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Is There A Specific Time Of Day That Is Best To Take Specific Vitamins
When you have time: Anytime is fine. It depends when you can make the time in your schedule. Just be sure to do a light warm up before intense exercise. Prehydration is helpful (1-2 hors prior) which is generally not possible for early morning exercises. Some suggest optimal performance is achieved with midday or early afternoon exercise. Most important just get started any time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is CO-Q10 safe to take as a supplement without any current health problems? I believe it is one of the best antioxident.
It is a harmless med: CoQ10 is not proven to be of great usefulness for any medical condition. It is a good antioxidant but it is costly. Unless spending money is not a problem, I would not encourage you to take it. I think it is quite costly. Moreover its dose and duration of use for any medical use is not well defined. ...Read more
What would you say is the best vitamin supplement to take for skin and acne, if there even is one?
NONE: Acne is a matter of genetics and hormones. Diet is important for other reasons. No vitamin pill alters acne in any way. Unless you are either overdosed (pills) or deficient (poor diet) the quality of your skin is not determined by vitamins. Adult female acne may be related to PCOS or birth control hormone and will clear with spironolactone nearly every time. There are thousands of nutrients in fo ...Read more
Glad you asked!: Aspirin irreversibly binds platelets for the life of the platelet (which is 10 days). Every day, our bodies make new platelets replacing the 10% that is lost. When you take one single aspirin, you have an antiplatelet ("blood thinning") effect that lasts at least 5 days (50% of your circulating platelets). Bottom line: it doesn't matter what time you take the aspirin. The effect lasts a long time. ...Read more
Is there a specific type of drink that would provide a good amount of antioxidants, or is it impossible?
Quite a few: Drinks with antioxidants include coffee, black and green tea, red wine, grape juice, orange juice, pomegranate juice, and drinks made from berries. ...Read more
Is it necessary to use a mouthwash every night? What are the benefits and which is the best brand?
There is a lot of press about the importance of antioxident vitamins. Are they really important? If so what should I look for in a vitamin formula?
Not in pills: Antioxidants in pills and added to food are increasingly being deemed potentially harmful because of their ability to overwhelm our immune system and neutralize certain helpful free radicals. Get your antioxidants from natural food like fruits and vegetables and there are no such concerns. See http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/01/the-case-against-antioxidants.Html?M=1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any other types of prenatal vitamins to take for my pregnancy that's not to hard to take?
Gummy prenatal vitamins: Just like they have kids gummy vitamins, they have gummy prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
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