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I'm on Diamox (acetazolamide) 250mg tid, for Chiari malformation. I'm wondering if dandelion root tea will effect my medication?
No: Although dandelions are often considered pesky and prolific weeds, their roots, leaves and flowers are edible and beneficial for your health. Dandelion roots have been used to help liver, kidney and digestive functions; as a laxative; to treat jaundice, anemia, bladder infections and eczema; and to eliminate gallstones. Consult your doctor to inquire whether it will affect your meds or health. ...Read more
Depends...: Dandelion root tea is a mild laxative and diuretic with mild pain-killing effect. Its users usually would not see an obvious fast effect. Hence, you have to follow the instructions, watch what you may feel, and see if it is okay for you. Remember healthy lifestyle remains the foundations of all care. Detail? Go to https://ebettercare.com/high-quality-healthy-lifestyle-core-foundation-health-care/. ...Read more
It can't: You don't use herbal pills to make tea, you use herbs to make tea. A dandelion root pill has been processed into a form that will likely make a really nasty tea. On the other hand, dandelion root, dried, then chopped or ground, makes a pretty good tea. ...Read more
Here are some...: An extensive study for taking dietary supplements like burdock and dandelion in pregnancy is lacking, and most supplements are optional for healthy living. Hence avoiding supplements of uncertain effects and thier potential side effects during pregnancy is a sound practice of prenatal care. On How to Eat, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter03.html. More? Ask your obs-gyn-doctor timely. Best... ...Read more
Hi will dandelion root extract 339mg help with pupp im pregnant and is it ok take it if I am pregnant ? Thank you
Not sure: Taking herbal products without knowing if scientific tests were done about efficacy and side effects can be unwise especially if you are pregnant. Please consults with your ob-gyn. If you think you have a medical problem stick with a well recognized medical product prescribed by your ob-gyn. Don't take chances with your pregnancy. ...Read more
Here are some...: Using both together has been reported to generate a synergetic effects for many healthy benefits especially for liver and respiratory health. Despite knowing these, it is a good practice to use something new with caution because certain adverse effects may happen to few, which can not be predicted by any professional. More on drug use? To http://www.formefirst.com/NewDrugUse.html. Best wish... ...Read more
Doubtful: The iud you reference has a dual mode of action. A word of caution - many herbal medicines are just that, medicines, with little know safety on the human physiology. ...Read more
None: It won't help you lose weight, except in your wallet. You need to learn how to eat and exercise in a way that you can live with for the rest of your life. Don't put anything in your body that you don't know what it is, what it's going to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Probably not.: The usual source of chamomile tea, ointments or infusions is from dried flowers and petals. The dandelion is the root. Although I am not aware of this specific association, we know that allergy other plants and roots in the same family do not cross-react such as parsley/celery, celery seed and carrot (stalk, seed, vs root) does not cross react. Also, potato vs tomato or peppers (root vs fruit). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?
Photosensitive plant: Photosensitivity can also result from touching or eating other plants, including celery, dill, fennel, fig, lime, parsley, and parsnip, as well as arnica, artichoke, chrysanthemum, dandelion, lettuce, endive, marigold, and sunflower.4, 5 lest you swear off gardening or salads altogether, be aware that most people do not react to these plants. Essential oils of plants may be more problematic ...Read more
3 wks ago had a cup of dandelion tea. Woke nx morn with right side pain on/off. Lasted a few days. Now I have it on/off for 3 wks now. Should I worry?
Use a real Rx: I'm sorry somebody is trying to sell you something that's probably a placebo. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that eventually remits on its own. It's a serious personal and professional liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more
Weight loss: I would not expect that you would change your weight loss significantly. It may reduce appetite somewhat but in the long term that does not help with maintaining weight loss. Lifestyle changes, dietary changes and exercise comprise a successful formula. Give that a try and good luck. ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
Depends: You should view herbal medications as drugs. A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U. ...Read more