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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

Autism is 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 genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...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

Dr. Johanna Fricke
516 doctors shared insights

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

Autism spectrum disorder, also called pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), is a type of condition that includes life-long impairment in the ability to communicate and to have normal social interactions. These include ...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