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Is vinegar good for skin fungus?

Is vinegar good for skin fungus?

Not likely: There are some people who will use apple vinegar to treat fungal infections in dogs. Not aware of efficacy in humans. ...Read more

Dandruff (Definition)

Dandruff is when dead skin cells from the scalp shed. As skin cells die a small amount of flaking is normal. Some people experience an unusually large amount of flaking either chronically or as a ...Read more


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Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

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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 kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

No: People selling apple cider vinegar are enjoying its popularity, all the way to the bank. Haven't seen any scientific proof to back up the many myths and rumors around apple cider vinegar. One can look at it as just another edible vinegar, for use to make one's foods more interesting. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use coconut oil and cider vinegar for head lice?

Is it a good idea to use coconut oil and cider vinegar for head lice?

Lice: There are many " natural" treatments for lice, including olive oil and a tight shower cap. I am not aware of the coconut oil and vinegar remedy but it does not sound dangerous as long as the vinegar does not get in your eyes. Lice is very contagious however, so do not wait to long if this remedy does not work , buy rid. ...Read more

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Why is apple cidar vinegar so good for you?

Why is apple cidar vinegar so good for you?

It's not: It's simply promoted for everything. It has a few interesting properties, but people are willing to believe in it. It's smelly, it's made from wholesome apples, and people see faces in the clouds when an illness remits in someone using it and they write testimonials. You owe it to yourself to get with an evidence-based holist in your community if this stuff interests you. ...Read more

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How effective is vinegar and coconut oil for treating toenail fungus?

How effective is vinegar and coconut oil for treating toenail fungus?

Usually good: Sorry you might be suffering from tinea pedis or.....Athletes foot. You can try soaking your feet in a vinegar sln (1 cup to 2 quarts water) treat your shoes with lysol spray dry thoroughly between your toes. Be persistent, this is the KEY! If the condition continues ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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Is vinegar safe for the scalp?

Is vinegar safe for the scalp?

Safe-sure: but I prefer it in my salads. ...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 zetaclear a good solution for treating toenail fungus?

Not a good solution: I imagine somebody comes away from las vegas a winner but most of us lose. It's the same with these topical antifungal remedies. Undecylenic acid is an antifungal but has never been proved effective in nails. So while i might believe someone could see a benefit i would be willing to bet that most of us would be losers. ...Read more

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What is a good remedy for toenail fungus?

What is a good remedy for toenail fungus?

We can try!: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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Is coconut oil good for hair? For healthy strong hair ?

Is coconut oil good for hair? For healthy strong hair ?

Reality: Who Knows?: Additional issues: applied to hair or ingested? Amounts, ratios compared to other factors etc. Hair shafts are complex protein structures fabricated for a period of time by the hair follicles with oils added by oil secreting cells in the skin around the hair shaft. Once growth stops, hair falls out. Most of the genetics ; control issues remain far too complex for current understanding/science. ...Read more

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Is vinegar good for your stomach?

Is vinegar good for your stomach?

Folk Medicine: My understanding is that folk medicine has used diluted apple cider vinegar to help with heartburn & to v constipation. ...Read more

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Is baking soda a good medication for acne?

Is baking soda a good medication for acne?

Baking soda : There are more effective products for acne. I would avoid baking soda and seek a dermatologist to evaluate your particular skin type and condition so that an ideal skin care regimen may be provided. ...Read more

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What is a good medication for scalp dryness?

TINEA CAPITIS: Fungus in the scalp is treated with Griseofulvin orally , selenium sulfide shampoo or Nizoral (ketoconazole) , anti-fungal creams after shampoo. ...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