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How Does Zinc React With Hydrochloric Acid
Long Answer: Recap: (antipyretic (decreases temperature), anti-inflammatory, analgesic) It is an irreversible Cox enzyme inhibitor (Suppression of prostaglandins that produce inflammation) Inhibits thromboxane, producing an inhibitory effect on platelet aggregation during the lifetime of the affected platelet (8–9 days). Other mechanisms also. ...Read more
Can prescription strength acid reflux medication damage teeth? I have heard the medication does not let you absorb calcium and magnesium.
Yes: Yes. Give them a try. But only take them after you have several bites of food eaten, else the hcl may release against your stomach and cause you discomfort. ...Read more
Can multivitamin be taken with yogurt? Does it affect iron absorption? And does it affect vitamins efficiency? I take them with yogurt.
Not with yogurt.: You should take vitamins after a meal. Many vitamins require the minerals in food to be used as cofactors to help activate the vitamins in order for them to work more effectively. The calcium and sugar in most commercial yogurt products do not help to improve vitamin absorption. It is best to take iron with vitamin C to improve iron absorption. ...Read more
For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?
Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more
I'm confused. Does food buffer stomach acid, or does the stomach make more acid in response to food?
Gastric acid: Actually both. Food will buffer acid in the stomach, but eating will stimulate more acid secretion. ...Read more
Can your body the same amount C-vitaming from absorb calcium ascorbate and ascorbic acid? I have problems with my stomach.
Yes: Yes, buffered ascorbate (including calcium, magnesium and sodium ascorbate) is absorbed as well as ascorbic acid. The best-absorbed form of vitamin C is liposomal Vit. C. Lyposphreric C, which is sodium ascorbate mixed with phospholipids for enhanced absorption, is a product I often recommend. See http://www.livonlabs.com/cgi-bin/start.cgi/liposome-encapsulated/lypo-spheric-vitamin-c.html ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamins containin iron are said to interact with Doxycycline. Does this include pyridoxine (25mg) and thiamine (100mg)? How exactly do they interfer?
Does 40mg vs 20mg omeprazole reduce more stomach acid or last longer? Does reducing too much stomach acid interfere with food digestion?
Is it better to combine vit C or retinol with 25% Glycolic Acid? which percentage? I've got adult acne and combination skin
Retinol: Retinol is a vitamin A derivative, as is Retin A (tretinoin) which is helpful for many types of acne. I would also see a dermatologist, as there are many prescription products which may be more helpful. Hormonal imbalances are fairly common in adult acne and this should also be addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is produced to neutralize stomach acid. Where does this take place?
duodenum: The pancreas produces a host of digestive enzymes which enter the duodenum when the stomach contents are ready to pass to the next portion. This is full of bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) which is alkaline and neutralizes the stomach acids and provides the environment for the digestive enzymes to function. ...Read more
I ve to use omeprazole, does it blocks absorption of calcium?; or just reduces it ?
How many mg calcium i shd take to combat effect if dairy allergic?
Family Practice: 1200 mg ca with 1000mg vit d per day you can have your dr measure your levels to determine how much your body needs. ...Read more
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