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What are suma supplements for?

What are suma supplements for?

Ginseng: Suma is ginseng- it is used to help the body adapt to stress by iimproving the immune system. It also has been used in cancer and tumors, diabetes, wound healing, and other skin problems, more evidnce is needed to rate the effectiveness of suma for these uses. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are mangosteen supplements for?

What are mangosteen supplements for?

It taste good: Mangosteen is a fruit grown in thailand. At this point almost all studies have been done in a laboratory and there is little human research to indicate how mangosteen supplements or juice, by itself, would influence the prevention or how it would be useful in the treatment of various cancers, including breast, lung, and liver. ...Read more

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What are yarrow supplements used for?

What are yarrow supplements used for?

Wounds, sedative: Traditionally, used for wounds and bleeding; to reduce digestive inflammation; and as a sedative to relive anxiety and insomnia. Not for pregnant women, might cause miscarriage. May have negative effect on sperm. May interact with blood thinners, blood pressure meds, and sedatives. ...Read more

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What are thundergod vine supplements?

What are thundergod vine supplements?

Anti-inflammatory: Thunder god vine is an herb. Its leaves and root are used to make supplements. Some data suggest thunder god vine might help rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by relieving swelling (inflammation) and by changing the way the immune system responds to the arthritis. Also, thunder god vine contains chemicals that might decrease male fertility by changing sperm. ...Read more

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What are warnings for suma supplements?

What are  warnings for suma supplements?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy and breast feeding should not take suma since not enough is known about its use duing these conditions. Suma can cause asthma symptoms if the root powder is inhaled. ...Read more

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What are cetyl myristoleate supplements for?

What are cetyl myristoleate supplements for?

See below: There is a thought from some physicians that it is helpful for inflammation and joint lubrication. It is a natural supplement. There are no significant clinical studies to supports its benefits. ...Read more

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What supplements should a runner be taking everyday?

What supplements should a runner be taking everyday?

The best...: ..."supplement" is not a supplement at all. Eat a good diet with a lot of protein and a large variety of vegetables. Drink lots of water every day. Beyond that, the only supplement i would recommend would be vitamin d. Unless you live in a tropic/equatorial region, you likely will need vitamin d. ...Read more

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Are iodine supplements safe?

Are iodine supplements safe?

Only in safe amounts: Iodine deficiency is uncommon in the US because it is abundant in seafood, added to many other foods, and found in multivitamins. Taking more than the generally recommended daily limit of ~1000 mcg daily will increase the risk of thyroid dysfunction. Hypothyroidism occurs when excessive iodine blocks thyroid hormone synthesis. Hyperthyroidism can also occur in people susceptible to overfunction. ...Read more

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Is cla a healthy supplement?

Is cla a healthy supplement?

Depends: Although cla has been shown to lead to weight loss, most of the supplements sold in the us are synthetic and have a mixture of the natural form and the synthetic form of cla. The synthetic form may have adverse side effects; the research is note uniform. The best source for natural cla is from grass fed cows: whole milk or yogurt and the meat. Cla has also been shown to have anticancer effects. ...Read more

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What is medicare supplement?

What is medicare supplement?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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What dietry supplements work?

What dietry supplements work?

Thousands: This is like asking what medicines work? There are thousand of dietary supplements containing a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, superfood extracts & herbs. Of course some are much higher quality than others & what "works" for one person may not work for someone else- it depends on your needs. But most of these "work" for at least some & many have remarkable benefits. ...Read more

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Is spirulina supplement good?

Is spirulina supplement good?

Not especially: Spirulina is blue-green algae found in salt water and some fresh water lakes. It is a source of protein, B-vitamins and iron. Some have promoted it as a weight loss or fatigue treatment but there isn't much scientific evidence to support great effectiveness for blue-green algae supplements. It is no better than meat, fish or milk as a source of protein, but is much more expensive per gram. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good supplement?

NO WASTE OF MONEY: Chia seeds are sold as a weight loss supplement with claim that it curbs the appetite but there is no evidence that it does so, a study done at appalachian university in north carolina did not see any appetite reduction or weight loss over 12 weeks trial. ...Read more

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Whats a tylophora supplement?

Whats a tylophora supplement?

India-plant vine: Tylophora is a climbing plant that grows in india. The leaves of tylophora have been traditionally used for treating asthma, earning the name of tylophora asthmatica. In folk medicine, it has been used for other respiratory problems such as allergies, bronchitis and the cold.It is also believed by some to have laxative and other purgative properties. Usefulness in asthma is uncertain in studies. ...Read more

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What is a taurine supplement?

What is a taurine supplement?

Taurine: Taurine is an amino acid, a building block of proteins. People can generally make taurine in their bodies, but some cannot -- for these, taurine is an "essential" Amino Acid and must be supplied from the outside. It can support cardiac and liver function, and more. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1024-taurine.aspx?activeingredientid=1024&activeingredientname=taurine. ...Read more

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What are alfalfa supplements?

An herb supplement: Alfalfa is used to treat kindney and prostate conditions and increase urine flow. It is also used for high cholesterol, asthma, osteoarthritis, diabetes and upset stomach. It seems to prevent cholesterol absorption in the gut. ...Read more

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Benefits of celery supplements?

Benefits of celery supplements?

Many benefits: Celery seed is a natural diuretic, helps pms and menstrual cramps, is used for gout, protects the liver, may help high blood pressure and lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation. More research is needed but it is safe to try. See http://voices.Yahoo.Com/celery-seeds-health-benefits-medicinal-uses-2649797.Html?Cat=68 & http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/celery-seed. ...Read more

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Do collagen supplements work !?

Do collagen supplements work !?

Maybe not: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not based on real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). ...Read more

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Do brainchild supplements work?

Little evidence: There is only theoretical and anecdotal information. ...Read more

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Does bust boom supplement work?

Supplements for bust: They do not work... If they did, that company would be selling oodles of product and be a top 500 company. If you ever decide to try such products, make sure you are willing to invoke the money back guarantee and return it. If everyone did that, these products would not be on the market. ...Read more

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