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If I have kidney disease , and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me ?

If I have kidney disease , and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me ?

Questionable benefit: I am not certain that the vinegar will be of any benefit. Your tolerance for the vinegar will depend on you renal clearance. ...Read more

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The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Past 2months suffering from kidney stone..mild pain pain comes and goes.i get more pain after drinking lemon juice or apple cider vinegar... ?

Past 2months suffering from kidney stone..mild pain pain comes and goes.i get more pain after drinking lemon juice or apple cider vinegar...

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May need it out: If the stone is not passing on its own, you may need to have it removed by a urologist. There are many techniques available depending on the situation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Probably not: If you believed everything you read about apple cider vinegar, which supposedly is good for everything, you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Good for many things: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Is Apple cider vinegar good for dandruff? Lots of review on net saying this is good !! Confuses

Is Apple cider vinegar good for dandruff? Lots of review on net saying this is good !! Confuses

No good evidence.: Here is a discussion of legitimate research on the effects of apple cider vinegar (no mention of its benefits on skin/hair) http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/06/02/apple-cider-vinegar-hype.aspx Here is an outstanding article at about the perils of being guided by pseudo-scientific claims generally, and apple cider vinegar particularly: http://tinyurl.com/78mpd8t ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for the liver?

Is apple cider vinegar good for the liver?

No good evidence: There is no good evidence that apple cider vinegar helps the liver in any way. The best summary I can find of the few good studies of apple cider vinegar is at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/ I wouldn't recommend it, especially if you already have liver disease. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Hadn't heard that...: I am a big fan of olive oil (extra virgin) as moisturizer for eczema. As i tell my patients, use the olive olive, but don't put your kid in the salad. I have not heard of vinegar as it would seem to dry out the skin, rather than moisturize it. Eczema is a tough disease and keeping the skin moist is key. Good luck... ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for maintaining your body's pH?

Is apple cider vinegar good for maintaining your body's pH?

No: Anyone who would tell you something this foolish is ignorant of the basic essentials of human biology. There's nothing "spiritual" about sucker websites. Nothing you can swallow -- no matter how distasteful or disgusting -- will do you nearly so much good as simply staying in good physical shape through aerobic exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

There: Is a lot out there about consuming fermented products right now. Although no proof it works, there is likewise to evidence of harmful effects if in moderation. Drink it if you like it, otherwise focus on a healthy diet. ...Read more

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