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What are some of the benefits of ginger?

What are some of the benefits of ginger?

Many: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. Additionally it contains gingerols which reduce formation of cytokines associated with inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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What are the benefits of muay Thai kickboxing?

What are the benefits of muay Thai kickboxing?

Many!: One of the many "new" sporting activities! self-defense is one benefit, but this "exercise" kives you coordination, mental speed, burns calories. Improves flexibility, and instills confidence. Hope you continue! ...Read more

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What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >. ...Read more

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Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Not sure: Ginger has been reported to improve circulation ; help reduce blood pressure. However, i haven't actually read the studies on their effectiveness. ...Read more

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What are health benefits for ginger for health?

What are health benefits for  ginger for health?

Dizziness: One of the best things for seasickness, airsickness or car sickness with out taking a pill. ...Read more

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Can diabetics consume ginger?

Can diabetics consume ginger?

Ginger: Ginger may be helpful in controlling hypertension and heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. ...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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What are the implications of ginger?

What are the implications of ginger?

Multiple benefits: Ginger can help in nausea ; vomiting related to pregnancy, motion sickness, after surgery, and chemotherapy. It's also anti-inflammatory and may help joint pain in osteoarthritis. http://tinyurl.com/n4wuj8w some research also supports benefits type 2 diabetes -- improving Insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, and certain markers of inflammation. http://tinyurl.com/md5ur3u. ...Read more

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Does ginger remove fats from the cheeks?

Does ginger remove fats from the cheeks?

No it does not.: You can not selectively remove weight from one part of the body. ...Read more