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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 bronchial inhaler dangerous to health and cause problems?

Is bronchial inhaler dangerous to health and cause problems?

No: Inhalers are not dangerous. As in any medicagtion the danger is in the correct indication & usage & not to abuse. ...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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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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I keep hearing these things if you masturbate every night 10-20 years from now it will cause health problems?

I keep hearing these things if you masturbate every night 10-20 years from now it will cause health problems?

Not true, Johnny: I'm sorry people tell you this stuff to frighten you. Essentially all young men enjoy their bodies several times a week. It won't make you bald, demented, an unfit husband, a sexual cripple, infertile, hairy, smooth or anything else. Vary your technique, don't rush, and maybe you can think about something nice instead of something nasty -- maybe even that one special person. Talked with dad? ...Read more

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Does the herbalife product formula 1 pro really work?? Could it cause any health pronlem??

Does the herbalife product formula 1 pro really work?? Could it cause any health pronlem??

Maybe not: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications or substances approved by the FDA, Herbalife products are probably not tested for effectiveness, interactions, and side effects like real medicines are. That means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an Herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more