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Doctor insights on: Taking Collagen Capsule

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Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more


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Collagen capsule type vs liquid type, which one better? 10000 mg vs 5000 mg which one more effective?

Collagen capsule type vs liquid type, which one better? 10000 mg vs 5000 mg which one more effective?

Scam: Taking oral collagen is an "unproven remedy" targeted at folks seeking pretty skin. Victims assume collagen is a particular nutrient like a vitamin or mineral. This is the sucker bait. There's plenty of collagen in your food, it's a protein that's broken down like any other, and the proponents cite only some hard-to-believe articles in junk journals. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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Will collagen pill supplements interfere with my birth control?

Will collagen pill supplements interfere with my birth control?

No: Collagen pills should not have a major effect on the birth control. To be safe, it is a good practice to use condoms too, which help decrease the chance of std's as well. ...Read more

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Can I take collagen capsule when I have a small bulge in my throat? . Not done for a checkup yet.

Can I take collagen capsule when I have a small bulge in my throat? . Not done for a checkup yet.

Yes but why: What is the indication for taking collagen capsules? I am not aware of any specific benefit from it. The small bulge needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take the collegan pill while breastfeeding?

Can I take the collegan pill while breastfeeding?

No problem: I see no problem with taking collagen during breastfeeding.The body will process likae any other source of protein.Baby may get some of it too. ...Read more

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Is taking collagen at 21 bad?

No: Are you taking this to help hair and nail growth. There is no harm in it to your body. ...Read more

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I'm 29 years &was thinking of trying Neocell Super Collagen+C Type 1&3, should I stick to the prescribed dosage of 6 pills (3 morning, 3 afternoon)?

I'm 29 years &was thinking of trying Neocell Super Collagen+C Type 1&3, should I stick to the prescribed dosage of 6 pills (3 morning, 3 afternoon)?

Hmmm....: The question is why does a person take a supplement of ground up fish, pig, cow, or chicken collagen, when she can just eat those animals as food. Is there a deficiency or disorder in her body that requires buying and taking such collagen? And, if so, how does she know the item she is buying actually does any good, and is without harm. Food is usually safer. Her primary care doctor can help. ...Read more

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Is prp a good way to e stimulate collagen on the face area?

Is prp a good way to e stimulate collagen on the face area?

Excellent for this: PRP or platelet rich plasma is excellent for facial rejuvenation. Especially with microneedling in combination. Best, Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more

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Is there any anti aging benefits from taking either collagen and or hylauronic acid pills?

Is there any anti aging benefits from taking either collagen and or hylauronic acid pills?

Nope: The body can make those things with adequate protien and vitamin C. Injections at the site of wrinkles can improve your skins appearance, but this is temporary. The est way to keep you skin looking healthy is to stay protected from the sun with a hat and sunscreen, with both UVA and UVB protection and to maintain a healthy diet rich in whole foods, low in satuated, fats, and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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What the benefit of collagen?

See below: Collagen is used as a filler in creases of the skin.
It can also be used as an artificial padding under boney areas. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on collagen?

You can but: You can overdose on collagen supplement takemn orally and one has to be careful as colagn is not regulated by fda and maximum or minimum dos is not established and not known
so be careful and it can also cause allergic reations often. ...Read more

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At what age I should take collagen?

Don't: This is a non-evidence-based promotion to separate you from your money. Collagen is not a nutrient like a vitamin or mineral; it's a protein like in your diet. ...Read more

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What can collagen plus to to our body?

Collagen: Collagen is an important connective tissue associated with your skin, muscles and tendons. ...Read more

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Does collagen powder make you gain weight?

Does collagen powder make you gain weight?

Probably not: Caloric content is low about 22 calories/serving. Unless it contains sodium, you would have to take a huge amount daily in order to gain weight. ...Read more

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Is collagen safe to take while breaastfeeding?

Forget it.: You do not need to take extra collagen. OTC supplements are poorly studied, not regulated well, and over-marketed. Why take a chance that future research will find that it may turn out to be a problem? Good for you for worrying about both you and your kiddo. Save your money, eat plenty of fruits and veggies, grains, and avoid high protein high and fat diets. ...Read more

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What is collagen and how is it important to us.

Protein complex: Collagen is an important constituent of the skin and serves to support the skin. As we age collagen changes and breaks down and as such the firmness of the skin diminishes. ...Read more

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What is the most amount of collagen one can take?

What for?: Eating collagen is not a treatment for any disease or health maintenance. You cannot overdose on collagen. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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 or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: collagen?

Get your Vitamin C: Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is dependent on vitamin c. ...Read more

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Hi, I wanted asked about collagen benefits and complications?

Collagen Benefits: Most benefits of collagen are generally in the field of dermatological conditions, where it has been used extensively for anti-aging effects. These products are available as creams and injections.

Side effects may include hypersensitivity or allergic reactions, high calcium levels, bad taste in mouth etc ...Read more

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What about Meiji collagen that was advertised on Oprah's T.V show?

What about Meiji collagen that was advertised on Oprah's T.V show?

Anything advertised: By a celebrity is best avoided in my opinion. Celebrities, depite their popularity are still only lay people. And those who are physicians, well, lets say most don't actually practice medicine and have financial interests clouding their judgement. My suggestion: Ask a question about the problem you have that you would want to solve with this product. Get some real medical input. Best to you! ...Read more

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Is collagen in actual foods, or do specific foods just activate it in the body?

Is collagen in actual foods, or do specific foods just activate it in the body?

We eat collagen: Animals have collagen. When we eat animals, we eat their collagen. We ourselves are animals and can also make our own collagen from nutrients we gain from what we eat. ...Read more

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Disadvantages of amino collagen?

Cost: There may not be any benefit--so what you are paying for it is a loss. ...Read more

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