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Special K Diet Side Effects
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Are there consequences to combining a multi-vitamin, biotin (diet supplement), and pravastatin sodium?
Combo: It isn't likely you would have ill effects from that drug trio. ...Read more
Triglicerides: Slow niacin is a medication and NOT a dietary supplement. It does improve lipid profile by diminishing triglycerides and improving HDL (good) cholesterol mildly. HOWEVER: niacin does NOT improve chances of patients getting stokes, heart attacks or dying. Niacin is sometimes difficult to take due to side efects as flushing that can be severe ...Read more
Metformin - side effects? Using this to counteract insulin resistance. Any comments on side effects etc?
See below most commo: Abnormal stools Changes in taste Muscle pain Difficulty breathing Lightheadedness or dizziness Nail problems Flu-like symptoms such as muscle pain, fever, chills, and weakness Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations). Flushing (a skin reddening, commonly on the face) Increased sweating Increased thirst ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones. However, supplemental calcium can also contribute to calcification of arteries which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Speak to your physician about how to best meet your calcium needs without increasing your risks. Natural sources of calcium are usually the safest. ...Read more
Shaklee folic b-complex, lecithin & omega guard good for student? and will it have side effect like weight gain?
Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?
No: Unfortunately, some dis-reputable companies may either mix impurities or the % of pure herbs in the preparation in very small.So as long as you buy from acceptable companies, you are safe. Visit willner chemist.Com to get an idea! ...Read more
Any suggestions on supplement while taking long term metformin for PCOS/ insulin resistance? related to reduced vitamin/mineral absorption? Thnx!
Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent on the other supplements in the protein. Often creatine is contained in the supplements which can lead to muscle cramps and pain along with dehydration. ...Read more
Real: This is a very pricey mix of things; psyllium will bulk your stools and senna is a laxative. Claims for acai haven't stood up to examination and i doubt that mango is a real appetite suppressant. But the first two will make your gut feel different and give you the idea you've eaten something magic -- the principle of the "active placebo." it's your money. ...Read more