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Can eating raw flour stop me from conceiving?

Can eating raw flour stop me from conceiving?

I don't think so: I'm not aware that eating raw flour would decrease one's fertility. If you are having difficulty conceiving, best to seek an evaluation of your fertility with an ob/gyn or infertility specialist. If i may ask, why or how are you eating raw flour? ...Read more

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I would like to stop eating raw flour but I find it difficult to stop. I've noticed weight gain dark circles under my eyes and lack of energy. Help pl?

I would like to stop eating raw flour but I find it difficult to stop. I've noticed weight gain dark circles under my eyes and lack of energy. Help pl?

Compulsive eating: of raw flower or any truly compulsive behavior needs to be treated w/the help of a mental health professional. Please start by a visit to your doc to make sure all is well. You MAY have a vitamin deficiency also. Then see a mental health professional to help you w/your compulsive behavior. Peace and good health. Choose a different behavior. ...Read more

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I have an addiction to eating flour. Yes, baking flour, right out of the bag. I crave it all the time. It's hard for me to stop. What should I do?

I have an addiction to eating flour. Yes, baking flour, right out of the bag. I crave it all the time. It's hard for me to stop. What should I do?

Food addiction: You will need help of a bariatrician or counselor to rule out underlying medical or mental issues and then provide specific counselling. Use of aversion technique and hypnosis may be highly effective. ...Read more

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What happens if I stop eating food with flour, will my eczema stop?

What happens if I stop eating food with flour, will my eczema stop?

What cause eczyma: It would be great if you could figure out the cause of the eczyma. If you think it is due to wheat- then you would have to stop all wheat/gluten products from your diet, not just flour. Have you been to an allergist for food testing> ...Read more

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I'm 7 months pregnant and can't stop eating white lily self rising flour. My baby moves a lot when I eat it but I'm trying to stop. Can the flour harm?

I'm 7 months pregnant and can't stop eating white lily self rising flour. My baby moves a lot when I eat it but I'm trying to stop. Can the flour harm?

PICA: It sounds like you have developed PICA - the urge to eat something not generally considered food. I am not aware of specific dangers of eating raw flour. It is important to let your doctor know that you are eating this though and PICA can be discussed in more detail. Try to find a similar food that healthier but still relieve the urge -- cereal, granola are ideas to try. ...Read more

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How can I get my diabetic 60 year old mother to stop eating so much white flour and other foods that turn into sugar quickly?

How can I get my diabetic 60 year old mother to stop eating so much white flour and other foods that turn into sugar quickly?

Education: You need to take her to the doctor or take her to the diabetic educational class. She can learn or understand the risk of diabetes, the pathological mechanism of diabetes. The more she understands it, the easier she changes her eating habit. ...Read more

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Can thyroids stop me from conceiving if yes will I be abled tyo concerive after I take care of it?

Can  thyroids stop me from conceiving if yes will I be abled tyo concerive after I take care of it?

Yes: Thyroid disorders can cause problems with infertility. If the sole cause of the infertility is due to the thyroid problem, then treating it will make you able to conceive. Often time, it's many other things causing infertility and not just the thyroid. Regardless, it's important to get your thyroid normal prior to conceiving. ...Read more

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I have had surgery on my appendix and then found out I had a lot of scar tissue on my ovaries due to p.I.d will this stop me from conceiving?

I have had surgery on my appendix and then found out I had a lot of scar tissue on my ovaries due to p.I.d will this stop me from conceiving?

It may. : You may have difficulty getting pregnant, but it may not stop you from getting pregnant, you still have to use birth control. If you want to get pregnant and you can't, IVF ( in vitro fertilization ) may be an option. ...Read more

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I've heard you can use flour to stop excessive bleeding. Is this true?

I've heard you can use flour to stop excessive bleeding. Is this true?

I believe it : I have seen patients come to me using all kind of stuff, paper, coffee , ashes from cigarettes and know you say flour. This material was used before because medical care is not available , I do not believe it is safe especially in big and deep lacerations. ...Read more