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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar And Hemorrhoids

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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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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

No: If you believe all you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Can consuming raw apple cider vinegar cause constipation?

Can consuming raw apple cider vinegar cause constipation?

Not known to but...: Apple cider vinegar is a widely used folk remedy, but like most folk remedies research on it is limited. As best as i can tell, it is not known to cause constipation (see http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/applecidervinegardiet/a/applecidervineg.Htm ) and on this website 17 of 21 people reported it was a useful home remedy to treat constipation: http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/constipation.Html#acv. ...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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Does apple cider vinegar irritate your throat?

Does apple cider vinegar irritate your throat?

Doubtful: It is actually part of an old folk remedy for sore throat. It reportedly did away with strep throat (but i would not accept that at face value.) however, it can really damage your teeth. So insure that you rinse well with water. Are you having burning or pain from apple cider vinegar? If so, aloe vera juice ingested a couple times per day can help. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more

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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 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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Could apple cider vinegar heal external hemorrhoids?

Could apple cider vinegar heal external hemorrhoids?

External hemorrhoids: No. Apple cider vinegar cannot heal external hemorrhoids. Avoid constipation and bearing down, avoid sitting for extended periods of time without getting up to walk around, and see a doctor if you experience symptoms of any consequence. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

No: Surface applications of this material has no long term effect on the skin and or birthmarks in general. ...Read more

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Should apple cider vinegarbe mixed with juice ?

Should apple cider vinegarbe mixed with juice ?

More palatable: Apple cider vinegar seems to have entered the rhetoric of naturopathic medicine and organic enthusiasts. It is a source of calories and a minor adjust to the acid-base balance of the body, but has no independent health effects. If you feel you must drink it, mixing with juice might make it more tasty. ...Read more

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How is apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and honey to relieve constipation?

How is apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and honey to relieve constipation?

Poor choice: Occasional constipation responds best to a real laxative such as milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Frequent constipation should prompt a check for thyroid disease and porphyria; if it's new, a check for colon cancer is of course indicated. If no medical cause is found, get some good advice on diet and drinking enough water. Best wishes. ...Read more