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How Does Zinc Affect Skin
May be helpful: Zinc can help maintain the integrity of skin and mucosal membranes. Patients with chronic leg ulcers have abnormal zinc metabolism and low serum zinc levels , and clinicians frequently treat skin ulcers with zinc supplements. The authors of a systematic review concluded that zinc sulfate might be effective for treating leg ulcers in some patients who have low serum zinc levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None.: The main ingredient in camomile lotion is the extract of chamomile flowers. Some commercial preparations do have a combination of mineral oxides, such as zinc and iron, which help the lotion to nullify irritants; but i know of no credible evidence that any measurable zinc absorption occurs after using any type of chamomile lotion. ...Read more
Hmmm: Zinc and titanium oxides are uv light blockers protecting the skin from harmful solar irradiation. They're extensively used in sunscreens. Zinc is necessary in the production of melanin inside cells. So zinc isn't useful for depigmentation of skin (on it or inside pigment cells). Usually bleaches applied to the skin may cause lightening of color. ...Read more
Yes: It is the active ingredient in many sunblocks and can be very effective. ...Read more
At what dose?: At doses of 50-100mg it frequently helps skin scale less and is good for healthy nails! ...Read more
Do not know!: Zinc deficiency is associated with dry skin and dermatitis, and psoriaform lesions. It is an essential nutrient. It could be filler or exipient in your zinc gluconate. Zinc is an essential nutrient. If you take a multivitamin, you are getting 15-17.5mg. It is added to most cereals, as the gluconate. ...Read more
Im taking b complex,circulan and zinc sulfate to have a healthy skin.is it safe for me to take 3 different medicine a day?thankyou
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