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Doctor insights on: Pomegranate Juice How It Helps Autism Children

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Will drinking carrot juice surpress autism and improve a person's mental state?

Will drinking carrot juice surpress autism and improve a person's mental state?

No: Carrot juice has no effect on autism. Whether or not it effects anyone's mental state is a personal issue. If some believes the juice is tastey or otherwise potent, their belief in it can have a positive effect. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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What's the difference between secretin and urogastrone? Both of them did inhibit the secretion of gastric juice right?

What's the difference between secretin and urogastrone? Both of them did inhibit the secretion of gastric juice right?

Secretin/urogastrone: Urogastrone is a polypeptide secreted by the salivary glands and by brunner's glands, which is a potent inhibitor of gastric acid secretion. Secretin is a digestive hormone secreted by small intestine. Secretin causes the pancreas to release digestive enzymes which break down food and help the body absorb nutrients. Secretin inhibits gastric acid secretion. ...Read more

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Explain the role of secretin in regulating bile and pancreatic juices?

Explain the role of secretin in regulating bile and pancreatic juices?

Important hormone: Secretin is important in digestion. When stomach acid flows into the duodenum (small intestine) secretin is released. The secretin stimulates the pancreas to release bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) which helps digest food. It also enhances the function of cck which is important in gallbladder function. Secretin is stopped from working when the ph of the stomach is blocked with certain medications. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Yes: Yes, it is good for gout. There are other juices that help with kidney function and dilution, but pomegranate juice works. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can we drink pomegranate juice in dearrhia?

Can we drink pomegranate juice in dearrhia?

Any fluids: When one has diarrhea, for whatever reasons, you are not absorbing fluids from your solid waste, and you will dehydrate. I see no reasons you should avoid pomegranate, or any other, juice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate juice good for 14 month old baby?

Is pomegranate juice good for 14 month old baby?

No juices: All fruit juices supply unnecessary sugar loads to any child. Eating the fruit is much more preferrable. Water shoud be the preferred beverage, in addition to milk. Eliminating added sugars to a child's diet will help prevent obesity. ...Read more

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How good is pomegranate juice for you versus the amount of sugar per 8 oz cup/glass?

How good is pomegranate juice for you versus the amount of sugar per 8 oz cup/glass?

Be wary: Most fruit juices are just sugary beverages, providing extra calories — all from refined carbohydrates — without sating appetite. And this is true whether you drink apple or orange juice or one of the fancy new juices like acai berry or pomegranate juice. The added calories can contribute to weight gain and increased risk of both diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take pomegranate juice and thyroxine?

Is it okay to take pomegranate juice and thyroxine?

Only if: You like the taste of pomegranate juice -- otherwise it has no benefits. It won't interact however. ...Read more

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I have sugar so can I drink carrot +pomegranate juice twice in a week?

I have sugar so can I drink carrot +pomegranate juice twice in a week?

Keep it natural...: Truth be told, that would probably be fine but I'd be happier if you were just eating the carrot and pomegranate. Probably more nutritious that way. ...Read more

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Can I give pomegranate juice to my 7 months old baby when she has cold and cough?

Can I give pomegranate juice to my 7 months old baby when she has cold and cough?

Pomegranate juice: Usually pomegranate juice is recommended around 8-10 months of age. In adults it has been shown to decrease duration of cold symptoms. ...Read more

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Can we give home made pomegranate juice for 13weeks old baby?

Can we give home made pomegranate juice for 13weeks old baby?

Why?: At that age complex food or drink items provide a risk of a food reaction without any real benefit to the child.They have crude taste buds & need nothing more than breast milk or formula at that age. After a year the gut has matured and more complex items can be offered with minimal risk. ...Read more

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What to do if a friends baby has septo-optic dysplasia and someone told her to try pomegranate juice.?

What to do if a friends baby has septo-optic dysplasia and someone told her to try pomegranate juice.?

No effect: This condition should be followed by a neurologist or a neuro-ophthalmologist. There is no evidence that pomegranate juice has any effect on this, but if your friend is convinced it would help there is no harm using it and it might be better if you do not say anything about this. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate and prune juice good in pregnancy?

Is pomegranate and prune juice good in pregnancy?

I'd say yes!: Especially if it helps you avoid constipation! remember to drink plenty of water also. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is cranberry pomegranate juice is good for kidney disease?

Is cranberry pomegranate juice is good for kidney disease?

Fruit juice: There are no direct data to say yes or no. Cranberry extract does help recurrent UTI by reducing bacterial adhesion to ureter and bladder. Ponegranate can reduce renin angiotensin presence, and this can reduce BP a bit but can elevate potassium in blood. Both juices contain anti-oxidants, and anti-oxidants are beneficial for kidney disease. However, potassium retention is the larger concern. ...Read more

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I suffer from epilepsy and am taking prescribed anti convulsants. Can pomegranate juice be harmful for me?

I suffer from epilepsy and am taking prescribed anti convulsants. Can pomegranate juice be harmful for me?

No problem: Unlikely to have any interaction with your medications. (by the way, not true for grapefruit juice, which can affect several medication metabolic breakdowns) pomegranate is fine. ...Read more

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Can cranberry or pomegranate juice cause painful urination?

No: Usually they are used to treat urinary tract infections and should not be a cause of urinary tract infection. If you have a chlamydia infection and are being treated with doxycycline, that may be the most likely explanation for the burning. Your symptoms should resolve when cured. ...Read more

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Does green tea and pomegranate juice affect hypothyroidism? Do they affect levothyroxine?

Does green tea and pomegranate juice affect hypothyroidism? Do they affect levothyroxine?

Not so much: Megadoses of green tea extract can suppress methylation. But is you are just having some normal stuff here and there I would not worry about it. ...Read more

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I have a bad tummy ache and feel constipated. Only additional food I consumed out of normal are fried peanuts yesterday and pomegranate juice today?

I have a bad tummy ache and feel constipated. Only additional food I consumed out of normal are fried peanuts yesterday and pomegranate juice today?

Fried foods: Can cause many people problems. The fried peanuts may not be sitting well.

Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants and can be very beneficial.

Drink plenty of water. You may find that papaya enzyme may help as well. Or it may be an accumulation of things you have eaten or the beginning of a stomach bug. ...Read more

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What can cause autism in children?

What can cause autism in children?

Antenatal factors: Some syndromes cause autistic spectrum disorder & intellectual disability. Chromosomal microarrays find genetic errors in ~15% of kids with ASD. Maternal low folate (folic acid) levels at conception, rubella, "flu", obesity, advanced age & alcohol/drug use from 3 wks. Post-conception-term are some epigenetic factors that alter function, but not structure or sequence, of fetal genes & increase risk of ASD. ...Read more

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What are the causes of autism or how is it diagnosed to young children?

No known cause: There is currently no known cause. A diagnosis is usually made after a psychiatrist or physician obtains a complete history and physical and bases the diagnosis on specific criteria. Often a test called the ados can provide further information in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is autism disorder in children or the spectrum?

What is autism disorder in children or the spectrum?

DSM-V changes: In dsm-iv, the current classification system, autism refers to a severe disorder usually evident in early childhood, whereas autism spectrum disorder involves an evolution of a range fo disorders autism, aspergers, and pdd as well as a less frequent disorder into a concepr of varying severrity of autism spectrum disorder in dsm-v. See http://cpancf. Com/autismspectrumdisorder. Asp i. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
643 Doctors shared insights

Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more


Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more