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Does Peppermint Help The Brain
No appetite. Been eating peppermint lifesavers. Been feeling out of it since yesterday. Insomnia, gagging, nausea at times. Brain fog, dry cough.
Major Depression: I understand your distress. At age 35, Stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment and guilt; work and finances can cause Anxiety and Depression with poor appetite, insomnia, nausea and confusion. See Psychiatrist soon for Diagnoses, Medication,Therapy for anxiety and depression, and to cope with overwhelming symptoms. ...Read more
Peppermint: there are claims in the commercial literature that peppermint lowers cholesterol, I can't find any good scientific studies of the same. I wouldn't count on lowering my cholesterol with peppermint ...Read more
Peppermint: Yes peppermint is known to have a calming effect. ...Read more
My scalp has been feeling strange, like the feeling of peppermint cooling off. Is it because i've been washing it too much or using bad products? Help
Change in products?: Did you change shampoos, conditioners or other hair care products? Have you recently permed or put extensions in your hair? These are all questions to raise with your doctor. Your doctor can also check your hair and scalp for any other problems. ...Read more
It helps IBS: It decreases spasm and pain. If that is the cause of the constipation it could help. Eating more fresh vegetables like spinach or other dark greens , and laxative fruits like prunes, avoiding processed dehydrated salty foods, avoiding dehydration, and getting a good night sleep, moving through the day, and lowering stress will help as well. ...Read more
IBD??: Im not sure what "IC" means. Now , if you have inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, there has been some reports that strong peppermint can alleviate or moderate some symptoms, but it's not a cure. I hope this helps. If I'm missing the boat here, I apologize. Good luck. ...Read more
I am pretty sure I have SIBO because of my symptoms and researches online. Taking peppermint oil (IBGuard) really helped. Should I take it forever?
No: Take as needed. It has helped you. You can get off and see when symptoms return and take as needed. You would know if you have to do it on long term basis ...Read more
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