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Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Are pumpkin seed shells edible?

Are pumpkin seed shells edible?

Yes: Pumpkin seed shells are edible- they probably test best when toasted in an oven. You might even try adding a salt free fat free seasoning for additional taste. ...Read more

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Are red raspberry leaf and/or red clover blossom effective for pcos?

Are red raspberry leaf and/or red clover blossom effective for pcos?

No: They do not alter the disease at all; if they make you feel better, i doubt there's any harm in taking them. ...Read more

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Wehani rice and/or pumpkin seed oil as allergen?

Wehani rice and/or pumpkin seed oil as allergen?

Rice: Though uncommon, pumpkin and its derivatives can cause an allergy as can various types of rice. There is no reason to expect that the more aromatic wehani rice would be an exception. Rice allergy as a whole is rare. ...Read more

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Does saw palmetto, pumpkin seed oil, spearmint tea, primerose oil, or stinging nettle effect birth control pill apri 28?

Does saw palmetto, pumpkin seed oil, spearmint tea, primerose oil, or stinging nettle effect birth control pill apri 28?

No: None of those items have an effect on the functioning of any birth control. I'm not sure I understand your question or why you mention what I think is a date (April 28th). Please ask again and try to be clear about what you need. Best. ...Read more

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Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

No: Fertilization is done with nitrogen rich chemicals not strictly poisonous but obnoxious and potentially allergenic. Best not to play around until the fertilizer is absorbed by watering the lawn or until the next rainfall. ...Read more

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2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more

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Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Pharmacist: I believe your pharmacist can help you with this type of question. I feel most physicians are unacquainted with those supplements. ...Read more

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I take warfarin how do tumeric, chilli, chia seeds, garlic, onions, ginger stinging nettle tea interact with warfarin?

I take warfarin how do tumeric, chilli, chia seeds, garlic, onions, ginger stinging nettle tea interact with warfarin?

It's complicated but: I dislike warfarin because virtually every medicine and herb interacts with it. Turmeuric, chia seeds, garlic and ginger also thin blood and thus you might need to lower the dose. Rather than avoiding these one can consume consistent amounts & adjust coumadin accordingly or one can consider alternative meds or even supplements (under doc's guidance) to thin blood. Also see http://bit.ly/1hHlMAv ...Read more

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Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which food is likely the one that cause such symptom. Throat closing is dangerous. I would advise you seek specialist medical advice soon. ...Read more

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How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

Disagreement: Among experts, but I have not personally found it to be effective, while others state it is. Low dose Clonidine (0.05 mg twice daily) has been more effective in my experience, but doesn't work for everyone. ...Read more

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What's tea tree oil for?

What's tea tree oil for?

Herbal remedy: Tea tree oil derived from the melaleuca tree is used as a topical antiseptic for bacterial and fungal infections. I can't tell you if its effective or not. It's also used as a substitute for tea. There are in expensive effective otc antibacterial and antifungal creams & ointments that can be used just as easily and that are known to be effective. ...Read more

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Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

U r adding irritants: to your already inflamed airways, better avoid those irritants till you sort out what kind of inflammation you have, whether allergic or non-allergic chronic inflammation, meanwhile use saline nasal washes often. See an allergist/Immunologist for evaluation, check aaaai.org, or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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What is your opinion about using the barly grass?

What is your opinion about using the barly grass?

Undecided: Barley grass is rich in vitamins, an anti oxidant and cholesterol lowering substance. It may be helpful but I am not aware of any studies who have proven its efficacy. ...Read more

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If I want to eat fresh food, is it ok to grow my own in my yard? Havent treated the grass with chemicals for 6 yr.

If I want to eat fresh food, is it ok to grow my own in my yard? Havent treated the grass with chemicals for 6 yr.

Yes: That's the best thing. You know exactly whats going into the soil and being added to the plants. And you get truly fresh produce. It will also be the best tasting produce you can find. But it does take time & daily commitment. ...Read more

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Is everybody allergic to grass?

Is everybody allergic to grass?

Grass allergy: No. There are many things on grass to which folks may be 'allergic' like dust, mites, other plant pollens, etc. But many folks aren't allergic at all. ...Read more

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Ok to mow grass on riding lawn mower while pregnant?

Ok to mow grass on riding lawn mower while pregnant?

Mowing in pregnancy: Activity during pregnancy should be determined on an individual basis with a woman and her doctor. ...Read more

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Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

No: Fertilization is done with nitrogen rich chemicals not strictly poisonous but obnoxious and potentially allergenic. Best not to play around until the fertilizer is absorbed by watering the lawn or until the next rainfall. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you are allergic to grass?

How can you tell if you are allergic to grass?

Timing & testing: Grass pollen allergy (called grass pollinosis) has symptoms of itchy, runny nose, nasal congestion and sneezing, sometimes with eye symptoms during the usual grass pollen time which is early to mid-summer (longer in the south). To confirm grass allergy, a skin test or ige blood test can be performed. ...Read more

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Why is grass-fed beef healthier than grain-fed beef?

Why is grass-fed beef healthier than grain-fed beef?

Grass vs grain: GabriellaG; the "Free range" beef is fed without antibiotics or steroids which you ingest as well (in smaller amounts) when you eat beef, so free range (organic) meat to eat is always the best to eat thanks ...Read more

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Does coin grass really work. And where can I buy it?

Does coin grass really work. And where can I buy it?

Probably not.: There is no scientific data that proves coin grass will reduce the size of gall stones. ...Read more

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What could I do to find out if i'm allergic to grass?

What could I do to find out if i'm allergic to grass?

Grass allergy: An allergist can skin test you to find out. Find an allergist in your local area at aaaai.Org or acaai.Org. ...Read more

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Is it good or bad to be barefoot on wet or dry grass?

Is it good or bad to be barefoot on wet or dry grass?

Depends: It depends on what's in the grass. If it's grass without debris, chemicals, trash, disease-causing agents, etc., then there shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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I think i'm allergic to grass. Is there any way to cure this?

I think i'm allergic to grass. Is there any way to cure this?

Not exactly: Grass pollen allergy is quite common. While there is no "cure" for pollen allergies, allergy injections using grass pollen extract can decrease symptoms about 80+% in about 80% of people such that less medication is required. Other treatments than can lessen symptoms include antihistamines and topical nasal steroid sprays. Soon there will be a tablet for desensitization rather than injections. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to cure bed sores is bactigrass (tulla grass)?

What is the best medicine to cure bed sores is bactigrass (tulla grass)?

Won't work: There's no medicine to cure bed sores (aka pressure sores). Only relief of the pressure that caused the sore in the first place and then some very labor intensive dressing and/or surgical care, nutritional care and overall medical care. ...Read more

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Which bottle of coin grass do I buy first for large ggallstone . Is it the tixture?

Which bottle of coin grass do I buy first for large ggallstone . Is it the tixture?

Herbals n gallstones: Many patients believe in (or are 'sold') the ill conceived notions that chinese herbs can cure everything from shingles to scoliosis. So if you think that some ground grass is going to dissolve a golf ball (and that already there in a 24 year old!, go ahead spend money to try it. But your gb is likely to be best treated when it is out on the surgical table. Do yourself a favor and save your money. ...Read more

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Can you get balamuthia from cutting grass or being near someone blowing grass and dirt? Or is it from deep soil?

Can you get balamuthia from cutting grass or being near someone blowing grass and dirt? Or is it from deep soil?

Yes,Iguess you: can but it is a very rare disease,, with only 70 cases reported in the literature in the US. It can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are wheat grass contraindications?

What are wheat grass contraindications?

Not aware of any: When you first start taking wheat grass – take small amounts. Wheat Grass side effects may include: v appetite, constipation & nausea. ...Read more