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Can you genetically have a ginger jamaican?

Can you genetically have a ginger jamaican?

Sure: All you need is to have "ginger" genes in both of the parents. Somewhere back in previous generations there would have to be one or more gingers on both sides. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how potent is jamaican rum weed?

Can you tell me how potent is jamaican rum weed?

Supposed to be very: potent, if in fact that is what you are really getting. However, since outside of medical marijuana dispensaries, or shops in Colorado and Washington State that are regulated and have regular folks growing the stuff, you don't know what you are getting. Dealers are as notorious as used car salesmen at selling their product and hoping it. ...Read more

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I just ate some raw Jamaican yellow yam, what do I need to do? I feel sort of prickly.

I just ate some raw Jamaican yellow yam, what do I need to do? I feel sort of prickly.

Feeling prickly after, Jamaican yellow yam: Whenever symptoms and secondary to foods you ingested, and you have now systemic symptoms, in my opinion you should take: prednisone 5 mg every eight hours for a few days with or without an antihistaminic which will control you symptoms. You should see a primary care physician, who will provide a physical examination and a prescription which will help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm taking Jamaican Peritols but I am also on birth controls. Jamaican Peritols is making me hungry which is my goal. Is there anything I should worry about? Is it safe the two together?

I'm taking Jamaican Peritols but I am also on birth controls. Jamaican Peritols is making me hungry which is my goal. Is there anything I should worry about? Is it safe the two together?

Dietary supplements: I have searched high & low for information on Jamaican Peritols but I couldn't find any info on active ingredients. All I could find is hype & empty promises. Worse, you didn't mention the name of your birth control so it's impossible to check for drug-drug interactions: http://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.html. Better to eat healthy & exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Is the jamaican black castor oil bad for pregnant women?

Is the jamaican black castor oil bad for pregnant women?

Caution: To use topically or ingest. Either way i would avoid the product. ...Read more

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Is Jamaican Peritols safe when one is also on birth control pills?

Is Jamaican Peritols safe when one is also on birth control pills?

Forget taking it!: It is a scam. Who knows what effects it might have on birth control pills? Save your money. Concentrate on exercises that firm and tone your gluteal muscles. Skating (not skateboarding) is great for this. Wear helmet, wrist, elbow and knee guards. ...Read more

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What are all the tools, chemicals need finish growing my beard? I have patches does Jamaican black castor oil work? Where I can find everything needed

Typically patchy: beard hair is hereditary of a condition known as Alopecia areata. I would see dermatologist and consider prescription meds or injections to try to fill in remaining areas of hair missing. hope that helps ...Read more

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Can Jamaican or regular castor oil really help with hair growth and thinning hair? My hair is thinning at my scalp on my L side. I'm 23 good diet

Can Jamaican or regular castor oil really help with hair growth and thinning hair? My hair is thinning at my scalp on my L side. I'm 23 good diet

Castor oil: of ANY kind is NOT an accepted medical way of treating your hair thinning. You should consult your Primary Care Provider to rule out disorders which can alter you normal hair growth (eg Thyroid Disorders) You may benefit from medical treatment for male pattern baldness (Yes it happens in females!) There very successful treatments. Finally a visit to a Board Certified DERMATOLOGIST may be useful Z ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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Is same safe?

Is same safe?

Generally, Yes: Same is used in many european countries to treat depression as well as other diseases. That said, before taking any supplement, discuss it with your doctor especially if you are taking any other medications since many otherwise safe medications can become unsafe when combined with each other or with medications. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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Can i smoke ??

Can i smoke ??

No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read more

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Is lead safe ?

Is lead safe ?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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How do I fast?

How do I fast?

Fast: I assume you are asking about fasting for a test. This is usually nothing except water after dinner. About a 12 hour fast. ...Read more

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Im new member?

Congratulations: Congratulations for joining. We hope you find this forum to be educational and inspiring. ...Read more

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How to get fat?

How to get fat?

See below: First of all, i don't suggest getting "fat" as it brings about many hazards. But if you are underweight and want to gain weight, do so by increasing your calorie intake. You need to consume more calories than you burn. Don't do this by eating a lot of junk food. Make sure you're getting all your essential nutrients. Also, you can gain muscle mass by weight lifting or other activities like that. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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