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Burdock Root Medication
Multiple uses of bur: Online purchase from Willner chemist or Nature's way. Burdock plant has multiple uses ,almost good for every organ of the body. It is good to get a diagnosis from a dermatologist. ...Read more
Pain following rct: Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) and nsaids (such as advil, ibuprophen, Motrin etc) work well in calming pain following root canal as well as other dental treatment. If the pain continues for more then 2 days without improvement, contact your dentist to have him/her look at the tooth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some...: An extensive study for taking dietary supplements like burdock and dandelion in pregnancy is lacking, and most supplements are optional for healthy living. Hence avoiding supplements of uncertain effects and thier potential side effects during pregnancy is a sound practice of prenatal care. On How to Eat, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter03.html. More? Ask your obs-gyn-doctor timely. Best... ...Read more
Get real Rx: Herbals remedies are at best an adjunct to 21st-century treatment of a complicated chronic disease. Please get with your physician if over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide has not worked. If the oral contraceptive pill is right for you, consider it; otherwise the next step may be topical Clindamycin or something more. Acne at your age suggests a check of your hormonal balance may be in order too. ...Read more
No good data: Maca root has not been studied in any reliable trial in humans. There are a fewstudies in animals only. There are no reported interactions but, as stated, there has been no effort to determine its actions & effects in humans. Basically, save your money on this one. If you want to eat it as a food source, go ahead. Avoid high doses of any herb that has no reliable data about its effects in humans ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dentist removed crown and put medication on root.no infection in root. But another dentist who saw me suggested it better to leave to leave root open?
Put it all together: & it spells "worthless." In folk medicine burdock root is used to treat (gasp) gout "rheumatism" ulcers acne eczema psoriasis SNAKEBITE RABIES pain dandruff & burns. It's used as a diuretic, "diaphoretic" & "blood-purifying" agent because it "purifies the blood" of "dangerous toxins." Some herbalist quacks claim it can inhibit cancer cells. Don't believe it. It pays to be a skeptic, not a sucker. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is male enhancement with pure mecca root,L-argaine by California products safe to use while high blood pressure medication?
Enhancement: Male enhancement products generally enhance their salesman's purse far more than the purchasers package. You are well advised to save your money and not take these products ...Read more
It's almost 3am now. Have a root canal appt at 9am. Patient instruction said no pain medication 12 hrs prior to appt. Can't fall asleep with the pain. What should I do?
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is all you should take. You may also ask your ob-gyn if he receommends any other meds. You should not need to take much pain meds after a root canal treatment. It should subside within a day or two. If not, then ask your dentist to refer you to an endodontist, who is a root canal specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a dentist always prescribe some type of antibiotic/pain medication after a root canal was performed?
I am taking klonopin (clonazepam) twice daily for anxiety. Will eating maca root powder as a supplement conflict with my medication?
Nobody really knows: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not oon real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). Also, how does one know what really is in a supplement? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer