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The Effects Of Apple Cider Vinegar On The Kidneys
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
No: There are no known interactions between apple cider vinegar and any medications. This does not mean that interactions might not exist, but if there was a significant interaction between medications and apple cider vinegar the odds are pretty good that someone would have noticed this by now. ...Read more
Information: Probably none other than normal fluid replacement. ...Read more
Vinegar: No disadvantage to apple cider vinegar over other vinegars. ...Read more
Apple cider vinegar: http://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/Get a more detailed answer ›
Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more
I'm sorry: I expect that even the members of the healthtap team who are most sympathetic to alternative / complementary medicine will agree that the "pop" claims about affecting the biologic behavior of cancers by eating baking soda will tell you it is without any basis in fact. I autopsied one person who died from eating too much baking soda at once. Don't do it. ...Read more
Yes: It's acidic and can precipitate esophageal pain. ...Read more
Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more
White stuff (calcium? ) in drinkable tap water. Effect of this on my (long/short term) health? How does the body cleanse itself of this?
Ask your water dept: Sounds like you have a potential sediment problem with your water supply. I would check with the city water department or your city government offices where you live to see if they have any answers. If this is something that just began then, there may be contamination to your line. No way to tell without testing what it is so i would suggest drinking bottled water for now. ...Read more
To fix bloating?: Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). As to your question: There is considerable value to probiotics like Acidophilus (see prior HealthTap answers on the subject); not so much with apple cider vinegar, for anything. ...Read more
Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info: ...Read more
Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form? I ordered the caplets from puritan.Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?
Why use it?: What do you use acv for? I cannot tell you if caplet work as well as the liquid as i don't prescribe the liquid for anything and i don't know what it is used to treat. I read on the internet that it is used for weight loss, heart burn and keeping flees away. I have seen no evidence that it does any of those things. Sorry. ...Read more
If I drink 1-2 tablespoons of apple cidar vinegar daily, can my body become dependent on its effects?
No: Hi. Vinegar is yummy, but not habit-forming, and in those small doses, the minor acid load is easily handled by healthy lungs and kidneys. Bon Appétit! ...Read more
Alcohol kidney lung: Massive amount can overwhelm kidney and liver capacity to eliminate alcohol and toxic levels can kill. Kidneys otherwise filter much faster (to be simple) but main organs that suffer are brain liver heart and vascular system. Cirrhosis can occur 15-20y later, hypertension can be consequence of alcoholism, heart muscle can loose power to contract properly and enlarge then fail, arrythmia then occur. ...Read more
You waste money: The stuff is a mix of Magnesium Sulfate (which will give you loose bowels), sodium bicarbonate (which will make you belch), and citric acid for flavor. It is a scam. It will have no effect on your liver. If you think you may be sick, get with a scientific practitioner who's bound by law not to tell you untruths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coffee pros & cons: Coffee contains antioxidants that may offer some cardiovascular protection. Studies have shown that it may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, gallstones, dementia, parkinson's disease, prostate, colon and liver cancer. It may improve your mood and relieves headache. However, you should probably drink coffee in moderation as it can cause anxiety, insomnia, heart burn, and dehydration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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