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Chromium Picolinate Stomach Bloating
I have mastitis and my lactation consultant suggest lecithin. All I could find is lecithin with chromium picolinate. Is this ok to take?
Picolinate: No, it can cause genetic defects and is not recommended ...Read more
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
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
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?
I take biotin and chromium picolinate which supposedly promote fat, protein, and sugar metabolism. Is this enough to at least help me lose weight?
Am 13 weeks pregnant. I have been taking cinnamon with chromium picolinate and just discovered it can be dangerous. Have I done damage to my fetus?
Not sure: Never take any substance unless your physician thinks you need it. I would discontinue it unless your Dr. prescribes it for you! ...Read more
I am 13 weeks pregnant. I have been taking cinnamon with chromium picolinate and just discovered it can be dangerous. Have I done damage to my fetus?
Unlikely: Although chromium can be quite toxic, most of the problem has been with the hexavalent type. That is the kind used to make things shiny. The picolinate salt uses trivalent chromium. That kind is much safer. Cinnamon has not typically caused problems. The preferred agent for diabetes in pregnancy is insulin, though metformin is used sometimes. Work with your doctor for the best option for you ...Read more
I want to know if 500 mg of metformin (with breakfast) and 200mcg of chromium picolinate (before each meal) counteract metabolic damage of quetiapine.
Depends on damage: Metformin is used in treatment of Type2 a Diabetese and works on Insulin Resistance. Crromium is a metal and some people use it for Prediabetes and also promoted for weight loss by some. If your Metsbolic problem includes hyperglycemia(Elevated Blood Sugar)You can use Metformin as prescribed by your Doctor to treat that. You may or may not loose weight depending on your diet. Follow Doctor's advice ...Read more
Benfotiamine -150mg,mecobalamin -1500mcg,alphalipoic acid-100mg,chromium picolinate-200mcg & inositol-150mg had it for nerves but now face side effect?
As I read your question I cannot understand why you are prescribed five medicines.
Please have your primary doctor(s) explain this in some detail, and then let me know what they tell you. ...Read more
Has risks: Various good effects, like reducing cholesterol, b. P, weight loss, Insulin control etc are claimed by people who sell it, however 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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Is this safe to take
200 mcg chromium picolinate
500 mg raspberry ketones 900 mg sea buckthorn seed oil
800 mg green coffee extract
React to B12: Must be your metabolism. Let's do 2nd opinion and figure it out. ...Read more
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
Is Chromium Picolinate safe, effective and advised for someone that is pre-diabetic along with proper diet and exercise?
Could taking chromium picolinate and B12 together in the early morning or in the afternoon make a difference?
Mineral dosing: No timing is not as important as regular supplementation over time ...Read more
Yes: It is unlikely to have any striking benefits on your overall health, but it seems to be quite safe. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, metabolic syndrome and am pre-diabetic. Do you think magnesium and chromium picolinate supplements would help?
Only to the: Wallet of the person selling you that junk. You need good medical advice, brand name T4 replacement for your hyperthyroidism, diet/exercise/weight loss/medication for your diabetes. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. You're too old to be so foolish. ...Read more
Benfotiamine-150mg,mecobalamin-1500mcg,alpha lipoic acid-100mg,chromium picolinate-200mcg & inositol-150mg doc gave me for anxiety, nerves(1aday)11days?
Adjunct only: This is a mix of vitamins and minerals. If you have anxiety that is making life difficult, your physician can help you get out of or deal with a bad situation, help you find other ways of thinking / learn new skills, and perhaps offer temporary medicine that actually works. Be brave and best wishes. ...Read more
20yo & pcos and want to make sure I'm not taking too many vitamins. One a day women's, prenatal, c & e, folic acid, b complex, chromium picolinate?
I feel a weird tightness or bloating on the right side of my Stomach, it’s been like it for like 2 weeks now.
Which med is more effective against G. I, reflux stomach rumble and bloating problems, Rabeloc 20 or Facid 40? Thank you.
I have lower abdominal bloating and I feel a little cold. I do not have s fever. I did accidentally eat a 1/2 cup of raw edamame this afternoon. It was thawed in the fridge. I thought it had been cooked.?
Raw edamame=bloating: Your problem is likely the consumption of raw edamame, food that typically causes bloating when eaten raw. It should resolve in a day or so. Also, there are many effective anti-gas OTC agents, e.g. Bean-O. ...Read more