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Doctor insights on: Naturally Occurring Chromium In Food

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Pcos may i take food supplements contain chromium picolinate 0.1mg n vanadiunm 6.7 mcg per 615 gm to balance my harmone level kindly explain?

Pcos may i take food supplements contain chromium picolinate  0.1mg n vanadiunm 6.7 mcg per 615 gm to balance my harmone level kindly explain?

Sure: Don't expect miraculous results. This isn't evidence-based medicine, but it will probably not hurt you. There was some excitement over chromium picolinate and Insulin resistance a while go; it seems to have been something of a disappointment but perhaps it will work for ou. ...Read more

Chromium (Definition)

Chromium is a metal thought to have some role as a nutritional mineral in humans. It's exact role is uncertain, and the human body only requires extremely small ...Read more


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Is 800mg of chromium too much?

Probably not.: 400mg is a more typical dose. Make sure you meet with your physician to determine your best dose. ...Read more

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Helo.... Chromium piconolate....Does it has any seerious side effects. ...Thanx?

Helo....  Chromium piconolate....Does it has any seerious side effects. ...Thanx?

None reported...yet!: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/drug-information/dr602269/dsection=side-effects & http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/chromium-picolinate-side-effects.Html which both state that no side effects reported w/chromium picolinate. However, this assumes a good manufacturing practice leading to a clean product w/o any contamination. Dietary supplements don't have 3rd party oversight to monitor process. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of 120mcg of chromium dinicotinate?

What are the side effects of 120mcg of  chromium dinicotinate?

Use caution.: Chromium has been used safely in a small number of studies using doses of 200-1000 mcg daily for up to 2 years. Some people experience side effects such as skin irritation, headaches, dizziness, nausea, mood changes , impaired thinking, judgment, and coordination . They have been known to cause gastric irritation and ulcers. Chromium compounds are known carcinogens and should be used with caution ...Read more

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Is chromium associated with glycosuria?

Is chromium associated with glycosuria?

Probably not: Too large an amount of a chromium supplement can have a variety of ill effects, but increasing sugar in the urine is not likely one of them. There are some studies that suggest chromium may help lower blood sugar, which would lower the chances of blood sugar showing up in the urine (gliycosuria). Of note, not all studies have shown benefit from chromium. ...Read more

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Does chromium help you lose weight?

Does chromium help you lose weight?

No: Although chromium influences Insulin and glucose metabolism, it has not been shown to produce sustained weight loss. ...Read more

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