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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Get guidance... Read More

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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It depends: It depends on the length of the fast. Fasting for any length of time is unhealthy no matter what supplements you take.
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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
?GI Bleeding: Red or black colored stool may be a sign of bleeding in the GI tract (from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine or colon) and should not be ignored... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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SoWhat'sTheProblem??: IF the issue is a documented vitamin B12 deficiency. Then the issue is whether to take orally or by intramuscular shots or intra-nasally. That depends... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Not useless: There is evidence that antioxidants help prevent and even manage some diseases. I'm not aware, however, of dermatological conditions known to respond... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
No: No significant anti uric acid action from either of these sources.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depends: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Bio... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Magnesium: Calcium is important but overrated. Do not supplement more than 500 mg a day. It is just as important to take magnesium and other bone building trace ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Vit D deficiency: Vit D levels are low in lots of pts. Most docs who check it will tell you it needs to be about 60, range is 30 to 100. A level of 9.7 will take a wh... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Weight loss: It is the healthy diet and physical activity that will lead to weight loss. However, if you are deficient in any nutrients - supplementation may help.

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