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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

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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Is it ok to take 5000mcg of Biotin along with 25mcg levothyroxine with water, apple cider vinegar & lemon juice?

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

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I have a bad case of viral conjunctivitis. Have seen an ophthalmologist. Any effective home remedy? Apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, honey, anything?

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

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I am mixing apple cider vinegar with water and lemon juice. Is this what is giving me heartburn?

I am mixing apple cider vinegar with water and lemon juice. Is this what is giving me heartburn?

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

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Past 2months suffering from kidney stone..mild pain pain comes and goes.i get more pain after drinking lemon juice or apple cider vinegar... ?

Past 2months suffering from kidney stone..mild pain pain comes and goes.i get more pain after drinking lemon juice or apple cider vinegar...

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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

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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)?

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)?

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

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I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach ?

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

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What can orange juice and apple-cider vinegar do for my diet?

What can orange juice and apple-cider vinegar do for my diet?

Diet: Orange juice is full of calories . All that sugar won't help your diet. I am not sure that apple cider vinegar will have a positive or a negative effect on a weight loss diet. Take care. ...Read more

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I wanna know how to lose wight with apple cider vinegar? Or lemon peel

I wanna know how to lose wight with apple cider vinegar?  Or lemon peel

Not sure: What it comes down to is that weight loss is a matter of calorie restriction and energy expenditure. Good luck with your weight loss goals. ...Read more

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Which has more acid, orange juice or apple cider vinegar?

Which has more acid, orange juice or apple cider vinegar?

Orange Juice: 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

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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

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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

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

More beneficial!: 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

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I am using Apple cider vinegar and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?

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

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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 ? Diet drinks

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 ?  

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There seem to be 2: questions. I will address the diet drinks issue. Increased caffeine in some sodas can ^ anxiety in people w anxiety disorders. Carbonic acid can ^ dental caries.
Artificial sweeteners in diet drinkdswhen & used daily, are linked to a 3 fold ^ in dementia & stroke. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

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

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Help, how much apple cider vinegar is safe to take every day?

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

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Does Apple Cider Vinegar have bad interactions with certain medications?

Does Apple Cider Vinegar have bad interactions with certain medications?

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

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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?

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

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Is it true that brown apple cider vinegar can help treat livedoid vasculopathy?

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

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Just wondering, is it possible to remove an age spot with apple cider vinegar? Thanks a lot

Just wondering, is it possible to remove an age spot with apple cider vinegar? Thanks a lot

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

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1. Is there any cons for using apple cider vinegar? 2. How does apple cider affect the process of cellular respiration? How it process? Thank you

1. Is there any cons for using apple cider vinegar? 
2. How does apple cider affect the process of cellular respiration? How it process? 
Thank you

Apple cider vineger: There are a few people who may be allergic to apple cider vinegar but in general it is well tolerated. It may remove enamel from you teeth however, so it is best to dilute it in water. It help maintain an alkaline environment. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar for age spots removal, does this work?

Apple cider vinegar for age spots removal, does this work?

Age spots: Apple cider vinegar will not help. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified doctor for better options. ...Read more