What is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)?

Category: Others

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Apple Cider Vinegar is a type of vinegar derived from apple cider. It is often applied to the skin to counteract inflammatory skin disorders.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Side effect Patients
None 1
Smells bad 1
Soft bowel movements 1
Stinging sensation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 2
2 tbs. daily 2
1other as needed 2
1 capsule(s) daily 1
1 tbs. daily 1
2 tablet(s) daily 1
2 tsp. daily 1
30 mL daily 1
1tsp. as needed 1
2tbs. as needed 1

See all 11 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 6
Other 5
Course of treatment ended 2
Personal research 1
See all 15 patients who’ve stopped using Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Duration

Currently using Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Duration Patients
1-3 months 1
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 11

Stopped using Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Duration Patients
0-1 month 4
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 3
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 1

Adherence


Always
Patients
5
33%
Usually
Patients
8
53%
Sometimes
Patients
2
13%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
7%
A little hard to take
Patients
4
27%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
10
67%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
8
53%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
7
47%
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2 patient evaluations for Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

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ITalkToTheWind
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ITalkToTheWind
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
25 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Borderline Personality

See ITalkToTheWind's full Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) history

Mar 25, 2015 (Started Mar 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tbs. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
rif
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rif
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
297
VL 26k
I am: g
I have:
HIV

See rif's full Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) history

Jan 1, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Acid reflux)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: Fight fire with fire.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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