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Brewers Yeast And Hypothyroidism
Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast comes from a 1-celled fungus (saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in making beer -- not bread. It's been used for years as a nutritional supplement, because it's rich in b-complex vitamins, chromium, and selenium. However, it contains no vitamin b12. Studies have shown it helpful in diabetes, high cholesterol, etc -- but no direct effect on thyroid. Http://tinyurl. Com/kfvkmn5. ...Read more
Is brewers yeast good for a person having thyroids the thyroid that causes a person to gain weight, I think it's hypothyroidism?
Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast comes from a 1-celled fungus (saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in making beer, but not bread. It's been used for years as a nutritional supplement, because it's rich in b-complex vitamins, chromium, and selenium. However, it contains no vitamin b12. Studies have shown it helpful in diabetes, high cholesterol, etc -- but no direct effect on thyroid. Http://tinyurl. Com/kfvkmn5. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, chronic yeast infections, dyshydrotic ezcema, fatigue, and thinning hair. I need a derm and endocrine referral. Help.?
See below: Cancica is almost universal and any over expression or under expression of antibodies may cause cancica to cause symptoms. ...Read more
How can I go about treating so many issues at once: lyme, candida, interstitial cystitis, high blood uric acid and urine protein, hypothyroidism, etc.
Holistic approach: Unraveling multiple issues is complex & a bit like a game of pick up sticks- you need to be careful about the order. Lyme & candida may be the cause of ic, but it may be necessary to detox heavy metals to treat those. Antibiotics for lyme can aggravate candida. It's best to start with basic support- balance hormones, detox, correct nutrient deficiencies. I advise working with a skilled holistic doc. ...Read more
Yeast allergies: Each type of yeast is actually a different organism, so you could be allergic to one and not necessarily allergic to all. However, people who are allergic to brewer's yeast can be allergic to baker's yeast as well. An allergist can skin test you to brewer's yeast, baker's yeast and candida, as well as numerous other fungal allergens. ...Read more
Egg substitutes: Soy products come in a variety of forms—milk, soft/silken, firm, fermented, flavored, dried, fried, etc. It is high in protein, low in fat & calories; depending what coagulant is used, it can be high in calcium &/or magnesium.Edamame, young soy beans still in their pod are usually boiled, salt-boiled, or steamed, but can also be fried (pakistani photas). Protein, fiber, folate, (folic acid) micronutrients. ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
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:
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Contains valuable protein and several B vitamins plus Chromium which some feel are a help with body fat reduction.
On the negative side, some are allergic to brewers yeast.
It can exacerbate Crohn's disease, a form of IBS.
The same benefits can be had with a diet that contains beef, fish and fresh green and yellow vegetables.
A balanced diet, weight control and a sensible workout.
Hi, I'm 26/m, 79 kg and 191cm height, I exercise 4times a week at gym, can brewer's yeast help me gain weight? How many of them I should take daily?
Adjunct only: This is a nice natural source of vitamins. Don't spend much money on it. I am very glad you are exercising. Your body will look great with or without a lot of mass -- many women prefer a lean and trim man. If bulking muscle is what you want, consider creating. Aerobic exercise and moderate sensible eating will give you the great muscle definition that most men seek. Keep up the good work. ...Read more
Probably not: Manna would last only one day; by the next morning, "it became infested with maggots and stank." (exodus 16:20). .. Maybe moses changed his mind about keeping it around. Thus, I doubt you can still find it. (taken with additions from http://www. Straightdope. Com/columns/read/1402/followup-wasnt-manna-placed-in-the-ark-of-the-covenant). ...Read more
Hi I've small and skinny face and I turned 25! someone told me to take brewers yeast pills! What should I do to make my face bigger or chubby? Help
Brewers yeast will not add weight to your face. The conditions which cause weight to be distributed primarily to the face are health threatening conditions usually related to excessive levels of steroid hormones (cushing's syndrome).
Temporal wasting (weight loss on the side of the face) is a sign of protein calorie malnutrition. You may want to try and add protein calories if underweight. ...Read more
Yes, but. ..: There have been rare instances of infection in the bloodstream from ingestion of saccharomyces. So rare that it is probably not a big concern, but you should be aware of the possibility. Otherwise, there is not much downside to it. Good luck. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
Eat more calories than you need in order to gain weight and do resistance training, since building muscle is a great way to gain weight. How many calories you need depends on your age, level of activity, height and weight,
Choose healthy oils and nuts, and eat from a variety of foods. Nuts are energy dense and have lots of calories in a small volume- Best to you ...Read more
Nope: Brewers yeast cannot cause infection or any health problem. People can be allergic to almost anything, and if you are allergic to brewers yeast and it was placed on your nipples, it might cause itching. But without such an allergy, it won't cause skin itching of the nipples or anywhere else. ...Read more
My hair is falling out and it's scaring me, I used to take brewer's yeast and I stopped, could it be the reason? What should I do?
Many possibilities.: Hair loss can be caused by a million different things. Stress, a recent illness, or a medication are the most common, but there are many others. Yes, it's disconcerting, but usually it grows back. If it persists, let a dermatologist examine you and try to determine the cause. ...Read more
Is Brewer's yeast good as a skin mask? & if yes how much could I use it weekly? & do it help in eliminating wrinkles & modifying the skin tone? Thnx
Adjunct only: Don't expect any results. I'm sorry your acne hasn't been managed scientifically up until now. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician, or make the phone call now if you're getting scarring. Acne is a serious, chronic disease and personal liability and you're old enough to demand effective treatment, not an old 'pop' treatment. ...Read more
None: No proven medical benefits or reported consistent side effects. ...Read more