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Doctor insights on: Dangerous Effects Of Tumeric And Thyroid

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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

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Can you tell me about the best/most potent/pure form of tumeric/curcumin you can order or buy for weight loss and health use?

Can you tell me about the best/most potent/pure form of tumeric/curcumin you can order or buy for weight loss and health use?

Waste of time: These supplements have little value, especially in healthy individuals. They do not help with weight loss or promote better health. ...Read more

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Would taking tumeric and oregano oil capsules daily help my folliculitis? If so how long before I can expect to see results?

Would taking tumeric and oregano oil capsules daily help my folliculitis? If so how long before I can expect to see results?

See doctor: The treatment you mentioned is not suitable for folliculits or any other illness. It would be prudent to see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits from eating tumeric and pepper (cayenne) together? I put both on nuts and seeds in the morning. Any problems?

Are there any benefits from eating tumeric and pepper (cayenne) together? I put both on nuts and seeds in the morning. Any problems?

No problems: Both turmeric and cayenne are healthy so you will get the benefits of both.
Turmeric is poorly absorbed but adding black pepper to it dramatically increases absorption (but cayenne does not do that) so you might add a tiny bit of black pepper to your mix- see http://tinyurl. Com/ybe6omag
and http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=78
and https://draxe. Com/cayenne-pepper-benefits/ ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sawpalmetto and tumeric daily? I have read that they both can thin blood. Need to know if both are used together is it safe?

Is it safe to take sawpalmetto and tumeric daily? I have read that they both can thin blood. Need to know if both are used together is it safe?

Yes: Don't believe everything you read. Both supplements could theoretically potentiate the effects of Coumadin if you are taking the stuff. Otherwise I am not aware of any direct effect of either on clotting. ...Read more

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Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver: Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you had done. If your still early in your treatment and your thyroid hormone levels (free t4) is still high it could be that. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do tumeric leave stains on the skin?

Yes on teeth: Tumeric without one of the the active ingredients of black pepper called piperine is not very well absorbed in your gut. Don't take one without the other. Also, tumeric will stain your teeth if it is not mixed into food. I know from personal experience. ...Read more

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Tumeric powder work for boils?

Tumeric: There are several ways to use turmeric. It's most effective by ingesting it, but that takes a while to start healing. You can make a paste out of it with just a little water and spot treat or I've heard adding a few drops of fresh lemon juice or rose water is good with turmeric. For severe conditions you can leave the paste on overnight. If you use turmeric topically, be warned that it does dye yo. ...Read more

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Tumeric powder good for boils?

Tumeric powder good for boils?

No: Boils are cause by bacterial infection of t he skin. Therapy is best by incision and draining the boil and if indicated antibiotics either systemic, topically or both. ...Read more

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What tumeric supplement is a good one to buy?

What tumeric supplement is a good one to buy?

Reputable company: There are many products available and they are not regulated by the fda. It is hard to select products which seem the same but may have been made in many countries with varialble manufacturing methods and controls. I would select an american made product from a reputable company. ...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