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Apple Cider Vinegar And Cayenne Pepper For Hair
I used a lot of apple cider vinegar I n my hair a couple of weeks ago now my period is 5 days late why is that?
Not related: The apple cider vinegar on your hair is unrelated. Your period could be late for a number of reasons. I'd start with a pregnancy tes Good luck. T and go from there. Stress, medicines, changes in your diet, exercise level, or weight, and diseases such as diabetes or thyroid disease can all result in a late period. ...Read more
No: People selling apple cider vinegar are enjoying its popularity, all the way to the bank. Haven't seen any scientific proof to back up the many myths and rumors around apple cider vinegar. One can look at it as just another edible vinegar, for use to make one's foods more interesting. ...Read more
I wash my hair with head and shoulders once a week, by day three it itching. I don't have dandruff but my skin is very dry. Can I wash my hair with apple cider vinegar?
Itchy scalp: Itching of the scalp can have several causes. Dandruff is the most common cause and is believed to be caused by a yeast. Head & Shoulders contains zinc pyrithione, which is an anti-yeast medication. For some, this works well. When there is no redness or scale in the itchy areas, one can try a tar-based shampoo that contains MENTHOL. This works for most persons, but is not so easy to find. ...Read more
Of course not: Apple cider vinegar is promoted for EVERYTHING. And with no side effects. It is extremely easy to make and sell; it's an interesting mix of substances but obviously it can't be all things to all sick people. It's probably harmless but you'd be foolish not to see through the chicanery. ...Read more
Yes: Vinegar is acidic so it should remove a buildup of products from the hair. It could also make your hair very dry so do not use it too often. ...Read more
Would 100mg daily cayenne (as part of an apple cider vinegar supplement) be more beneficial in general or possibly risky for gastric cancer? I believe capsaicin content in only 100mg would be extremely low (only a few milligrams, if that, if I'm doing th
Cayenne has many proven benefits. Capsacain may be mutagenic to stomach cells but also has anti-cancer properties. One study found increased risk of stomach cancer while another found those who ate the most cayenne had least cancer incidence! The benefits outweigh the unproven risk. See http://www. Truestarhealth. Com/Notes/2065009.html &
http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/cayenne ...Read more
Is using apple cider vinegar mixed with water good or bad for the hair? I've heard many people say it's good because of the pH being acidic for hair.
Myths: You have been taught a myth that has no truth or medical facts to it. It is a false myth. ...Read more
Oral meds: Once established in the roots of the hair, washes and topical lotions or creams are unlikely to cure this infection. Oral medication will get the anti-fungal treatment to the blood supply of the hair root and skin, and do the job. You need to see the doc to have this confirmed and learn about the meds that will be used. ...Read more
Hello, applying of apple cider vinegar for hair, would the results of smooth hair will be same for 2 weeks even when I will be washing and straightening?
Why: Why would anyone apply any kind of vinegar to the scalp? It will not improve growth or appearance. And you will smell like a salad. Save the vinegar for foods. ...Read more
Can I use minoxidil for my hair while I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp? Or can I use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp?
Is not going to help baldness.
Minoxidil, is hard to say; it is effective ONLY on some patterns of baldness and NOT on receeding hairline. AND irritated scalp is more likely to react to any drug put onto it. Furthermore, enough irritaiton can cause baldness (and responds to anti-inflammatories). I guess I am recommending a dermatologist. ...Read more
I use apple cider vinegar, honey and brown sugar when I wash my hair to get rid of dandruff but my scalp is still so itchy! Any tips for me?
Occasional user of marijuana, but took a lot of supplements, water, apple cider vinegar, sweat, high metabolism...Will I pass a hair follicle test?
Is it okay to apple cider vinegar as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head
RAZOR BUMP REMEDY:
THERE IS NO NATURAL REMEDY FOR RAZOR BUMPS.
IF IT IS BOTHERING YOU, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more
Good for many things: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more
Apple cider vinegar.: ....Is a pretty decent digestive aid. Many claims have been made about it, including its weight loss use and anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. Regarding diet, studies haven't been terribly positive. Studies regarding other properties are few and far between. It can potentially damage your teeth and lower potassium if you use too much. I think it tastes good, and eat it on salads. ...Read more
Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a cure for many maladies. However, research is limited. It does lower elevated blood sugar (a great benefit) & may lower cholesterol & reduce cancer risk. It may enhance mineral absorption & chelate lead & other heavy metals & support detoxification in general. It is a home remedy for many things- see http://www. Earthclinic. Com/remedies/acvinegar. Html & comment:. ...Read more
1-2 tbsp/ day..: Apple Cider Vineger has long histry if medicinal use. Recent new look on benefits points towards its anti inflammator, antibactetial effect. Lower blood sugar. By proces of fermentation (Acetic acid) promotes good bacteria to thrive (pre- biotic). Acidic environmen is " unfriendly " to bactetia, yeast, ... booster immunity. Quility priduct ad " BRAGG " Apple cuder Vinegar with Mother- 1-2 tbsp ...Read more
No: There are no known interactions between apple cider vinegar and any medications. This does not mean that interactions might not exist, but if there was a significant interaction between medications and apple cider vinegar the odds are pretty good that someone would have noticed this by now. ...Read more
Seems to help but...:
As dr. Friedlander advised, I would not rely on this alone, but at http://earthclinic. Com/cures/gout.Html 90% of 86 people who tried apple cider vinegar report at least some benefits (84% strong benefits). Diet, vitamin c and cherry juice are also useful adjuncts to allopurinol. See http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/gout
; http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21705. ...Read more
Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is also a valuable help for dandruff. If you suffer from dandruff, apply some diluted (2:1) apple cider vinegar to your scalp, wrap your head in a towel and relax for 10-15 minutes, then rinse it off. If you suffer from dry flaking scalp, keep the spray bottle of diluted apple cider vinegar in your bathroom to rinse or splash your hair after shampooing. Yes the vinegar works. ...Read more
Apple Cider Vinegar:
I understand your concern.
If apple cider vinegar is in contact with skin of the face for up to 20 seconds, it is likely that there will not be harm.
If it is left for over 2 hours, there may be risk of chemical burn injuries.
Your Face is Precious!
Consult a Dermatologist. ...Read more
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No: The body regulates its pH without any extra help from you, unless you purposely eat or drink things or take pills to throw it out of whack. Let the body do its job. Your job is to give it a balanced diet, and enough rest and exercise. The little human chemistry factory (the body) has been maintaining the proper pH for centuries without the need for current 21st century extremes in diet. ...Read more
No good evidence.:
Here is a discussion of legitimate research on the effects of apple cider vinegar (no mention of its benefits on skin/hair) http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/06/02/apple-cider-vinegar-hype. Aspx
Here is an outstanding article at about the perils of being guided by pseudo-scientific claims generally, and apple cider vinegar particularly: http://tinyurl. Com/78mpd8t ...Read more
Most often cloudy urine accompanies infection. If you are having irritation to your bladder with more frequent and urgent trips to the bathroom, consider seeing your doctor to be evaluated.
Cloudy urine can also occur when it cools. This happens when inorganic phosphates solidify at cooler temperatures and elevated ph. Uric acid does the same at low ph. It is harmless. ...Read more
Cipro best avoided!:
There are no known interactions between apple cider vinegar and ciprofloxacin but I STRONGLY advise avoiding Cipro if possible, and it's usually possible. Cipro has potential for serious and lasting side effects and is not worth the risk when less toxic alternative antibiotics can be used. Doctors tend to prescirbe it too liberally; see http://www. Survivingcipro. Com
and http://tinyurl. Com/je6urfc ...Read more
Yes: There is no biochemical pathway for apple cider vinegar to interfere with any of the replacement meds. However, there is some anecdotal, albeit unproven data that apple cider vinegar helps with some of the digestive issues of hypothyroidism and helps with weight gain. The scientific data for this is sketchy though, and view with caution. But yes, you can ingest it safely. ...Read more
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