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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Abdominal Obesity (Definition)

Abdominal obesity is a symptom in which a person has a lot of his body fat in the tummy area, rather than having his fat spread throughout his body. Abdominal obesity can be seen in conditions such as ...Read more


Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

No problem: Apple cider vinegar is a weaker acid than stomach acid, and improves digestion it does not cause ulcers and is sometimes used to help heal them. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Warren
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Can i take apple cider vinegar in empty stomach? Does it damage my stomach?

Can i take apple cider vinegar in empty stomach? Does it damage my stomach?

Yes: it is good for you to help ingestion One to two tablespoon a day on an empty stomach is a good idea ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Probably not: I can't think of a mechanism, and given that literally hundreds of different, hard-to-verify claims are made for the stuff, you'd do well to comply with any medical treatment that's been offered and consider your use of the vinegar to be experimental. ...Read more

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Dr. You Sung Sang
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Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Can apple cider vinegar damage the stomach or esophagus?

Can apple cider vinegar damage the stomach or esophagus?

Unlikely: When used in moderation apple cider vinegar would be unlikely to injure the GI tract. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Look into it: Apple cider can be very acidic and irritating to a sensitive stomach. Generally it should be tolerated but if you have an ulcer or other inflammatory process of the upper GI tract, the cider could be causing the lesion to be symptomatic. Discuss this with your internist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Does apple cider vinegar cause stomach or liver damage and what is it good for?

Does apple cider vinegar cause stomach or liver damage and what is it good for?

Not good for you to: There is no medicinal or nutritional values for vinegar. It is a flavoring juice to be used to cut down on using heavy dressings, so it is a means to cut calories. No immediate harm to stomach or liver if used in moderation. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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I take Apple Cider Vinegar POWDER in capsule form from Dynamic Nutrition. I take 1 or 2 capsules per day to alkalize Is it ok for my stomach acid?

I take Apple Cider Vinegar POWDER in capsule form from Dynamic Nutrition. I take 1 or 2 capsules per day to alkalize  Is it ok for my stomach acid?

No, avoid it.: Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid. Contrary to the popular wisdom on the nets, it does not improve acid reflux. In fact, powdered capsules of ACV can cause serious esophageal burns if the capsule lodges in the esophagus. You are much better off using standard antacids and seeing your doctor if you have reflux more than 2-3 times per week. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Doe
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No prescription acid reducers seem to work. Could it possibly be that there is too little stomach acid in me? Apple cider vinegar seemed to help.

No prescription acid reducers seem to work. Could it possibly be that there is too little stomach acid in me? Apple cider vinegar seemed to help.

Need more history: Your doctor is the best source for this. Vinegar buffers the acid, so it is a temporary fix. There are many prescription medications for reflux and you need to review with your doctor. Sometimes, there are more issues (hiatal hernia, h pylori, etc) that could be causing your problem. ...Read more

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