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Gold standard whey protein isolate vs. Natural, which is better?

They= the same. ...: However u ingest ur protein is a matter of choice. They r both metabolized in the same way. Broken down in the digestive process ; put 2 use in the same way. ...Read more

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Gold crown vs zirconia crown for molars? Which is better?

Gold crown vs zirconia crown for molars? Which is better?

Better?: Better is a subjective term. Better in what way? Each has pros and cons. If a any type of crown was universally better, it would be the only one used. Gold crowns cannot break and are softer and kinder to the opposing teeth. Zirconia crowns are strong but are more esthetic. This is a subject best discussed with your dentist who is most familiar with your specific situation. ...Read more

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Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

It couldn't hurt: The rinse will help a little to keep bad breath at bay, but you do have to have good teeth (no holes) and you must also practice good oral hygiene. The rinse will mostly help keep gingivitis or mild periodontitis in check. Bad breath is not only an oral problem but is possibly caused by what you have in your stomach. ...Read more

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How effective is colloidal silver for chronic infections?

How effective is colloidal silver for chronic infections?

It's not: There is no scientific evidence for the benefit of colloidal silver in treating human disease, despite what you might read on the web. ...Read more

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How effective is hydrogen peroxide (Periogel) for treating gingivitis?

How effective is hydrogen peroxide (Periogel) for treating gingivitis?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is an adjunct and can be helpful although professional dental treatment along with proper tooth brushing and flossing is really the key! ...Read more

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What inexpensive, non-prescription chemical has good antibacterial properties?

Depends where used: For external use (skin) either isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol or hydrogen peroxide has antimicrobial properties. Internally, there are some natural antibacterial sugar alcohols, particularly xylitol. However, i would not say these can be used to treat infections. ...Read more

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What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

Burns: This is a wonderful antiburn, antibiotic cream that stimulates granulation tissue to heal over burned areas, diabetic ulcers, common scrapes of the skin... ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide an alternative for cancer treatment?

Is hydrogen peroxide an alternative for cancer treatment?

No: This is a vicious scam. Despite all the pretty "natural healing" and dark "conspiracy" talk, it's worthless. Neglect mainstream treatment and you'll pay for your mistake with your life. Use this as a supplement and you've paid your good money to a charlatan. If you're promised a cure and it failed, the charlatan will blame you. ("You ate GMO food.") Be savvy. ...Read more

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Is ozone gas effective against bacteria?

Is ozone gas effective against bacteria?

Not in the mouth: Though ozone has had promising lab results, there doesn't see to be reliable evidence that application of ozone gas to the surface of decayed teeth stops or reverses the decay process clinically. ...Read more

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What is peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) used for?

What is peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) used for?

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is : A brand name for a chlorohexadine gluconate oral rinse. It is used to help oral tissues heal. It is a topical antiseptic used to treat gum infections, swelling, as a post-op surgical rinse, gingivitis ... . Dosage instructions should be followed to get the maximum benefit of the rinse. It has a negative, that is, it has the potential to cause brown stains on teeth if ones brushing habits are r. ...Read more

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How effective of levoflocacin salvage therapy compare to standard triple therapy for h.pylori ?

How effective of levoflocacin salvage therapy compare to standard triple therapy for h.pylori ?

No way to answer: Salvage therapy is used when 1st line therapy fails, & is never used first, so there's no way to compare effectiveness (they're used under different circumstances) & thus there's no good way to answer your question. Triple therapy with Biaxin, (clarithromycin) Clarithromycin & a PPI is about 85% effective in eradicating H Pylori. In the 15% who fail & aren't reinfected, salvage Levofloxacin can be used. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is triclosan better and safer than stannous fluoride?

Is triclosan better and safer than stannous fluoride?

Triclosan: Triclosan is actually a registered pesticide that has anti-microbial actions against bacteria. It has been found to block throid function in bull frogs and rats. It is a component of some toothpastes used for gingivitis, mouthwashes and hand soaps. The fda is unsure if it is safe for human consumption and is re-studying this matter. 2% triclosan can help tp kill a bad-actor bacteria -mrsa on skin. ...Read more

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Has anyone used chlorhexidine gluconate mouth rinse for infected gum ?

Has anyone used chlorhexidine gluconate mouth rinse for infected gum ?

Yes and: Bacteria cause gum disease. Chlorhexidine helps kill the bacteria, but it cannot reach into the pocket (deep) where the harmful bacteria reside. Look into the perio protect method to see if you can find a dentist near you who can help treat the cause so you don't have the disease effects. ...Read more

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What is gold standard test for colitis?

What is gold standard test for colitis?

Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in daily bowel habits, such as frequent stools containing blood or mucus. Your doctor will conduct a medical history and physical exam before doing other tests. ...Read more