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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin supplements: Will not enhance growth of the penis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Absolutely: First of all our soils are depleted and no longer contain the same nutrients that were available to us as little as 30 yr ago. To further complicate m ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
They may not: Petechiae are usually a result of abnormal platelets, or low platelets. You need to find out what the cause of your petechiae are. Please see a hemato ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
10 years experience Rheumatology
Yes but the dose of : Vitamins D is low, therefore the effect is usually not very prominent.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Vitamins: None if you have a healthy diet and if you are in good health. See your primary care provider for guidance.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nausea: Usual side effects are nausea and sometimes vomiting.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Interactions: Many medications can interact with vitamins and supplements. For specific questions, your pharmacist or doctor is a good place to start.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Caution: I like to typically air on the side of caution when it comes to supplements because a lot of them do interact with many medications. I would take your ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can you please : Narrow down specific supplements that you are considering taking ; re-ask this question.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: That is fine
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Expired medications: Dietary supplements that have an expiration date on them should be discarded. The chemical nature of any medication or supplement can change over time ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sups. No Evidence: Supplements widely promoted, big business, but exempted from clinical trials, even need for honesty/accuracy on labels; see DSHEA Act 1994 which exemp ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: Quinapril is given for elevated blood pressure. Eating 6 equal meals followed each time by doing some relaxation training for 5 minutes and getting ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No interactions : The supplements are safe to take with these medications.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Supplements: 27F of unknown medical Hx other than metformin. Wants to know if can take several supplements. ANS. If u need to waste money on unproven supplements t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are no negative interactions with taking standard multivitamin and mineral supplements with those medications. All the best.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
YES: They may be taken safely together
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
None will effect gou: Gout is related to URIC ACID and PURINES, not amino acids or protein supplements. BUT, since everything you mention is a complete waste of money, why ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure if you: Are asking about protein supplements treating osteoporosis or causing osteoporosis. Protein supplementation will neither treat or cause osteoporosis. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: No problem.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Anemia: If your doctor put you on it, yes it is suggested for anemia. Make sure you did se your docotr and your had blood tests that made the diagnosis of the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unless: you have a vitamin deficiency
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: These are good choices. Some calcium & magnesium supps are much better absorbed than others- i like calcium citrate/hydroxyapatite & mag. Taurate/glyc ... Read More
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