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Diff Between Heparin Sodium And Heparin Calcium
Heparin: According to my readings, both are effective but the calcium preparation causes more discomfort at the injection sites. A hematologist or even your pharmacist may be able to provide you with additional information regarding the 2 preparations and their differences.
Different salts: Heparin comes in different forms. For blood collection tubes, the two common forms are sodium and lithium. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Lower it: May decrease it lowering absorption and utilization of ca.
It's complicated.: Caffeine doesn't have much of an effect on it except slightly as a diuretic. Likewise, alcohol doesn't have much of an effect on it or there'd be calcium problems All The Time. Sodium, however, has an exchange with calcium. If the sodium load is high, the calcium control is somewhat messed up. Some diuretics (not caffeine or alcohol though) put sodium in the urine and push calcium back in.
Why do we use sodium flouride instead of calcium flouride in our toothpastes, mouthwashes etc? It's much less toxic than sodium flouride.
Not bio-available: The short answer is that calcium Fluoride is so extremely insoluble as to be considered unusable by your body. Sodium and stannous fluorides are able to be broken down and then the fluorides can enter into and bond with the enamel. Enamel is made of a ring of ions and the Fluoride substitutes in the center to form a more stable ring. This new "ring" is more resistant to decay.See 2 more doctor answers
Table salt: Cacl2 + 2naco3 --> 2nacl + ca (co3)2 table salt and calcium carbonate.
Serum sodium of 143mmol/L (134-144 lab range) & serum calcium of 10.2 mg/dL (lab range 8.7-10.2. Both @ higher end of range...concerning??
No: Both are actually normal. Borderline would be 145 or 10.3.See 2 more doctor answers
What, if anything, does it indicate having high. Calcium, sodium, chloride and MCH in your blood?
Dehydration: Have your PTH checked and kidney function.
I like to know what albumin serum 4.4 calcium serum 9.8 creatinine serum and posassium serum 3.8 protein total serum 6.9 and sodium serum 142?
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. They do not sound alarming.See 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Since calcium tends to constipate, i'd tend to side with the sodium version. However, people with hypertension who are limiting their sodium intake should probably choose the calcium version. The docusate is the active component; so either version should work. Adding more fiber & fluids to your diet will help keep you regular, too.See 1 more doctor answer
I chronically have a low sodium, low calcium and mild anemia. Dr's have checked just about everything they can think of and no answers. Ideas?
Dilution: Water intake is one factor to keep in mind.See 1 more doctor answer
I m suffering from avascular necrosis of hips. ... I m on medication taking vitamins calcium n sodium tablets. .. Plz suggest?
Osteonecrosis (AVN): Nonoperative management for avn of the femoral head (hips) is generally ineffective. If 15% or less of the femoral head is involved & no symptoms are present, there is a chance it will resolve without surgical intervention. Treatment with bisphosphonates has been tried with variable results. Joint preserving surgical procedures may be the best available option.
I don't get all nutrients from my food, I lack all vitamins n sodium, potassium, calcium n iron. Can tablets help me? I'm not a good eater. I'm underweig
Nutrition: Improving your nutrition is essential. Food sources are best. Eat colored fruits and colored vegetables daily. Aim for 8 servings per day. Take an excellent multivitamin with minerals daily. Centrum brand is excellent but there are others. A nutrient drink such as Ensure is excellent. Iron may require a separate tablet.See 1 more doctor answer
Is ascorbic acid a synthetic form of vitamin c? What is more effective calcium ascorbate or sodium ascorbate?
Not necessarily;same: All vitamins go by 2 names, their letter name & chemical name. Ascorbic acid is the chemical name of vit c, as pyridoxine is the chemical name of b6 etc. Ascorbic acid refers to both natural & synthetic forms. Almost all vit c supps are synthetic & most derived from corn which is likely gmo. I favor c from non-corn sources like cassava root.Calcium & sodium ascorbate are equally effective. See comment:.
I've got polycystic kydney (v) and i'd like to know how edta calcium disodium could imbalance my ionized calcium and/or sodium in oral chelation?
See answer: Edta is safe when used as a prescription medicine for the correct indications. Edta can cause abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, low blood pressure, skin problems, and fever. It can also cause kidney damage, dangerously low calcium levels, low potassium and magnesium levels, and even death. You should seriously discuss any planned use (s) with your nephrologist.See 1 more doctor answer
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