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Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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I've heard that raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar has allergy benefits, how long does it take to take effect?

I've heard that raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar has allergy benefits, how long does it take to take effect?

Not true.: Unfortunately, that is not true. Many wives tales about allergy are perpetuated unwittingly. Read more

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What would cause the interior of a nostril to smell like vinegar? I live in Jersey and I've developed allergies and the smell is seasonal.

What would cause the interior of a nostril to smell like vinegar? I live in Jersey and I've developed allergies and the smell is seasonal.

? Chronic rhinitis: Can be due to allergies or some chronic inflammation, allergy can be due to any of the environmental allergens around, at any rate you need to be examined, your treatment and drug history taken, start with your PCP who may refer you to an ENT for further examination, if you can use saline nasal washes more often, that will help Read more

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Stomach pain. Endo=sm. Ulcers (neg hpyl) and mild duodenitis. Tx:omeprazoleotcx4wks. Can I drink apple cider vinegar? Do I have poss. Gluten allergy?

Stomach pain. Endo=sm. Ulcers (neg hpyl) and mild duodenitis. Tx:omeprazoleotcx4wks. Can I drink apple cider vinegar? Do I have poss. Gluten allergy?

Possible but: Gluten sensitivity is unrelated to ulceration. As for apply cider vinegar, it is a controversial subject. Theoretically, anything acidic should be avoided. However some patients feel that it helps their reflux symptoms. I would be very interesting in finding out what apple cider vinegar does for you. Read more

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Experiencing ammonia smell w/ vinegar food products. Only while breathing out. Just got over a bad cold. This is my only symptom.

Experiencing ammonia smell w/ vinegar food products. Only while breathing out. Just got over a bad cold. This is my only symptom.

Dysosmia: An upper respiratory infection can cause temporary changes in smell or abnormal smells. If there are other nasal symptoms like discharge, sinus congestion and pressure, there may be an infection going on that needs treatment. If this is a short-term problem, you may not need to do anything and give it a little more time to improve. If you are very concerned, see an ENT. Read more

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Can I find relief from perimenopausal symptoms with apple cider vinegar or black molasses?

Can I find relief from perimenopausal symptoms with apple cider vinegar or black molasses?

Hard to say: In most women, conventional hormone replacement therapy (hrt) doesn't improve mood, mental ability, sexual function or the symptoms of menopause. But there are effective alternatives. Look into the work of ann gittlemen, christiane northrup, md, susan lark, md, and tori hudson, nd. Molasses contains nutrients that are helpful, and anecdotally, some say it helps (or not). Same with vinegar. Read more

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I have a yeat infection which I used the mobistar 3 day treatment and have lingering symptom will raw apple cider vinegar work?

I have a yeat infection which I used the mobistar 3 day treatment and have lingering symptom will raw apple cider vinegar work?

Yeast: Perhaps the diagnosis was incorrect, you had more than one infection at the same time, the medication you used was ineffective, or some other factor. Apple cider vinegar is not likely to solve this problem. Go see a doctor. Read more

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Is vinegar harmful to body?

Is vinegar harmful to body?

No: Don't drink a huge amount as it may upset your stomach. 'apple cider vinegar' is one of the 'pop' remedies with some interesting possibilities. Best wishes. Read more

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What is the health benefit of vinegar and pickled foods?

What is the health benefit of vinegar and pickled foods?

Multiple: Vinegar-good for people with diabetes-slows down absorption of carbs, lowers bad cholesterol, good for arthritis, balances the body ph, anti-inflammatory -all these when taken in salads, . .. Externally (50/50 dilution with water)-for toninghair and skin. Pickled foods are very good for healthy digestive tract-provide healthy flora, trigger the secretion of digestive juices, provide minerals, plenty vitami. Read more

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Can you die from drinking vinegar?

Can you die from drinking vinegar?

Drinking vinegar: Too much or too little of anything can kill you. That being said - unlikely you could die from drinking vinegar as the taste and acidic nature would likely cause vomiting. Some people feel that small quantities of apple cider vinegar has helpful effects but I doubt you could drink enough before you vomited and why would you drink vinegar?? Read more

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Vinegar can be used to abort baby?

Vinegar can be used to abort baby?

No: I'm sorry you have an unwanted pregnancy. Please think about all your options, including bringing the child to term for adoption by a family that would love and cherish him/her. If you do decide to end the pregnancy, please get with a physician in a place where this is lawful and reasonably safe. Read more

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What can vinegar be used to remedy?

What can vinegar be used to remedy?

Vinegar: Possible cholesterol/triglycerides elevations, blood sugar control, increasing satiety in obese people, anti microbial, & for warts. Read more

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Why is apple cidar vinegar so good for you?

Why is apple cidar vinegar so good for you?

It's not: It's simply promoted for everything. It has a few interesting properties, but people are willing to believe in it. It's smelly, it's made from wholesome apples, and people see faces in the clouds when an illness remits in someone using it and they write testimonials. You owe it to yourself to get with an evidence-based holist in your community if this stuff interests you. Read more

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Is drinking vinegar unhealthy? Please advise!

Is drinking vinegar unhealthy? Please advise!

Straight or diluted?: My understanding is that folk medicine has used diluted apple cider vinegar to help with heartburn & to v constipation. Read more

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What are the health effects of drinking vinegar?

What are the health effects of drinking vinegar?

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

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