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What drugs interact with carob?

What drugs interact with carob?

Carob: The herbal remedy carob has a few interactions that really are more combined effects than drug on drug interactions. Some effects associated with carob include altering blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, less mineral absorption, & decreasing bowel emptying time. Medications or herbals that have a similar effect should be monitored, including insulin, red yeast rice, psyllium. See your doctor too. ...Read more

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What are carob supplements other than fake chocolate?

What are carob supplements other than fake chocolate?

Depends: Carob is a food in its own right. Some people like carob for the carob taste. As fake chocolate, it does a mediocre job. ...Read more

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How much carob can pregnant women have?

How much carob can pregnant women have?

Carob: There are no specific restrictions for carob intake during pregnancy. You may eat it if you like it as part of your normal diet. ...Read more

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Scratched my skin raw, won't go away?

Scratched my skin raw, won't  go away?

See a dermatologist: Indicate that it is URGENT when you call. You need a diagnosis immediately. There are many possible causes, with different treatments. Benadryl is NOT one of them. It is useful primarily as a sleeping pill. It will not reduce itch except by sedation. Do not take this if you leave the house. ...Read more

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Is eating raw ginger good for you?

Is eating raw ginger good for you?

Has benefits: Ginger can help heartburn, menstrual cramps & migraine headaches. Ginger is excellent for upset stomach including nausea from motion sickness, menstruation, chemotherapy & morning sickness. It has an anti-inflammatory effect. It’s excellent for sxs of flu & the common cold. ...Read more

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Can i eat raw ginger daily?

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Moderation: There is no contraindication to eating raw ginger, but too much of anything can be problematic. Excessive ginger can cause gut upset, diarrhea, and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Can raw cookie dough cause renale failer?

Can raw cookie dough cause renale failer?

Yup: There was a 2009 outbreak in the usa of e. Coli o157 from commercial raw cookie dough in which at least 80 persons were infected and at least 10 developed hemolytic uremic syndrome which causes kidney failure. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I ate a raw piece of sausage. am I sick!?

Should I be worried if I ate a raw piece of sausage. am I sick!?

Raw sausage: Not sure if you are asking if you are sick for eating raw meat, or if you are sick because of eating raw meat. Either way, if upset stomach develops, let your doctor know & take an antacid. ...Read more

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