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I suddenly developed allergy to seafood. Can drinking turmeric with milk help?

I suddenly developed allergy to seafood. Can drinking turmeric with milk help?

Avoid seafood: The best treatment for food allergy in general and seafood allergy in particular is complete avoidance of seafood. In case of accidental seafood ingestion/exposure treatment with Epinephrine can be life saving. Drinking turmeric with milk will not prevent, delay or treat a food allergic reaction. Seafood allergy that presents in adulthood is most likely going to be long lasting. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can passionflower be taken with turmeric?

Can passionflower be taken with turmeric?

Most likely yes.: Passion flower, used by aztecs as analgesic ; for its harma alkaloids, of which harmine induces a contemplative state and mild euphoria. Germans used it as "truth serum". Its flavonoids have anxiolytic effect. Curcumin, used for cancer prevention, inflammation etc. Can decrease platelet aggregation. Some theoretic concerns have been raised that it might increase anticoagulant drugs' bleeding risk. ...Read more

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What should I look for when buying turmeric?

What should I look for when buying turmeric?

Absorbable extracts: Turmeric is wonderful but it takes large amounts of the whole herb to attain benefits. The most important constituents are the curcumins. Meriva is a patented curcumin extract with phospholipids that is over 20 times better absorbed than regular extracts- see http://www.Phytosomes.Info/public/meriva.Asp another extract i like is turmeric force by new chapter- it has the full range of constituents. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good for you thyroid?

Is turmeric good for you thyroid?

Probably not: Turmeric, a relative of ginger, is found in indian cooking. It has been touted as a treatment for just about everything (tho not thyroid), but aside from studies in the test tube and in rodents, nothing has been proven. I recommend eating well, including unprocessed foods, complex foods, and spicy foods if that is your pleasure, but don't shy away from "medicine" when the time comes. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of turmeric?

Nontoxic @ 8,000mg/d: Oral ld50 level for turmeric could not be determined, as 2.5g/kg fed to various lab animals, including monkeys ; 3g/kg fed to rats was tolerated. At 100 mg/kg it is ulcerogenic in rats. Some studies have found a higher sensitivity in mice, resulting in hepatotoxicity. Human studies suggest that curcumin is nontoxic to humans up to 8, 000 mg/day, when taken for three months. ...Read more

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Is turmeric ok for cold sores?

Is turmeric ok for cold sores?

No evidence: While one study looking at the ingredient in turmeric (curcumin) suggested antimicrobial properties (not in humans), there is no evidence turmeric treats cold sores. Curcumin is not the same as the dried spice. Mores studies are necessary of the active ingredient before doctors can prescribe it as a viable treatment. ...Read more

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Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

Is turmeric is good for uric acid?

No: If you have gout you need to be on allopurinol. If you do not have gout there is little reason to do anything about an elevated uric acid level. Tumeric has no benefit for this issue. ...Read more

Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more