants.It also contains mood-enhancing chemicals like phenylethylamine, theobromine, serotonin & anandamide.It lowers systolic blood pressure an average of 5 points & diastolic 3 points & lowers LDL cholesterol by up to 10%.Even LDL cholesterol is only dangerous when it is oxidized & chocolate prevents this.See comment: ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of Ayurvedic / herbal medicine?

What are the pros and cons of Ayurvedic / herbal medicine?

Ayurvedic: like any and all "Complementary or Holistic" methods of treatment probably has no absolute "cons"...the question is does this rather complex Indian Treatment System have any PROS?????? I usually conclude "It can't hurt"!! So good luck...and BE WELL by ANY METHOD that WORKS FOR YOU! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine?

What are advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine?

Telmedicine: Advantage - it can bring medical care to remote areas and can allow providers to share expertise. Disadvantage - less personal and you can't palpate / physically touch to examine the patient. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using methadone vs suboxone?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using methadone vs suboxone?

Both work: Methadone is only available at special clinics, and is generally less expensive. Suboxone is available from authorized physicians; you may find one at the Buprenorphine web site. ...Read more

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Is triphala safe to take with other medications?

Is triphala safe to take with other medications?

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 medications. W/ some it may be fine - w/ others not. Be specific when you ask. Your Western Dr is less likely to know about this but you can ask them too. Best! ...Read more