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Herbs: Poorly studied, I don't think any one could give you the answer to that. ...Read more
Which One?: Qua sha is a form of scraping which can be very helpful for healing some muscular problems. ...Read more
Korean red ginseng: Is sometimes simply called red ginseng. Korean ginseng is stronger than american ginseng. If it makes you hyper (its a tonic) please switch to american. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Panex Giinseng: Can help w/erections. Korean Ginseng is stronger. Ginseng may make you hyper or interfere w/sleep. I see that you have panic attacks. Ginseng may not bee a good choice for your. Please see your doc who can test your hormones and check for vascular leaks. Most ED is psychological and a clinical psychologist can teach you stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is magnesium blend good to take with korean red ginseng? - Also are most products alright with korean red ginseng?
I think it says everything that red ginseng is believed to BOTH increase and decrease the immune system.
There are not reliable trials on it. It is not possible to really control what you are getting with it.
Magnesium, however, is a mineral and unless they are totally lying, the content of it should be reliable and it can't stale. 200-400 mg/day is good. ...Read more
I have some korean pills and was wondering if you could identify them for me. Its round peach colored and has a cross with W C P inside the cross. Plea?
Very diff to tell: That is very difficult to tell which pill this may be, unless you can tell us what this pill does or even what the Korean pill's name is even in Korean it is very hard for us to help you. ...Read more
Nothing: This describes the real or imagined facial characteristics of people whose ancestry is from the korean peninsula. A forensic anthropologist given an unidentified skull might speculate the owner was of korean ancestry but that' s about all. ...Read more
Wrong question: There is no systematic evidence that korean ginseng is good for anything, let alone stroke. Ginseng is one of those bogus "ancient wisdom" things. Its use is based on a superstition called the "doctrine of signatures:" because the root looks like a little headless man, the ancients got this delusion that it would cure things. Arm yourself with modern knowledge, not ancient superstition. ...Read more
Yes: It is perfectly safe to take korean ginseng (and most other medicinal herbs) with multivitamins. ...Read more
Chronic hb e antigen +, korean born patient-should I expect to transition to immune clearance phase since I turned 30?
What's a korean therapeutic bed, and can it treat degenerative disk disease or arthritis in neck?
Bed Choice: Don't be swayed by aggressive marketing of a very expensive bed. There are only anecdotal reports of benefits (translation, personal preference). Personally, I cannot stand tempurpedic (very hard), but some patients swear by it. Ultimately, find a reputable dealer with a guarantee. Then try it. If you don't like it, exercise your option to return or exchange. ...Read more
Stationed in korea and korean doctors prescribed me d-rol, himetin, orpheryl c, traumeel. They did not speak fluent english. What am I taking?
Is it OK for me to take red Korean ginseng with the high blood pressure medication that I am taking?
For energy throughout the day, which would be better as a supplement: American/Korean gensing or green tea extract?
Not helpful: Probably safe but definitely not particularly helpful for ED ...Read more
Common Sense: Especially the very spicy ethnic foods are generally not good for ibs. ...Read more
No published RCTs: RCT = randomized controlled trial. Peer-reviewed published RCTs are the gold standard to prove that something works. This is how Big Pharma goes about getting a drug approved by FDA. You can skip this by selling a compound as a dietary supplement (assuming you meet certain other requirements). In this case, you can make any claim you want w/o substantiation (evidence), much less proof of safety. ...Read more
If my aunt is diabetic and has high blood pressure, what can she eat at at a korean bbq restaurant?
It's not what: But how much. Check w/a good registered dietitian for specific dietary advice. Can't give specifics on the internet as you haven't provided enough information. ...Read more
Can I slim my jaw into a V shape without that Korean surgery? I'm skinny but I think losing weight would still help, is there another way though?
Changing Your body: You are asking the impossible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am korean and I had very minimal breast growth in my teens. Now I am 20, and I noticed that my breasts are growing bigger and fuller. Is that normal?
OK: Growth can occur at different rates for different people. If you are on hormones of any kind, this may happen also. ...Read more
Can massage really change the skull shape? A korean massage claims to make people's skulls smaller but surely pressure would thicken facial bones if anything?
Maybe (not). . .: Check out http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21536 for info on asian/korean vs american vs siberian ginseng. It's a nice review of current knowledge (w/journal references) of which a few small studies suggest possible benefit in erectile dysfunction (about 1/3 down page). Quality ; quantity will affect individual benefit, if any. Your mileage may vary. Be sure to chat w/your family doc. ...Read more