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Does vinegar thin your blood?

Does vinegar thin your blood?

NO: It causes acidosis - too much is dangerous. Don't fiddle with it. (however, it's very nice when mixed with oil and placed on a salad). ...Read more

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Can strawberry and balsamic vinegar help to control blood sugar?

Can strawberry and balsamic vinegar help to control blood sugar?

No: Hi. No, they can't, but we have awesome type 2 diabetes medicines that work wonders! Save the strawberry & balsamic vinegar for a good salad! To your health! ...Read more

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Will vinegar actually reduce blood pressure?

Will vinegar actually reduce blood pressure?

Has been recommended: Apple cider vineger has been recommended by the alternative medicine doctors and naturopaths, but I have not seen a double blind scientific study to make me a believer you can try it after you discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does drinkn white vinegar help lower your blood pressure?

Does drinkn white vinegar help lower your blood pressure?

No: Not a recommended treatment. A study in rats found that vinegar could lower high blood pressure (in rats). That was apple cider vinegar. No proven effect in humans that i could find. In large amounts, vinegar can lower your potassium. The hydrochlorothiazide you take also lowers potassium. Check with your doctor to make sure you don't cause problems with low potassium while trying vinegar. ...Read more

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Is it true that if u take a teaspoon of vinegar a day it would bring your blood pressure down?

Is it true that if u take a teaspoon of vinegar a day it would bring your blood pressure down?

Apple cider vinegar: There are no good human studies to suggest apple cider vinegar is a useful treatment for bp. There was one done in rats which suggest it could help - but what that means for humans is unclear. On scale of 1-10 in terms of usefulness, i'd give it a 2.... If you wanted to try it, why not... It's cheap and won't kill you. But it's no substitute for the proven things: low salt, exercise. ...Read more

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So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?

So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?

See below: It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure checked at your next visit to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more