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Doctor insights on: Marine Collagen

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Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more


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What are the benefits of taking collagen capsules? 4 capsules daily. Hydrolyzed marine collagen and elastin polypeptides.

Not much evidence: There aren't a lot of studies out that have tested the health effects of all these collegen supplements.One study found that it does not really help with bone health,and another showed some preservation of lean body mass in older women but no skin improvement.It seems that elastin skin products have not shown clinically to improve elasticity of the skin but do help the skin hold moisture. ...Read more

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DERMATOLOGISTS: Will taking collagen capsules help with fine lines over time? Ingredients:hydrolyzed marine collagen, elastin polypeptides

I really doubt it.: Protein is digested and absorbed. It's doubtful that a small amount of a particular protein is going to be 'special' compared to a burger. Less collagen, degraded protein loss of subcutaneous fat are aging features that promote crow's feet and specific dietary proteins just aren't going to change any of that. ...Read more

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I'm now consuming pure marine collagen and heard people been talking about the side effects. Is there any research on side effects of this?

I'm now consuming pure marine collagen and heard people been talking about the side effects. Is there any research on side effects of  this?

Probably not: "pure marine collagen" is not an fda approved medication, which means there is probably not any good research on the product itself. It is even less likely that there is any research on "side effects" of the product. ...Read more

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Need to know, why my breast get pain after i drink a pure marine collegen? Is that because to make it firm or have something else?

Well: Try not drinking it and see if it helps? Marine collagen, is that iike connective tissue from a scallop? One could say if it hurts stop doing it. Breasts usually get tender from estrogen, is it possibly coincidental? Does marine collagen have a special property that's worth breast pain. If you have to know study the metabolism and see if it increases estrogen.Maybe u gt real answer but no ide. ...Read more

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What the benefit of collagen?

See below: Collagen is used as a filler in creases of the skin. It can also be used as an artificial padding under boney areas. ...Read more

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Is taking collagen at 21 bad?

No: Are you taking this to help hair and nail growth. There is no harm in it to your body. ...Read more