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Is dandelion safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is dandelion safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Uncertain: Although the use of dandelion root has been use in alternative therapy for years there are no definitive studies indicating safety. There are also no definitive medical benefits proven in the scientific literature. Some beleive it may help with milk production. Without good evidence of safety or known health benefits it would irresponsible to recommend it. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Dandelion capsules 500 mg as mild diuretic alternative safety during breastfeeding not pregnancy?maximum safe dose?

Dandelion capsules 500 mg as mild diuretic alternative safety during breastfeeding not pregnancy?maximum safe dose?

Better not use it: Although it's an herb, it is still a medicine, safety isn't established in pregnancy or during breastfeeding. It still interacts with other medicines. If you really need a water pill for a medical reason, why not ask your doctor about it. Please don't self medicate, check this link for more information, wish you and your baby wellness, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-706-dandelion.aspx?activeingredientid=706& ...Read more

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Is dandelion root safe for pregnancy? I am 31 weeks along and I have developed the skin condition pupps. Doctor prescribed steroids, no luck.

Is dandelion root safe for pregnancy? I am 31 weeks along and I have developed the skin condition pupps. Doctor prescribed steroids, no luck.

Can not advice using: Since no medical studies have been done of the use of Dadelion during pregnancy.But some Holistic Medicine Doctors recommend as being beneficial during pregnancy and after child birth.But medical studies have not validated the health benefits of Dandelion root during pregnancy But claims are made that it increses appetite,and ease constipation during pregnancy and improve lactation after pregnancy ...Read more

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Hi will dandelion root extract 339mg help with pupp im pregnant and is it ok take it if I am pregnant ? Thank you

Hi  will dandelion root extract 339mg help  with  pupp  im pregnant  and  is  it  ok  take  it  if  I am  pregnant ? Thank  you

Not sure: Taking herbal products without knowing if scientific tests were done about efficacy and side effects can be unwise especially if you are pregnant. Please consults with your ob-gyn. If you think you have a medical problem stick with a well recognized medical product prescribed by your ob-gyn. Don't take chances with your pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 8 days late my husband is in boot camp for 3 months no so no way i'm pregnant. Can roasted dandelion tea help me start my period?

My period is 8 days late my husband is in boot camp for 3 months no so no way i'm pregnant. Can roasted dandelion tea help me start my period?

Dandelion tea?: Your first step should be to call a gyn (g) if you are not pregnant. The g may be able to diagnose if you have a hormonal problem causing your delayed period. Dandelion tea has no scientific evidence to promote women getting their periods. Y g may give you answer to your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink roasted dandelion root tea if I am breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink roasted dandelion root tea if I am breastfeeding?

Possibly: Agree with dr. Poinsett that this herb is generally recognized as safe . . . Yet we have no information that definitely establishes its safety in breastfeeding. Are you looking for safe ways to help you produce breast milk? Mother's milk tea by traditional medicinals may work & be safer. Here's a helpful article describing additional, behavioral steps to take also: http://tinyurl.Com/k6b2gf2. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take milk thistle, dandelion, yellow dock capsule with Micardis (telmisartan) plus tablets? Thanks.

Is it safe to take milk thistle, dandelion, yellow dock capsule with Micardis (telmisartan) plus tablets? Thanks.

No: You never know what is in these supplements, their affect upon you and the interaction with your medications is not studied. Do not use these. ...Read more

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Is it safe for my baby,if i drink dandelion root tea during breastfeeding to reduce edema?will it pass to the milk?

Is it safe for my baby,if i drink dandelion root tea during breastfeeding to reduce edema?will it pass to the milk?

I hope you discussed: the benefits vs. risks of your progesterone & anti-prolactin medications with both your OB & your Pediatrician. Apparently, one shouldn't use dandelion tea as a diuretic for more than 3-4 weeks, nor take it with a prescribed diuretic. Since there are no studies on the " dose" of the tea, I can't tell you what %age crosses into breastmilk or how safe it is. ...Read more

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Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

Fluid intake: 60 oz of water a day of distilled water is safe considering that you don't have heart, kidney, or liver issues that would require a limitation of your fluid intake for health reasons. The ingredients of the detox sound fine, just be mindful juice can be problematic for diabetics due to the sugar content but otherwise, your fluid sounds reasonable. ...Read more