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I am breastfeeding and have low milk supply. Is it safe to take goat's rue?

I am breastfeeding and have low milk supply.  Is it safe to take goat's rue?

Try fenugreek : I would try fenugreek since it is safe and works for some women. Downside is that there is an odorin the secretions including urine. ...Read more

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Why liver of goat is healthy?

Why liver of goat is healthy?

Iron-rich: Many people don't have much iron in their diets. If you like goat liver, and you don't have some reason to avoid a lot of iron or a lot of cholesterol, enjoy it. ...Read more

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How do you use horny goat weed?

How do you use horny goat weed?

IT IS IN PILLS/HERBS: It is available as raw herb, pills or capsules or blended with other supplements.All are taken orally. ...Read more

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Can i give my 10month old goats milk?

Can i give my 10month old goats milk?

No: No, introduction of non-breast milk or formula should only occur after 12 months of age. even with that, goats milk is not recommended because of the risk for vitamin deficiencies with this type of milk. Please discuss this with your child's doctor prior to starting them on something other than breast milk or formula. ...Read more

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Is genuine horny goat weed bad for you?

Is genuine horny goat weed bad for you?

It depends: People with cardiovascular conditions should probably not take it due to cardiac arrhythmias that have appeared in some people. Also if you have a hormone-sensitive condition, immune system problem, thyroid problem, or bipolar disorder you should not take it without your doctor's agreement. Aside from those situations, it's been used safely at ~5g/day for 6 months. ...Read more

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Is horny goat weed safe for Me to take?

Horny goat weed: See: http://www.drugs.com/npc/horny-goat-weed.html

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How long does horny goat weed stay in your system?

How long does horny goat weed stay in your system?

No studies: I could not find any studies of the pharmacokinetics of this herb, so we really don't know the answer to your question. When used, it's taken 2-3 times/day -- but this doesn't yield the info you're looking for either. This is where pharmaceuticals are much more predictable. ...Read more

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Horny goat weed extract willit add value to health?

Horny goat weed extract willit add value to health?

Quite questionable: It 's benefits are questionable. Horny goat weed (yin yang huo) has been used for erectile problems & libido. However there are about 15 different plant species, some of which may have safety issues & can cause side effects like dry mouth, thirst, nosebleeds, dizziness, vomiting, low blood pressure & respiratory complaints. It can also interact with medications you take. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagnosed with a condition similar to myotonia congenita (fainting goats)?

What to do if I have been diagnosed with a condition similar to myotonia congenita (fainting goats)?

Condition similar?: Similar conditions to MC include paramyotonia congenita, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, and thyroid disease. The diagnosis is secured by a muscle biopsy with the appropriate staining. Symptoms include muscle cramps which may improve with repetitive use and may be worse during acute stress. There is treatment for symptomatic cases and thus should be discussed with your treating Neurologist. ...Read more

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Is goat liver good for health?

Is goat liver good for health?

Sort of: There's really no magic foods that will make or break health. Liver's loaded with iron, which is good for many people, and cholesterol, which is less helpful. If you like it, enjoy it. If not, eat something else. Best wishes. ...Read more