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Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Unlikely: Any treatment or product that occludes skin pores/oil glands can lead to acne. Not typically seen with biocell and doubt any direct connection to hyaluronic acid unless it is obstructing skin pores. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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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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Is it okay to use hyaluronic acid and alpha lipoic acid supplements? Will these supplements cause me to fail my drug test?

Is it okay to use hyaluronic acid and alpha lipoic acid supplements? Will these supplements cause me to fail my drug test?

Alpha-lipoic acid: There's good research evidence for using alpha-lipoic acid in peripheral neuropathy http://tinyurl. Com/l4bvz9z, as an antioxidant, and in migraines http://tinyurl. Com/jvo6x9n -- some other uses also. Hyaluronic acid may help in osteoarthritis and aging skin. Neither of these supplements should interfere with a drug test, but you should tell the examiners you're using them. ...Read more

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Are hyaluronic acid supplements effective?

Probably not: Not man y supplements are efective, and this probably goes for this one as well. Read at www. Theendofillness. Com
certainly not to plump any specific areas which are injected with hyaluronic acid, and probably also not for joint conditions. ...Read more

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Is it okay for hypertensive people to take a hyaluronic acid supplement?

Is it okay for hypertensive people to take a hyaluronic acid supplement?

Probably, maybe not: There are varying reports. You may want to check with the manufacturer. There are dozens, maybe hundred, of compounds that could potentially raise one person's blood pressure, but don't take something which has questionable advantages to health anyway. ...Read more

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Would you suggest to use hyaluronic acid and alpha lipoic acid supplements?

Would you suggest to use hyaluronic acid and alpha lipoic acid supplements?

Alpha-lipoic acid: There's good research evidence for using alpha-lipoic acid in peripheral neuropathy http://tinyurl. Com/l4bvz9z, as an antioxidant, and in migraines http://tinyurl. Com/jvo6x9n -- some other uses also. Hyaluronic acid may help in osteoarthritis and aging skin, but evidence is not as robust as with alpha-lipoic acid in above uses. They are safe, but please inform your doctor you're taking them. ...Read more

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Can hyaluronan taken in supplement form be as effective as hyaluronic acid injections?

Can hyaluronan taken in supplement form be as effective as hyaluronic acid injections?

Possibly: Injected drugs can be helpful but you may get greater relief from eating the substance. Hyaluronic acid is found in animal flesh and joints. Eat some chicken soup made with bones and skin. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid supplements really work for anti-aging?

Does hyaluronic acid supplements really work for anti-aging?

No.: The only maneuver shown to delay aging is caloric restriction. You may wish to consult the following site for more information.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/calorie_restriction. ...Read more

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Taking glucosamine chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, collagen, resveratrol supplements for back. Will taking all these together create liver issues?

Taking glucosamine chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, collagen, resveratrol supplements for back. Will taking all these together create liver issues?

What is diagnosis?: That's always the most important place to start. Have you had an evaluation for cause of back pain with an allopathic doc, or a rheumatologist? Back pain in 28 year olds sometimes can be due to autoimmune arthritis, and the treatments available are far better than your current regimen. Glucosamine is a proven therapy, the rest are likely a waste of money. Consider getting a rheumatology opinion. ...Read more

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I have started biotin 3000mcg and folic acid supplements today. Will this cause cystic acne as I have been reading or is it safe?

I have started biotin 3000mcg and folic acid supplements today. Will this cause cystic acne as I have been reading or is it safe?

No---BUT: Since you are never going to be pregnant, you will derive no benefit from folic acid. There is no valid evidence of any benefit to any person in any way for biotin. Biotin is promoted very aggressively, so there must be significant benefits to those who sell it. Folic acid is used when a person takes methotrexate, is clearly indicated for women who plan to be pregnant, and in rare cases of folic a. ...Read more

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I am taking herbal supplements fish oil, estrogen, multiple vitamin, hyaluronic acid, pumpkin seed oil. Are these safe to take with each other?

I am taking herbal supplements fish oil, estrogen, multiple vitamin, hyaluronic acid, pumpkin seed oil. Are these safe to take with each other?

Not really, but why?: Who knows? They may not even be safe by themselves, as you never really know what's in them to begin with. Why are you taking them in the first place. What are you attempting to fix, and how are you going to tell if any of them help -- what criteria are you going to use. They will commonly interact adversely with other supplements and also with prescription meds. Avoid at all costs. ...Read more

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I have got skin irritation from acne treatments that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can I know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide, vitC, retinol, hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

I have got skin irritation from acne treatments that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can I know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide, vitC, retinol, hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

Acne: What you're applying is ok and can add vitamin e cream daily as a regimen. Acne can scar too and can be permanent but usually fades out in time. The acne RX is a drying agent and can redden and dry the skin so avoid.
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Can hydrolized collagen supplement cause acne?

Can hydrolized collagen supplement cause acne?

No, it doesn't: Collagen, either in supplements or in food like chicken, beef, turkey, etc does not cause acne. There are lots of claims about the benefits of hydrolyzed collagen. Even though it sounds good to take collagen supplements, tt's not certain that they actually do anything good for a person. It's best to get protein from food sources. ...Read more

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How collagen supplement treat acne? Somepeople take collagen and get breakoutshould they continue? Rebuild inside out is that why it caused breakout?

How collagen supplement treat acne? Somepeople take collagen and get breakoutshould they continue? Rebuild inside out is that why it caused breakout?

No proof for this: Collagen, a natural protein, has not been shown to increase by take it orally vs. A healthy diet with protein rich food. Gastric enzymes digest collagen to amino acids. Take care of your skin: avoid sun & 2nd hand smoke & pollutants, don't smoke, and get plenty of sleep on a regular cycle. Skin care should exfolliate, hydrate, & nourish with Vit C. HA fillers stimulate collagen to help scars. ...Read more

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I'm taking malic acid for colon cleanse what's the best time to take this supplement it's 800 mg? I do this for my acne I've noticed it's effective

I'm taking malic acid for colon cleanse what's the best time to take this supplement it's 800 mg? I do this for my acne I've noticed it's effective

Colon cleanse: First, a 16 year old should not be having a colon cleanse and second there is no association between colon cleansing and acne. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for prenatal supplements or folic acid and how much to take as I get acne whenever I start taking them so eventually stop.

Any recommendations for prenatal supplements or folic acid and how much to take as I get acne whenever I start taking them so eventually stop.

0.4mg (400mcg) / day: The CDC & IOM recommend that all women of childbearing age consume 0.4 mg (400 micrograms) of folic acid daily to prevent two common and serious birth defects, spina bifida and anencephaly. The USPSTF recommends 0.4-0.8mg. Women who have already had a NTD-affected pregnancy should take 4.0 mg (4000 mcg). You can try to get some/most of your folic acid from fortified foods, & rest from vitamin. ...Read more

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Does omega 3 fatty acid supplements helps prevents acne for people taking vegetarian diet.

Does omega 3 fatty acid supplements helps prevents acne for people taking vegetarian diet.

No: The last three real human studies of omega-threes for atherosclerosis / lipid problems showed no benefit. The vegetarian / natural foods people write about this-and-that benefiting this-and-that without needing any real basis, and there's an anecdotal peer-reviewed article, but nothing solid. Acne's treatable by 21st century medicine and if you need us mainstream physicians, we're here for you. ...Read more

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Can vitamin b complex cause acne? What about fish oil? I wanna take a supplement to make me gain weight but I don't want acne risk if ever? Help?

Can vitamin b complex cause acne? What about fish oil? I wanna take a supplement to make me gain weight but I don't want acne risk if ever? Help?

Supplements and Acne: Hi, neither b complex or fish oil will cause acne. In fact, both of those can actually be beneficial to those suffering from certain types of acne. Having said that, neither of those will lead to weight gain either. Gaining good weight is a result of healthy eating of appropriate nutrients including proteins and "good" fats as well as an appropriate exercise regimen. ...Read more

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Can you give me some natural supplements useful for moderate teenage acne?

Can you give me some natural supplements useful for moderate teenage acne?

Antibiotics, B.P.: There's nothing "unnatural" about antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide, which have yielded consistently excellent results for many years. A dermatologist will prescribe the combination that works best for you. Don't waste your money on "natural supplements"; they don't work, and will only delay resolution and increase your risk of permanent scarring. Trust me, I've been treating acne for 30 years. ...Read more

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Could supplements help acne if none of the conventional treatments have worked?

Could supplements help acne if none of the conventional treatments have worked?

See below: Unlikely. There are very few reports in the peer-reviewed medical literature suggesting that supplements are helpful in acne. ...Read more

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What vitamins/supplements work best for back acne?

What vitamins/supplements work best for back acne?

Acne vitamins: Nicazel is a safe and effective prescription dietary supplement designed for the management of acne. It contains a proprietary combination of ingredients shown to possess anti-inflammatory and anticomedonal activity. ...Read more

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Is neem good for acne when the supplement is taken internally?

Is neem good for acne when the supplement is taken internally?

Dietary supplements: This is another example of the many dietary supplements that are marketed w/miraculous claims but w/o any proof of either safety or effectiveness. I did a quick search but couldn't find any science, just a lot of marketing. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-577-neem. Aspx & http://www. Drugs. Com/npc/neem. Html. This doesn't mean it doesn't work. Just that I can't find ...Read more

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Can there be any natural supplement (pill) for acne that works?

Can there be any natural supplement (pill) for acne that works?

Only as adjunct: The oral medications for acne that are actually effective are some of the antibiotics (famously tetracycline) and a vitamin a derivative (isotretinoin). You are welcome to explore different herbal remedies, but don't let this get in the way of treating this serious, chronic, potentially devastating illness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Number one vitamin supplement to take for acne?

Number one vitamin supplement to take for acne?

You can do better: Vitamins are unlikely to be nearly so beneficial as topical benzoyl peroxide at least twice daily for two weeks. If this is not enough to clear you, your physician is your best resource. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that can always be managed, though it is cured only by time. You owe it to yourself to get effective treatment. ...Read more

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Are there really any good skin supplements that can actually rid you of acne and blemish skin?

Are there really any good skin supplements that can actually rid you of acne and blemish skin?

Get real treatment: Health-food pills are useless here. Start with over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide. This is often not enough, and your physician may want to add topical Clindamycin with or without added retinoic acid derivative. The oral contraceptive pill, if she can and wants to use it, often ends a woman's acne. The right systemic antibiotic is the next step. This is the 21st century & you deserve effective rx. ...Read more

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Doc, my age is 16years old. My skin face have lot of acnes. I have tried many supplements, skin products. But it won't work on me. What can I do?

Doc, my age is 16years old. My skin face have lot of acnes. I have tried many supplements, skin products. But it won't work on me. What can I do?

A doctor can help: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more

Hyaluronic Acid (Definition)

Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body. It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the ...Read more


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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more