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Maca Root Information
Probably not: That's sort of like asking if a potato is similar to a vitamin supplement. Neither maca root nor fertility blend are single items (several manufacturers put those words on their labels). Neither maca root nor fertility blend are medications. They are over-the-counter supplements, which means little or no testing has been done, and nobody really knows for sure what the effects or side effects are. ...Read more
Yes: In fact some companies make supplements that combine these in the same capsule, often combined with additional herbs, to support sexual and reproductive health. It is common in herbal medicine to combine multiple herbs together for a synergistic effect. It is generally quite safe to combine herbs. ...Read more
Removes the nerve: A root canal removes the nerve, blood vessels, lymphatics and other dead cells in the center of the tooth. After the root canal is done, the tooth will not be sensitive to hot, cold or sweets. The tooth needs a root canal because the "nerve" of the tooth has died, liquefied and drained to the tip of the root can has attracted bacteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHY?: Why would you take anything that you don't know what it is, don't know what it's supposed to do for you, don't know how to judge if it's helping and don't know what harm it might do or how it could interact with your medication? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Stick with what your doctor prescribes and that only. It won't help you and could hurt you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What I am taking: Multivitamin,biotin5000mg,dandelion root,burdock root,msm,milk thistle. Is this ok?
Keep the tooth: All things considered equal, like the tooth can be restored after the root canal without any periodontal treatment, then it's always better to have the root canal and save the teeth. It allows continuing contact with the adjacent teeth to keep them from shifting, and it allows contact with the teeth in the opposite jaw and keeps them from drifting up or down which could change your bite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it can.: Be aware of other side effects as well as this link would tell u. Take care! http://herbs.Lovetoknow.Com/maca_root_side_effects. ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
Depends: You should view herbal medications as drugs. A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U. ...Read more
Use cautiously.: Maca has not been studied in women. Studies in men have not shown maca to induce changes in luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, prolactin, testosterone and estradiol. It should be used cautiously in birth control pill users, due to potential effects of maca on sex hormone regulation. ...Read more
No: The root canal procedure itself is not dangerous to your health. The infection leading to a root canal can be. If your abscess penetrates your bone and makes its way through the soft tissue, it may cause swelling due to the pus build up, and would require antibiotics management. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Rhodiola Rosea : Rhodiola rosea is an adaptogen with a number of positive effects (v depression, improve immunity, ^ energy, v fatigue, expedite muscle recovery, improve erectile dysfunction ; high altitude sickness prevention). It also helps us to adapt to stressors. Rhodiola has been used to help with weight loss ; it can improve regulation of blood sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would you consider root canal on maxillary wisdom tooth or it is better to extract? Are root canals more difficult for wisdom tooth (eg low success)?
Don't do this.: Don't even think of doing this. You have no way to know what materials are being used, whether they are safe or how qualified the individual treating you is. If the concern behind the question is financial, consider having treatment in a dental school in the us where treatment will be supervised and certain standards will be met. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer