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Doctor insights on: Forever Young Essential Oils

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Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Which essential oils are best for acne?

Which essential oils are best for acne?

No oils for acne: There aren't any oils we would recommend for acne sufferers. Oil overproduction is one of the causes of acne, and we look to reduce that oil to help it. Isotretinoin is one of the best medicines for acne and works directly on oil production. Using it as a low dose can eliminate breakouts, make hair less oily, and make life great for a lot of people. ...Read more

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Do healthy fats i.E. Flax seed oil, omega 6 and 3s effect hair growth?

Do healthy fats i.E. Flax seed oil, omega 6 and 3s effect hair growth?

Yes: Most recommended seems to be b-complex. Tablets containing fish oils will probably be helpful too to speed up the growth of your hair.. ...Read more

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Is canola oil healthy to cook with?

No: Canola is gmo, and also higher in polyunsaturated fat. It is not good for cooking with at all. More info on: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more

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Is antioxidant serums necessary to keep healthy skin?

Is antioxidant serums necessary to keep healthy skin?

Not necessary: The key to healthy skin is avoid sun exposure & smoking. Important skincare includes exfoliation, collagen stimulation & sun protection on a daily basis. Antioxidant serums can help prevent sun damage & skin cancer, & some contribute to collagen stimulation. If you use a vitamin c based serum make sure it is a stable product, otherwise it can accumulate free radicals (the opposite of antioxidant). ...Read more

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What are essential oils used for?

Anything apparently: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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What are other healthy cooking oils except olive oil?

What are other healthy cooking oils except olive oil?

Coconut oil and...: Coconut oil is a great choice- it has many health benefits and tolerates high heat better than olive oil. Ghee (clarified butter) is another good choice, especially if organic. The best article I have found on this topic is at http://integrativemed.Kumc.Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more

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Are living oils like organic olive oil & avocados bad for you health?

Are living oils like organic olive oil & avocados bad for you health?

Oils aren't alive: Hi. Oils aren't alive any more than the sugar on your table is alive. They're products from living things, but themselves are NOT living. ...Read more

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How protein suppliments are dangerous fo 34yrs old man?

How protein suppliments are dangerous fo 34yrs old man?

Kidneys: Overdosing on protein is hard on the kidneys. Your kidneys have to work very hard when we ingest too much protein - it is a common cause of renal problems and renal failure in the us. People in the us ingest way too much protein - much more than we need. ...Read more

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Which is better for alopecia --vitamins, essential oils or minoxidyl?

Which is better for alopecia --vitamins, essential oils or minoxidyl?

Minoxidil.: This one's a no-brainer. Oils make hair loss worse, and vitamins are of no help (except for biotin and, possibly, iron). Minoxidil is the only topical treatment thus far that has been clinically shown to grow hair - or at least keep you from losing any more. ...Read more

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Beautiful gorgeous hair as celebrity people have (shiny smooth hair) taking all possible measures like taking nutritious diet, exercise, sls free sham?

Beautiful gorgeous hair as celebrity people have (shiny smooth hair) taking all possible measures like taking nutritious diet, exercise, sls free sham?

My Opinion Only: The best way to ensure the healthiest hair is to be the healthiest YOU can be. Your general nutrition is the major contributor to healthy hair. The hair you see "on" so called celebrities more likely than not take HOURS of PROFESSIONAL work to obtain and "last" ONLY as LONG as the appearance or performance!! Just avoid such idiocies as FREQUENT BRUSHING which only causes premature hair loss! Z ...Read more

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Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Different effects: Some essential oils (or aromatherapy) can be calming and reduce stress -- such as lavender and lemon balm. Others may increase alertness, such as rosemary. Often they can be mixed with neutral carrier oils and massaged into the skin; also, they can be diffused into the air. Clinical studies are mixed -- so use them if you enjoy them, but don't rely on them alone for "a cure.". ...Read more

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What essential amino acids do we have? The sources varies... 8, 9, 10? And is arginine essential? Is taurine amino acid and essential?

What essential amino acids do we have? The sources varies... 8, 9, 10? And is arginine essential? Is taurine amino acid and essential?

YouCanFind excellent: coverage of this question at https://www.google.com/#q=amino%20acids, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amino_acid, http://goo.gl/ViFBS9, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=amino+acid, many other online resources. Notice my selective use of the Google search engine. Why? Fewer adds, misleads, more options to select more relevant, accurate information. Learning & strategies crucial: good life! ...Read more

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44 year old man, LDL cholesterol 180. Other params healthy. Possible to reduce LDL without drugs?

44 year old man, LDL cholesterol 180. Other params healthy. Possible to reduce LDL without drugs?

Exercise : LDL can be lowered with diet and exercise. At that level, without any other medical problems, nonsmoking, no family members with heart disease, it is not unreasonable to do a trial of diet and exercise, but it will take a lot of work. If you have any other issues or family with heart disease, medication is warranted. Diet should be low carb, exercise should be cardio 4-5x/week. ...Read more

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What are healthy cooking oils besides olive oil?

What are healthy cooking oils besides olive oil?

Healthy cooking oils: Olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil, soybean oil, flaxseed oil, corn oil, avacado oil almond oil, hazelnut oil, grapeseed oil, sesame oil and walnut oil avoid these oils coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, saflower oil. ...Read more

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