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Doctor insights on: Selenium Dioxide

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Dr. Joseph Carcillo
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Selenium (Definition)

Selenium sulfide ...Read more


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Could selenium increase dopamine levels?

Could selenium increase dopamine levels?

No: It's got antioxidant properties as a free radical scavenger though. So it's theoretically neuroprotective. This may slow down the loss of dopamine producing neurons ...Read more

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Is this a possible side effect of selenium?

Is this a possible side effect of selenium?

What is the problem?: I do not know what side-effect you may be talking about. Rephrase yyour question and re--ask it! ...Read more

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Does taking selenium pills heals gastritis?

Does taking selenium pills heals gastritis?

Not necessarily : Data for selenium pills is not favorable at all. The meds we know heal gastritis are Proton Pump Inhibitors like nexium, (esomeprazole) Prilosec, Prevacid, etc.. But the key is to avoid foods and irritants that keep leading to higher acid levels-tomato based products, vinegar, citrus, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolate, spearmint/peppermint, spicy foods, hot temp foods. ...Read more

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Which selenium shampo should b used for dantruff?Name please

Several: There are several on the market, and they are all efective. Head and shoulders makes a shampoo that is effective and recommended by many drs. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get sunblock which contains titanium dioxide in cuts?

Is it bad to get sunblock which contains titanium dioxide in cuts?

No: MINOR CUT IS SAFE YOU WOULD NOT WNAT TO GET ANY NONSTERILE PRODUCT INTO AN LARGE SCRAPE OR OPEN WOUND.IT YOU DO SIMPLY WASH IT OFF. SORRY FOR THE CAPS ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of brazil nuts should I have a day for selenium?

Can you tell me what number of brazil nuts should I have a day for selenium?

Whoa: Selenium is widely distributed in your diet and if you eat estra brazil nuts to meet a quota, you'll end up eating more of a lot else that you don't need. Ask your physician or a good dietician if you're concerned about micronutrient deficiency, and consider a mineral supplement. ...Read more

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Why i stop having nightsweats after carbon excess dioxide has been removed to my body? im in a ecu that day. is that the cause?

Why i stop having nightsweats after carbon excess  dioxide  has been removed to my body? im in  a ecu  that day. is that the cause?

Stay with it!: You need to call or see your doctors for these answers. I would need medical records of your recent conditions before I could help. ...Read more

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I'm consuming a suplement tablet which contains selenium 100mcg + vit.E 200i.U + vit.C500mg + vit.A 5000i.U every morning. Is it good or too much? Tx

I'm consuming a suplement tablet which contains selenium 100mcg + vit.E 200i.U + vit.C500mg + vit.A 5000i.U every morning. Is it good or too much? Tx

Vitamins can be toxi: The doses you are consuming are probably safe, and helpful. Your only concern is with vitamin a dose. The vitamin dose must be added to your food content. Some people eat a lot of vit-a, and take extra zinc, which causes vitamin a to be formed. Check a level of a after supplementing for two months, compare it to your baseline level. If the elevation of the vit-a is rapid, then reduce daily dose, . ...Read more