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Is burdock tea good for hypothyriodism?

Is burdock tea good for hypothyriodism?

No: Hi. Well THAT was easy! Hypothyroidism is throated with thyroid hormone replacement. There's NO thyroid hormone in the snake oil known as burdock tea. You're just enriching the snake oil peddlers, and they're laughing at you all the way to the bank! How about you give that money to a group that will do some good in the world...then you WILL feel better! And take your thyroid hormone replacement! ...Read more

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Were can I get burdock root I have a skin problem?

Were can I get burdock root I have a skin problem?

Multiple uses of bur: Online purchase from Willner chemist or Nature's way.
Burdock plant has multiple uses, almost good for every organ of the body.
It is good to get a diagnosis from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I take burdock root and dandelion root while pregnant? Thanks in advance.

Can I take burdock root and dandelion root while pregnant? Thanks in advance.

Here are some...: An extensive study for taking dietary supplements like burdock and dandelion in pregnancy is lacking, and most supplements are optional for healthy living. Hence avoiding supplements of uncertain effects and thier potential side effects during pregnancy is a sound practice of prenatal care. On How to Eat, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter03.html. More? Ask your obs-gyn-doctor timely. Best... ...Read more

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Can burdock root help clear up acne?

Can burdock root help clear up acne?

Get real Rx: Herbals remedies are at best an adjunct to 21st-century treatment of a complicated chronic disease. Please get with your physician if over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide has not worked. If the oral contraceptive pill is right for you, consider it; otherwise the next step may be topical Clindamycin or something more. Acne at your age suggests a check of your hormonal balance may be in order too. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to mix dandelion tea with burdock tea?

Is it a good idea to mix dandelion tea with burdock tea?

Here are some...: Using both together has been reported to generate a synergetic effects for many healthy benefits especially for liver and respiratory health. Despite knowing these, it is a good practice to use something new with caution because certain adverse effects may happen to few, which can not be predicted by any professional. More on drug use? To http://www. Formefirst. Com/NewDrugUse. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can burdock root cause palpitations and heart arythmias?

Can burdock root cause palpitations and heart arythmias?

Put it all together: & it spells "worthless." In folk medicine burdock root is used to treat (gasp) gout "rheumatism" ulcers acne eczema psoriasis SNAKEBITE RABIES pain dandruff & burns. It's used as a diuretic, "diaphoretic" & "blood-purifying" agent because it "purifies the blood" of "dangerous toxins." Some herbalist quacks claim it can inhibit cancer cells. Don't believe it. It pays to be a skeptic, not a sucker. ...Read more

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What I am taking: Multivitamin, biotin5000mg, dandelion root, burdock root, msm, milk thistle. Is this ok?

What I am taking: Multivitamin, biotin5000mg, dandelion root, burdock root, msm, milk thistle. Is this ok?

Sure it's OK: Hi. If you eat a healthy diet, even a multivitamin is of dubious benefit. The rest of that stuff is just putting money in the snake oil peddlers' pockets. But go for it. ...Read more

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Bootea contains senna peppermint hawthorn leaves, liquorice burdock &valerian root, psyllium seeds. You have 1 every otha nyt is it safe to use ongoing?

Bootea contains senna peppermint hawthorn leaves, liquorice burdock &valerian root, psyllium seeds. You have 1 every otha nyt is it safe to use ongoing?

BOOTEA CALL: May cause diarrhea due to the Senna, but q o d does not seem excessive but If you notice any adverse effects then cut back or quit.
You be the judge ...Read more

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I did a cleanout using some burdock root, and I did 7day douce. My gut came in me about 3 weeks ago can I buy a pregnancy kit now and what if I am not?

I did a cleanout using some burdock root, and I did 7day douce. My gut came in me about 3 weeks ago can I buy a pregnancy kit now and what if I am not?

Take a test: With all the typos your question is hard to understand. I think you are asking if you may be pregnant. Simply take a pregnancy test if you miss your cycle and you will have your answer. ...Read more

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I'm taking ampicillin and want to know if any of the herbs burdock root, yellow dock, ground ivy, bistort, myrrh, or raspberry tea interfere with it.?

I'm taking ampicillin and want to know if any of the herbs burdock root, yellow dock, ground ivy, bistort, myrrh, or raspberry tea interfere with it.?

No known interaction: There has not been a lot of research on the interactions of most herbs with drugs, but to the best of my knowledge there is no evidence of the herbs you mention interfering with ampicillin. To be on the safe side, it might be wise to take the herbs at least an hour apart from taking the ampicillin. ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for claudication?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for claudication?

Which herb or root: Don't know. If you are recommended a certain herb or root make sure first it does not harm or interact with any of your medications before you try. ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for Crohn's disease?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for Crohn's disease?

Avoid: My personal preference is to stay away from herbal remedies for a disease like crohn's. They don't work and can delay your getting proper treatment and place your life at risk. ...Read more

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Is there a good way for me to remove the root of corn on my foot?

Is there a good way for me to remove the root of corn on my foot?

Root Myth: Many people think that corns have a root like a plant and if removed problem goes away. Actually, a corn forms from a response of skin to excessive pressure or friction. This can be from a shoe, an enlarged bone or a deformity causing this abnormal pressure. The only way to permanently eliminate the corn is if the underlying cause of this pressure or friction is eliminated. Consult with podiatrist. ...Read more

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Are root dandelion capsules good for treating acne?

Are root dandelion capsules good for treating acne?

Use a real Rx: I'm sorry somebody is trying to sell you something that's probably a placebo. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that eventually remits on its own. It's a serious personal and professional liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for infertility?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for infertility?

Buyer beware: The grapevine and the internet are filled with remedies, herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you more fertile.' not one is proven: at best they don't work and at worst, could be dangerous. That said: a healthy diet, limiting caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. ...Read more

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My molar 14 is crowned and root canaled but it feels a bituncomfortable. My molar 3 is crowned and feels good and normal. Is it normal or unusual?

My molar 14 is crowned and root canaled but it feels a bituncomfortable. My molar 3 is crowned and feels good and normal. Is it normal or unusual?

Not uncommon: Many teeth that have had endodontic therapy feel pretty much normal within 2 days - 2 months. Other may take longer or never feel quite right. There are many potential causes with these "stubborn" teeth. It could be related to deficiencies with the root canal treatment, bite related, the fit of the crown, etc. If it uncomfortable and not improving, seek the advice of an endodontist for help. ...Read more

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Is valerian root good instead of clonopin for social anxiety?

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Is valerian root good instead of clonopin for social anxiety?

Anxiety: Valerian is good supplement, but not as potent as klonopin (clonazepam). ...Read more

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I really want to become pregnant I'm taking maca root is that a good choice?

I really want to become pregnant I'm taking maca root is that a good choice?

Not likely to be of: Help. Maca root is not likely to help or hinder your pregnancy. If after trying for one year, you have not been able to get pregnant, it would be time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and my hair is weak from its root....it keeps falling....i am having good food what should I do?

I'm 17 and my hair is weak from its root....it keeps falling....i am having good food what should I do?

Several: Keep short, Only use gentle sampoo twice a week, Use pure oil massaged to scalp at night. Take more (animal)protein, Take a multivitamin and biotin supplement. Get scalp checked for fungus. Lastly heriditary issue plays a big hand. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is horseradish root good for nasal polyp?

Can you tell me is horseradish root good for nasal polyp?

I am not: Aware of horseradish being a treatment for polyps. Steroids are the first line treatment. Then control of the environment (allergies) and treating any infections. ...Read more

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Drinking beet root juice good for health. Any side effects??

Drinking beet root juice good for health. Any side effects??

Beetroots: 1/2 cup of beetroots contains 37 calories and 1.7 grams of fiber. May loose the fiber when it is juiced. It contains folate, (folic acid) Iron, vitamin C & antioxidants. Studies show it can be beneficial in lowering blood pressure (through nitric oxide) & ^'ing stamina. Potential side effects - it may turn stool & /or urine red. Beets have high oxalate concentration - this can impact kidney stones. ...Read more

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Now itchy 50% of my time when resting, betw. Gum &crown edge. Eating is good. Root canaled 9 months. X-diff. To tell but seems ok.

Now itchy 50% of my time when resting, betw. Gum &crown edge. Eating is good. Root canaled 9 months. X-diff. To tell but seems ok.

Ill fitting crown: If the itching is at the gum line is is not an issue with the root canal therapy. It sound like the margin[where the tooth meets the crown] is overbulked or open. ...Read more

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My endodontist said my tooth has healed pretty good simce the day I had my root cank done, does that mean my tooth will still have discoloration?

My endodontist said my tooth has healed pretty good simce the day I had my root cank done, does that mean my tooth will still have discoloration?

Not necessarily: Not all root canaled teeth discolor. In fact, teeth root canaled early in the disease process rarely discolor as it is the byproducts of disease in a tooth that usually cause the discoloration. If the tooth begins to discolor, you can try internal bleaching or cover the tooth with a veneer or crown. Time will tell. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for puncture wound of the foot?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for puncture wound of the foot?

Perhaps...: If the wound is superficial (that is, likely to heal on its own), I see no problem. If it is deeper, you probably need to be seen to make sure you don't need antibiotics to prevent a serious infection. Also, make sure your tetanus immunization is up to date. A tetanus infection can be life threatening and a tetanus booster will prevent any problems there. ...Read more

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Are there any interactions between chicory root and prozac (fluoxetine). I heard that chicory is a good coffee alternative and I would like to try it. Thanks?

Are there any interactions between chicory root and prozac (fluoxetine). I heard that chicory is a good coffee alternative and I would like to try it. Thanks?

Coffee substitute: Chicory root appears to have no known adverse interactions with any drugs. It may cause skin, respiratory, or intestinal allergies and it may induce uterine contractions...therefore it is not recommended in pregnancy. So if you are not pregnant or allergic to it, taking it with Prozac (fluoxetine) may be OK. ...Read more

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Is pulp capping a good substitute for a root canal? I've been told I need to have a root canal, but am scared to go ahead with it. I've done seem reading, and pulp capping seems like it might be an option. Can I ask my dentist about it, or am I misunderst

Is pulp capping a good substitute for a root canal? I've been told I need to have a root canal, but am scared to go ahead with it. I've done seem reading, and pulp capping seems like it might be an option. Can I ask my dentist about it, or am I misunderst

Pulp Cap: First, understand what a pulp cap is. The function of a pulp cap is to irritates the nerve just enough that it encourages the tooth to lay down another layer of tooth structure called secondary dentin. This will act as a roof like structure between the nerve tissue and the restoration. If nerve tissue is not vital, a pulp cap will not suffice, root canal treatment will be necessary. ...Read more

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Help docs, is horseradish root good for nasal polyp?

Help docs, is horseradish root good for nasal polyp?

No: Horse radish will not have any effect upon a benign inflammatory growth originating in the lateral wall of the nose. ...Read more

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Do you think it's a good idea to get a root canal and crown to fix a crooked tooth?

Do you think it's a good idea to get a root canal and crown to fix a crooked tooth?

Whenever: Whenever teeth are crooked, it's advisable to get an opinion from a tooth-straightening expert, a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. Root canal/crown is a surgical option. Braces are a non-surgical option. Seek advice before making a decision. ...Read more

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Aortic root 3.5cm, ascending aorta 3 cm, LVOT diameter 19.cm. 86 year old man (not overweight) are these good numbers?

Aortic root 3.5cm, ascending aorta 3 cm, LVOT diameter 19.cm. 86 year old man (not overweight) are these good numbers?

Likely yes: The aortic root and ascending aorta are within normal limits. I presume the LVOT diameter is actually meant to be 1.9cm, and if so, is also appropriate. ...Read more

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I had a root canal done 8 months ago on tooth 2 it has recently become loose with no pain. Dentist says xrays look good, so why is it loose?

I had a root canal done 8 months ago on tooth 2 it has recently become loose with no pain. Dentist says xrays look good, so why is it loose?

Can't guess: Your tooth should not feel loose, if it is and your current dentist can't tell, you may want to get a second opinion. We can not guess over the internet, unless we can see it and test it we can not advise you.
Good luck and hope it feels better. ...Read more

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I had crowned, root canalled, 5 months ago, its not really hurting, but don't feed good. If infection was left even a bit, by now, sore badly?

I had crowned, root canalled, 5 months ago, its not really hurting, but don't feed good. If infection was left even a bit, by now, sore badly?

Call your DDS: Post operative awareness does occur occasionally however it is difficult for a patient to determine if what they are feeling is normal or abnormal. It would be in your best interest for you to revisit the dentist that treated the root canal so that they can evaluate your current condition. If the root canal is ok your awareness may be related to the crown. Best to see your dentist for the answer. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I drink something cold, my tooth, or what feels like it, shoots a nerve that lasts a good five seconds. Does that mean root canal?

Sometimes when I drink something cold, my tooth, or what feels like it, shoots a nerve that lasts a good five seconds. Does that mean root canal?

Not always: Could be a cracked or loose filling, a cracked tooth, or a cavity. Either way, you'll need to see a local dentist for an evaluation. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more