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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Can Licorice root extract boost my immune system?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Can Licorice root extract boost my immune system?

Depends who you ask!: I did a quick online search and found plenty of claims of immune system benefit from licorice root extract but none that I could quote as good high quality evidence. Check out http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-881-licorice.aspx?activeingredientid=881 which is best I could find. I'm hopeful my colleagues can edify both of us!. Also check out http://goo.gl/khYX2Z ...Read more

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Dr. John Yu
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Endodontics (Definition)

Endodontists are experts in treating diseases of the pulp and peri-apical tissues. They now do root canals under a microscope if they have remained current. Their procedures are mostly pain free with very positive results. They are proficient in treating difficult cases and know root anatomy better than anyone. They are also experts ...Read more


Dr. Indu Lal Dr. Lal
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Dandelion root organic capsules safety during breastfeeding?and maximum dose? As an alternative mild diuretic

Dr. Indu Lal Dr. Lal
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Dandelion root organic capsules safety during breastfeeding?and maximum dose? As an alternative mild diuretic

Herbs not safe: I personally do not recommend Orc , herbs etc during pregnancy. Don't know how safe they are ...Read more

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Grapefruit seed extract for abscessed tooth, does this work?

Grapefruit seed extract for abscessed tooth, does this work?

As much as : Grapefruit seed extract would work as much as a band aid on a leaky water pipe. Infections can spread and cause serious complications. It's not smart to experiment or postpone proper treatment in these cases. See your dentist for an appropriate antibiotic than we know works and definitive treatment to remove the cause of the infection. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system interact with the nervous system?

Autonomous System: Vía the Autonomous nervous system. Parasympathetic and sympathetic Pathways. There are a couple of receptors the primarily regulate cardiovascular system and they are the adrenergic receptors. Beta 1 and 2 and alpha 1 and 2. ...Read more

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What functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system share?

What functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system share?

Gas exchange: The heart and lungs work together is a carefully coordinated team to pick up oxygen from the lungs, deliver it to the tissues, and then take the waste products from those tissues and return it to the lungs where they are expelled as carbon dioxide. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system and respiratory system interrelate?

How does the cardiovascular system and respiratory system interrelate?

Cv system pumps bloo: The cardiovascular system pumps blood to the lungs (resp system) and to the rest of your body. The lungs bring oxygen into the blood as it passes through and takes carbon dioxide out. ...Read more

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Can't use epinephrine i get rapid heart rate, endodontist wants to give me 20 mg Valium crushed 1/2 hour before root canal. Is this ok?

Can't use epinephrine i get rapid heart rate, endodontist wants to give me 20 mg Valium crushed 1/2 hour before root canal.  Is this ok?

Epinephrine: After over 40 years of dental practice I have had only a handful of patients who truly are sensitive to Epinephrine in local anesthetics. Almost all patient who say they react with an increased heart rate do so because of the release of their own epi due to anxiety, or react from poor injection technique. Ask your dentist about the use of sweet air instead of valium. Btw ok with precautions. ...Read more

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Why does the immune system attack a person's newly replaced organ?

Why does the immune system attack a person's newly replaced organ?

Foreign antigens: A person's immune system will see a replaced organ as a foreign object unless the tissues are identical (from an identical twin or tissue grown from one's own cells). To prevent rejection of the organ, doctors often have to give medications to suppress this unwanted immune response. The closer the tissues mach, there is a lower probability of the unwanted immune response. ...Read more

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Will high BP disable the central nervous system?

Will high BP disable the central nervous system?

Stroke: The most common thing that happens to the central nervous system in high BP is hemmorhagic stroke or a stroke caused by a burst blod vessel. Also, certain vascular malformations, such as an aneurysm or avm could bleed and cause dangerous pressure on the brain. ...Read more

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How does the digestion system interact with the respiratory system?

How does the digestion system interact with the respiratory system?

The stomach and: esophagus may regurgitate acid and contents into the upper airway and into the lung. This condition, reflux esophagitis, can cause heartburn, chronic cough, asthma and in severe cases, aspiration pneumonia. ...Read more

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Should america's health care system switch to keeping patient records online?

Should america's health care system switch to keeping patient records online?

Sticky issue: This is a huge question. On one hand, online records can be transmitted quickly when medically needed. This could save a life. On the other hand, this quick transmission can also allow breaches of privacy that are potentially painful, embarrassing, and invasive. Balancing these things is precarious! electronic records seems to be where we're going, so we need safeguards to do it well. ...Read more

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How does cinnamon benefit your immune system health?

How does cinnamon benefit your immune system health?

Cinnamon and Health: Alternative doc suggest that daily use of cinnamon can boost immune system. There is sufficient scientific proof at present to back these claims. However, since cinnamon is not harmful when taken as food, including this in our daily diet is worth a try. Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants, essential oils, and other components that might have antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system affect the cardiovascular system?

How does the respiratory system affect the cardiovascular system?

Directly: If you don't cary out gas exchange (o2--co2)in the lungs, then your blood ph will fall (acidosis), and the heart will experience arrhythmias, ultimately asystole and death. ...Read more

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Tooth extraction vs (incomplete) root canal. Should i insist on extraction?

Tooth extraction vs (incomplete) root canal. Should i insist on extraction?

No: Information incomplete to answer your question. Usually, when possible, have the root canal. Is the dentist unable to complete the root canal? You may need to see another dentist for a second opinion or go to a root canal specialist (endodontist). ...Read more

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