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I can't recommend it: I don't know of any medical studies to validate its effectiveness or if there could be any side effects. Not all herbal (natural) pills are free of side effects. I can't recommend it. I suggest you go to the blogs and talk to people who have used it and see what they are saying. ...Read more
Not especially: Soy sauced tend to be loaded with salt which contributes to hypertension in some (not all) people. There's little magic in food choices. Health is more likely to come from a sensible, balanced diet, staying physically fit, and avoiding tobacco, illegal drugs, and excesses in alcohol use. ...Read more
Can i try plantation unsulf,Blackstrap mollases organic for hvy periods,intramural fibroid 5cm. synthyroid(62.5),Lysteda(5 yr).Any sideeffects for BSM?
I was diagnosed w/ scolisosis.Today used lotion that has bee venom, potentilla, comfrey, camphor, eucalyp good?
7 Ms pregnant wife wants to start taking omega3. I got 1200 mg Holland&Barret EPA(648mg) DHA(432mg) in three capsules. Is it ok to take 3 caps. daily?
Son 5 month took12hours ago iron ferrous sulfate 45 mg,vitamin A 4500iu, d 1200iu, folicacid 0.15mg .niacinamide 24mg. Nosideeffectsappeared.danger?
Help,son 15 months old,opened whole fish oil 1000mg,wheat germ 100 mg per caps,2 caps and ingested,mouth smells fish,don't think mercury free?
Child should be ok: Fish oil caps are intended for maintenance use and if mercury content was high, it would not be safe for adults either. About 6 oz of wild salmon will provide about 2000 mg of DHA, and it is thought that infants over 6 months can have up to 3 oz a week, so avoid further fish in your infants diet for the next few weeks to be sure. ...Read more
Was my dinner healthy? It was spinach leaves, 1 boiled egg, prolly about a cup of lima beans,
some light italian dressing. I am an 18 year old male.
Is the ingredients mention below suitable for pregnant woman 1) Collagen peptide 2) perilla seed extract 3) silk protein 4) soy isolfavone?
Forget this stuff.: Take your prenatal vitamins, folic acid, calcium and Vit. D and nothing else. All of those products are poorly studied and there is very little responsible, independent testing to determine if they actually work or if they may have side effects, or harm fetuses. Also the companies have different ways of making up these pills. Save your money and spend it on plenty of fruits and veggies instead. ...Read more
I found many health benefits abt sesame seeds but nutri data says it's↑in Ω6(20g in 100g).Is it ok 2 it eat anyway bcs it's in food¬ as supplement?
Sesame seeds healthy: Nuts and seeds are excellent for anyone's health as long as they are not allergic to them. Even the so-called 'healthy' oil, olive oil is very high in omega-6 fats and really should only be used rarely, but whole foods like nuts and seeds can be used liberally as long as you are not overweight, trying to lose weight, or have ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) and even then if they are ground up. ...Read more
I am allergic to chicken, pork, beef, clam, egg, soy, barley, oat, cashew, brazil nut, and english walnut. Could I have a protein intolerance?
What kind of allergy: Prick, blood tests not very accurate re: food allergies. Neg tests exclude an immune reaction (true allergy), but pos tests have less value. Best test is a double-blind food challenge (neither tester nor pt know which is which, until code is cracked at end of test); cumbersome.This excludes about 90% of "allergies". Other blood tests can be used, not "live-cell"-bogus, no "applied kinesiology". ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Are belvita chocolate crackers, coconut soup (had lemongrass), and thoroughly cooked italian sausage safe during pregnancy? I had those today @ 7w1d.
Yes: That sounds like a delicious lunch. As a general rule it is better to ask before eating something you are concerned about. ...Read more