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Does apple cider vinegar decrease chance of esophical cancer and does have to be diluted?

Does apple cider vinegar decrease chance of esophical cancer  and does have to be diluted?

No: It has no effect on your risk of esophageal cancer. If you want to decrease your risk, avoid alcohol, control any acid reflux you may have, and lose weight, if you are heavy. Apple cider vinegar will not affect your chances either way. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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What are your thoughts on coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and tumeric as cancer fighting supplements?

What are your thoughts on coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and tumeric as cancer fighting supplements?

Not much data: I try to be open-minded, and i read about complementary therapies. There's very little good research to say these are effective. Exercise, lowering your fat intake, lowering your alcohol intake, and not smoking are far more effective ways to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Would 100mg daily cayenne (as part of an apple cider vinegar supplement) be more beneficial in general or possibly risky for gastric cancer? I believe capsaicin content in only 100mg would be extremely low (only a few milligrams, if that, if I'm doing th

Would 100mg daily cayenne (as part of an apple cider vinegar supplement) be more beneficial in general or possibly risky for gastric cancer?  I believe capsaicin content in only 100mg would be extremely low (only a few milligrams, if that, if I'm doing th

More beneficial!: Cayenne has many proven benefits. Capsacain may be mutagenic to stomach cells but also has anti-cancer properties. One study found increased risk of stomach cancer while another found those who ate the most cayenne had least cancer incidence! The benefits outweigh the unproven risk. See http://www.truestarhealth.com/Notes/2065009.html &
http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/cayenne ...Read more

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How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

Many different ways: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. Its 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 useful links:. ...Read more

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Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Depends on...: Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. But, for what health benefit would somebody want to drink any type of vinegar? Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

Vinegar to consume?: Why would anyone want to consume vinegar? Vinegar from any source is acetic acid; it can possibly digest your stomach and cause heart-burn. Use it to flavor or cook food! ...Read more

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Do i need to mix the vinegar for the apple cider vinegar diet?

Apple cider vineger: Apple cider vineger is usually mixed with other ingredients to make it paletable. One recipe, mixes appel cider vineger, lemon, agave necter, fresh grated ginger, honey. Add to 8-12 oz of hot water, let steep for a few minutes.. ...Read more

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I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you?what if you're on medications. Tyvm

I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you?what if you're on medications. Tyvm

Good for many things: ACV is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but supports many uses. It's safe, inexpensive OK with meds. Dilute it.See http://tinyurl.com/joe2kht ...Read more

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Can i take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Can i take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Worthless: Apple cider vinegar is promoted as curing everything. If you believed this, you would be reading uncritically. Keep an eye on your actinic keratoses as they tend to turn into real cancers that can be very troublesome. Or manage your keratoses with evidence.based treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to douche with apple cider vinegar?

You can: I don't recommend it. Your body cleans itself. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Headache cure: If your instant headache happened every time when you take apple cider vinegar and pain went away in few minutes, then you should check with dentist see if there is problem with your teeth. If the symptom last and does not go away by itself, you should consult with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible that apple cider vinegar can help costocondritis ?

Is it possible that apple cider vinegar can help costocondritis ?

No: There are no studies that I am aware of the have shown it to be helpful. Typically we treat with NSAIDS ( Motrin or Aleve) ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

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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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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Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

What type?: There are many causes of vaginitis. While there is no formal research i know of, many people report apple cider vinegar as being effective for yeast vaginitis and some report it useful for bacterial vaginosis. See http://earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection.Html &
http://earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis6.Html
it is certainly safe to try.The site linked above has other home remedies too. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

Will apple cider vinegar  cure seborrhea?

It helps many: Cure is a major claim for a condition like seborrhea, which tends to be chronic, but many people report apple cider vinegar to be very helpful. Nothing helps everyone, but earthclinic.Com has a discussion about different home remedies & the seborrhea section has 45 "yeas" and 6 "nays" for apple cider vinegar, a pretty good ratio. See www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/seborrheic_dermatitis.Html#acv_76022. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

No: Surface applications of this material has no long term effect on the skin and or birthmarks in general. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar give you diarrhea?

Can apple cider vinegar give you diarrhea?

Yes: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a treatment for constipation and many people end up with too much of a good thing. Loose watery bowel movements should tell you to back off. Vinegar is basically Acetic Acid which can interfere with absorption of certain medicines, minerals, and vitamins so always talk to your provider too. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

No: Your colon cleans itself. There is no such thing as "toxic bowel settlement" or any of the other stuff that you've been told is sitting in your colon and making you sick. If you buy into these lies, you will never feel well again. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you'd be reading uncritically. I suspect you already know this. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help unblock tubes?

Can apple cider vinegar help unblock tubes?

No evidence that it: There is no evidence that it unblocks the eustachian tubes, if that's what you mean by tubes. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Unlkiely: Externally applied agents like apple cider vinegar have no significant effect on birthmarks. It may act as a mild cleanser. If you are interested on changing its appearance, consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to see if any methods are available to do so. A few can be, most not. ...Read more

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Can i take apple cider vinegar for dizziness?

Can i take apple cider vinegar for dizziness?

Yes: It would certainly not do you any harm but unlikely it will treat the cause as the list for things that cause dizziness is quite extensive. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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