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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


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Does turmeric really help cure pcos?

Does turmeric really help cure pcos?

No: Probably no harm, but also makes no difference. Anyone who tells you it helps, ask him/her to show you the evidence - there is none at this time. ...Read more

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Mild pcos longer but ovulatory cycl 35/40) & cysts . Thin no acne etc. how likely will it get worse? Im 23 and eat gd..taking turmeric and maca.

Hodgepodge: PCOS is a hodgepodge of symptoms, the worst one of which would be lack of ovulation and inability to conceive. It is thought that PCOS will get worse over time. As long as a woman is no ready to conceive, the remedy currently are combination birth control pills (estrogen+progestin) to put the ovaries to sleep so to speak. ...Read more

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Mild pcos..just longer regular cycles and cysts on ovaries. Dont want bcp have no acne etc. Taking turmeric, cranberry and vit D pill.good start?

Mild pcos..just longer regular cycles and cysts on ovaries. Dont want bcp have no acne etc. Taking turmeric, cranberry and vit D pill.good start?

What is goal?: You don't mention other symptoms so perhaps your only goal is shorter, "more normal" periods. Perhaps the supplements and vitamin D will have a favorable effect. But it is also important to evaluate the potential metabolic effects of PCOS (insulin resistance, hyperlipidemia) and treat/deal with those. If/when fertility is desired, further, probably hormonal, treatment will likely be needed. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good to help quit smoking?

Is turmeric good to help quit smoking?

No. Think about it.: Turmeric is WAY oversold. You can't make curry without turmeric. Where do they eat lots & lots & LOTS of curry? India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. If turmeric were "good" to help quit smoking, smoking would be nonexistent there. Instead, there is an epidemic of cardiovascular disease on the Indian subcontinent from smoking. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself with REAL data & REAL evidence. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good for person with hepatitis c?

Is turmeric good for person with hepatitis c?

Turmeric: Turmeric known to have some bacteriostatic properties, not sure whether it has any effect on the hepatitis virus. ...Read more

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How could you use turmeric power for pimples?

How could you use turmeric power for pimples?

Poor choice: Forget the magic / "pop" remedies. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you must manage it as a chronic illness. ...Read more

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Could a woman use turmeric cream for puffy nipples!?

Could a woman use turmeric cream for puffy nipples!?

It will not help: Puffy nipples are not changed with tumeric cream. It is a natural variation of normal anatomy ...Read more

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Does applying turmeric paste prove effective in acne?

Does applying turmeric paste prove effective in acne?

Turmeric: Turmeric (curcuma longa) has been used for 4, 000 years to treat a variety of conditions. Studies show that turmeric may help fight infections and some cancers, reduce inflammation, and treat digestive problems, and it has gotten a lot of press lately. It is worth a try. ...Read more

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Tumeric (Definition)

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