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Doctor insights on: Lobelia Extract

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Is it possible for me to take lobelia with thyroid meds?

Is it possible for me to take lobelia with thyroid meds?

No drug interaction: I do not find any drug interaction, but we do not know what thyroid meds are you taking and what is the underlying condition so discuss it with your doctor if you can take lobelia with the meds you are taking. ...Read more

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Can lobelia help me quit smoking, ?

Can lobelia help me quit smoking, ?

Consult a specialist: Lobelia is a strong herb which can have serious side effects if not used correctly or potent doses mistakenly used. Consult with a state licensed herbalist or a naturopathic doctor. Also, if you consider using alternative medicine, coordinate it with your regular doctor doctor, especially if you are taking other medications. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lobelia inflata and xanax (alprazolam)?

What are the side effects of lobelia inflata and xanax (alprazolam)?

Not sure of ?: are you asking are there interactions between the 2, or just what the SE's are of each. Lobelia is not meant to be taken orally, and can cause serious side effects, including convulsions and death. Lobeline, the main ingredient of lobelia, was touted as a smoking cessation aid, but was removed in 1993 by the FDA for lack of efficacy/safety data. Xanax (alprazolam) causes sedation, incoordination and dependency ...Read more

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What parts are removed in fgm cutting?

What parts are removed in fgm cutting?

Female genitalia: Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is defined by the world health organization (who) as "all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.". ...Read more

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How is an i.U.D. Removed without pain?

How is an i.U.D. Removed without pain?

Almost without pain: Iud removal is typically very quick and should cause only minor cramping. It is a good idea to take some Ibuprofen before having this done so that it will minimize any discomfort you might experience. If the iud string is not seen, it may be more difficult as your doctor will need to go inside the cervical canal and look for the string. ...Read more

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I havr a nutri bullet it extracts food. Is it healthier than a juicer?

I havr a nutri bullet it extracts food. Is it healthier than a juicer?

Nutribullet : A juicer removes the pulp ; fiber from the fruit or vegetable matter put into it. If present, this fiber can slow the absorption of sugar into your system. The nutribullet (and vitamix and others) leave all the matter in the final product, so you have all the benefits. Sometimes juice might be preferable, but like dr. Kwok says, there's lots of sugar there ; it's no longer buffered by fiber. ...Read more

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Why is the prostate removed?

Why is the prostate removed?

Prostatectomy: Prostate is removed because of benign prostate hyperplasia causing urinary obstruction to relieve obstruction carcinoma of prostate in some cases. ...Read more

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Can chalazion have to be removed?

Can chalazion have to be removed?

No: Sometimes conservative treatment with warm compresses will cause them to resolve. Some will resolve with an injection of steroids. ...Read more

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Should I have my ovaries removed?

Should I have my ovaries removed?

Probably not: I don't know the full details of your medicial history, but unless you have a genetic condition that predisposes you to ovarian cancer (brca), i think you would be better served to keep them. Removing both of them at your age will start menopause. ...Read more