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Does apple cider vinegar lower blood pressure?

Does apple cider vinegar lower blood pressure?

Not sure: Not sure about this. But there are many other accepted forms of treatments. You should try those first! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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My Friend is experiencing low blood pressure. Can she use Apple cider vinegar to help it?

My Friend is experiencing low blood pressure. Can she use Apple cider vinegar to help it?

Silly myth: "Low blood pressure" in people who are walking around and not obviously sick is a mythical diagnosis popular in parts of Europe. Your blood pressure doesn't have to be any higher than is required to keep your body adequately supplied with blood. Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything, which itself tell you that the claims are mostly fake. Glad you care about your friend. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar twice a day while I'm taking lisinopril for my blood pressure?

Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar twice a day while I'm taking lisinopril for my blood pressure?

Dose?: It all depends on the dose. ACV is acidic and excess acid is harmful, while small amounts are harmless. Do you have any documentation by a legitimate source that ACV is beneficial or do you just enjoy the taste? ...Read more

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Is it okay for an 83 years old man to drink apple cider vinegar to lower his blood pressure? Wont it hurt his stomach when he drinks it?

Is it okay for an 83 years old man to drink apple cider vinegar to lower his blood pressure? Wont it hurt his stomach when he drinks it?

Yuk: Apple cider vinegar? Yuk. Why would you take that? It has not been shown to have beneficial health effects, and may cause gastric problems. To lower blood pressure, instead use things that are supported by a tremendous amount of scientific evidence that they work and are safe! Diet, exercise, and medications approved by the FDA. ...Read more

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I used Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of a raised freckle, and now there's PIH and dried blood under the skin. It's on my nose (not very appealing)?

I used Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of a raised freckle, and now there's PIH and dried blood under the skin. It's on my nose (not very appealing)?

PIH v. hematoma: I am not certain about the timing of this. I recommend you see you primary doctor, ENT specialist or dermatologist to examine this area. After the exam, they can advice you about the best way to resolve the lesion with the minimum amount of scarring. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

Check with MD: Check with your healthcare provider before taking apple cider vinegar with any diuretics, as this may cause a decrease in blood potassium levels. Caution should be used with these diuretics
bumetanide
chlorothiazide
chlorthalidone
ethacrynic acid
furosemide
hydrochlorothiazide
metolazone
spironolactone-
torsemide
triamterene/hctz (dyazide®). ...Read more

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Is bragg organic apple cider vinegar good for lowering your hba1c and also help to lower your blood sugar.

Is bragg organic apple cider vinegar good for lowering your hba1c and also help to lower your blood sugar.

Nope!: It's a waste of money just like all other otc pills and supplements. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Check w/your doctor. Eat less and exercise and take whatever rx the doctor orders. ...Read more

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I had a mole which I tried removing using apple cider vinegar the mole went but now I am left with a red raised spot which I desperately want to go?

I had a mole which I tried removing using apple cider vinegar the mole went but now I am left with a red raised spot which I desperately want to go?

Surgical removal: The mole did not go away despite apparent change in color. Please see your doctor to have the mole removed and the tissue examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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44, male having high blood sugar and under diabetes and heart medication. Can I take apple cider vinegar to control my diabetes? When and how much? TIA

44, male having high blood sugar and under diabetes and heart medication. Can I take apple cider vinegar to control my diabetes? When and how much? TIA

Need to examine: With the disorders you listed, you ought to be under the care of a doctor. You may take apple cider vinegar but it will not help with your diabetes or any of the other disorders. Please consult a doctor and follow her/his advice.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Ok can some one look at the pic I took of my mouth and tell me if it is thrush. I raised my mouth out with apple cider vinegar?

Ok can some one look at the pic I took of my mouth and tell me if it is thrush. I raised my mouth out with apple cider vinegar?

See a doctor: No images were downloaded or made available with this question. Public answers on healthtap are not intended for individual diagnoses. ...Read more

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Is there a way to raise HDL and lower HDL cholesterol besides taking statins. Been reading some forums about apple cider vinegar and it seems to work?

Is there a way to raise HDL and lower HDL cholesterol besides taking statins. Been reading some forums about apple cider vinegar and it seems to work?

Eat healthy/Exercise: Do not get into any of the stuff you are talking about. Go after the proven interventions. Eat low fat -plant based diet and exercise daily. These interventions will lower your LDL and increase the HDL level (use of unsaturated fats found in fish, nuts and in avocados) can also help. Avoid saturated fats (found in dairy products and in animal fats/meats). ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Good for many things: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Should I take apple cider vinegar and how much would like to use as a diet

Should I take apple cider vinegar and how much would like to use as a diet

Apple cider vinegar.: ....Is a pretty decent digestive aid. Many claims have been made about it, including its weight loss use and anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. Regarding diet, studies haven't been terribly positive. Studies regarding other properties are few and far between. It can potentially damage your teeth and lower potassium if you use too much. I think it tastes good, and eat it on salads. ...Read more

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Why and how would unfiltered apple cider vinegar have a positive effect on my health?

Why and how would unfiltered apple cider vinegar have a positive effect on my health?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a cure for many maladies. However, research is limited. It does lower elevated blood sugar (a great benefit) & may lower cholesterol & reduce cancer risk. It may enhance mineral absorption & chelate lead & other heavy metals & support detoxification in general. It is a home remedy for many things- see http://www. Earthclinic. Com/remedies/acvinegar. Html & comment:. ...Read more

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Is taking unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your health? How much should I consume a day?

Is taking unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your health? How much should I consume a day?

1-2 tbsp/ day..: Apple Cider Vineger has long histry if medicinal use. Recent new look on benefits points towards its anti inflammator, antibactetial effect. Lower blood sugar. By proces of fermentation (Acetic acid) promotes good bacteria to thrive (pre- biotic). Acidic environmen is " unfriendly " to bactetia, yeast, ... booster immunity. Quility priduct ad " BRAGG " Apple cuder Vinegar with Mother- 1-2 tbsp ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

There: Is a lot out there about consuming fermented products right now. Although no proof it works, there is likewise to evidence of harmful effects if in moderation. Drink it if you like it, otherwise focus on a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Can I use Apple cider vinegar on my herpes sores?

Can I use Apple cider vinegar on my herpes sores?

More info needed: Location and type of sore needs to be clarified to help provide an adequate answer to your question.
If you're talking about cold sore around your mouth, then yes. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar slow the affects of add meds?

Will apple cider vinegar slow the affects of add meds?

No: There are no known interactions between apple cider vinegar and any medications. This does not mean that interactions might not exist, but if there was a significant interaction between medications and apple cider vinegar the odds are pretty good that someone would have noticed this by now. ...Read more

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Can gout can be relief by consuming apple cider vinegar?

Seems to help but...: As dr. Friedlander advised, I would not rely on this alone, but at http://earthclinic. Com/cures/gout.Html 90% of 86 people who tried apple cider vinegar report at least some benefits (84% strong benefits). Diet, vitamin c and cherry juice are also useful adjuncts to allopurinol. See http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/gout
; http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21705. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar proven to control dandruff problems?

Is apple cider vinegar proven to control dandruff problems?

Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is also a valuable help for dandruff. If you suffer from dandruff, apply some diluted (2:1) apple cider vinegar to your scalp, wrap your head in a towel and relax for 10-15 minutes, then rinse it off. If you suffer from dry flaking scalp, keep the spray bottle of diluted apple cider vinegar in your bathroom to rinse or splash your hair after shampooing. Yes the vinegar works. ...Read more

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Could apple cider vinegar cause permanent damage to your face?

Could apple cider vinegar cause permanent damage to your face?

Apple Cider Vinegar: I understand your concern.
If apple cider vinegar is in contact with skin of the face for up to 20 seconds, it is likely that there will not be harm.
If it is left for over 2 hours, there may be risk of chemical burn injuries.
Your Face is Precious!
Consult a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Would you recommend Apple Cider Vinegar to retain the body's normal pH balance?

No: The body regulates its pH without any extra help from you, unless you purposely eat or drink things or take pills to throw it out of whack. Let the body do its job. Your job is to give it a balanced diet, and enough rest and exercise. The little human chemistry factory (the body) has been maintaining the proper pH for centuries without the need for current 21st century extremes in diet. ...Read more

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Is Apple cider vinegar good for dandruff? Lots of review on net saying this is good!! Confuses

Is Apple cider vinegar good for dandruff? Lots of review on net saying this is good!! Confuses

No good evidence.: Here is a discussion of legitimate research on the effects of apple cider vinegar (no mention of its benefits on skin/hair) http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/06/02/apple-cider-vinegar-hype. Aspx

Here is an outstanding article at about the perils of being guided by pseudo-scientific claims generally, and apple cider vinegar particularly: http://tinyurl. Com/78mpd8t ...Read more