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I'm taking a prohormone supplement for working out got infection on my finger from a cut now taking cephalexin will they affect each other negatively?

I'm taking a prohormone supplement for working out got infection on my finger from a cut now taking cephalexin will they affect each other negatively?

Should be fine: There should not be a problem taking them together. I do recommend you be cautious taking the prohormone. I have had several patients have issues from pro hormones in my practice. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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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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I'm on adderal and I have always worked out while taking a nitric oxcide supplement. Is that safe? Also is it okay to take a prohormone?

I'm on adderal and I have always worked out while taking a nitric oxcide supplement. Is that safe?  Also is it okay to take a prohormone?

Not tested together: Unfortunately, the more substances you mix together, the less of a prediction can be made about safety. These medications (Adderall) were not tested with other agents and could be harmful in combination. I would suggest exercising caution and consulting with your physician. ...Read more

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If someone has hepatitis C , should they not take supplements like prohormones which are taxing on the liver?

If someone has hepatitis C , should they not take supplements like prohormones which are taxing on the liver?

Should be fine: Precusor of hormone synthesis occurs in the liver and that would be cholesterol. Cholesterol gives rise to other hormones that are synthesized in the adrenal gland, ovaries and testes. I am not sure why you are using pro hormones but they should not affect your liver. If you are taking any medication most certainly these medications are metabolized by the liver and kidney. Montor lft"s. ...Read more

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What supplements or other OTC item(s) help to relieve severe-exhaustion stemming from CFIDS? Thank-you!!

What supplements or other OTC item(s) help to relieve severe-exhaustion stemming from CFIDS? Thank-you!!

Comprehensive Rx: To effectively treat CFIDS one must address the causes. Many have chronic infections (Lyme, EBV, mycoplasma, parasites etc.), hypothyroidism, food sensitivities etc. These can be difficult to diagnose. I advise a strong multivitamin with L-5-MTHF, CoQ10,PQQ, NADH, Ashwagandha, Rhodiola etc. but please see an integrative Dr. for a comprehensive approach. See https://secure.endfatigue.com for more. ...Read more

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Which prohormones are legal to use in the usa?

Which prohormones are legal to use in the usa?

Prohormones: What pro-hormones do you have in mind and why? When you look at the extensive material on the internet you will have plenty of information - some so high powered it is hard to understand, some much easier. Still having concerns contact me again. ...Read more

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Are P90X supplements effective?

Are P90X supplements effective?

Which ones?: There are multiple p90x supplements -- from multivitamin to other products. From a scan of the multivitamin label, it looks like a decent product but does not provide enough vit d, and does not specify on the vit a how much is pre-formed and how much is in the form of beta-carotene. Whether the rest of their offerings are "effective" depends on what you're seeking & which products you mean. ...Read more

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What are neem supplements role?

What are neem supplements role?

Neem supplements: Neem is a tree, and the bark, leaves, and seeds are used to make medicines. Some research indicates it can help with gingivitis (gum inflammation), and stomach & intestinal ulcers. There are other uses that need more research -- such as for malaria, worms, head lice, birth control, etc. ...Read more

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What supplements should I take?

What supplements should I take?

It depends: It depends on your needs and goals -- which you have not supplied here. For a personalized consultation, you could see a physician familiar with nutrition and integrative medicine. http://www.abihm.org/. ...Read more