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Reishi Mushrooms For Diabetes
Depends: If used occasionally in people without other health problems, hallucinogens rarely have major health effects. However, they cause elevated pulse, which in people with underlying arteriosclerosis of coronary or cerebral arteries, it can precipitate heart attack or stroke. In patients with underlying psychiatric disease, hallucinogens can cause more serious psychotic reactions. ...Read more
Don't: That kind of stuff is like putting sand into the tank of your car! ...Read more
Hi there. I'm slightly prehypertensive, and for general heart health, apart from exercise, etc., I take moderate amounts of several vasodilators, such as fish oil, garlic, hawthorn, celery seed, olive leaf, arginine, CoQ10, and reishi mushroom (as well a
Need a big picture: Hi, Shaun, Make sure you had a stress test to see if blood pressure is overly elevated with exercise. This is an important marker of how your blood vessels react. Echocardiogram (which you had) and functional medicine testing may help to idenitify root cause of blood pressure elevation. You need blood work, heavy metal screen, and vascular reactivity assesment, maybe meds, and supplement tune up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: What mushroom, how much, in what context (the person taking it, age, medical conditions, why used etc) are all elements required to fairly answer that question. I don't think, however, just because something is psychodelic, it means it is bad for you, but that opinion is unfortunately not widely held in our current american culture. This brings up the legal concerns regarding use. ...Read more
Not good or bad: It's the same as any other organ meat. It's high in fat and can increase cholesterol, so moderation is important. Remember, the liver is where all the hormones, additives and antibiotics are stored that are given to the animal to fatten it up prior to slaughter. Makes you think twice, doesn't it? ...Read more
Is it safe to take Reishi , Chaga and Cordyceps Mushroom with prescription medications ,specially Fiorecet With Codeine?
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Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume?
No: The liver itself is a detoxing organ. No specific foods or vitamins are needed. ...Read more
Indian herb: hello ~ no ginseng is not good for hypothyroidism. You treat hypothytoidism with L-thyroxine. ONLY L-thyroxine. Please see a doctor qualified in Western Medicine so that you can get the best treatment for your illness. Hypothroidism is easy to treat and VERY serious consequences if not or improperly treated thanks ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very safe: It is possible for people to react to anything and a small proportion of people might be allergic to medicinal mushrooms, but the vast majority of people will have a wide variety of health benefits. Host defense is an excellent product. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/qaa400053/are-mushrooms-good-for-your-health.Html. ...Read more
I'm taking many supplements multi-vitamins with iron 100% of all, fish oil 1000mg, resveratrol 250mg is this ok to take all daily ihave for 1-2 years?
You probably don't: Need the resveratrol at age 16. The others sound ok as long as you are in good health and have no contraindications in your history. ...Read more
Maybe: It is a supplement native to india and parts of africa. It can lower blood sugar and interact with other medicines that do to. Even if you take it alone you should be under the care of a doctor and be monitoring your blood sugars due to its ability to lower them. Be sure you know the signs of a low blood sugar reaction. ...Read more
What's a good vitamin or supplement for a diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that suppresses the appetite?
Biotin,B3,Chromium &: Many vitamins have been shown to be very beneficial for diabetics. Biotin has been shown to significantly lower blood sugar in both type 1 & type 2 diabetes. Niacin, esp. When combined with chromium, helps to lower glucose levels. Magnesium, vitamin e, vit d, coenzyme q10 & Alpha lipoic acid are among the other vitamins i believe every diabetic should take. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise: The single most powerful, clinically proven means to improve memory is to be physically fit, reduce stress, eat healthy, and be intellectually stimulated. The pills do almost nothing. Stay natural and help your entire health, not just your memory. A study done at cooper health institute showed the physically fit had the lowest rates of alzheimer's. Get and stay fit at any age. ...Read more
I am trying to find supplements for sev.Osteoporosis, are vit k2, chia seeds, vit d3, vitamin C magnesium & calcium safe & beneficial for bones?
1.calcium supplementation up 2000-1200 mg daily and 2. vitamin D supplementation keep vitamin D level greater than 30
There is no conclusive evidence for magnesium, potassium other micro nutrients replacement for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis
please review recent information about calcium and vitamin D supplementation
https://www.nof.org/patients/treatment/calciumvitamin-d ...Read more
Do any of these natural remedies improve poor blood circulation?
L-Arginine, Vitamin K2, Gotu Kola, butchers broom, parsley, cayenne pepper, ginger root, etc. I have Raynaud's Syndrome.
Raynaud's Syndrome: Please do what your doc says but consider a natural approach. Neo 40 is a beet root product to help circulation and has some research suggesting usefulness in Raynaud's. The pain may also be from neuropathy and sublingual vitamin B12 can be used to help w/that. See your doc or a nutritionist. Peace and good health. Beet root better than l-arginine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's a good vitamin or supplement for diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that will with appetite suppressing.
The wonder vit: You are looking for the miracle vitamin or supp;ement which to the best od my knowledge does not exist. ...Read more
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