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Can I take citracal calcium plus vitamin d slow realease at the same time as centrum energy multivitamin/multimineral?

Can I take citracal calcium plus vitamin d slow realease at the same time as centrum energy multivitamin/multimineral?

Yes you may: Yes you may. Calcium absorption tends to plateau when a single dose exceeds 500-600 mg. Even though the two together would exceed this number, you may be fine because one is slow release. Taking the 2 separately always makes absorption more efficient, but if you never remember taking a 2nd dose, taking both together would still wind up getting you more calcium absorbed than 1 supplement. ...Read more

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How does a multimineral supplement work?

How does a multimineral supplement work?

Replenishment: Multimineral supplements replenish minerals that are depleted in your body. Please be aware though, that not all of these are safe, nor do all contain in the pills what's listed on the labels. Some companies have their products independently tested, and you can review results via sites like https://www. Consumerlab. Com/ "miracle mineral solution" hasan fda warning: http://tinyurl. Com/2axfcx3. ...Read more

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I work out in gym. Till when I can take multivitamins and multiminerals? I want to ask how much months I can take it?

I work out in gym. Till when I can take multivitamins and multiminerals? I want to ask how much months I can take it?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. You can take them as long as you wish. ...Read more

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Which time is better to take multivitamin and multimineral?

Which time is better to take multivitamin and multimineral?

Although: There are specific recommendations for how to take specific vitamins & minerals - in general : The best time to take a multivit is when you are most likely to consistently remember to take it. (: ...Read more

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Ok, is " men's 1 a day " pro edge, a good multivitamin/multimineral supplement good to take? I heard on a tv show that its not, is that true.

Ok, is " men's 1 a day " pro edge, a good multivitamin/multimineral supplement good to take? I heard on a tv show that its not, is that true.

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. ...Read more

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Took multimineral 3 days, now itching all over last couple days. Allergic? Does this mean I have bad kidneys? What should I do besides stop them?

Took multimineral 3 days, now itching all over last couple days. Allergic? Does this mean I have bad kidneys? What should I do besides stop them?

You must stop: Did any doctor advise that you need to take these minerals due to a deficiency? If yes, talk to the doctor now. If no, stop them altogether since they may actually be harmful when taken in excess. Whether these are the actual culprits or not cannot be determined at this time although metal allergy has been linked to systemic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Can taking a multivitamin/multimineral pill cause your complete blood count to appear normal, and actually mask a problem in the body?

Can taking a multivitamin/multimineral pill cause your complete blood count to appear normal, and actually mask a problem in the body?

It should not: Vitamins won't affect lab results. If there's really a serious medical problem, it will be reflected not just in the blood count but also in the chemistry and you'll be having symptoms. Follow up with your neurologist and psychiatrist re: your memory loss & rage. God bless u! ...Read more

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Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

It depends: It depends on what's in the supplement you're taking. As my colleague has shared, some products do contain herbal and other components that can lead to easy bruising. Bleeding and bruising are unlikely if the "multimineral" truly has only minerals in it, though. Read your label and see. ...Read more

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How long does multivitamin multimineral supplements stay in your system? I finally realized that my multivitamin was causing acne all over my face.

How long does multivitamin multimineral supplements stay in your system? I finally realized that my multivitamin was causing acne all over my face.

Vitamins and Acne???: Vitamins causing acne? Balderdash! There is no harm or acne caused by taking a multivitamin. I would certainly be happy knowing the source of that incredible folktale? Advanced forms of vitamin a, for instance, have been modified in the laboratory to even treat the most severe cases of acne! So go ahead and take your multivitamin and don't worry about acne related to it. ...Read more

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Dangerous reactions between Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg, and reacted multimineral, phosphatidylserine, pregnenolone, adren-all? Plz help! I'm on these for adrenal fatigue

Dangerous reactions between Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg, and reacted multimineral, phosphatidylserine, pregnenolone, adren-all? Plz help! I'm on these for adrenal fatigue

Do you have adrenal: Insufficiency? The goal in ai is to offer appropriate hormone replacement that closely mimic physiologic conditions. Do you have central, primary or secondary disease? Treatment is glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone, prednisone, dexamethasone) and in primary ai you add Fludrocortisone a mineralocorticoid. I do not see a problem between the use of amlodipine and the above meds just mention. ...Read more

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Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?

Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more

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Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more

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Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Pain: Riza - would need more information. If muscular you may try higher dose magnesium malate - 1000 mg daily or to bowel tolerance (if diarrhea reduce does) this usually helps relieve muscle pain where some medications do not ...Read more

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How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

See a psychologist: Psychologists and other psychotherapists provide treatment that not only helps now and but helps prevent reoccurences. ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Absolutely: There are many medications. However, only a fully qualified medical doctor, specifically a child psychiatrist, is positioned to make this determination. ...Read more

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I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Bad combination: Sounds like you're still in an addiction pattern, if still using marijuana. And yes, this is a bad combination if you want to end your addictive behavior. ...Read more

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I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?

I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?

Avoid mixing manyMed: There has to be a good reason for adding any pills or taking each one of the pills. If your condition is a head cold, then you do not need to mix more than Tylenol (acetaminophen) / or Cold/Flu meds and or a decongestant. Alka- seltzer is not a safe medication to mix with Meloxican ...Read more

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Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

OK but can do better: I like that juice plus is a concentrate of healthy fruits ; veggies but several of its ingredients are on the ewg's dirty dozen list of most pesticide-laden produce ; there is no indication juice plus is organic. You'd be far better off choosing a product like orac energy greens which is entirely organic or wildcrafted; one serving has the antioxidant power of 24 servings of fruits ; vegetables. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

Ovulation: If you have irregular periods then you may or may not be ovulating spontaneously. If you are not ovulating on your own then assistance may be needed when you are trying to conceive. Regulating your cycles now will not affect your future fertility. ...Read more