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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Collagen is not a required part of any diet.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Doesn't help anything.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Collagen: Nope!
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't: This is a non-evidence-based promotion to separate you from your money. Collagen is not a nutrient like a vitamin or mineral; it's a protein like in y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Forget it.: You do not need to take extra collagen. OTC supplements are poorly studied, not regulated well, and over-marketed. Why take a chance that future res ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What for?: Eating collagen is not a treatment for any disease or health maintenance. You cannot overdose on collagen. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, certainly: collagen is a protein, and biotin is a vitamin. They are both normally found in food. They do not interfere with each other.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal vitamins: Please discuss your supplements with your OB gyn.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I consider it safe: As a dietary supplement there is no specific reason this would be a problem for breastfeeding moms. The product is broken down to protein and used as ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
I would not: When you're pregnant, you need to minimize any artificial chemical exposure especially if it is not essential for you to take. You're having concerns ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Shouldn't: don't use any UNNECESSARY medication during pregnancy and this tops the list as unnecessary

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