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Surgery And Anti Oxidant
Gluthitione : A well balanced diets consisting of vegetables and fruits (e rich in antioxidants) are associated with a reduced risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Maxgxl and other fad antioxidants may increase glutathione levels. But they have not been shown to decrease production of reactive oxygen species, something a true antioxidant does. Spent your money on healthy food instead. ...Read more
Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more
Antioxidants benefit: Foods rich in antioxidants and vitamins are considered very good for health and in particular, the eyes. Some forms of macular degeneration will benefit from the areds formulation of supplements. For the rest of us, the jury is not in yet. There is evidence now that some antioxidants can increase the risk of certain diseases. Beta carotene in smokers is one example. Stay tuned for areds 2. ...Read more
Mostly all are fine: But check with your pharmacist to be sure of all interactions. ...Read more
Is it safe to take anti oxidant pills containing beta carotene, selenium and zinc for more than one month?
Extremely safe: Selenium and Zinc are essential nutrients with many proven health benefits. We need to either take them as supplements or get them from diet to be healthy. Many people don't get adequate amounts in their diets. Beta carotene is a precursor of Vitamin A, another essential nutrient, and is also safe to supplement, but I feel that a mixed carotenoid complex has more benefits than beta carotene alone. ...Read more
Dr. Rao is correct: The fact that the principal article on resveratrol was a complete fake should tell you something. Generally, anti-oxidants have been the greatest disappointment in medicine throughout my lifetime. To my knowledge, none of the physicians I work with take any. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thanks for this previlege. Please, can taking tea like lipton tea continually help treat pterygium, since it contains anti -oxidants?
Diet & Pterygium: Diets rich in anti-angiogenesis factors (ie, green tea, anti-oxidants, berries, as way to decreases inflammation, angiogenesis, VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor), have not been studied. It will not hurt but: No one has looked into this, to my knowledge. For more info: See eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antioxidants: prevent free radical formation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Anti-oxidants: It is unlikely that you could take too many antioxidants, unless you deliberately took huge numbers of capsules. Antioxidants generally work in concert with one another to keep you healthy. A healthy life style is your best bet to stay healthy. ...Read more
Does appendicitis always require surgery? My sister has the beginning sings of appendicitis, will anti-biotic's fix it?
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