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are there any vitamins or minerals that are good for lung function

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harish Rao
25 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin D: Vitamin d has been associated with poor lung function. Severe vitamin a deficiency can affect the lining of the airways. Most of the other deficiencie ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Smoking cessation.: Stop smoking, that will detoxify your lungs. It will take a full 15 years for your CV risk comes back to that of a nonsmoker and 5 years before your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pill esophagitis?: Did you take your vitamin with a good amount of water? Assuming we're not talking about a chewable vitamin, this could be pill esophagitis, wherein t ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Weak lungs?: I would not say your baby has "weak lungs". He is in fact being exposed to new germs every day and his body will be developing an immunity to them. It ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Lung health: I am wondering why you are adki g this question. Do you have lung problems? There is one thing I can recommend. Low magnesium contributes to re ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
NAC: N acetyl cysteine 600 mg twice daily may be helpful.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
Does not: Sorry have to say that Vit A does not rebuild lungs. Congratulations for stopping to smoke. Risk associated with smoking are reduced over time after s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Cough protects you: Aspirating happens quite commonly -I can't even count how many times I've taken a drink of water and it 'went down the wrong pipe'. The cough reflex i ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
TB: Vitamins do not help lungs with tb. You need to get diagnosed as to the type of tb/strain and treated with the appropriate antibiotic. Vitamins are ok ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Vitamin d insufficiency has been linked to asthma and respiratory infections in kids and adults. Also, antioxidants like vitamins a, c and e as well ... Read More
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