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Can vitamin d help your capillaries?

Can vitamin d help your capillaries?

Good question: Vit d is under increasing study. I am impressed with how many pts, are deficient. Your doc can do a simple blood test and also monitor if your replacement tx is enough. We know it helps bone regeneration, it is necessary for some meds to work. Eat healthy, and see if you need more supplements if you are losing height or have family hx of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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Can vitamin d help to reduce your sweet tooth?

Can vitamin d help to reduce your sweet tooth?

No science to affim: Vitamin d assists in the absorption of calcium for development of strong bones. Seafood, dairy, eggs, whole grains and sunlight are sources for vitamin d. It may also promote serotonin production, a neurotransmitter that increases a sense of well-being. Low serotonin levels are related to mood swings which can result in sugar cravings in some individuals thus the connection to a sweet tooth. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d help with bone growth?

Can vitamin d help with bone growth?

Without it....: You cannot absorb calcium from the GI tract. That is the mechanism for vitamin d and bone growth. Without it, you have soft bone, which causes rickets in children, and osteoporosis in older individuals. Receptors for 1/25 /d line the calcium absorptive area of the small intestine! ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help our skin?

Can vitamin E help our skin?

Yes: There are few vitamins that can help the skin heal. They are not well studied but its worth trying to help if you have skin problems: vitamin d, b, e , fish oil (not great if you have oily skin but good for dry skin) and zinc. ...Read more

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What can vitamin d pills help with?

What can vitamin d pills help with?

See details: They are only indicated if your vitamin d level is low. Low vitamin d levels are associated with increased risks of osteoporosis and cardiovascular events, especially in women. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d affect your period?

Can vitamin d affect your period?

Yes: Vitamin d impacts every cell of our body in one way or another. Vitamin deficiency is associated with pms and infertility and boosts levels of estrogen ; Progesterone which play a key role in the menstrual cycle. See http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/02/16/the-vitamin-that-has-been-shown-to-dramatically-improve-infertility.Aspx ; http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d make your breasts smaller?

Can vitamin d make your breasts smaller?

No, : That's primarily determined by genetics. Vitamin d does many positive thing for you body and doesn't have any negative effects of breast size. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Your breasts may thank you for keeping your vitamin d level normal, as there is some evidence this helps prevent breast cancer. ...Read more

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Which vitamin d should I take to help decrease psoriasis break outs...Vit d 1000..Vit d 2000..Vit d 500 with 1200 calcium..Stores have huge selection?

Which vitamin d should I take to help decrease psoriasis break outs...Vit d 1000..Vit d 2000..Vit d 500 with 1200 calcium..Stores have huge selection?

Be careful.: Regardless of what you have read on "natural health" web sites, there is no credible evidence that oral vitamin d is an effective treatment for psoriasis. High doses can raise your calcium levels to the point where you can develop kidney stones and other serious medical problems. 800-1000 iu is a safe daily dosage to prevent vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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Can vitamin K cream really help minimize broken blood vessels over time?

Can vitamin K cream really help minimize broken blood vessels over time?

NOT: This is a fallacy and spending money will hel the economy but not your veins! ...Read more

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Does vitamin K need to be taken with another vitamin to help it's absorbtion into the bloodstream?

Does vitamin K need to be taken with another vitamin to help it's absorbtion into the bloodstream?

Not really.: The major source of vitamin k is in your food: greens, broccoli, etc. No other foods are necessary! ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can vitamins, such as vitamin b-complex and vitamin E help the heart?

Can somebody tell me how can vitamins, such as vitamin b-complex and vitamin E help the heart?

Vitamins: If the organism doesn't get the vitamins it needs, it doesn't function well. Extra vitamin levels over what the heart or body needs are not proven to be beneficial. ...Read more

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Can vitamins d and a help my psoriasis?

Can vitamins d and a help my psoriasis?

Psoriasis Vitamins: Topical vitamin d, in the form of creams and ointments have been reported to alleviate psoriasis. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d make your breasts get smaller?

No: Vitamin d has absolutely no effect on breast size. This is an internet myth. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Make sure your vitamin d level is normal; your breasts will thank you because there is some evidence that vitamin d will help with avoiding breast cancer. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C improve your mood?

Can vitamin C improve your mood?

Studies of hospitalized patients — who often have lower than normal vitamin C levels — have found that they experienced an improvement in mood after they received vitamin C: The link between vitamin C and mood may seem surprising, but it's not so far-fetched. People who have vitamin C deficiency often feel fatigued or depressed. Plus, some studies show that vitamin C can have mood-elevating effects. So it makes sense that vitamin C levels could affect mood — but more research is needed. In the meantime, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C. If you also take a supplement, try not to exceed the upper limit of 2,000 milligrams of vitamin C a day. As always, talk to your doctor first before taking any supplement. Timing calcium supplements, Vitamin C megadoses. ...Read more

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Does vitamin help your skin health?

Does vitamin help your skin health?

Yes: I always recommend getting your vitamins from whole fruits and veggies rather than synthetic man made vitamins. An apple has over 12, 000 phytonutrients all working in synergy to give you optimal health! no man made vitamin can do that.Topical creams only work on the top (dead layer) of skin.Therefore optimal nutrition is needed to increase antioxidants levels in the bloodstream supplying the skin. ...Read more

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What vitamin will help with inflammation?

What vitamin will help with inflammation?

Antioxidants: As a dentist, i believe that good nutrition is an important step in controlling chronic dental inflamation like periodontal disease. There are many antioxidant vitamin suplements out there, but if possible , one should strive to get those needed vitamins and antioxidants through good diets of greens and fruits- 9 to 13 servings a day before depending on supplements. ...Read more

Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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