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Supplements And Herbs To Improve Loss Of Color Vision
Can't Unless Missing: Although vitamin and mineral deficiencies may interfere with normal eye function and some supplements have been shown to have benefit with reducing symptoms in macular degeneration, in general, you can not improve your vision with extra minerals and vitamins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Best over the counter vitamin supplements to improve blood flow to penis and have overall harder, healthier erections?
None: The short and true answer is that there is no vitamin, supplement,or any magic potion which can do it.The TV adds and free mailed literature will claim magic results,please stay away from them ...Read more
Cognitive health: As long as you are not on blood thinning medication, consider taking high quality Marine Fish Oil. Nordic Naturals is a good brand. Ginkgo biloba can also be useful. See a book called "The Neurogenesis Diet & Lifesyle" by Cortwright for more information. Peace and good health. ...Read more
NONE: There are no supplements that help you lose weight or tone muscles. The only thing that shrinks is your wallet. You need to learn how to eat and exercise in a way that you can live with for the rest of your life. Don't put anything in your body that you don't know what it is, what it's going to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
What are some herbs, food, and supplements for increasing male libido and longer lasting erections early to mid 20s)? Natural means
Many good choices: Many herbs are well-known to improve male sexual function. Which works best varies from person to person. Some of the best choices are ashwagandha, maca, ginseng, tongkat ali, damiana, fo-ti & gingko- available individually or in combinations.Besides herbs, l-arginine, zinc & seanol ( a seaweed) extract can be very effective.See http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/conditionsetoh/a/erectiledysfunc.Htm. ...Read more
No, but take vitamin: There is not a vitamin nor mineral that helps one lose weight, but a person on a weight-loss diet should take one daily over-the-counter "multi-vitamin & minerals", in case his diet is low on a vitamin. Successful weight loss comes from a permanent change in lifestyle and eating habits. If a person eats fewer calories than he needs to live on each day, his body will burn the stored fuel (his fat). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Some people's floaters become less noticeable after an encounter with apple pectin, natural herbs, cookies-and-cream ice cream, watching Spiderman 3, or baking a pan of brownies. Of course, it's just a coincidence, so one must always be wary of anyone claiming he has some great cure to make floaters go away. ...Read more
What kind of memory exercises and supplements will help in old age memory loss? Names of books supplements & medicines ll be appreciated thx 4 help
I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some of the symptoms like fatigue , slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?
If i buy vitamin B12 supplements and vitamin E supplements. Will it increase my energy and brain power?
It depends...: If you are deficient in B12 it will improve energy and can improve brain function. If you are not deficient (levels below 500) it won't help. Vit e is useful as a preventive measure but generally does not give energy or brain power. It would be ideal to consult with a holistic doc to assess the reasons you might lack energy or brain power so you can address the specific causes. ...Read more
What supplements do you recommend to improve cognitive function, enhance memory, and augment blood flow to the brain?
Here's a few:: DMAE, Huperzine-A, ALCAR, Ginko Biloba, Ginseng, Nicotine, Rhodiola, Fish Oil and Green Tea. Do your research before taking any of these, either in combo with others or in quantity. Tell your M.D. what you are up to, especially if you are taking prescription meds. Herbs are tonics, but can have their own side effects, so don't get into trouble. ...Read more
Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?
Phytonutrients and .: Clinical experience and studies on the use of phytonutrients (i.E resveratrol, caratenoids, etc) have shown improved hair and skin health. Zinc, b vitamins and a healthy diet are all very important. Stress reduction, physical fitness and emotional wellness are all part of wellness, which complexion can be a sign of. Remember to enjoy safely sunlight to help skin color and vitamin d levels. ...Read more
I know that diet and exercise are great, but are supplements safe to aid in weight losslike the ingredients in hydroxycut?I need a little boost :/
Can taking alot of antibiotics permanently alter body's ability to make vitamin k and biotin in the gut, thus causing deficiency? Or can body recover?
Can recover: Body can recover from the alteration in intestinal flora caused by antibiotic treatment. In any case these two vitamins are easy to replace in case of temporary deficiency. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
What are the best natural supplements for weight loss? that does not cause interference with sertraline
Who knows?: The problem with "natural supplements" is that you never really know what's in them. Last week in NYC the Health Department sent out an email bulletin that some Ayevurdic medicines being distributed in the City had been tested and found to have 10,000 x the acceptable levels of heavy metals-lead,arsenic,antimony,etc. the big companies have to go thru rigorous testing to gain FDA approval. ...Read more
I've been looking in to Plexus products. Not for weight loss, i'm mainly interested in their probiotic and their vitamin supplements. Any advice?
Dietary supplements: FDA monitors both prescription & over-the-counter medications. This means that companies must prove both safety & effectiveness of their medications before they can market them. OTOH, manufacturers of dietary supplements have no legal obligation to prove either safety or effectiveness prior to marketing. So long as put FDA disclaimer on product, they can make up wild claims & miraculous promises. ...Read more
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