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Doctor insights on: Digestion Of Vitamins

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Could you tell me what are good digestion herbs and vitamins?

Could you tell me what are good digestion herbs and vitamins?

Digestion: Ginger and peppermint are great for digestion. Fennel can also improve the digestion of foods. Fruits that improve digestion include papaya and pineapple. Both of them have enzymes that digest carbs, and protein. Some may also opt to take digestive enzymes. ...Read more

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What are good digestion-aide herbs and vitamins?

What are good digestion-aide herbs and vitamins?

Natural: I find that when my patients actually eat 5 servings of whole fruits and vegetable and consume 8 glasses of water daily it takes care of a lot of digestion issues related to constipation. ...Read more

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Dry skin and hair thinning, brittle nails, loose bowels,weak muscles, dry skin, poor digestion, fatigue, autoimmune, thyroid, vitamin, anemia r good?

Dry skin and hair thinning, brittle nails, loose bowels,weak muscles, dry skin, poor digestion, fatigue, autoimmune, thyroid, vitamin, anemia r good?

Thyroid?: Not sure what your question is, but some of symptoms sound like low thyroid function. Please consult your doctor for more tests. ...Read more

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Any way to cure the intrinsic factor in the digestion system for the absorption of vitamin B12 complex?

Any way to cure the intrinsic factor in the digestion system for the absorption of vitamin B12 complex?

Yes and No: Most intrinsic factor deficiencies are due to either partial gastrectomy or auto-antibodies that attacked the parietal cells of the stomach. In both, the damage may already be done. However, you can get B12 in the body in a few ways. 1) take a higher dose of B12 starting at 2mg (literature supported), 2) take sublingual drops (salivary gland absorption), 3) get im injections of methyl b12. ...Read more

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Which vitamin(s) deficiency causes someone to always feel really cold?

Cold?: There are many reasons one might feel cold from vascular to neurological to endocrine to psychiatric etc. see an MD for a proper workup before you waste your money on vitamins ...Read more

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I heard there’s a new prenatal vitamin with ginger. Will that help with my morning sickness?

I heard there’s a new prenatal vitamin with ginger. Will that help with my morning sickness?

Probably.: Ginger is very helpful for morning sickness, as is acupuncture or acupressure. You can get fresh ginger from the supermarket, peel it and chop it finely, then use that for tea. ...Read more

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Are multi-vitamins helpful for healthy men in their 30's?

Are multi-vitamins helpful for healthy men in their 30's?

YES: Multi-vitamins are just a start, but need several other vitamins extra including omega-3 fish oils, vitamin c, d3 etc. ...Read more

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Is it reckless to administer Vitamin K by IV if it can be given s/c or IM? Why?

Is it reckless to administer Vitamin K by IV if it can be given s/c or IM? Why?

Yes. IV bad choice.: The oral route and IV route are equally effective at correcting excessive anticoagulation. The IV route carries the risk of anaphylaxis. Therefore the IV route should not be used if the oral route is available. The SC route is NOT as effective as the oral or IV and should not be considered a first line option. ...Read more

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What vitamins and/or supplements would be most recommended for someone in their 40's?

What vitamins and/or supplements would be most recommended for someone in their 40's?

Few, Food Better: Vitamins is a big market, very inexpensive, derived from all sorts of otherwise food waste ; non food materials, big business, dependent on public ignorance/fear. Outside of vitamin d3 (not d), which I have found to be low for many people, or other specific deficiencies, possibly omega 3's from phytoplankton, best eat minimally processed foods from nature, avoid center isles with processed foods. ...Read more

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Are there any daily vitamins or minerals that are recommended for a g6pd child in the u.S.?

Are there any daily vitamins or minerals that are recommended for a g6pd child in the u.S.?

G6PD DEFICIENCY: Vitamins are not the mainstay of treatment. Correction of RBC hemolysis is done by blood transfusion to save lives! ...Read more

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If the oral route for Vitamin K administration cannot be used and IV is unsafe and s/c administration is not very effective is the IM route effective?

If the oral route for Vitamin K administration cannot be used and IV is unsafe and s/c administration is not very effective is the IM route effective?

YES: Intramuscular administration will generally assure reasonable distribution of the drug within a dependable period.The generous circulation in that area and the milking action of muscle contraction help with distribution. ...Read more

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My D3 vitamin is 16/1is good?

My D3 vitamin is 16/1is good?

Low: deficiency is less than 20, 20-29 is insufficiency and 30 to 80 is optimal. Your PCP may place on Vit D supplements ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin for eyesight?

What is the best vitamin for eyesight?

Vitamin : For a young healthy person, simply eating a healthy diet rich in leafy green vegetables, red and orange vegetables, some fish is sufficient. One might consider a multivitamin, but this is probably not necessary if you are eating right. Green veggies are rich in lutein and orange veggies have lots of beta carotene in them. Both compounds are good for eyes. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is better d, d1, d2 or d3?

Which vitamin is better d, d1, d2 or d3?

D3 best; AVOID D2!!!: The best form of Vit. D is D3. VIt. D2 is dangerous and should be avoided. There is no Vitamin D1. I advise all adults take 5000-8000 iu of D3/day in fall and winter, year-round if you don't get much sun. See http://tinyurl.com/6qgpd24 http://tinyurl.com/2chkcer and http://tinyurl.com/4rqhnn4 for more on this important topic. Re: GERD see http://tinyurl.com/o6vr5sy and follow the last link... ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

See below: All vitamins are important. There's no evidence that any single vitamin significantly enhances focus. ...Read more

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What is safer to take vitamin d2 or vitamin 3?

What is safer to take vitamin d2 or vitamin 3?

Both are safe : Both are safe however some people do not convert D2 to D3 , so be sure to have your vitamin D levels checked to make sure they are rising if you take D2. Take with meals for best absorption. ...Read more

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What is best vitamins?

What is best vitamins?

It depends...: This depends on your diet, activity level, health conditions ; health goals. I advise a quality multivitamin for everyone; no single best one, but some of the best are listed at http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/, though some of my favorites like ultranutrient from pure encapsulations aren't listed. I also advise about 5000 units of d in fall ; winter (year-round if you don't get much sun). ...Read more

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Should I take vitamins?

Should I take vitamins?

Yes: I recommend the following to most people: -a general multivitamin -an omega 3 fatty acid supplement -an extra calcium with vitamin d (especially for teens and post menopausal women) -an extra vitamin d (ask for your levels to be tested) if you have chronic kidney disease, ask before taking vitamins. ...Read more

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