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Sg Glutergen Softgel Capsule
Is there any harm taking 1 scoop of whey protien , one multivitamin, 1tab vitamin E 400ui, 1tab vitamin C 500mg together after weight training workout?
Seems OK: The above mention supplements are in common use and the amount you indicated is in safe range and so should be ok to use. Remember that supplements are meant to supplement and should not the primary source of your vitamins/proteins etc.. A well balanced diet with plenty of fruits/veggies should a better approach. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Too much/wrong kind!: Not only is this a dangerously high dose but it is the wrong kind of d to take! the 50, 000 unit dose of vit d is the prescription form, vitamin d2. Research has shown this type may do more harm than good! i advise that most adults take vitamin d3, 5000 units/day to achieve optimal levels. See http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/11/30/taking-the-right-type-of-vitamin-d.Aspx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gel vs Oral: Tiloket is a gel or capsule form of Ketoprofen the gel form will work better for localized areas of pain and possibly result in less side effects or organ damage since it is not ingested thus less of the drug is systemic. The oral form is a better choice if you have diffuse pain. The oral tiloket and Ketoprofen are fairly similar. Ketoprofen is a NSAID similar to alleve. ...Read more
Accidentally took 3 cod fish liver oil capsules today instead of two. Worried I may have too much vitamin a??1250IU vitamin a each capsule
Cod liver oil: 3 caps rather than 2 caps on one day is not a concern. The long term use of cod liver oil can raise your vitamin A to a toxic level stressing the liver. You would be better served by taking Marine Fish Oil rather than Cod Liver Oil but please check w/your doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take a supplement called oxy powder by ghc. It contains 2746 mg of ozonated magnesium oxides per 4 caps. I take 1 per day. Is this safe?
Should be.: Based on what you shared, i calculate your daily mg supplementation of about 700mg. If your kidney function is normal, this dose of mg shouldn't be an issue. Careful as too much mg can result in diarrhea. Unless you have a medical condition or are on medications that can lead to mg wasting, a healthy well-balanced diet rich in nuts, soybeans, bran should provide plenty of mg for you. ...Read more
Is this safe to take
200 mcg chromium picolinate
500 mg raspberry ketones
900 mg sea buckthorn seed oil
800 mg green coffee extract
Works: You can put protein powder into capsules if you want. The gelatin that the capsules will dissolve and release the powder in the second part of the digestive tract. This is actually where most of the protein is started to be digested. It will take quite a few pills to get a substantial amount. ...Read more
What are the benefits of taking collagen capsules? 4 capsules daily. Hydrolyzed marine collagen and elastin polypeptides.
Not much evidence: There aren't a lot of studies out that have tested the health effects of all these collegen supplements.One study found that it does not really help with bone health,and another showed some preservation of lean body mass in older women but no skin improvement.It seems that elastin skin products have not shown clinically to improve elasticity of the skin but do help the skin hold moisture. ...Read more
Certainly : Since dietary supplements are not monitored by the FDA or by any regulatory agency, there could be any ingredients in there that are not apparent. Therefore there certainly could be gluten. It could even be in the capsule itself. No guarantees here if you need to be gluten-free. Good luck. ...Read more
I take BP med lisinopril 10 mg.Can i take a multi with c, d3, k, thiamin, ribo, niacin, b6b12, biotin, pantothenic acid, cal, iod, mag, zinc, manganese, chromium, +?
Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?
Since all that: Junk is a waste of money, doesn't do anything positive for you except spend your money, why do it? Besides, you don't know what's in any of that stuff, what harm it could possibly do to you, how it could interact negatively with medication or other supplements, etc. Save your money and use it on monitoring strips, healthy food, valid medication, etc. That can help you live better and longer. ...Read more
Will Garcinia Cambogia help me lose weight? Is it safe? Bought 60% HCA veggie capsules zero fillers, zero binders, no artificial ingredients
I would not count on: it. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Is it safe to take vitamin C 1000 mg, cal-mag citrate, boswellia,vitamin d, and omega XL in the same day?
May help: This product may help your skin but you should see dermatologist to discuss your concerns. ...Read more