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Doctor insights on: Cider Vinegar Baking Soda And Water For Thyroid

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Been suffering from acid reflux. What does it indicate if drinking apple cider vinegar or baking soda make it worse ?

Been suffering from acid reflux. What does it indicate if drinking apple cider vinegar or baking soda make it worse ?

It indicates that...: Stopping apple cider vinegar or baking soda might be a good idea for now. A primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist (stomach specialist) can evaluate to confirm the problem of gastro-esophageal reflux disease. The doctor may test for h. Pylori stomach infection, and start effective medications, including acid blockers. Plain water, nonfat milk, green tea, or simple soup broths may feel ok. ...Read more

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Is washing hair and scalp with baking soda and apple cider vinegar good or bad?

Is washing hair and scalp with baking soda and apple cider vinegar good or bad?

Unknown: Washing the hair with soap removes less oil from the hair, washing the hair with shampoo removes more oil. Your beautician can give you more advice. ...Read more

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Some say to wash vagina with apple cider vinegar to restore natural pH and some say to wash it with baking soda. But one is acidic and other alkaline.

Some say to wash vagina with apple cider vinegar to restore natural pH and some say to wash it with baking soda. But one is acidic and other alkaline.

Wouldn't: I've never recommended any washing of the vagina internally. My professors a long time ago crudely mentioned its a self cleaning oven and needs no internal maintenance. Just feel free to clean the outer regions. ...Read more

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Can a daily regimen of apple cider vinegar (raw organic with the mother) with baking soda help gout?

Can a daily regimen of apple cider vinegar (raw organic with the mother) with baking soda help gout?

Do not know: Apple cider vinegar have been link to many medical uses as well as baking soda, however I have not seen a randomized clinical study to recomend it for the gout treament.Remember that the main treament for gout is medicine provided by your pcp and other holistic medicines are only adjument to conventiomal therapy. ...Read more

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I put baking soda, lysine & apple cider vinegar on a cold sore & it swelled up. Did i mess up?

I put baking soda, lysine & apple cider vinegar on a cold sore & it swelled up. Did i mess up?

No: The lysine was ok, but works much better when swallowed. The acid in the vinegar reacted with the baking soda, foaming up and releasing carbon dioxide. Just stick with swallowing the lysine. ...Read more

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I have bad underarm bo now for a year. I use clinical deoderant & exfoliate w/baking soda and either witch hazel/apple cider vinegar. What can I do?

I have bad underarm bo now for a year. I use clinical deoderant & exfoliate w/baking soda and either witch hazel/apple cider vinegar. What can I do?

BODY ODOR: FOR UNDERARM BODY ODOR, I RECOMMEND WASHING OFTEN, AT LEAST THREE TIMES DAILY WITH A DEODORANT SOAP. STOP EATING ONIONS AND GARLIC AND OTHER STRONG-SMELLING FOODS. WEAR A CLEAN SHIRT OR TOP EVERY DAY! GOOD LUCK! ...Read more

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A not so serious question, is it ok 4 my mam 2mix glas warm water wit honey,2tbl spoon cider vinegar,half spoon bakn soda, half juice/lemon 2lower B/P?

A not so serious question, is it ok 4 my mam 2mix glas warm water wit honey,2tbl spoon cider vinegar,half spoon bakn soda, half juice/lemon 2lower B/P?

All healthy stuff!: Your mother's drink is similar to many drinks recommended on "cleanse" diets. If not used to excess, none of the ingredients are harmful and are generally considered healthy. I don't know of any evidence, however, that the drink will have any effect on her blood pressure. ...Read more

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Took a tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar raw. Bottle says it was diluted with water to 5% acid strength. Was it safe to take it raw and what are my risks ?

Took a tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar raw. Bottle says it was diluted with water to 5% acid strength. Was it safe to take it raw and what are my risks ?

Safe: Same strength as pickle juice. No issues. Bear in mind that cider vinegar does not cure, treat or prevent any diseases. Whatever you think you were taking it for will not get better. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more