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Doctor insights on: Why Does Olive Oil Upset My Stomach

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Is it normal for olive oil to upset my stomach?

Is it normal for olive oil to upset my stomach?

Normal does not mean: Healthy; only a statement of assumed/observed frequency, how common/uncommon. This is a huge issue. Medical industry defines normal: average to include the central ~96% of the entire range of any variable; thus average to include nearly everything. But what does this have to do with excellence of health? Nothing; only frequency. Nl for 1 may be very abnormal for another. Go for abnormally healthy. ...Read more

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Is it good to take an olive oil on an empty stomach daily?

Is it good to take an olive oil on an empty stomach daily?

Olive oil: Olive oil is a healthy oil and good to use as opposed to other fats. Not sure why you would take it alone on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good when you have a stomach ache?

Is olive oil good when you have a stomach ache?

Not specifically: Olive oil would not be expected to relieve abdominal pains. You need to see a doctor for evaluation. Olive oil could make you feel worse if your problem is from gallstones or pancreatitis. I guess that it may be possible that olive oil could transiently reduce gastritis symptoms for some but would not be exoected to have long term success. Excess oil could cause diarrhea for some. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts everytime I eat foods with fat, after eating low-fat diet for 2 weeks. Even olive oil. The pain is left and up from my bellybutton.?

My stomach hurts everytime I eat foods with fat, after eating low-fat diet for 2 weeks. Even olive oil. The pain is left and up from my bellybutton.?

Doctor can check: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Pains after eating fatty foods can be from liver and gallbladder problems, such as gallstones. One needs more evaluation by his primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, or some cancers can also cause upper abdominal pain.

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Hello dr, I am a mature boy but I have little penis length, I want to increase it, is olive oil right for this or any other thing plz help very upset?

Hello dr, I am a mature boy but I have little penis length, I want to increase it, is olive oil right for this or any other thing plz help very upset?

Depends: The average adult erect penile length is 4.5 inches, with some variation. This is predetermined by genetic and hormonal factors. There is no oil, cream or other material you can apply to gain a change in length. If you choose, you can consult with a urologist who can operate and give you more, but this is a major event, and should be done after considerable review of the pro's and cons. ...Read more

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Is olive oil safe to tan with?

Is olive oil safe to tan with?

No: It has no spf and can cause the skin to burn leading to skin damage and skin cancer. ...Read more

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Can too much olive oil make you sick?

Possibly: Too much of anything can make you sick. ...Read more

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Can't we use olive oil for cooking on high flame?

Olive oil: Olive oil is highly combustible and therefore it is not recommended for cooking with a high flame. ...Read more

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What is the healthier type of olive oil to use for cooking?

Olive oil: Any kind of olive oil is good for cooking, extra virgin, virgin and all are ok. ...Read more

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Why is olive oil considered better for your health than other oils?

Why is olive oil considered better for your health than other oils?

Contains MUFA's: Olive oil contains a healthier type of fat called "monounsaturated fat" (MUFA) compared to saturated fats like butter or trans-fats used as an additive in many processed foods. MUFA's benefit by lowering total & LDL cholesterol levels. Replacing bad fats in your diet with MUFA's can lower your risk of heart disease & is beneficial to type 2 Diabetes. Limit daily fat intake to 20-35% of calories. ...Read more

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Is extra virgin olive oil much healthier than regular olive oil and if so, why?

Is extra virgin olive oil much healthier than regular olive oil and if so, why?

Likely so: Extra virgin olive oil comes from the first press of the olive, so it has a higher concentration of phytonutrients than second press virgin olive oil. These phytonutrients are responsible for the anti-inflammatory effects of olive oil, and is great source of Omega-9 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Can olive oil cure dandruff?

Can olive oil cure dandruff?

NO: Olive oil may make the dandruff worse! Dandruff can be cured by shampooing often. (daily if possible) and with a tar shampoo such as t-gel or tarsum or head & shoulders (all are over the counter). I have no financial interest in these. ...Read more

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Could I use olive oil to remove dandruff?

Could I use olive oil to remove dandruff?

Not effective: I am not aware of this being an effective treatment. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for health when heated??

Good oil: Olive oil is good for health at any temperature appropriate for consumption ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for you when you have a cold?

Is olive oil good for you when you have a cold?

Hmm?: Some people use garlic - olive oil mix for colds (I don't know if it is helpful) but I can't find any literature on use of olive oil (solo) for upper respiratory infections. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids (mufas), which are healthy fats compared to saturated and trans fats. Mufas may lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels; may also help normalize blood clotting. And some research shows that mufas may benefit Insulin levels and blood sugar control, which helps if you have type 2 diabetes! moderate use only, though. ...Read more

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Which is healthier for baking: olive oil or vegetable oil?

Which is healthier for baking: olive oil or vegetable oil?

Olive oil: Is by far the better oil for any use. Vegetable oils can contain a mix of oils and get solid at room temp. One has to read the label carefully to understand way we are actually consuming w/vegetable oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it true that heating olive oil, such a frying with it hazerdous?

Is it true that heating olive oil, such a frying with it hazerdous?

Good for cooking: Heating olive oil is only hazardous if it catches fire or causes burns. Olive oil is basis of most italian and other mediterranean cooking and thought to contribute toward good health of those who consume it. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for oily face?

Is olive oil good for oily face?

Good for what?: Will only make your face more oily! ...Read more

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Will I need olive oil to help build muscle?

Will I need olive oil to help build muscle?

Of course not: Life is difficult enough, and bodybuilding hard enough, without people making up silly stuff like this. Gym types eat plenty of protein and generally avoid greasy & sugary stuff. Hit the gym hard & eat sensibly. ...Read more

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Olive oil and skin sensitivity, are these related?

Olive oil and skin sensitivity, are these related?

Not likely: Are you putting olive oil on your skin? If you are and your skin is getting irritated then stop. But people with sensitive skin just need to be very careful about putting anything on their skin. I typically recommend you try a small amount of any product near your ear to see how your skin responds. ...Read more

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Which is better for the skin: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Which is better for the skin: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Skin care: Olive Oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin. Grapeseed oil has been used for treatment of acne, psoriasis, cleansing &moisturizing skin & to remove makeup See: http://timesofindia. Indiatimes. Com/life-style/beauty/7-beauty-oils-for-troubled-skin/articleshow/29810315.cms ...Read more

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What is the nutritional content of grapeseed and olive oil?

What is the nutritional content of grapeseed and olive oil?

Oil nutrition: 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil has 119 calories. It contains 19% DV for vitamin E. It has 13.5 mg of Omega 3 fatty acids. Olive oil has 8.1 mcg of vitamin K, 1.9 mg of vitamin E & 1.9 grams of saturated fat. Olive oil also contains 30mg of phytosterols. 1 tbsp. Of olive oil has 120 calories. ...Read more

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If you put olive oil on your eyelashes, would it damage them?

If you put olive oil on your eyelashes, would it damage them?

Not sure: I honestly don't know. If I had to guess, though, I'd say "no". Luckily, the human body is resistant to quite a bit. We are constantly exposed to things like water, Sun, and even oils. There is a natural oil on our faces and bodies. Your eyelashes are exposed to it all the time, with no issues. Olive oil should be fine. Why would your lashes be exposed to it? ...Read more