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Borage Oil And Thyroid Meds
Can I safely take fish oil, biotin, coq10 and my thyroid and anxiety clonazepam meds daily without danger!?
Combo: Unless otherwise advised by your doctor, should be ok. ...Read more
Liver issues: can occur if the product has unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Because of the concern of reliable quality in US products, I usually prefer other sources of GLA. There are companies that remove the pyrrolizidine alkaloids, but you should be careful about choosing your product. ...Read more
I wouldnt: I never recommend anything to induce labor unless it is in a more controlled environment. Letting your labor naturally start is always safer for you and your baby. Unless of course, you are going too far past your due date. I wouldnt take a chance with over the counter products to induce labor, . ...Read more
I started taking 5 borage oil pills daily 1000mg . Is there anything harmful doing this. Dr. Oz suggested 800mg daily of gla. Each pill contains 160mg?
Clarify: If the total you are taking is 1000 mg per day, this has been used safely for up to 24 weeks. If they are 1000 mg per pill, you are taking way too much. ...Read more
Can I take super b complex,magnesium,fish,flax, and borage oil, and wormwood black walnut together ?? Thanks
Mild interactions: Hi LoriX8 Taking super b complex, magnesium, fish, flax, borage oil and wormwood black walnut may produce loose stools. The Magnesium fish, flax and borage oil have a laxative effect. While you can take them all at once you might be better to take the super b and wormwood black walnut in the morning and the laxative ones at beditme. Be cautious Dr Lori Lange- Pennsylvania ...Read more
Can I take CLA (belly fat formula has safflower oil, Omega 3,borage oil, & sesame seed oil ) if I'm taking omeprazola magnesium (acid reducer 20.6mg)?
Unlikely if . . .: Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1463-0,1059-10639 assuming you're referring to Levothyroxine (there are thyroid medications for an overactive thyroid, too). Do be careful w/your Clonazepam as it can cause confusion, addiction & increase risk for falls & fractures (at least in elderly, no, you don't qualify yet). ...Read more
Will taking pumpkin seed oil supplements 1000mg for hair loss, negatively effect my thyroid functioning? I have hypothyroidism taking 75mcg synthyroid
Not studied: Hi. No one has studied the effect of pumpkin seed oil (PSO) on thyroid function; just like no one has studied its effect on hair loss! So take PSO to your heart's content; you're enriching some snake oil salesperson, but I seriously doubt it will have any effect on your thyroid function tests or l-thyroxine dose. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pcos & hypo.I take thyroid energy, fish oil, vitex, raspberry, cinnamon, bcomplex, multi vitamin at rec. Doses. Any harm in taking so many?
I had cure autoimune disease I am of 17years can my thyroidism and brain fog due to med can cure.How long i need to take med further?
Thyroiditis?: If you are referring to autoimmune thyroiditis ( hashimoto's disease)- this at first can cause an overactive thyroid ( hyperthyroidism) followed by decreased thyoid function ( hypothyroidism). You need to have your thyroid hormone levels balance to achieve balance. The medication may be need for a lifetime or the disease can resolve. ...Read more
Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more
Yes: You can try each of the above after a warm shower and use plastic wrap over the dry area doe 1 h-2 hours. ...Read more
I don't believe: there are any "side effects or drawbacks" from the use of this "essential" oil on your face and neck HOWEVER I cannot find any scientifically based studies on the BENEFITS of such treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Whenever I eat foods with a lot of oil continuously I get dark spots on my chest,back of the neck and back shoulders and they last for long also when ?
Wrong question: The question is why you have dark spots and what can you do about it. The dark spots are in no way related to any food. A dermatologist will help you if you need to understand and treat this. Since "dark spots" can be due to several different causes there is no specific advise in the absence of more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a allergic reaction to a cutting oil where i work my face and neck aer broke out what can I do, ?
Hello ,I bought Castrol oil I put it all over my skin mainly because I wanted to get longer lashes but I got acne all over my face+neck. what to do?
Good for engines but: Not good for your skin. Castrol is a brand of regular and synthetic motor oil used in cars, such as the one in my driveway. Castor oil is an oil obtained from castor beans. Wikipedia says Castrol got its name for adding castor oil to its motor oil. Anyway, eyelashes won't grow any faster with this kind of stuff. If oil is not washing off of skin easily, massage body cream into it before washing. ...Read more
Test a small area: "a minority of people allergic to tree nuts are also allergic to coconut, and some individuals may go into anaphylactic shock or endure other severe symptoms after consuming coconut products." you may want to consult your personal physician before you apply this to your skin and mouth. A hypoallergenic alternative is using aquaphor healing ointment by eucerin. ...Read more