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Do List The Minerals Act Like Antioxidants
Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more
Will disappoint: Green tea is variously promoted as "very good" or "very bad" for you -- it's an interesting mix of active substances but this isn't your answer. Antioxidants won't touch acne or most other illnesses. You're an adult and you owe it to yourself and those around you to get serious acne managed scientifically. If benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your personal physician. ...Read more
Likely fine: If yours is a vitamin family, i see no problem in common supplements. A well balance nutrition, rest and exercise support normal growth in kids. Most of these supplements leave the body in the urine the day they are given. I caution parents to avoid excesses of vitamin a, e, d or k as these fat soluble vitamins do store up in the bodies fat cells and can produce problems. ...Read more
Sure: Many of my physician colleagues take an inexpensive vitamin-and-mineral supplement. I don't personally know any physician who takes antioxidants or believes they offer health benefits. I bet Junior will be most grateful in the long run if you offer him good-tasting, nutritious food and especially have times when the family exercises together. ...Read more
Avoidance : Typically, people with social anxiety engage in either overt or subtle avoidance behaviors. Either completely avoiding social situations where scrutiny is possible or enduring these situations where avoidance is not possible with severe anxiety symptoms such as shaking, short responses, avoiding prolonged conversations, avoiding eye contact, "early exits" from situation, sweating, trembling, etc. ...Read more
Possibly: When a person is really anxious , one of the symptoms they can have is nausea, which of course also can happen during pregnancy. There is also a rare condition called pseudocyesis where a woman believes she is pregnant although she is not. In this situation she can develop various signs and symptoms of pregnancy. Consultation with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional may be helpful. ...Read more
Probably not: Once the tea is mixed with water, the antioxidants start to break down. By the time the product gets from where it was first mixed to when you drink it could be weeks or months. The antioxidants are not likely going to be viable for that length of time. Raw fruits and vegetables are probably your best bet. Some supplements like astaxanthin and curcumin may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam): Symptom could suggest something physiological. Consult your pcp. ...Read more
My 2 month olds shoulders pop almost every time i pick her up. She doesn't act like it bothers her. Is this normal or should I worry?
Probably not: In there is no pain involved then it is likely normal. If you have concerns mention it to your pediatrician. ...Read more
A herpes bump can crust over, new gf has bump that feels likes it been crusted over & she says its been there for 2 months, can herpes act like that?
It probably is: 2months is a little too long but not impossible. ...Read more
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