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Do cassia roots help in weight reduction?

Do cassia roots help in weight reduction?

Probably not: Studies on cassia aromaticum have not been consistent. It may have some effect on blood glucose in diabetics, but other studies showed no effect. It has not been studied for weight reduction. ...Read more

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Can i still take maca roots?

Can i still take maca roots?

Yes: Maca root seems to be safe to take for its stimulant properties. Always follow the directions on the container and never take with any other medication. ...Read more

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What is meant by dorsal roots?

What is meant by dorsal roots?

Dorsal Roots: The dorsal roots are a portion of the spinal cord that accept sensory information that will travel up your spinal cord to be perceived in your brain. Receptors sense, and the brain perceives. The spinal cord is part of your central nervous system and carries afferent sensory information though the dorsal columns and dorsal roots and transmits afferent motor information to move your muscles front. ...Read more

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That was not helpful i'm a women and i'm taken maca roots?

That was not helpful i'm a women and i'm taken maca roots?

Exactly: I actually did research topic before answering your question. Could find no studies with women. Sorry i did try to help. ...Read more

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I had 4teeth/roots removed at 10am today it's not 5.40pm and it's still bleeding is this normal?

I had 4teeth/roots removed at 10am today it's not 5.40pm and it's still bleeding is this normal?

Bleeding: It's normal to have bloody gauze in the area, however, you shouldn't be having any kind of heavy bleeding by this time. If that's the case you need to call the doctor that did the extraction or go to the ER ...Read more

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Dental exposed roots?

Dental exposed roots?

Root exposure: Root exposure typically goes hand in hand with gum recession which exposes the root of the tooth that does not have enamel covering it to protect it. this can be treated by placing a tooth colored filling (composite) to cover the area decreasing sensitivity and protecting the area from decay. ...Read more

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What are the roots of anxiety disorder?

What are the roots of anxiety disorder?

No simple answer: The root of anxiety disorders is thought to be related to the "fight or flight" reaction gone awry. Anxiety itself is a normal emotion which can help us get through life-either by allowing us to act quickly in an emergency or in a mild form by keeping us alert. It is thought that this reaction can occur at inappropiate times leading to an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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How many roots do our permanent mandibular molars have?

How many roots do our permanent mandibular molars have?

Molar roots: They usually have two but may have one, two, three, or four. A root may have more than one nerve in it. Not sure of exactly why you are posing that question. ...Read more

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Hair breaking off at roots, what could this be, it annoying.?

Hair breaking off at roots, what could this be, it annoying.?

Odd. : This is an odd description. If the hair looks like it is really short in certain patches, it could be a fungal infection. ...Read more

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The roots of my hair hurt, especially on the top of my head. ?

The roots of my hair hurt, especially on the top of my head. ?

Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involve the scalp includ an allergic reaction to hair products or cutaneous lupus. See dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

Nerve cell bodies: The dorsal root ganglion (the enlargement) is the place in the nerve where the cell bodies of feeling nerves (sensory nerves) are located. ...Read more

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How can I stop my hairfall? My hairs are very thin...and they break from the roots.

How can I stop my hairfall? My hairs are very thin...and they break from the roots.

Thyroid Deficiency: This type of hair loss can be associated with a deficiency of the thyroid gland, hypothyroidism. A simple blood test can determine if your thyroid gland is not as active as it should be. ...Read more