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Cayenne Ginger Garlic
Cayenne, Ginger,: Garlic, and Ginkgo are all blood thinners or interact w/prescription blood thinners. Thus, it is very important that you speak w/your doctor about taking these, especially in combo and if you are on a prescription blood thinner. Taking all of the above can be dangerous and produce bleeding. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Ginkgo Biloba: is used to open up blood vessels and thus increase blood flow. Please consult your doctor before using. If you are on a blood thinner it can be dangerous. Peace and good health. ...Read more
New Warfarin patient. Cook with lots of cayenne spices, jalapenos ,fresh garlic. Wouldn't it be good thing if less mg of Warfarin needed for INR 2-3?
Dosing is individual: The dosing of warfarin is highly individualized and can vary by things like your diet, activity level, genetics, lifestyle and other medications you may be taking. The actual dose you are on should not be considered good nor bad, it's just the dose that your body needs to achieve the target INR. For food we look at vitamin k, items high in K should remain stable in your diet. ...Read more
Bought NOW Super Odorless Garlic Conctrtd Xtrct w Hawthorn ext & Cayenne. Take 2x daily. *With food?* Need to lower BP a bit. Can't take lisinopril.
You can do it: Achieve ideal wt, dont smoke, minimize salt, eliminate saturated fats, be modest with meats, eat fruit, veggies, and whole grains, minimize caffeine, exercise daily, select foods rich in magnesium and potassium, avoid sugars, breads, pasta. Are your BP values safe? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High BP. Out of meds over a week-Dr. hasn't called in refill. Pressure up, headaches. Ate food with garlic and cayenne. Would it turn stool dark/odor?
I found a recipe named lemon detox . It ccontains cayenne pepper, honey 1 tea sp, garlic, lemon. I am diabetic. Can i take it 4 times a day. Tks?
What is your problem: Unless you tell us about your problem, we can not advise you. I have never heard of lemon detox. Go see a regular doctor and get away from any crazy recipes like this one. ...Read more
40 y.O male. I put garlic and cayenne pepper on my scalp to stop balding but it burned my scalp with blisters. My hair fell out. Will hair grow back?
Blisters: You sure learnt something. Give it a few weeks and your hair might come back. If not see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
Depends: 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: http://www.U. ...Read more
Do any of these natural remedies improve poor blood circulation?
L-Arginine, Vitamin K2, Gotu Kola, butchers broom, parsley, cayenne pepper, ginger root, etc. I have Raynaud's Syndrome.
Raynaud's Syndrome: Please do what your doc says but consider a natural approach. Neo 40 is a beet root product to help circulation and has some research suggesting usefulness in Raynaud's. The pain may also be from neuropathy and sublingual vitamin B12 can be used to help w/that. See your doc or a nutritionist. Peace and good health. Beet root better than l-arginine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral Capsaicin : This supplement has not been tested in the same fashion as many other otc and rx medicines have and all side effects and correct dosing may not be known. However, it is one of the best studied supplements with a favorable side effect profile. Severe allergic reaction is possible. Discuss with your dr if you have underlying gi, liver or kidney problems. ...Read more
Cayenne pepper, no: U have HX of Hyperthyroidism, imply hypertension ? Problem here is cayenne preparations have large amt of sodium. Thus pepper not bad, xtra sodium can be, depending on overall sodium intake. There R `studies' support benefit in digestion & Cholesterol&Cancer of Capsicum (in cayenne pepper) by groups interested in natural substances. Not large mainline studies, they R to sell meds, pepper too cheap ...Read more
Listen to your body: Wikipedia has a number of possibilities and other sites as well. There is an entire book devoted to health benefits. The caution to start with a very low dose that would be used in cooking as a spice is wise. With a slow increase you can to see how you personally respond. ...Read more
No: None at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sinus infection: Typically treatment for sinus infection needs to go on for 10-14 days, sometimes longer. Cayenne is a natural remedy that touts the benefit of decreasing nasal congestion & improving airflow through the nose & sinuses. You may need treatment longer depending on your success. You might also consider nasal saline irrigation and this has been shown to very helpful too. If not improving see doctor. ...Read more
Not so good?: Cayenne pepper and other spicy foods like chili pepper and hot sauce change the flavor of breast milk in some mothers, although not all nursing moms will experience this change to their milk. This can sometimes cause refusal to eat, or GI upset in the infant. For other infants, it doesn't seem to matter. ...Read more
No: Very few supplements or even prescription medications have any impact on circulation. For pad there are a few medications that may improve walking distance, especially in conjunction with a walking program. Lifestyle modification such as smoking cessation clearly has an impact on progression of pad. ...Read more
Can I use cayenne pepper capsules to lower bp? My average reading is 137 over 83 for the last 9 readings. Thank you.
I am not aware: Of any BP lowering ability for cayenne pepper. ...Read more