Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is Fenugreek

Share
1

1
What is fenugreek?

What is fenugreek?

Herbal remedy: Fenugreek is a seed from a plant, often used as an herbal remedy. It is felt to increase milk production in lactating women. It is recommended by some lactation specialists, but you should always check with your own doctor before using any medicine or supplement. Because herbal supplements are not well regulated, it is difficult to know what to buy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
What is re-lactating?

Rebuilding nursing: Re-lactation is trying to re-establish or restart a moms milk supply after it has decreased or dried up. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What is herb vaporizer and what is it for?

What is herb vaporizer and what is it for?

I am not sure: What i found online is that herb vaporizers are for smoking or inhaling marijuana through a vaporizer. Vaporizers in general are steam based machines that provide vaporized hot water in tho the air with or without aromatherapy oils to improve congestion and coughing. Seems herb vaporizers are for illegal use of marijuana and maybe other herbs.... ...Read more

4

4
What is yohimbine hydrochloride? What is it used for?

What is yohimbine hydrochloride? What is it used for?

OTC Supplement: This is an OTC supplement commonly found in body building products and in OTC remedies for erectile dysfunction! It is derived from the bark if a tree found in Central Africa! Chemically, in case you are so inclined, it acts as an alpha2 antagonist! ...Read more

7

7
What is betanoid, what is it used for?

What is betanoid, what is it used for?

Betanoid: has Betamethasone as a primary ingredient and is sold in South Africa. It a glucocortiocid steroid that can be used to treat itching. ...Read more

8

8
What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

Domperidone: Domperidone can be given to relieve nausea and vomiting and also to increase the transit of food through the stomach and to increase breast milk production through the augmented release of prolactin. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What is galactorhea?

What is galactorhea?

Milk from breasts: Galactorrhea is milk discharge from the breasts at a time when you don't want it, i.e. Not including post partum. There are many causes. Sometimes following a pregnancy, some milk production/secretion persists for a while even after weaning. Nipple stimulation can cause it. A pituitary tumor that makes prolactin can also cause it. See your doctor about it. ...Read more

10

10
What is glutathione and what is it used for?

What is glutathione and what is it used for?

A protein.: Glutathione is a protein made up of three peptides that is synthesized by the body. It is significant because it is involved in a number of important biochemical pathways in the body. It helps to detoxify the body of certain substances, it is important in iron metabolism, is used in dna synthesis and repair, and regulates Nitric Oxide handling. ...Read more

12

12
What is Bromo-Dragonfly?

What is Bromo-Dragonfly?

Hallucinogen, risky!: An illegal drug that causes hallucinations. It is also risk and has killed people. See the article on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bromo-DragonFLY ...Read more

13

13
What is cinarizina and what is it used for?

Cinarizina: This is an antiemetic, antivertigo agent, not available in us. ...Read more

15

15
What is prolactinoma?

What is prolactinoma?

Pituitary tumor: A prolactinoma is a pituitary tumor, almost always benign, that over produces prolactin. It can cause amenorrhea in a woman and low testosterone in a man. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How to know what is best homeopathy medicine for dry breast milk?

How to know what is best homeopathy medicine for dry breast milk?

MANY: There are over 70 possible homeopathic remedies in this situation, each having its own characteristics but covering the symptom of breast milk being gone (or "dry.") some include: agnus castus; causticum; dulcamara; lactuca virosa, and pulsatilla. To find the "best" one for you individually, please see an experienced classical homeopath. Some are at http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org/. ...Read more

17

17
What is purported to be the healthiest type of nut? Why is that?

What is purported to be the healthiest type of nut? Why is that?

See answer: Assuming we are talking about the same kind of 'nuts' and understanding that there is likely some lack of consensus, almonds, walnuts, pistacchios, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, macadamia have all been reported to be healthy due to their mix of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, protein, fiber, and cholesterol-lowering properties. Avoid salty, sugary, and roasted in oil nuts. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What is ephedra? Is it safe?

What is ephedra?   Is it safe?

Check out these: Links. Take care! http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-847-ephedra.aspx?activeingredientid=847;activeingredientname=ephedra. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/11/26/herbs-and-spices.aspx.

Get a more detailed answer ›
19

19
What is "fen-phen"?

What is "fen-phen"?

Diet "miracle": Fen-phen was a combination of two prescription medications used for weight loss. Fenfluramine was pulled off the market after concerns were raised about valve injuries. Phenteramine remains available in the states. Check out http://www.Dartmouth.Edu/~chance/course/syllabi/97dartmouth/day-2/fen-phen-1.Pdf & http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fenfluramine/phentermine for more info. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Please tell me what sulfatiazol is and what is it used for?

Please tell me what sulfatiazol is and what is it used for?

Sulfathiazole: was a sulfa drug that was used as an oral & topical antibiotic. It really isn't used for this purpose any more. ...Read more