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What is the natural food sources of hyaluronic acid?

What is the natural food sources of hyaluronic acid?

Many sources: Hyaluronic acid (ha) is found in eyes, joints, skin and other areas. It is currently injected in joints, used in eye surgery, as well as wound healing and some cosmetis. Ha as a fountain of youth is still unproven scientifically. Oral supplements are available. Foods with ha include soy products, animal parts with cartilage (joints tendons, rooster combs), starchy root veg. & red grapes/wines. ...Read more

Hyaluronic Acid (Definition)

Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body. It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the ...Read more


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What is a natural source of hyaluronic acid?

Animal joints: This acid is found in animal joints and connective tissue. Make a soup of chicken with bones and skin in the broth.
You'll need magnesium to aid in making your own hyaluronic acid so eat some leafy greens with your soup. ...Read more

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What is the natural way to increase the hyaluronic acid in the body?

What is the natural way to increase the hyaluronic acid in the body?

Many sources: Hyaluronic acid (ha) is found in eyes, joints, skin and other areas. It is currently injected in joints, used in eye surgery, as well as wound healing and some cosmetis. Ha as a fountain of youth is still unproven scientifically. Oral supplements are available. Foods with ha include soy products, animal parts with cartilage (joints tendons, rooster combs), starchy root veg. & red grapes/wines. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the natural way to get the enough hyaluronic acid for our body?

HYALURONIC ACID: THERE IS NO NATURAL WAY OF GETTING ENOUGH HYALURONIC FOR YOUR BODY.
WHY DO YOU WANT IT ANYWAY? ...Read more

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Will hyaluronidase also dissolve my body's natural hyaluronic acid? If no, has there been extensive research to verify, including the lower lid area?

Will hyaluronidase also dissolve my body's natural hyaluronic acid? If no, has there been extensive research to verify, including the lower lid area?

Should not: Usually would undo injected medication. Use under the eye works but must be done very carefully be experienced doctor to avoid injection into vessels. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Yes: Hyaluronic acid is a component of the skin and can be used in anyone male or female. When administered properly, it is perfectly safe. It is an fda approved product. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid really work safe?

Does hyaluronic acid really work safe?

Yes: Hyaluronic acid is a component of the skin and can be used in anyone male or female. When administered properly, it is perfectly safe. It is an fda approved product. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males or boys?

How bad can it be...: ...If our joints are full of it? Whether it is an effective dietary supplement remains to be seen. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about hyaluronic acid?

Fluid inside joint: Hyaluronic acid is distributed thougout the body including connective tissue. It is in the highest concentration in fluids in the eye and joint. It is in joint fluid. It bathes the knee, gives nutrition to the cartilage, cushions the joint. When a joint gets disease the hyaluronic fluid beome abnormal. One of the treatments for degenerative arthritis is the injection of hyaluronic acid. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid really work for aging?

Does hyaluronic acid really work for aging?

No evidence: At this time there is no scientific evidense to support this although it is usefull in osteoarthritis. It is often used in wound care and eye problems like detached retina. It is sometimes used in cosmetics where it mostly holds water in the skin swelling it a little bit. ...Read more

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What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

Moisturizer: Hyaluronic acid is used in many ways, especially when it comes to the skin. Hyaluronic acid (ha) can be applied to the skin for healing wounds, skin ulcers, and burns. It even works efficiently as a moisturizer. Ha is known to be called “the fountain of youth” as it is a widely used ingredient for most injections or fillers. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to use hyaluronic acid in young age?

Is it healthy to use hyaluronic acid in young age?

Yes but: While hyaluronic acid (HA) may be safe at a young age, the question to be asked is why a young person would require HA? ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid to be used for someone under 30?

Hyaluronic Acid: Hyaluronic Acid helps to trap water and is helpful in moisturizing our skin. Since it is a large molecule, it has limited ability to penetrate the skin in a topical form so typically it is injected into the skin. The injectable forms are the dermal fillers known as Restylane, Belotero Balance and Juvederm. Hylatopic plus is a topical used to treat dry skin. If a person needs HA, it may be used. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hyaluronic acid?

What is the definition or description of: hyaluronic acid?

Sugar: Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body.

It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the effect is not permanent. ...Read more

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How long does normally it take for hyaluronic acid to work?

How long does normally it take for hyaluronic acid to work?

Difficult to absorb: There is a paradox of sorts when dealing with injections versus oral supplements. Many people would much rather take an oral supplement than have an injection administered. However, the efficacy of injections has been proven to a greater extent than oral supplements. Hyaluronic acid is so effective is that it has a very large molecular weight, which reflects its ability to hold water weight, but d. ...Read more

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Can hyaluronic acid ingested orally be absorbed by the body?

HA: Yes, if you modify the molecule and lower the molecular weight but original ha will not absorb orally as the molecule is too big. The small varients in theory will not combine with water in the joint as readily and are less efficacious than the injectible form. ...Read more

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Where is the safest and cheapest place to have hyaluronic acid facial injection?

Facial Fillers: "safest" is the most important word here. While these are generally safe treatments, they should be administered by an experienced physician with proper training in facial aesthetics and surgery. Contact or refer to the website of the am academy of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, american soc of plastic surgery, am academy of ophthalmology or the am academy of dermatology. ...Read more

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Are botox or hyaluronic acid injections not recommended for someone on antidepressants?

Are botox or hyaluronic acid injections not recommended for someone on antidepressants?

Unrelated: Injectable therapy should not have any physiologic effect on antidepressant medication. The two can be used simultaneously in a safe fashion. ...Read more

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Could hyaluronic acid really work and is it safe?

What for?: hyaluronic acid is very useful for chronic wounds, also for osteoarthritis and other things but also has been used in ways iris of no help. Ask your doctor questions ...Read more

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Is supartz (hyaluronic acid) usually covered by insurance?

Is supartz (hyaluronic acid) usually covered by insurance?

Yes: Provided that your physician has documented the presence of symptomatic knee arthritis, insurance will usually cover supartz injections. Some insurance companies mandate a specific type of medication to be used- supartz, orthovisc, synvisc, (hylan g-f 20) euflexxa, or hyalgan. The choice of one over the other may be determined by your insurance companies drug plan. ...Read more

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Can you use hyaluronic acid injections for meniscal injuries?

Can you use hyaluronic acid injections for meniscal injuries?

No help for meniscus: Hyaluronic acid (ha) is currently only indicated in the knee for the treatment of certain degrees of osteoarthritis (oa). Viscosupplementation has become increasingly popular over the past two decades. The indications will continue to evolve as more clinical studies are completed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: supartz (hyaluronic acid)?

What is the definition or description of: supartz (hyaluronic acid)?

Hyaluronate: Hyaluronate injection fda approved for injection to knee for early to moderate osteoarthritis. Series of 3 to 5 injections, one week apart. Derived from rooster combs. 80% successful in arthritic pain reduction for 6 months to one year. ...Read more