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Wheat Grass Juice For Overactive Thyroid
Wheatgrass: Claims about health benefits of wheatgrass include supplemental nutrition to unique curative properties, none have been scientifically proven. Some consumers grow and juice wheatgrass in their homes. It is often available in juice bars, alone or in mixed fruit or vegetable drinks. It is also available in many health food stores as fresh produce, tablets, frozen juice. ...Read more
Sure: Don't expect any health benefits. If you are interested in the fascinating world of plant-based natural healing, find a holist in your community who can guide you through this area. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not only can you mix these but there are many "superfood" powders that have both of these, often combined with other nutrients like chlorella, barley grass, oat grass, fruit and vegetable extracts and herbs.
My personal favorite superfood powders are ORAC Energy Greens from Paradise Herbs and Vitamineral Green from Health Force Nutritionals. ...Read more
Cows like it!: But they prefer the natural form. I don't think wheat grass has any "special" nutritional value in any form. It helps the seller much more than the buyer/user. Honest. There are many claims of healthy benefits ranging from heavy metal detoxification to preventing cancer. I think this is just a relatively (bad tasting) harmless form of modern snake oil. Sorry. ...Read more
Alkalinization: Wheat grass will rid your body of an acidic nature and alkalinize body fluids. This makes a less hostile environment for implantation. ...Read more
In last blood test 127 alkp. All rest ok. Last month I change nutrittion: stops calcium additive +drink wheat grass+a lot of green veg. Can be related?
High alk phos: Many older folks have isolated alk phos. If nonfasting this is often of intestinal origin. Or we never find the cause and assume it is subclinical paget's of bone, which usually never becomes a problem. ...Read more
I am allergic to grass pollen as I have hay fever. Is it ok to take wheat grass supplement? It's raw powder.
IM PRETTY SURE IT: Should be fine. Only trying it will tell you for sure. ...Read more
I'm 36y/0, amh=0.4. What is your opinion on coenzymeq10, royal jelly, wheat grass/germ in improving low ovarian reserve? Any other supplement suggest
No good Data: There is no good data for any of the things you have listed. Unfortunately the science indicates that this is merely advanced ovarian aging with loss of eggs and likely loss of the best eggs first. Our ability to reverse this seems very limited. The standard thought is advanced (ivf) treatment offering best chance for pregnancy. Based on testing you likely have endometriosis and exploring this. ...Read more
For people that are allergic to wheat or have hay fever, is it okay for them to take barley grass, alfalfa grass, and wheat grass supplement?
My allergy skin prick test said I'm allergic to Western Wheat Grass, does that include wheat based foods? I get cramps and bloating from bread/pasta
Unknown: There is almost no credible research evidence to support the various health benefits claimed by believers in wheatgrass. Many claims are made, and it is impossible to assess them given our current knowledge. It is generally safe, but some can have nausea, headaches, or hives. Don't use it during pregnancy. It is certainly not a miracle cure for anything. If you decide to take it, use moderation. ...Read more
Will Green powder, ingredients chlorella, moringa, spirulina, matcha green tea, wheat grass, ashwaganda, and turmeric interact with metoprolol?
No.: But why would you want to combine them in the first place? ...Read more
I ingested one tablespoon of wheat grass powder mixed with water for the first time today. I now have a slightly runny nose. Detoxing or allergy?
Not detoxing: This could be an allergy or just a side effect of the supplement. Best to stop using it either way ...Read more
Hyper- or hypo-: It could be underactive or overactive. There are specific tests that help determine that. Contact your provider if you have concern about your thyroid and he/she will order blood work as indicated. ...Read more
Hyperthyroid: Not usually. It's "acquired", by an autoimmune disorder ie graves or hashimotos. These can be genetically based. ...Read more
Many possible: Weight loss (some people can gain weight), feeling hot, more frequent, looser bowel movements, heart pounding or racing, shakiness, jitters, poor sleep and concentration, irritability, hair loss, lighter or absent periods, double vision, eyes bulging, or eye irritation. See your doctor to get labs checked if you think you have this! ...Read more
You can: You just need to get the thyroid under control first to be safe for the surgery. Overactive thyroid speeds up your metabolism, putting more stress on your heart and clear drugs quicker. You might have more risks during surgery if you are hyperthyroid. Thus, for non-emergent surgery, it's best to get the thyroid controlled, then go for surgery. ...Read more
Treat thyroid!: As long as you have high thyroid levels, your body is breaking down tissue, including muscle, faster than you can build it. Depending upon how high the thyroid levels are, exercising may be dangerous. So fix the thyroid, get the thyroid levels normal, then work with weights or other forms of resistance training and make sure you're getting plenty of protein in your diet. ...Read more
Propylthiouracil: Hyperthyroidism is an important medical complication to get under control quickly in pregnancy. There are two common medications ptu (propylthiouracil) and methimazole. Methimazole is associated with certain birth defects so pregnant women should be switched or started on ptu. This medication is safe to take whereas untreated hyperthyroidism can be very dangerous. ...Read more