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Does Coconut Oil Help Scars
Scar Healing: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more
Is coconut oil helps treating pimple scars is no then tell me some home remedies to remove my pimple scars please help doc.
I have some acne scars on my face and I want a clear skin. Should I apply coconut oil for this on my face...???
Scars: Have your doctor refer you to a skin specialist. There may be good oils to put on your face but listen to the advice of the doctor or skin specialist. ...Read more
YEs and also...: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more
No proof: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care & for viruses. There are many other conditions that it is puported to treat that have not been scientifically demonstrated at this time (to include allergies). ...Read more
Coconut oil: You can drinki it but it is of questionable value. In fact it is considered the latest "cure all" for all your ailments. ...Read more
Read the label: The label probably touts the benefits directly, but it is hard to say there is any benefit. Coconut oil can be part of a healthy diet but consuming it as a supplement is difficult to justify. I am sure there is someone willing to profess otherwise and sell you a supply. Save your money. ...Read more
Unlikely: Typically, the allergic reaction to a food including coconut would be to the protein rather than the oil (fat). Therefore, if a person can tolerate coconut, then coconut oil should be safe. If a reaction to a food containing coconut or coconut oil has occurred, seek evaluation from an allergist. ...Read more
Losing weight: The best way to keep weight (w) off is by behavior modification (b). People who lose w without b have more than a 90% chance of gaining back their lost w in 1 year. Find out what causes you to overeat and see if you can engage in activities to avoid doing so. If you can if you can do this you can not only lose w, you will be successful in keeping it off long term. Coconut oil needs b to work. ...Read more
Unclear: Coconut oil actually is not healthy but it is a good alternative to butter and margarine for baking purposes. Its main fat, a saturated fat called lauric acid, may have some anti-infection benefits and is believed tor raise good cholesterol. However, few studies in humans have actually been done. Most studies done are from brazil and philippines, where coconut products are a major export. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Thus far, in 4-decade long study and practice in urology, I have never specifically heard or read any related discussions or publications in main-stream professional gathering to address the potential help of coconut oil to improve sperm count. However, some indirect sporadic mentioning its "powerful" antioxidant effect to help fertility is available, but not hot enough to catch fire in urology... ...Read more
Clog pores: Coconut oil does cover pores: for some skins this is a good thing as it's mild, natural antibiotic properties kills surface bacteria which can lead to acne/scar tissue; it can also suffocate skin or Meibomian Gland mites (ie, when used at night) which live in oil pores and lead to scar tissue. Still good to wash off completely after use. Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com for more info ...Read more
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