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Are there any side effects of baking soda when using it for your teeth?

Are there any side effects of baking soda when using it for your teeth?

Yes, it is abrasive: Baking soda is a natural tooth whitener, but is very abrasive. With repeated use over time it could weaken the enamel. Please consult with your local dentist. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of baking soda? My brother has been using it for about 2 weeks now and he has problems in his mouth / tongue

Are there any side effects of baking soda? My brother has been using it for about 2 weeks now and he has problems in his mouth / tongue

Sensitivity: Baking soda can whiten teeth, but it is more abrasive than most toothpastes. This can abrade, or wear the teeth and make them more sensitive. Your brother should see a dentist to find out why is going on in his mouth. ...Read more

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What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cleansing of your system'. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good for yeast infection? Is there any side effect?

Is baking soda good for yeast infection? Is there any side effect?

No, minimal if any..: Baking soda won't do much for a yeast infection. It takes some serious medicine to treat either oral, vaginal, or skin. See your PCP. Consider lifestyle changes to lessen the chance or recurrence... nutrition, probiotics, quality of sleep, Diabetes? ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with aspartame in diet soda and diet foods?

What side effects are commonly associated with aspartame in diet soda and diet foods?

Controversy: Aspartame is a non nutriative artificial sweetner that many people believe causes neurological and GI problems it can cause bloating, upset stomach, headaches, mood alterations fatigue, memory loss and more. The soft drink industry says that it is safe. As a dentist, i know that diet sodas are as bad for your teeth as regular sodas so switch to water. ...Read more

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What is the efect of baking soda in the eyes? I am trying to use it after knowing the effects. And I want to have clear and white sclera

What is the efect of baking soda in the eyes? I am trying to use it after knowing the effects. And I want to have clear and white sclera

Baking Soda: see dr. for proper treatment. The mechanisms of this compound do not indicate that sodium bicarbonate could provide proper treatment for an infection or definitive whitening. It is also hard to use the proper dosing and using too much can be injurious. Be safe with your eyes and use the FDA proven and tested remedies to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is baking powder a baking soda?

Is baking powder a baking soda?

No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste odd. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Yes!: Baking soda, or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, is an acid neutralizer. As such , when you eat it, it neutralizes the acid in your stomach. Without acid, your body cannot digest food to access the multitude of nutrients in it. Result: malnutrition. Once in a while, a small amount may calm an "acid stomach" or heartburn--but that's all. If more is needed, seek help from your pcp. ...Read more