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I Heard Pure Coconut Oil Can Help People With Dementia Is There Truth To That
Not yet...: There is no scientific study to confirm or refute that coconut oil can help in the fight against dementia. As scientists and physicians, we must then assume that it is not effective, however i would love to be proven wrong. Having said that, if you have been using coconut oil and feel it is helping you, then that's great. Make sure your doctor knows, so (s)he can keep an eye on cholesterol levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How true is that 100% pure oregano oil diluted in coconut oil (example) that's taken daily (few drops orally) can help immune system get rid/cure HPV?
Sort of.: Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer that sinks in quickly, which appeals to a lot of people. It works well for some, but not those with very dry skin, as it does not moisturize deeply enough. It also tends to clog pores. That doesn’t bother some people, but if you have a tendency to get clogged pores (blackheads, etc), coconut oil might exacerbate that problem. ...Read more
Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?
Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
Is cocoanut oil 1 tablespoon in herbal tea a day okay to help keep a body healthy? I've heard good things about coconut oil or is it a scam
Drinking Oil: Oll would be seen by the body as 100% fat calories. There would be no other nutritional value. ...Read more
Why do I get a canker sore when I do "oil pulling" with Coconut Oil? I heard Coconut is supposed to help canker sores not cause them.
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is evening primrose oil safe on skin? Want a natural eye cream. I have been using coconut oil and shea butter but heard it could help with lines.
Is there any science behind the "ketones for alzheimer's" concept? (will eating
coconut oil help?) I am very anxious about alzheimer's disease. My mother, her sister and my cousin
have all come down with it by their late eighties. Every time i can't t
I'm sorry: One article in Br J Nutr 2011 from a Thai medical school that I'd never heard of, done on rats with a "theory" that I was not able to follow and results simply too good to be true. No follow up, and not reproduced by any other group. Anywhere in the world. Sorry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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