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Doctor insights on: Organic Sulfur Supplements Inhibit Healing

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Are there are Foods/minerals/supplements which are natural Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors?

Are there are Foods/minerals/supplements which are natural Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors?

Yes: Carbonic anhydrase (CA) is an enzyme which converts carbon dioxide (CO2) to bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and a proton (hydrogen ion.) Resveratrol, catechin, silymarin, and curcumin are natural products known as polyphenols. Resveratrol comes from red wine. Catechin is found in tea. Silymarin is an extract of milk thistle. ...Read more

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Does dopamite(dopamine supplement) increase more dopamine level or prescribed medicine like biperiden(dopamine reuptake inhibitor) does?

Does dopamite(dopamine supplement) increase more dopamine level or prescribed medicine like biperiden(dopamine reuptake inhibitor) does?

I'm curious: Why do you believe you need to take medication that claims to affect dopamine, especially OTC remedy which will NOT cross the brain-blood barrier? If you are depressed, you could see a psychiatrist, and if you have Parkinson's disease, a neurologist. ...Read more

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Do any supplements cause urine to smell like sulfur ?

Do any supplements cause urine to smell like sulfur ?

Here are some ...: Any supplements containing thioctic acid in some fatty acids as those claimed to be antioxidants will make urine smell like sulfur odor. ...Read more

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Can you take a fat INHIBITOR (Xenical or Alli) AND a fat BLOCKER, like chitosan supplements, together? How about an inhibitor and a fat BURNER?

Can you take a fat INHIBITOR (Xenical or Alli) AND a fat BLOCKER, like chitosan supplements, together? How about an inhibitor and a fat BURNER?

Xenical: is FDA approved. Most so called burners are not FDA approved hence evidence for thier use,adverse effects and drug interactions are limited ...Read more

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I heard that calcineurin inhibitors are not safe for eczema treatment. Is this true?

I heard that calcineurin inhibitors are not safe for eczema treatment. Is this true?

Use properly: Recently (1/2006) the fda placed a “black box” warning on these drugs. Both the american academy of allergy, asthma and immunology and the american academy of dermatology feel that this was an unfortunate and unnecessary decision, as these drugs are very safe when used properly. ...Read more

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My body is healing very slowly, simple scrapes are taking many months to heal. Otherwise health and diet are good. What supplements might help?

My body is healing very slowly, simple scrapes are taking many months to heal. Otherwise health and diet are good. What supplements might help?

Scarring/Cell change: It may be scarring that is still viable and looks like it is taking long to heal. Try scar ointments like mederma. Thyroid issues may cause changes in iron and lysine levels ( amino acid) which causes changes at a cellular level from hair loss to slower healing. Supplements for both are available. Check with your doctor before starting supplements since you are already on a medication regimen. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment/supplement for stress that results to back pains?

What's the best treatment/supplement for stress that results to back pains?

Relaxation technique: First, you must address the reason for your stress. For instance, if you have school stress, talk to a counselor to find solutions. Practice relaxation techniques (calm mediation, listen to nature sounds, deep breathing, or exercise) to take your mind off the immediate stress. For your back pain, it could be tight muscles. Do stretching exercises or get a nice massage. ...Read more