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My baby 24months , appetite is not good, wouldn't dine, but physical is normal , now eating liquid calcium, seems have no effect , he always playful, help ?

My baby 24months , appetite is not good, wouldn't dine, but physical is normal , now eating liquid calcium, seems have no effect , he always playful, help ?

It is normal: For toddlers that age to have an appetite that changes from day to day and meal to meal. Don't worry as long as your toddler continues to grow normally. If you are really worried go in for a height and weight check to be sure all is well. ...Read more

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What's the best type of toothpaste for remineralization of the teeth? Novamin? Liquid calcium? What would you recommend?

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What's the best type of toothpaste for remineralization of the teeth? Novamin? Liquid calcium? What would you recommend?

ADA seal toothpaste: Always look for the ADA seal on your toothpaste's plaque build up box. A fluoride, tartar control toothpaste with the ADA seal is the best choice. This shows the toothpaste has been tested, its claims are legitimate, and its ingredients are effective and safe. ...Read more

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I woke at 2 am with a fiery liquid in my throat. Kept coughing. Chest ok. Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) and some alkaseltzer. Right protocol? Chest burns a little today

I woke at 2 am with a fiery liquid in my throat. Kept coughing. Chest ok. Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) and some alkaseltzer. Right protocol? Chest burns a little today

Reflux: Liquid antacid elevate head of bed avoid lying down within four hours of eating. Diet reduce or stop caffeine avoid heavy spices decrease or stop alcohol. If you spike a fever or develop cough see physician immediately at risk for a difficult pneumonia called aspiration pneumonia both chemical and bacterial. ...Read more

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I have to take calcium everyday but that medicine make me have constipation . Any other medication can I take to help?

I have to take calcium everyday but that medicine make me have constipation . Any other medication can I take to help?

A couple suggestions: First of all make sure that you are drinking plenty of water, eating high fiber foods and getting regular exercise. It may also help to take your calcium with the largest meal of the day. If those ideas do not help, consider adding psyllium at bedtime. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of some medications?

Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of some medications?

Yes.: They can significantly lower the amount of thyroid hormone that gets absorbed. Because calcium is a positively charged ion, it can bind to any negatively charged chemical, including levothyroxine. Spacing the thyroid hormone at least 2 hours from calcium (including antacids such as tums), iron, multi-vitamins, and certain other meds can help keep thyroid blood levels stable. ...Read more

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Kidneywise is it advisable for me to use kre alkalyn for fitness purposes, I have hypoparathyriodism and I use calcium medication daily?

Not advisable: Kre alkalyn and other creatine supplements can impaire kidney function, especially in people who might be susceptible. Having hypoparathyroidism puts you at risk for kidney stones and kre alkalyn can increase your risk as well. ...Read more

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My medication alkalizes urine and can cause calcium phosphate stones. How can I acidify my urine to counter this effect?

My medication alkalizes urine and can cause calcium phosphate stones. How can I acidify my urine to counter this effect?

Add citrate: Best approach is to add citrate. Citrate interferes with ca x phos and ca x oxalate. Citrate is available by rx as Urocit K and as Bicitra (citric acid and sodium citrate). You can supply citrate with orange juice and ReaLemon extract. These will not alkalinize urine. ...Read more

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