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Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Is it true ginger extract is like taking celebrex only in herbal form? i take celebrex and wondered if it would be better. is ginger the same thing?
Can i let my 7 months old son drink some water with ginger extract to warm his throat? He has a cold, cough and runny nose
Yes, qualified: If it doesn't taste too strong for you, the baby may not object. Ginger can be a very strong flavor that might not appeal if it is not dilute enough. Be sure he has enough vit d and k . In the winter 1, 000 units of vit d and 100 mcg of vit k2 may help his immune system, especially if temperature is subnormal. ...Read more
Hi doctor. The past 4 days I have been getting a squeezing stomach pain, lower and mid abd. No diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, fever or other symptoms. I take gravol, the natural ginger extract and that helps temporarily but it comes and goes at random times.
How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions like RA by bee venom, ginger, and willow tree extract beside or instead of meds?
See details: There is no evidence that these supplements have any benefit in preventing joint destruction, deformities and disability. There are conventional medications that do all of these things and often put the disease in complete remission. Why would you want to put you health in jeopardy with unproven therapies? ...Read more
Multiple benefits: Ginger can help in nausea ; vomiting related to pregnancy, motion sickness, after surgery, and chemotherapy. It's also anti-inflammatory and may help joint pain in osteoarthritis. http://tinyurl.com/n4wuj8w some research also supports benefits type 2 diabetes -- improving Insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, and certain markers of inflammation. http://tinyurl.com/md5ur3u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Digestive issues: Ginger is a wonderful herb that has been shown to be helpful with nausea and vomiting from motion sickness, pregnancy, and cancer chemotherapy. It is can also be used as a digestive aid for mild stomach upset. As an anti-inflammatory it may reduce pain of osteoarthritis when taken orally or applied externally. Studies are also evaluating its use to lower cholesterol and for cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti nausea, inflamm: Ginger is a rhizome, not a root; contins chemicals that are anti inflammatory (modestly), and can decrease nausea, flatulence. Can cause heartburn, bleeding risk with certain meds, e.g. Blood thinners, or before surgery (not chinese or indian food, but high dose supplements). Helpful as dried ginger, ginger candy, ginger ale or beer, ginger tea, cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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