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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Ocuvite Lutein

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What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

What are the side effects of Ocuvite with lutein?

Upset stomach: This product is generally well-tolerated but occasional patients complain of stomach ache or nausea.

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What are the side effects of lutein supplements?

What are the side effects of lutein supplements?

None known: Lutein supplements are given as an adjunct for the support of the health of the macula. This is largely theoretical but there is a large nih study underway currently to study this particular substance. Since the fda does not regulate health store supplements, if you feel lutein is of value, get them from a source from a major pharmaceutical company like alcon or bausch and lomb.

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How can lutein help the the eyes are there any side effects?

How can lutein help the the eyes are there any side effects?

Lutein: Is an essential micronutrient (vitamin) for the retina. It is found in dark green leafy vegetables, like spinach, kale and mustard greens and in egg yolks. There is some evidence that lutein may be helpful in prevention of macular degeneration. So be like popeye and eat your spinach.

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Can lutein or zeaxanthin cause side effects such as insomnia, tiredness, dizziness, or constiipation? I want to take it to improve my vision.

Can lutein or zeaxanthin cause side effects such as insomnia, tiredness, dizziness, or constiipation? I want to take it to improve my vision.

No, however...: Lutein and Zeaxanthin are carotenoids naturally found in fruits and vegetables and do not have any side effects, but they may be in capsules that have additives or preservatives some may react to, so I advise companies like Pure Encapsulations and Thorne that don't use those. Many other nutrients are good for eyes such as Vit. A, C, D, E, zinc, selenium and EFA's. See http://tinyurl. Com/b56ua4

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Is lutein supplements safe to take for dry eye syndrome? Any side effects?

Is lutein supplements safe to take for dry eye syndrome? Any side effects?

No harm: Lutein is suggested to improve macular health. There is no evidence of its effectiveness in dry eyes although no harm is done by using it. Consider using flax seed oil as a useful supplement for dry eyes.

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Will your eyes get worse if you take a lutein and zeaxanthin eye supplement? I have normal vision but trying to improve it. Are there any side effects

Will your eyes get worse if you take a lutein and zeaxanthin eye supplement? I have normal vision but trying to improve it. Are there any side effects

Lutein & zeaxanthin: Lutein & zeaxanthin are anti-oxidants that help protect the retina against aging/stress. They do not make your eye worse. The best way to get these in your body is with natural foods unless you have confluent drusen in your retina (see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com).

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Want to know what benefits do super lutein have for our health?

Want to know what benefits do super lutein have for our health?

Lutein is an: Important carotenoid that has been discovered to play an important role in retinal function, specifically in the macula which is important for your primary vision. Recent studies found that lutein may decrease the risk of progression in age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Systemically, natural lutein intake (not supplements) has been positively linked to colon and breast cancer.

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What are lutein supplements for?

What are lutein supplements for?

See below: Certain supplements have been shown to help patients with the moderate to severe forms of macular degeneration (vitamin c, vitamin, e, zinc, beta carotene) in the age-related eye disease study (areds). The results of areds2 will be out next year and will answer if lutein, zeaxanthine, and omega-3 fatty acids (dha, epa) help this disease also.

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What must I know before using lutein supplements?

A few things: Lutein supplements are given as an adjunct for the support of the health of the macula. This is largely theoretical but there is a large nih study underway currently to study this particular substance. Since the fda does not regulate health store supplements, if you feel lutein is of value, get them from a source from a major pharmaceutical company like alcon or bausch and lom.

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What are the warnings for using lutein supplements?

None: Lutein supplements are given as an adjunct for the support of the health of the macula. This is largely theoretical but there is a large nih study underway currently to study this particular substance. Since the fda does not regulate health store supplements, if you feel lutein is of value, get them from a source from a major pharmaceutical company like alcon or bausch and lom.

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Are vitamins containing lutein any good?

Are vitamins containing lutein any good?

Lutein: Yes. A number of studies have found that lutein and zeaxanthin either help prevent age-related macular degeneration or may slow progression of the disease.

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I take two 20mg lutein pills a day, is that ok for me?

I take two 20mg lutein pills a day, is that ok for me?

Yes: Lutein is a natural carotenoids found in dark-green leafy vegetables and in egg yolks. These compounds may exert anti-inflammatory benefits along with preventing free-radical damage. This is all hypothetical or science based and there is little clinical evidence. Still a diet rich in vegetables is always a good idea! Http://bit. Ly/lquwwr.

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lutein and is it good for you?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lutein and is it good for you?

Antioxidant: Lutein is a carotenoid that is found in high concentration in the central vision area of the eye called the macula. It helps to protect the eye from oxidative stress, & has been shown to help in macular degeneration. It may help decrease cataract formation. At least 6 mg daily is needed & generally is obtained in healthy diets of fruits & green leafy vegetables. Not known to be toxic In hi doses.

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I have a family history of amd. I'm barely 30, but should I start on lutein supplements?

I have a family history of amd. I'm barely 30, but should I start on lutein supplements?

Maybe: The areds and areds 2 studies confirmed that certain eye supplements, including lutein, can help reduce the risk of visual loss in patients with macular degeneration. Many believe (as I do) that taking these supplements can also reduce the risk of developing amd, but the studies on this are less clear. There are also genetic tests that can be done to determine your risk class for develping amd

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Does lutein convert to vitamin a in the body?

Does lutein convert to vitamin a in the body?

No: Lutein (which you can only get into your system through your diet) is a carotenoid, but unlike beta carotene, does not convert to vitamin a in the body. Zeaxanthin and lutein are the only carotenoids known to concentrate specifically in the eye. They are believed to help filter damaging light and prevent free radical damage to the delicate structures in the back of the eye.

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Tell me about theca lutein cysts and their relation to breastfeeding?

Tell me about theca lutein cysts and their relation to breastfeeding?

Theca Lutein Cysts: Theca lutein cysts are a type of functional ovarian cysts. They often occur in multiple and bilaterally. They are thought to be due to excess circulating gonadotropins such as b-HCG. These cysts are associated with delayed or failed breast milk production. Contact your lactation consultant for additional information.

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Hi is it true that lutein increases pigmentation in the eye?

Hi is it true that lutein increases pigmentation in the eye?

Not really: Lutein is one of the components of the macular area and has been suggested as a possible ameliorative agent for older folks macular degeneration. It has a yellowish color and to the extent that the macular area, has this tint, then lutein might contribute. But supplementary lutein will not change this and it is the back of the eye so not observable in the mirror.