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Doctor insights on: Dangerous Effects Of Tumeric And Thyroid

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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What are the dangerous effects of tumeric and thyroid?

What are the dangerous effects of tumeric and thyroid?

Thyroid has: No dangerous effects if taken correctly in the right dose. Tumeric on the other hand doesn't do anything positive for you and who knows what kind of problems it could cause? So why would you want to take it? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good for you thyroid?

Is turmeric good for you thyroid?

Probably not: Turmeric, a relative of ginger, is found in indian cooking. It has been touted as a treatment for just about everything (tho not thyroid), but aside from studies in the test tube and in rodents, nothing has been proven. I recommend eating well, including unprocessed foods, complex foods, and spicy foods if that is your pleasure, but don't shy away from "medicine" when the time comes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take turmeric with thyroid pills?

Yes, but: The turmeric has no value. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is eating tumeric in excess bad?

Is eating tumeric in excess bad?

Can be!: Can't answer it without knowing how much. It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tumeric?

Herb: Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, zingiberaceae. ...Read more

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Are there benefits of the spice tumeric in your diet?

Yes: But only if it is combined with a black pepper that contains piperine. Tumeric is otherwise poorly absorbed. The indian people who consume large amounts tumeric in their diet through their curry dishes are noted to have the lowest incidence of alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Are tumeric and myositis related?

No: Tumeric is a spice and also has some anti-inflammatory activity and can be used to treat arthritic conditions. Myositis is a no-specific term which means inflammation of muscle. This can have infectious, autoimmune, traumatic causes and can be causes by toxins. Myositis is fairly uncommon. ...Read more

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Is tumeric good for arthritis?

Is tumeric good for arthritis?

Yes: The chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling (inflammation).
Turmeric is a plant. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry.
Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia), stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomachbloating, loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems and gallbladder disorders. Do not over use becuase they have also side effects. ...Read more

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How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by some to be of value, do yourself, or the person you're asking on his/her behalf, a favor, and get treated right in a detox program, good luck ...Read more

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Can I use Tumeric to help ease my 6 year olds acid reflux?

Can I use Tumeric to help ease my 6 year olds acid reflux?

Better not: Doubtful effect in adults, you don't want to experiment with your child, and how do you know that the child has reflux? your best bet is to follow with the pediatrician or a pediatric gastroenterologist, if you have access to one, best wishes ...Read more

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Is tumeric proven to lower inflammation and lower blood cholesterol?

Possibly: Laboratory studies show curcumin (the active component in turmeric) has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects. Animal studies show that turmeric lowers cholesterol and triglycerides. Turmeric retains its benefits even withe exposure to heat, unlike vitamins. ...Read more

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Does taking tumeric for myositis as an anti-inflammatory actually work?

Does taking tumeric for myositis as an anti-inflammatory actually work?

Unproven: Tumeric is thought to have antioxidant properties which may decrease inflammation. It might be helpful as an adjunct treatment but not as a primary treatment. Always discuss with your physician before starting any supplements or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Want to take tumeric for psoriasis but need to know drug and supplement interaction?

Turmeric: Http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/turmeric. Html

the above web page gives a list of drugs that interact with turmeric. ...Read more

Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more


Curcumin (Definition)

It is a spice from tumeric. Often tauted to be helpful ...Read more