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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Have AVNRT, SVT. Is carbocaine safe for tooth extraction? Been a year needing extraction & dentist cannot decide.Tooth is decayed. Lidocaine safe?
In Harmony: Short answer is Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dandelion root organic capsules safety during breastfeeding?and maximum dose? As an alternative mild diuretic
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Dental crown in 1 day with Cerec system. Implant crown takes how many days (vs. weeks) if there is an on premise dental lab?
Varies: Depends how busy the lab is. Why not ask the restorative dentist who has the lab on site? ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Cure UTI? cranberry, d-mannose, uva ursi, grapefruit seed, caprylic acid, potassium caprylate, olive leaf extract, marshmallow althea officinalis root, red rasperry rubus ideaus - are these safe?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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