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Barqs Root Beer
Can i drink this while nursing? I have a uti. URINARY SYSTEM TEA: Ingr: horsetail, parsley leaves, nettle herb, dandelion root, alfalfa.
Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?
In context.: Drinking 60 oz of water (doesn't have to be distilled) is adequate for hydration. That amount of water, in general, doesn't have any health effects as long as you're healthy otherwise (no kidney disease, &c). However the "detox" plan & its duration isn't generally advisable. Detox is nutritionally deficient & you can get electrolyte problems. Check w/ your doctor before starting any "fad" diets. ...Read more
Is it safe to take klonopin (clonazepam) with the following supplements: policosanol, ALA, decaf green tea extract, & aged garlic root extract?
Meds: should not be an issue. You can check with your pharmacist and doctor too regarding your specific case. There was a book that was PDR of herbs and alternative medications called the German Commission E book, as Europe much more pro herb/supplement than we are in the States. ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
Depends: You should view herbal medications as drugs. A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U. ...Read more
No: Although dandelions are often considered pesky and prolific weeds, their roots, leaves and flowers are edible and beneficial for your health. Dandelion roots have been used to help liver, kidney and digestive functions; as a laxative; to treat jaundice, anemia, bladder infections and eczema; and to eliminate gallstones. Consult your doctor to inquire whether it will affect your meds or health. ...Read more
A RCT extraction: RCT removes the nerve from within the tooth & in doing so prevents the transmission of sensation from the tooth when exposed to heat, cold & sweets. The outside of the tooth still has live tissue that connects it to the bone. Therefore a RCT tooth will not have more or less sensation to being extracted. HOWEVER, in all cases you will be completely numb and not feel anything & so it's a moot point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kinds of alcoholic drinks are safe for people with celiac disease? Potato vodka? Gin? Tequila? Wine? Rum? Rice wine?
Many options...: All the things you listed are viable options. Regular wines produced from grapes are allowed. I have seen gluten free beer, but i don't know how palatable it is. See this website for an extensive list.http://www.celiac.com/articles/222/1/gluten-free-alcoholic-beverages/page1.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My new molar crown, infected, root canalled by hole, temporary filling fall out, so went different dr, is filling method same, if root canalled or not?
Is this the problem?: 1) you had a new crown placed on one of your molars (was this a replacement for a previous crown that failed?) 2) infection then occurred, they did a root canal treatment& placed a temp filling which fell out 3) you went to new dentist, this treatment is possible: remove current crown, build up tooth & place new crown. Or if the crown is intact with just a small hole, fill hole up with composite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Root canal half done, have a temp filling.Cant afford 2nd visit.Can i extract tooth if root canal incomplete?Can i get denture for bottom front tooth?
Had week of amoxicillin before my root canal on infected abscess tooth. Post root canal, clindamycin causing bad side effect gerd/ sob. Any equivalen?
There is: Normally clyndamycine is the drug of choice in this case where anaerobic bacteria is the cause of the abscess , but there are alternatives in broad spectrum antibiotics, your dentist would be able to prescribe one for you. Make sure you eat before taking your meds. As that might help with digestive problems. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more
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I've heard/read no chocolate or chocolate drinks during recovery from nissen fundoplication? Really? How come?
Chocolate: Absolutely correct. Chocolate specifically acts on this sphincter to dilate it. Not wise while trying to heal. ...Read more
I'm 17 weeks pregnant. I drink dunkin donuts coffee once a week.Is that okay. I know caffeine in large consumptions is bad?
Is whiskey a safer alternative to beer? My hubby's feet &ankles swell after beer drinking... He is opting to drink whiskey ... Does not swell as bad
Can u drink 2 much tea in a day? Varied between caffeine/caffeine free, green/herbal. Occasionally re-steep tea bags. I drink perhaps 10 cups a day
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