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Do Supplements Like Chromium Help With Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia: Consider taking 200 micrograms of chromium picolinate daily, which can aid in normalizing your blood sugar. However, it is best to avoid eating any kind of simple sugars, including white sugar, brown sugar, fructose, corn syrup and sugars from fruit juices. Frequent smaller meals high in protein are better for your hypoglycemia. Hope this helps you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. 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
Hypoglycemia: Eating small amounts of food more frequently. Avoid foods with high glycemic index (potato chips, cake, frosting, refined sugars) that spike your metabolic response then a few hours later you dump with low blood sugar. This dropping blood sugar several hours after metabolic spike drives your hunger. Be well. ...Read more
I have hypoglycemia and sjogrens and irregular heart beat and low bp.What supplements can help me lose weight and feel better other then diet and run?
Complex question: You have some difficult conditions, and you also want to lose weight ; feel better. But you don't want to change your diet or exercise. You want to take supplements instead. The hard truth is that for sustainable weight loss, supplements alone will not do the job. Some such as fish oil, sea buckthorn oil, and/or borage oil may help the sjogren's dryness. Work w/nutritionist on your food plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on 150 mg of venafaxine if i increase dosage above this i cannot sleep.I have been told chromium supplements would help me?
Chromium for sleep?: First, I am not aware that chromium supplements do anything for sleep. Second, i hope your venlafaxine is xr, if not then that could be part of the problem. Third, please talk to your doctor( a psychiatrist, i hope) about either changing your venlafaxine if that's necessary or adding something appropriate and effective for sleep. Somehow it doesn't sound like your doctor is hearing what you need. ...Read more
Is taking biotin 10, 000 mcg supplement harmful or will i still benefit from it. Also how much chromium should I take to benefit from it?
Not harmful, depends: Biotin is very safe; there is no known toxic dose. Biotin combined with 600 mcg of chromium picolinate significantly reduces blood sugar in those with type 2 diabetes, but if you don't have diabetes you may not have any particular benefits. See http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/biotin/. ...Read more
Hi ... I just discovered I am deficient in chromium and selenium ... My research has led me to trying brewer's yeast as a nutritional supplement ... I'm struggling understanding the difference between brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast ... I believe the
One is heated .: Nutritional yeast and brewers yeast are from the same organism saccharomyces cerevisiae. The organism is heated and deactivated in nutritional yeast products, and it not with brewers yeast. Most people find brewers yeast bitter secondary to the alcohol and hops it comes from, although there are companies that claim there brewers yeast are fermented cleaner. Both are geat sources for nutrients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia neveer occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently ...Read more
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