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Apple Cider Vinegar Lemon Juice Cayenne Pepper
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
Is it ok to take 5000mcg of Biotin along with 25mcg levothyroxine with water, apple cider vinegar & lemon juice?
The l-thyroxine: is best taken an our before other intake, The biotin and vinegar are worthless. ...Read more
I have a bad case of viral conjunctivitis. Have seen an ophthalmologist. Any effective home remedy? Apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, honey, anything?
Eye wash?: The viral infection will run its course . Saline eye drops or eyewash may provide some soothing effect but will not change the course. Don't try any of the stuff in your eyes or they will get even more irritated . ...Read more
Good possibility: There is a good chance that the cocktail you are using would cause you heartburn symptoms, by combining 2 acidic liquids. Would definitely recommend giving it a trial in discontinuing it and see if your symptoms improve. Is there any specific reason for why you are drinking consistently that? ...Read more
Past 2months suffering from kidney stone..mild pain pain comes and goes.i get more pain after drinking lemon juice or apple cider vinegar...
May need it out: If the stone is not passing on its own, you may need to have it removed by a urologist. There are many techniques available depending on the situation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I read of many health benefits taking water with lemon juice and a spoon of apple cider vinegar before meal. But is this bad for bones (osteoporosis)?
No those items are not bad for your bones.
You are still young to have osteoporosis. If you have it, are you being treated for osteoporosis? I don't see any osteoporosis meds on your medication list! ...Read more
Does Apple cider vinegar delay period? I've been pretty regular on my period and only started having around 1-2 tsp of ACV diluted in a glass of water with few drops of lemon juice. I observe that my period has been delayed. Is ACV the cause?
I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach ?
Diet and Barretts: The apple cider vinegar and lemon water are rather acidic, so I would worry that they would cause more problems for your esophagus/stomach. I would speak with your GI doctor to see what specific foods he/she recommends. ...Read more
App;e cider vineger contains weak acid called Acetic Acid about 4to6%
orange juice contains citric acid which is stronger acid.Orange juicehas ph of around 3.5. ...Read more
You can try,: Byt there is no prove it will work. ...Read more
Does it help to drink a mixture of grapefruit juice, apple cider vinegar and honey before each meal to loose weight?
Is it ok to take blood pressure meds (metyldopa) , pednisolone and imurel with grapefruit juice, apple cider vinegar and honey? Thanks!
Never tested: The combination that you mentioned is never tested. But i would say don't take grape fruit juice with above meds. ...Read more
Hi doc, wondering if apple cider vinegar & pomegranate concsntrate juice really good/ suitable for gout treatment? Dont want to rely on pills only
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
I'm due my period today but need to delay this till at least Saturday... Iv been taken Apple cider vinegar and drinking water with lemons in it help?
Don't think so: I don't believe that this will stop your period. ...Read more
I am using Apple cider vinegar and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?
Skin pigmentation: Facial skin pigmentation may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that may cause this. Sun avoidance & protection is critical to any treatment regimen. Unfortunately, treatment with apple cider vinegar and onions has not been shown to be effective. An examination & evaluation by a medical provider would be helpful in accurate diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Hello, Good Afternoon I have been drinking 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar 1/2 lemon with H20, can it have a negative affect to by digestive system ?
Tried ginger apple cider vinegar aloe vera juice amd tart cheeey.acid is 10.3. no response to norco7.5 severe pain toe is black red purple. Nsaid alg?
Acute gout attack: You are describing acute gout of your toe. You mean your blood uric acid level is 10.3. This is very high and is gout zone for sure. The toe is usual site of acute gout. You have to rest your feet, elevate them, stay off as much as possible; norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) will not stop gout. You need an NSAID for 5-10 days or injection of cortisone. ...Read more
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?
No: I imagine that you saw through this screwy claim. I suspect it's a cruel prank. Manage your cardiac risk profile by lifestyle and perhaps medication; especially, don't hesitate to get into serious aerobic fitness. ...Read more
Caution: The answer depends on how you want to use apple cider vinegar. If you use it as a salad dressing, you should be fine. But taken as a daily medical treatment, it could be a little more risky. Yes, some studies of apple cider vinegar are intriguing. But a lot more research needs to be done. Right now, there is not enough evidence that apple cider vinegar -- or any vinegar -- has any health benefit. ...Read more
Some meds: Calcium, B-6, tetracycline, some anti-diabetic drugs, quinolones, levodopa, and phenytoin are medications that are suggested NOT to be taken when eating acidic foods, such as apple cider vinegar. Since it is a weak acid, the interaction with this and most medications is not significant - see your medication insert directions or your doctor for further guidance ...Read more
Any time you want: Why would you want to drink vinegar any time? ...Read more
Hi, may I know about Apple Cider Vinegar. Some claims it's good, while some not. If it's good, what's the correct way to consume/apply it?
Not scientific: Most, if not all of the claims about apple cider vinegar are not supported by science. It doesn't cure rheumatism or asthma. Best to eat a healthy diet with adequate amounts of protein, vegetables and fruit, maintain a healthy weight and exercise regularly. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Unproven: No one knows-there has been absolutely no research to assess this. I found a discussion group where one person said it helped: http://www.Inspire.Com/groups/skin-conditions/discussion/recommended-treatment-center-for-livedoid-vasculopathy/ however, anecdotes like this do not mean it will help you, and I do not know why it would help, but apple cider vinegar is safe to try. Please see my comment:. ...Read more
Age spots: It is unlikely to help. These spots are in the skin and can be treated by a doctor, a dermatologist or a family medicine specialist who does that type of treatment. ...Read more
1. Is there any cons for using apple cider vinegar?
2. How does apple cider affect the process of cellular respiration? How it process?
Yes: It's acidic and can precipitate esophageal pain. ...Read more
Age spots: Apple cider vinegar will not help. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified doctor for better options. ...Read more
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