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Is It True Cod Liver Oil Lowers Bone Density
Not necessarily, but: Cod liver has been a medical pancea for almost a century mainly due to its vitamin d content and the ability to cure rickets during times when sun exposure was inadequate (as was happening to europe during the industrial revolution with its accompanied pollution). Due to its high vitamin a content, it can be deleterious to bone if taken in large amount and can appose vitamin d action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Is the use of fish oil capsule good in PCOS ?
but i read that fish oil also increases blood glucose level
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Is it ok to use rose hip oil and vitamin E oil during pregnancy? I heard rose hip oil is high vitamin a. Is this beta carotene based?
Yes: No more than 10, 000 iu of preformed vitamin a should be taken during pregnancy but preformed vitamin a is only found in animal foods (meat, eggs, dairy). There are no vegetarian sources of actual vitamin a- any "vitamin a" said to be in those foods are from carotenes and those are very safe in pregnancy. See http://www.Care2.Com/greenliving/is-vitamin-a-safe-for-pregnant-women.Html. ...Read more
Why has taking daily fish oil not lowered hereditary high cholesterol? Is it because the high cholesterol is hereditary?
Tea for bone density: Studies show cola connection in women, but not men. Colas and coffee appear to have some effect on women's bone density and could lead to osteoporosis. But tea — even the kind with caffeine — and other sodas do not. And men are not affected at all by these beverages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I have an organ transplant and take marinol, but it is unpredictably absorbed. Is it safe to sub an extract from high thc, low cbd natural cannabis? Will cbd significantly affect prograf levels?
Transplant pharmD: You had a lung transplant. You are taking Marinol for appetite stimulant. Talk to your pharmd on service before you change any medication. They discuss this with you. Prograf levels can be altered by many meds and it's important to stay in contact with them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true gymnema sylvester leaves will regenerate pancreatic beta cells in diabetes patient?Is it true type2 dm reversible once it is established?
Safest form of Vit D in chronic liver disease?Lvl 40nmol/L I understand higher levels may be beneficial. But is it hepatotoxic?
No: This was the result of just one more bad study. People have been taking fish oils for their supposed benefit against atherosclerosis. This was a major disappointment, but the supposed link with prostate cancer looks like an artifact to me. Epidemiology generates huge amounts of correlations but with no scientific basis, I'd simply ignore it. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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