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Doctor insights on: Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar For Toenail Fungus

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Is raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

Is raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! The issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enough to get to all of the fungus. There are oral medicines and a couple topical solutions that are fda approved for this condition. See a podiatrist for all the options that may be best for you. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Will lavender or rosemary oil help treat nail fungus? Have already tried apple cider vinegar, listerine, coconut and tea tree oil

Not usually.: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar really work on getting rid of foot fungus?

Does apple cider vinegar really work on getting rid of foot fungus?

Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! The issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enough to get to all of the fungus. There are oral medicines and a couple topical solutions that are fda approved for this condition. See a podiatrist for all the options that may be best for you. ...Read more

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At what age is suitable for drinking apple cider vinegar dissolved in water?

At what age is suitable for drinking apple cider vinegar dissolved in water?

Information: Late teens in to adulthood. Remember vinegar is acetic acid. Acids whojld not be given to children even if dilute unless directed by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

Many benefits: 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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Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for strengthening your immune system?

Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for strengthening your immune system?

No: That's silly stuff. The fact that it's promoted for everything should tell you that this is intended to mislead good, simple people. The one evidence-based, consistent finding in strengthening immune responses (tested by responses to antigen challenges) is heavy-duty aerobic exercise. If you're interested in this stuff, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community. ...Read more

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Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Look into it: Apple cider can be very acidic and irritating to a sensitive stomach. Generally it should be tolerated but if you have an ulcer or other inflammatory process of the upper GI tract, the cider could be causing the lesion to be symptomatic. Discuss this with your internist. ...Read more

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I'm a 30 year old man. What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

I'm a 30 year old man. What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

Many benefits: 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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What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

Apple cider vinegar: Mixed w/water can be used to help reflux symptoms. Beyond that it does not need to be used daily. Be sure to purchase apple cider vinegar "with the mother." This means that it is not strained to make it look clear but contains the fiber and its nutrition as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

No: If you believe all you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Is drinking apple cider vinegar safe to drink if I have stage 4 cirrohsis of the liver?

Is drinking apple cider vinegar safe to drink if I have stage 4 cirrohsis of the liver?

Yes: I believe that Apple cider vinegar dressings should pose no problem for patients with advanced liver disease. Some experts actually suggest it be used as dressing on healthy vegetables and salads. Your pharmacist may be able to validate this for you. ...Read more

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Hi will drinking apple cider vinegar affect my baby when she breast feeds?

Hi will drinking apple cider vinegar affect my baby when she breast feeds?

No problem: Your bodily homeostasis activity, which normalizes internal fluids, should handle this easily and your breast milk will not be affected. ...Read more

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I'm a 38 yr. Old woman and I'm on the 6th day of my first episode of shingles. Do you think drinking apple cider vinegar might help kill the virus?

I'm a 38 yr. Old woman and I'm on the 6th day of my first episode of shingles. Do you think drinking apple cider vinegar might help kill the virus?

No.: I am sorry to hear about your case of shingles. It can be quite painful. Apple cider vinegar will do nothing to kill the virus or shorten the duration of your symptoms. There are antiviral medicines that can help and also good pain medicines to make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? (mixed with water) Thanks

Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? (mixed with water) Thanks

Neither: If you are otherwise healthy -- in particular, if your kidneys are working normally -- this will neither help nor harm your health in any way. Assuming, of course, that you're not drinking liters of the stuff. Too much acid (which is what this is) or anything else can be harmful. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing dryiness in the vagina during sex, last week I started drinking apple cider vinegar could this be the problem?

I have been experiencing dryiness in the vagina during sex, last week I started drinking apple cider vinegar could this be the problem?

Unrelated: drinking apple cider vinegar should have no effect on your vagina. If you are having dry vaginal intercourse, you might want to try a new kind of water based or silicone lubricant. You may also want to discuss your condition with your partner in order to better accommodate your sexual concerns. Hope that helps and good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid kidney stones 5mm? I'm drinking apple cider vinegar diluted with purified water.

How to get rid kidney stones 5mm? I'm drinking apple cider vinegar diluted with purified water.

Here are some. ..: A 5-mm kidney stone usually causes no discomfort as long as not detached from kidney to drop down to cause ureteral obstruction on its ways through ureter to bladder. On average, some 75-85% of a 4-mm stone will spontaneously pass to bladder in 2 weeks. And 95% of kidney stones could not be dissolved; if dissolvable, still take a tremendous personal and professional dedication to alkalize urine... ...Read more

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Will drinking apple cider vinegar with pure honey every night make you lose weight?

No.: The secret to weight loss is simple. Diet and exercise. Moderate your calorie intake with a sensible balanced diet and burn more calories than you take in. If you are very overweight or have medical problems, discuss starting an exercise routine with your physician before starting. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Drinking vinegar is: Not the solution. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Been suffering from acid reflux. What does it indicate if drinking apple cider vinegar or baking soda make it worse?

It indicates that...: Stopping apple cider vinegar or baking soda might be a good idea for now. A primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist (stomach specialist) can evaluate to confirm the problem of gastro-esophageal reflux disease. The doctor may test for h. Pylori stomach infection, and start effective medications, including acid blockers. Plain water, nonfat milk, green tea, or simple soup broths may feel ok. ...Read more

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I have been drinking apple cider vinegar to help with my GERD. It seems to help but what can I mix it with for taste and how much do I need to take?

I have been drinking apple cider vinegar to help with my GERD. It seems to help but what can I mix it with for taste and how much do I need to take?

Your doc can give: You something for it after he/she diagnoses it. You can also use dgl, available in the health food store. These capsules are licorice w/out an enzyme that raises blood pressure. They coat the lining of esophagus. Peace and good health. Apple cider vinegar is fine bt please make sure you use the "with the mother" on the label (peelings). Dilute w/water. Peace and good health.. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good to drink when you're on a diet?

Is apple cider vinegar good to drink when you're on a diet?

Cider vinegar: I have never found drinking vinegar good to drink. But that is because I prefer a good wine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar is you have heartburn?

Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar is you have heartburn?

Avoid vinegar: A person with heartburn should avoid vinegar and other acidic foods or liquids. The person is likely already taking acid blockers and antacids to decrease acidity in the stomach. It would be bad to eat or drink more acid, because the whole point of treatment is to decrease acid in the stomach and esophagus. ...Read more

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If I drink apple cider vinegar my menstruation will stop?

If I drink apple cider vinegar my menstruation will stop?

Sure, but...: That's because menstruation eventually stops, no matter what a woman drinks. Water is fine, and it has no calories. Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? And if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? And if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Marketing, Marketing: Likely best way: consume none. Apples, like all fruits, have lots of carbs & carbs are most readily converted by liver into triglyceride fats & stored as body fat. Fats least prone to be stored as body fat. Study: http://goo. Gl/DKvdSI, http://goo. Gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo. Gl/XjgiP6, http://goo. Gl/cypKOp, http://nusi. Org, http://goo. Gl/gGXn9f, http://goo. Gl/aRhOU2, http://goo. Gl/dhux4V & my answers. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

Described as having a microscopic mushroom infection of any one of the ten toenails. This infection can lead to the nail becoming extremely thickened ...Read more


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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more