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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Acne

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Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Not entirely but...: Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues. Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

Will apple cider vinegar  cure seborrhea?

It helps many: Cure is a major claim for a condition like seborrhea, which tends to be chronic, but many people report apple cider vinegar to be very helpful. Nothing helps everyone, but earthclinic.Com has a discussion about different home remedies & the seborrhea section has 45 "yeas" and 6 "nays" for apple cider vinegar, a pretty good ratio. See www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/seborrheic_dermatitis.Html#acv_76022. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar kill lice?

Apple cider vinegar kill lice?

Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair ; massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular ; you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

What type?: There are many causes of vaginitis. While there is no formal research i know of, many people report apple cider vinegar as being effective for yeast vaginitis and some report it useful for bacterial vaginosis. See http://earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection.Html & http://earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis6.Html it is certainly safe to try.The site linked above has other home remedies too. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar helps infetility?

Can apple cider vinegar helps infetility?

Unlikely: There are many health claims for apple cider vinegar. It often helps heartburn & appears to lower blood sugar in diabetics, but there is little research to support most of the claims, gut even the wildest claims don't say it helps infertility. There are many different causes of infertility & it's important to find & address the cause.Hypothyroidism is a common issue. Individualized herbs may help. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar help gerd?

Does apple cider vinegar help gerd?

No studies : Never been proven in a study but some people swear by it. Doesn't hurt to try. Remember to buy apple cider vinegar with mother(mother is the yeast that ferments the apple cider). One to two tablespoons per full glass of water 2x/day. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar affect my tooth patch? I'm drinking the Bragg's apple cider vinegar.

Can apple cider vinegar affect my tooth patch? I'm drinking the Bragg's apple cider vinegar.

Risks: Some people use a couple of teaspoons in other liquids such as juices as a reported way to control weight and improve their mood. Even if this were the case, which I personally question, with continued use, you run the risk of having the acids wear away your tooth enamel. It's a risk I personally would not take. Is it one that you want to? There are better tried and true methods. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar whiten teeth?

Does apple cider vinegar whiten teeth?

No.: Apple cider vinegar is good for a lot of things, some proven, some not. It is, for instance, helpful as a digestive aid, but evidence is anecdotal (not scientific). Vinegar has, however, been used since the time of the ancient greeks to dissolve calcium. Since teeth are made largely of calcium, it could damage your tooth enamel. ...Read more

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Will hydrogen peroxide/ apple cider vinegar turn molluscum white?

Will hydrogen peroxide/ apple cider vinegar turn molluscum white?

Maybe: You do not need a test. If you know what to look for you can identify molluscum. Small, pink pimples with a dimple on top and custard inside. There are 2 types. Small ones on children, wide distribution. Larger ones on sexual areas of young adults. They are not true warts, but a pox virus. Most people become immune as children to the small ones. The large ones are sexually transmitted but easy t ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

No: Your colon cleans itself. There is no such thing as "toxic bowel settlement" or any of the other stuff that you've been told is sitting in your colon and making you sick. If you buy into these lies, you will never feel well again. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you'd be reading uncritically. I suspect you already know this. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar kill Morgellons?

NO: I've had several patients who have tried that option without success. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar help kill ringworms?

Will apple cider vinegar help kill ringworms?

Yes/ may be: I have heard and read that vinegar can kill ringworm infection of the feet(athletes foot). ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar help with ibs?

Apple cider vinegar help with ibs?

No Scintific evidenc: There is no scientific evidence to support that it helps patients with ibs.But some claim it works for their symptoms, may be placebo effect. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Unlkiely: Externally applied agents like apple cider vinegar have no significant effect on birthmarks. It may act as a mild cleanser. If you are interested on changing its appearance, consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to see if any methods are available to do so. A few can be, most not. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar cure fatty liver?

Can apple cider vinegar cure fatty liver?

No: The fact that apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything invites an obvious conclusion. It's natural, it tastes bad, and it's not patentable -- all qualities that make it perfect thing to sell to folks seeking a "natural remedy". If you're interested in supplements, get with an evidence-based holist. Fatty liver is serious and I wish you the best in managing it. ...Read more

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Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar help in curing thyroid?

Does apple cider vinegar help in curing thyroid?

No: It doesn't do anything to help any thyroid problem. This is an old wife's tale apparently perpetuated on the internet. If you think you have a thyroid problem, see your doctor for real advice and effective treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Hadn't heard that...: I am a big fan of olive oil (extra virgin) as moisturizer for eczema. As i tell my patients, use the olive olive, but don't put your kid in the salad. I have not heard of vinegar as it would seem to dry out the skin, rather than moisturize it. Eczema is a tough disease and keeping the skin moist is key. Good luck... ...Read more

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