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Grape Seed Medication
She is taking a statin medication and taking a grape seed extract, are there any interactions that we need to be aware of?
None: There are no known interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?
No: Avoid herbal supplements during pregnancy. Many have not been studied in pregnancy for effect and dosing and may cause you and your unborn baby some untoward effects. Stick with your prenatal vitamins. These are enough and stay off illicit drugs at all times, during and after the pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more
Antioxidant: Grape seeds are a great source of oligomeric proanthocyanidins, among the most powerful antioxidants. There is evidence that they can boost immune function, improve circulation, lower cholesterol & blood pressure, and prevent cancer, diabetes and alzheimer's disease. More research is needed but it is very safe, non-toxic & worth trying. See www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/grape-seed-000254.Htm. ...Read more
Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more
Safe: Safe but, unfortunately, medically ineffective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Grape seed extract: is generally reported to be a safe and well tolerated herb and no adverse events have been reported from it's use in my reference. However, safety and efficacy in children and its use during pregnancy and lactation is not well established. It may interfere with iron absorption, but definite evidence of this is lacking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is grape seed oil is good oil for frying?
Which oils are healthy choice to use for frying?
Frying Not Healthy.: In general frying is not healthy. But if you insist and enjoy fried food, try olive oil or vegetable oils. ...Read more
Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months i avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more
Either: It can be whichever way you would like it to be. ...Read more
Boost: It is suppose to affect the immune system in a good way. ...Read more
How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?
Your entire life: By definition vitamins are substances essential for health. While our bodies can store A & E, we can not store C and B vitamins (except B12) so we need those every single day (from diet and/or supplements). These are all very safe so you never need a break. Grape Seed Extract contains beneficial antioxidants and is also safe and non-toxic, so no break is needed. See http://tinyurl.com/pgxt9ep ...Read more
No: No. The vagina does not do well with non water soluble products like oils inside. ...Read more
Grape seed oil: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/grape-seedGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: These are placebos. Please forgive my frankness — if you have a real skin candida infection, get it treated. If you have bought into the fad “systemic candida” business, you will never find the real reason you do not feel well, and you will never get better from it. Get with an ethical, evidence-based holistic physician for real help. ...Read more
My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??
Stop the multi and:: I don;t know if you are a man or woman or your age; if a man that's normal, if a woman a bit high. Don't take iron supplements unless a premenopausal woman. If a man or postmenopausal woman switch to a multi without iron. Grape seed extract won't reduce Hb level. Antioxidants may help as iron is a pro-oxidant. The only reliable way to reduce Hb is to donate blood, which reduces heart attack risk. ...Read more
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