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Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Also zinc...: Zinc has also been shown to help with wound healing - especially in older populations whose intake of the mineral is inadequate. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

None unless you have: Unless you are having a vitamin deficiency, then adding extra vitamins makes your urine very valuable. Most vitamins are water soluble, taking extra only makes them end up in the toilet. Taking extra fat soluble vitamins when you don't need them could make you sick. Ask your family doctor if you are having any deficiency. Most people in the usa are low on vitamin d. Correcting that might help. ...Read more

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Vitamin c is good for what kinds of wounds?

Vitamin c is good for what kinds of wounds?

Vit c wounds: There are no studies of value that show that high doses of vitamin c are effective in wound healing compared to a usual daily intake of the vitamin through natural food sources. ...Read more

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What are some Vitamins and/or Minerals to help heal gastritis?

What are some Vitamins and/or Minerals to help heal gastritis?

What kind do U have?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods/vitamins are the best to heal the liver?

Please suggest what foods/vitamins are the best to heal the liver?

Liver health: Milk thistle is helpful as is black cohosh. Please discuss use of herbals with your physician before hand. To ensure good liver health either don’t drink alcohol or limit your intake (1 drink for females & 2 for males/ day). Be proactive with hepatitis b (& a) vaccination. Avoid risks like sharing needles (iv drug use), unprotected sex or lack of sanitation with piercings & tattoos. Protect >>. ...Read more

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After an abortion , what kind of vitamins should I take to heal my body fast.

After an abortion , what kind of vitamins should I take to heal my body fast.

Never fast: healing is a slow with in 6-8 weeks, lot of fruits, nuts , berries, tumeric, flaxseedand alkaline water, most imp is rest sleep, 5 min yoga. just take one good organic vita only once a day posive thinking would heal faster. i took mega juice plus for 2 weeks prior to shoulder surgery and healed in 10 days. eat greens body has power to. ...Read more

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What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

Vitamins and wounds: If you want specific vitamins a, c, e, and zinc are traditionally said to improve wound healing. With that said, the previous answer stating overall good nutrition is correct. ...Read more

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