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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What diseases or herbal supplements would cause a person to have no saliva?

No saliva?: The question is very broad. There are many causes of dry mouth. A dry mouth will make you more prone to cavities and gum problems. Therefore i would suggest you speak to your physician regarding this issue. A nutritionist would be the best one to ask regarding herbal supplements. Also see your dentist for a complete check-up.. ...Read more

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I am worried about herbal supplements that are put in a plastic capsule , does this realy cause health problem?

I am worried about herbal supplements that are put in a plastic capsule , does this realy cause health problem?

Plastic capsules???: I have never seen any supplement in a plastic capsule. In the United States capsule are either made from gelatin or from vegetable cellulose. Both are quite safe. I can't imagine anyone putting herbs in a plastic capsule, as plastic is not safe to ingest and it would never dissolve. Read the label- it should say gelatin or cellulose. If it says plastic don't take it! ...Read more

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Which herbal supplements cause false positive on a urine drug test?

Which herbal supplements cause false positive on a urine drug test?

I think NONE: I am not aware of any herbal supplement that consistently causes a positive urine drug tests. Even poppy seeds which used to have false positives for morphine, do not typically find this now, because of the cut off levels. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal supplements that help with anxiety, but don't cause potential liver damage?

Could you suggest good herbal supplements that help with anxiety, but don't cause potential liver damage?

Yes, possibly: Chamomile, passion flower, lemon balm, and theanine are a few that come to mind. Valerian and kava may be the ones you were thinking of with possible liver toxicity. In some people, st. John's wort might be useful -- even though it's more famous for use in mild-moderate depression. It's important for you to know that there are also very effective talk therapies for anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it possible for herbal supplements in a teen to cause breast growth?

Is it possible for herbal supplements in a teen to cause breast growth?

Yes: Yes, it is possible in particularly responsive individuals.Mthere are many herbal supplements and some foods that contain estrogen like properties and if taken in excess may produce breast tissue growth and other undersireable outcomes. For example, the effects of soy's estrogen-like isoflavones and phytoestrogens on breast growth and cancer in makes and females is not fully understood. ...Read more

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I had hydrocelectomy two years ago and now feeling some pain around testicle. I took herbal supplement tribulus terrestris. Is that cause?

I had hydrocelectomy two years ago and now feeling some pain around testicle.  I took  herbal supplement tribulus terrestris.  Is that cause?

Any surgery can: leave nerve pain and scar tissue in its wake. This is more likely the cause of your discomfort. Please see your doc to rule out other things. Please avoid over the counter T boosters and ask doc about hormone lab testing and possible hormone replacement therapy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can hay fever cause tinnitus, I use the herbal supplement clear tinnitus for a week now, can it cure tinnitus ? Thank you, frieda van leiden

Can hay fever cause tinnitus, I use the herbal supplement clear tinnitus for a week now, can it cure tinnitus ? Thank you, frieda van leiden

No: People with allergic rhinitis are not at increased risk for tinnitus. As far as I am aware, there are no randomized, controlled trials that demonstrate the effectiveness of any treatment for tinnitus of any kind. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about herbal supplements?

Very bit topic: Many herbal supplements can be beneficial to health. However, the herbal supplement industry is not well- regulated in this country. Just as with medications - herbal supplements may have contraindications, drug interactions and potential side effects. So - approach with knowledge. ...Read more

Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


Dr. Randy Baker
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Herbal Supplements (Definition)

Herbal supplements are botanicals used to treat health conditions ...Read more