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Doctor insights on: Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits For Belly Fat

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Dr. James Chappell
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Abdominal Obesity (Definition)

Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been ...Read more


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Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Probably not: I can't think of a mechanism, and given that literally hundreds of different, hard-to-verify claims are made for the stuff, you'd do well to comply with any medical treatment that's been offered and consider your use of the vinegar to be experimental. ...Read more

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Can I take apple cider vinegar in empty stomach? Does it damage my stomach?

Can I take apple cider vinegar in empty stomach? Does it damage my stomach?

Yes and no: Yes, you can take it, but may irritate the esophagus on the way down taken by itself. No, it won't damage your stomach that is already acidic. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar damage the stomach or esophagus?

Can apple cider vinegar damage the stomach or esophagus?

Unlikely: When used in moderation apple cider vinegar would be unlikely to injure the GI tract. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar burns throat and stomach, is this normal?

Apple cider vinegar burns throat and stomach, is this normal?

Yes.: Vinegar is an acid, so it's normal if it causes a burning sensation when consumed. Avoid excessive consumption of acidic foods; they can trigger or worsen heartburn and other acid reflux symptoms such as throat irritation. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar cause stomach or liver damage and what is it good for?

Does apple cider vinegar cause stomach or liver damage and what is it good for?

Not good for you to: There is no medicinal or nutritional values for vinegar. It is a flavoring juice to be used to cut down on using heavy dressings, so it is a means to cut calories. No immediate harm to stomach or liver if used in moderation. ...Read more

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Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

Look into it: Apple cider can be very acidic and irritating to a sensitive stomach. Generally it should be tolerated but if you have an ulcer or other inflammatory process of the upper GI tract, the cider could be causing the lesion to be symptomatic. Discuss this with your internist. ...Read more

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I take Apple Cider Vinegar POWDER in capsule form from Dynamic Nutrition. I take 1 or 2 capsules per day to alkalize Is it ok for my stomach acid?

I take Apple Cider Vinegar POWDER in capsule form from Dynamic Nutrition. I take 1 or 2 capsules per day to alkalize Is it ok for my stomach acid?

No, avoid it.: Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid. Contrary to the popular wisdom on the nets, it does not improve acid reflux. In fact, powdered capsules of ACV can cause serious esophageal burns if the capsule lodges in the esophagus. You are much better off using standard antacids and seeing your doctor if you have reflux more than 2-3 times per week. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay for an 83 years old man to drink apple cider vinegar to lower his blood pressure? Wont it hurt his stomach when he drinks it?

Is it okay for an 83 years old man to drink apple cider vinegar to lower his blood pressure? Wont it hurt his stomach when he drinks it?

Yuk: Apple cider vinegar? Yuk. Why would you take that? It has not been shown to have beneficial health effects, and may cause gastric problems. To lower blood pressure, instead use things that are supported by a tremendous amount of scientific evidence that they work and are safe! Diet, exercise, and medications approved by the FDA. ...Read more

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I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach?

I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach?

Diet and Barretts: The apple cider vinegar and lemon water are rather acidic, so I would worry that they would cause more problems for your esophagus/stomach. I would speak with your GI doctor to see what specific foods he/she recommends. ...Read more

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No prescription acid reducers seem to work. Could it possibly be that there is too little stomach acid in me? Apple cider vinegar seemed to help.

No prescription acid reducers seem to work. Could it possibly be that there is too little stomach acid in me? Apple cider vinegar seemed to help.

Need more history: Your doctor is the best source for this. Vinegar buffers the acid, so it is a temporary fix. There are many prescription medications for reflux and you need to review with your doctor. Sometimes, there are more issues (hiatal hernia, h pylori, etc) that could be causing your problem. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

No problem: Apple cider vinegar is a weaker acid than stomach acid, and improves digestion it does not cause ulcers and is sometimes used to help heal them. ...Read more

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I have had my gallbladder removed and a scope that discovered a hiatal hernia. I started taking apple cider vinegar. Terrible stomach and chest pain?

I have had my gallbladder removed and a scope that discovered a hiatal hernia. I started taking apple cider vinegar. Terrible stomach and chest pain?

Stop the Home remedy: Did a physician prescribe this unusual treatment for your hiatal hernia? Did they prescribe any treatment for your hiatal hernia? Please stop the vinegar treatment. It is a myth and not a real option to treat your medical problem. ...Read more

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Can someone do an enema with apple cider vinegar diluted in water to help get rid of a stomach virus faster?

Can someone do an enema with apple cider vinegar diluted in water to help get rid of a stomach virus faster?

Not really: You will probably have a better response by drinking a tablespoon or two of the Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Taking a high potency probiotic of at least 50 Billion cfu twice a day between meals can also be beneficial. ...Read more

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Stomach pain. Endo=sm. Ulcers (neg hpyl) and mild duodenitis. Tx:omeprazoleotcx4wks. Can I drink apple cider vinegar? Do I have poss. Gluten allergy?

Stomach pain. Endo=sm. Ulcers (neg hpyl) and mild duodenitis. Tx:omeprazoleotcx4wks. Can I drink apple cider vinegar? Do I have poss. Gluten allergy?

Possible but: Gluten sensitivity is unrelated to ulceration. As for apply cider vinegar, it is a controversial subject. Theoretically, anything acidic should be avoided. However some patients feel that it helps their reflux symptoms. I would be very interesting in finding out what apple cider vinegar does for you. ...Read more

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I'm taking organic apple cider vinegar for health benefits 1 tbsp. Per day. Why is it giving me a dull daily headache? Am I detoxing or should I stop?

I'm taking organic apple cider vinegar for health benefits 1 tbsp. Per day. Why is it giving me a dull daily headache? Am I detoxing or should I stop?

Food Myths: There is absolutely no health benefits to be gained from taking vinegar. Anyone who tells you this is misinformed. This practice should be stopped and avoided in the future. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

To fix bloating?: Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). As to your question: There is considerable value to probiotics like Acidophilus (see prior HealthTap answers on the subject); not so much with apple cider vinegar, for anything. ...Read more

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I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Unfortutately not: The claims for apple cider have limited proof, & it is an acidic irritant to the esophagus & interacts with various supplements & medications, leading to low potassium level (hypokalemia) and subsequent risks of: sudden death from abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), low heart rate (bradycardia) with cardiovascular collapse, acute respiratory failure & death. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

Apple cider vinegar: Mixed w/water can be used to help reflux symptoms. Beyond that it does not need to be used daily. Be sure to purchase apple cider vinegar "with the mother." This means that it is not strained to make it look clear but contains the fiber and its nutrition as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is filtered apple cider vinegar beneficial for health? Can it be used for the same health benefits as unfiltered?

Is filtered apple cider vinegar beneficial for health? Can it be used for the same health benefits as unfiltered?

Are you lost?: Sorry, but since this is a traditional medical site this sort of treatment will not be as recognized as it may on others. But we are open-minded. I personally find it very helpful for heartburn w/ a pinch of baking soda. This is symptom relief - not 'health'. Read online and try it for your concern. It's probably safe for most 'healthy' adults. ...Read more

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Effectiveness of apple cider vinegar for reflux? Was taking famotidine - gave me headaches. Other benefits? Is capsule form as effective as liquid?

Effectiveness of apple cider vinegar for reflux? Was taking famotidine - gave me headaches. Other benefits? Is capsule form as effective as liquid?

Works well for many: Like many natural therapies, there is no formal research I know of on apple cider vinegar for reflux, but many find it effective. On this website 21 of 23 who tried it report it effective: http://earthclinic. Com/cures/heartburn.Html & people find it useful for many other things. But this is symptomatic & it is more important to address the cause- seehttp://www. Healthy-eating-politics. Com/gerd.Html. ...Read more

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Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form? I ordered the caplets from puritan. Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?

Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form? I ordered the caplets from puritan. Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?

Why use it?: What do you use acv for? I cannot tell you if caplet work as well as the liquid as I don't prescribe the liquid for anything and I don't know what it is used to treat. I read on the internet that it is used for weight loss, heart burn and keeping flees away. I have seen no evidence that it does any of those things. Sorry. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar: Http://authoritynutrition. Com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/

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