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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Chromium polynicotinate vs chromium picolinate for hypoglycemia?

Chromium polynicotinate vs chromium picolinate for hypoglycemia?

Neither: Neither works, plus people don't have true hypoglycemia unless they have diabetes on medication, cancer, severe liver or renal disease, stomach surgery. It's a disorder that doesn't exist because your body has mechanisms to prevent it. Commonly overdiagnosed incorrectly. ...Read more

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Is 400 mcg of chromium picolinate safe to take per day? Can i take it along with prilosec?

Is 400 mcg of chromium picolinate safe to take per day? Can i take it along with prilosec?

Yes: It is unlikely to have any striking benefits on your overall health, but it seems to be quite safe. ...Read more

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Would chromium picolinate be a good supplement while losing weight?

Would chromium picolinate be a good supplement while losing weight?

Some: Advised it but how accurate the statement is I have no idea. You could google ur question see what u come up with! ...Read more

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Is Chromium Picolinate safe, effective and advised for someone that is pre-diabetic along with proper diet and exercise?

Is Chromium Picolinate safe, effective and advised for someone that is pre-diabetic along with proper diet and exercise?

Yes: Chromium is a micronutrient that has been shown to help with conversion of T4 to T3 (liothyronine) in the body and also helps with glucose metabolism in diabetic patients by increasing the efficiency of the Insulin receptors. ...Read more

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Is chromium picolinate healthy to take on a daily basis?

Is chromium picolinate healthy to take on a daily basis?

Has risks: Various good effects , like reducing cholesterol, b.P, weight loss , Insulin control etc are claimed by people who sell it, how ever govt agencies of uk & usa has warning it is carcinogenic, nephrotoxic ( kidney failure ) etc so daily use is not advised you want to take a chance is up to you, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Which brand name is the best for chromium picolinate.?

Brand not: Important.what matters is that the brand is standardized and you should look for that word on the label . It means there are standards in the production that say that all the chromium is chromium and within a certain limit has the specified dosage is within each pill. ...Read more

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Chromium picolinate during pregnancy, what are the risks?

Chromium picolinate during pregnancy, what are the risks?

Not well studied: Chromium Picolinate use during pregnancy is not well studied. It is most likely safe if not taken in high doses. High doses can cause liver or kidney damage or certain blood disorders in mom. I would recommend against taking it unless your Ob recommends using it and at what dose. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How effective are chromium picolinate and l-carnitine for weight loss?

How effective are chromium picolinate and l-carnitine for weight loss?

Maybe: These two supplements can help the process if you are also on a calorie restriction, exercising and drinking water. Just to take supplements and eat whatever you want, nothing works. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Chlorophyll tablets along with Phentermine (37.5mg 1-1.5 tabs daily) and Chromium Picolinate (1000mcg tabs daily)?

Combining meds: There should be no problems taking that combination. The Chlorophyll is essentially a concentrated form of green vegetables. The chromium if not needed by the body will be excreted. But no interactions between the three drugs you mention ...Read more

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I want to know if can chromium picolinate and coconut oil conteract side effects (sugar, diabetes) of aripiprazole..

I want to know if can chromium picolinate and coconut oil conteract side effects (sugar, diabetes) of aripiprazole..

May be: If you have hyperglicemia or diabetes II, you should be F/U by an endocrinologyst. If you need a drug like Aripiprazol , glucose levels should be carefully monitored, and adjust treatment accordingly. Chromium might help keep blood sugar levels normal by improving the way our bodies use insulin. It's a potential remedy for drug induced hyperglicemia. ...Read more

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Pcos may i take food supplements contain chromium picolinate 0.1mg n vanadiunm 6.7 mcg per 615 gm to balance my harmone level kindly explain?

Pcos may i take food supplements contain chromium picolinate  0.1mg n vanadiunm 6.7 mcg per 615 gm to balance my harmone level kindly explain?

Sure: Don't expect miraculous results. This isn't evidence-based medicine, but it will probably not hurt you. There was some excitement over chromium picolinate and Insulin resistance a while go; it seems to have been something of a disappointment but perhaps it will work for ou. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
641 doctors shared insights

Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more


Chromium (Definition)

Chromium is a metal thought to have some role as a nutritional mineral in humans. It's exact role is uncertain, and the human body only requires extremely small ...Read more