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Is there an dangerous amount of guggul which will cause health problems?

Is there an dangerous amount of guggul which will cause health problems?

Side effects: Potential adverse effects include allergic rash, gastrointestinal upset. Guggul may have a blood-thinning property and so should not be used in combination with other blood thinners or before surgery. Guggul also may have thyroid stimulating effects and may have low activity on estrogen receptors. ...Read more

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Does guggul help with thyroid problems?

Does guggul help with thyroid problems?

Possibly hypothyroid: One of the effects of guggul (commiphora mukul) is that it may stimulate the thyroid. Therefore if the problem is that the thyroid is not working well (hypothyroid) it could possibly help. More studies are needed for this usage. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with hyperthyroidism 3 months ago. What could cause it? Family history of hypothyroidism.I took Ayurvedic medicines which contained guggul 6 months ago, could that be the reason ?

Diagnosed with hyperthyroidism 3 months ago. What could cause it? Family history of hypothyroidism.I took Ayurvedic medicines which contained guggul 6 months ago, could that be the reason ?

Probably not: Hyperthyroidism can occur in families with thyroid issues either hypo or hyper thyroidism.Graves' disease is up to five times more common among women than men. Graves' disease , an autoimmune disease, and antibodies that are characteristic of the illness may be found in the blood. Graves or hyperthyroidism is not uncommon in female adolescents. ...Read more

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Is guggul regulated by the fda?

Is guggul regulated by the fda?

No: Listed as a food supplement, many herbal products are not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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How much guggul should I take per day to lose weight?

How much guggul should I take per day to lose weight?

Address lifestyle: Guggul has been traditionally used for weight loss, however, the best results will be achieved in combination with proper diet and daily physical activity. A standard dose would be 500 mg twice a day of standardized extract. ...Read more

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How quickly does guggul bring down my triglycerides?

How quickly does guggul bring down my triglycerides?

Guggul: GUGGUL (AKA Commiphora mukul, Guggulipid, Indian Bedellium, and Commiphora wightii) is a traditional Ayurvedi medicine. The meaning in Sanskrit is “one that protects against diseases”. It has traditionally been used to treat obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis & sciatica. Although it has been reported to decrease cholesterol / triglycerides - studies have not shown positive results. ...Read more

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Can using a t.e.n.s unit to long causes problems?

No: If a T.E.N.S. unit is giving you relief there is no harm done to you in using it for a long time. Compared to many other things it is very safe. ...Read more

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My frend s 2weeks pregnant and shes bleeding now..What s the causes for this problem?

My frend s 2weeks pregnant and shes bleeding now..What s the causes for this problem?

Hard to tell: Most common reason for early bleeding may be an impending miscarriage. It is a common occurrence but does not make it any less heartbreaking for the patient. Other causes could include: implantation bleeding- the pregnancy can continue onward, vaginal infection, laceration or cut from intercourse, a mild separation of the placenta causing a retroplacental hemorrhage. See your obgyn soon. ...Read more

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What can cause memory problems in early 20's?

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What can cause memory problems in early 20's?

Memory: At this young age, several things come to mind, such as Attention deficit, anxiety, mood changes, medication or substances, hormonal changes, etc. ...Read more