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Can cyanocobalamin be harmful or toxic?

Can cyanocobalamin be harmful or toxic?

B12: Rrely, its vitamin B12 and water soluble, f you get excess of it, its gets excreted in urine. ...Read more

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Can boric acid be swallowed?

Can boric acid be swallowed?

Won't recommned this: Any acid can potentially cause burning in mouth, throat, lung or gastrointestinal tract. The potential scaring from this acid can lead to strictures which can cause obstruction in the body. ...Read more

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Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

Yes, definitely: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is the major antioxidant. You can use drops, capsules or tablets as a sublingual to be easily digested under the tongue. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can battery acid be dangerous?

Can battery acid be dangerous?

Very dangerous: Battery acid is extremely corrosive and can cause major burns to the skin. ...Read more

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Apparently cheese can play a role in protecting teeth and neutralise acid... How can this be true if cheese is acidic itself!?

Apparently cheese can play a role in protecting teeth and neutralise acid... How can this be true if cheese is acidic itself!?

You are right: cheese is acidic, but the issue according to the 2013 AGD article on cheese efficacy in protecting teeth from tooth decay is the concept of buffering. Apparently cheese has good buffering capacity in protecting teeth from stronger acidic foods and decay. ...Read more

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For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?

For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?

Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can not eating cause acid reflux?

Can not eating cause acid reflux?

Not usually : Unless you are doing a lot of drinking of fluids and laying down ...Read more

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What are foods that should be avoided with acid reflux?

What are foods that should be avoided with acid reflux?

DGL licorice: Yes, coffee can give you reflux, as can anything acidic. A natural approach is to take dgl. Dgl is licorice tablets with an enzyme remove (because too much of it can raise bp). You need to take a lot of it but many find it helpful. ...Read more

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Can expired magnesium citrate be harmful ? Or effective?

Can expired magnesium citrate be harmful ?  Or effective?

Two questions here: 1) We can't endorse the use of expired medications; 2) what are you hoping to treat with magnesium citrate? ...Read more

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Can hyaluronic acid ingested orally be absorbed by the body?

Can hyaluronic acid ingested orally be absorbed by the body?

HA: Yes, if you modify the molecule and lower the molecular weight but original ha will not absorb orally as the molecule is too big. The small varients in theory will not combine with water in the joint as readily and are less efficacious than the injectible form. ...Read more

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I have silent reflux , can I take supplements that contain citric acid?

I have silent reflux , can I take supplements that contain citric acid?

Silent/Asymptomatic?: Presuming you are referring to gastric reflux into the esophagus, this is commonly intermittent, often asymptomatic, ?ed with longitudinal esophageal spasm producing hiatal hernia, commonly comes ; goes ; is unlikely to be affected or changed by citric acid supplements. These are all brain controlled, emotionally driven hidden internal behaviors. Gi specialists ; tests only see results not cause. ...Read more

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Can kojic acid and hydroquinone be mixed together?

I wouldn't: Hydroquinone will do great skin lightening and you do not need kojic acid. However, hq should not be used longer than 12 weeks and than you can switch to kojic acid. ...Read more

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Can pantothenic acid be used to treat gout?

Can pantothenic acid be used to treat gout?

Pantothenic acid: In high doses, it can have a mild diuretic effect which can be helpful in eliminating uric acid through urine. However, it is not a stand alone treatment for gout. ...Read more

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Is that true kojic acid creams are harmful to use?

Is that true kojic acid creams are harmful to use?

Hydroquinone: These products like HQ , kojic acid are tyrosinase inhibitors thus decrease the ability to create melanin making your skin tanner. Recently there is evidence the HQ may be carcinogenic thus its hard to come by these days especially in the strengths required (4 +%) Kocic acid is a good second choice and does not have the same concerns at this point. ...Read more