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is it safe to take collagen supplements

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no contraindication.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Safe: Collagen is safe in pregnancy as long as it is not marine collagen, due to mercury that is found in marine products. That is why you may only eat one ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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YES IT'S SAFE: Will it do any good? Doubtful
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Take iron alone : Away from everything else or it can inhibit absorption, especially of vitamins and minerals.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No health value.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Body odor?: You don't say the apparent source of the odor. Bad breath? Intestinal gas and feces? Body odor? Vaginal odor? All have different causes, and sometimes ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
No proof for this: Collagen, a natural protein, has not been shown to increase by take it orally vs. a healthy diet with protein rich food. Gastric enzymes digest colla ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I am unaware that there is any problem with that. Also consider a glyconutrient supplement. That can aid collagen and thyroid too!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
It may be ok: I'm not sure that oral collagen supplements will do anything and topical collagen is not absorbed. No one is injecting collagen any more, as it has f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Vitamin: I started working on Vitamin D many decades ago. Many people - doctors included - recommend many vitamin supplements but I doubt that is helpful. Eat ... Read More
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