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What does the trace mineral boron do?

What does the trace mineral boron do?

Many things!: It is essential for plant life. Major effects. In humans are prevention of osteoporosis. Small amounts of boron compounds play a strengthening role in the cell walls of all plants, making boron necessary in soils. Experiments indicate a role for boron as an ultratrace element in animals, but its full role in animal physiology is unknown. ...Read more

Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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What are the benefits of taking trace minerals for people who have lyme?

What are the benefits of taking trace minerals for people who have lyme?

Probably none: Acute lyme disease will respond to antibiotic treatment well if begun early in the course. Chronic lyme disease has autoimmune overtones and may respond to a variety of measures directed at this. Lyme disease has also become the target of a variety of purveyors of otc medications of no proven benefits. Be careful. You can not only harm yourself, but your wallet. ...Read more

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How to monitor your trace mineral intake? So, I don't experience side effects again.

How to monitor your trace mineral intake? So, I don't experience side effects again.

WHY???: Why would anyone wish to "monitor" this? Side effects due to a medicine or supplement? Normal people eating normal foods never need be concerned about trace elements. Don't let the com artists steal your money. ...Read more

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Sea or table salt for POTS? What about trace minerals? Appetite ravenous but still losing weight, consult md? Or normal? 225 down to 208 in about a wk

Any salt works: By POTS - I assume you mean Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome- in that case the type of salt will not make a difference - it is the increased salt intake and "fluid intake " that helps. Most people on a regular diet should not be deficient in trace minerals. If the weight loss is unexplained it is a good idea to see your doctor ...Read more

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LEU trace. What is that mean?

LEU trace. What is that mean?

Nothing: Urine dipstick will indicate presence of white blood cells (leukocytes) as trace amount (TR) or higher amounts (1+, 2+, 3+, 4+). Larger amounts suggest inflammation. Trace amount means nothing, as it is seen in many normal people. Urine must be collected properly to be accurate. Vaginal or foreskin contamination of specimen can falsely elevate leukocytes. ...Read more

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What minerals are in cabbage?

Minerals in cabbage: Na, K, Mg. Do google search for mineral content of cabbage. Which cabbage? ...Read more

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What causes traces of blood in your urine?

What causes traces of blood in your urine?

No: Blood in urine is acute urinary tract infection, tuberculosis or malignancy until proven otherwise. There are other less frequent causes, but Azithromycin is not likely one of them. ...Read more

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What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

Several: Yellow prepared mustard is a good source of dietary fiber, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, and a very good source of thiamin, manganese and selenium. Be careful because it also contains a lot of sodium (like in salt)

read more http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/facts/spices-and-herbs/215/2#ixzz20bcyi422. ...Read more

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Have you heard of mms, the miracle mineral supplement?

Have you heard of mms, the miracle mineral supplement?

FDA warning: There is an fda warning on this supplement, purported to cure malaria, h1 n1 influenza, hiv, cancer and other ailments people might have. It's distributed widely on the internet, by various marketers. The fda warns that prepared as directed, the oral liquid solution produces an industrial bleach that can cause serious harm to health. Http://tinyurl. Com/2axfcx3 I wouldn't recommend using this! ...Read more

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I use the toothpaste with calcium and minerals formula is it s right toothpaste?

I use the toothpaste with calcium and minerals formula is it s right toothpaste?

Yes: It is okay to use as long as it is not to abrasive and contains flouride. ...Read more

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Small traces of phlem in the blood?

Small traces of phlem in the blood?

Blood: I assume you mean blood in the sputum. If you had a recent head cold with a cough and there were just a few specks of bright red blood, this doesn't sound serious as long as the cough clears and there is no further blood. However if coughing up of blood persists you must be evaluated by your physician who will order appropriate tests and xrays. ...Read more

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What minerals are included in bones?

What minerals are included in bones?

Minerals: The major minerals found in bone are calcium and phosphorus in the form of an insoluble salt called hydroxyapatite (HA) [chemical formula: (Ca)10 (PO4)6 (OH)2)]. HA crystals lie adjacent and bound to the organic protein matrix. Magnesium, sodium, potassium, and citrate ions are also present, conjugated to HA crystals rather than forming distinct crystals of their own ...Read more

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What are the kinds of vitamins and minerals?

A great many: Look it up in the library or on wikipedia on line. Everyone should have a nodding acquaitance with the importance of vitamins and minerals. They are the caralysts that enable your cells to create the energy that enables them to function. ...Read more

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Why are there traces of protein in my pee?

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Why are there traces of protein in my pee?

Here are some...: Usually, proteinuria suggests the existence of certain kidney parenchymal diseases such as glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis, diabetic/hypertensive nephropathy, drug-induced, etc. But, a trace of protein in urine may occur sporadically with no clinical significance. More? Ask you doc or contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments, preferably by audio/video. ...Read more

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Are there any daily vitamins or minerals that are recommended for a g6pd child in the u.S.?

G6PD DEFICIENCY: Vitamins are not the mainstay of treatment. Correction of RBC hemolysis is done by blood transfusion to save lives! ...Read more

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What are the 13 minerals our body needs?

13 minerals: Lol this up in your text book as iv certain there are more than 13. Great goggle question. ...Read more

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What is the function of minerals in general?

Minerals: Are micronutrients involved in many cellular functiions throughout the body. ...Read more

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Hgb Ur Ql trace-intact mean?

Hgb Ur Ql trace-intact mean?

Several things: Hi. Either you're having intravascular hemolysis and hemoglobin's coming out in the urine, or there are red cells in the urine that measure as urinary hemoglobin. I'd recommend a urine analysis with microscopic evaluation to see if it's reproducible. If no RBCs in urine, Check serum free hemoglobin and haptoglobin, and have a pathologist look at a peripheral blood smear. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean trace in albumin?

What does it mean trace in albumin?

Just a trace: Is probably meaningless if otherwise healthy.

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Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Bleeding causes: Blood in stool can be related to a number of causes such as hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer, infection or inflammation. It can even be related to abrading anal tissues by vigorous wiping. If this has happened on more than one occasion, it would be prudent to have it medically evaluated. Be well. ...Read more

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How far back can nicotine tests trace use?

How far back can nicotine tests trace use?

A few days for most: Kinds of tests - oral swabs can detect 3-5 days with sensitive tests or in heavier smokers, blood and urine usually 3 days or so. Hair testing, however, can detect any drug use, including nicotine, going back months, depending on the length of your hair and your individual hair growth pattern. ...Read more

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How can we seperate mineral salts of water?

How can we seperate mineral salts of water?

Boiling->Condensing: If you are trying to get water that does not have any salt, the easiest way to purchase distilled water from the grocery store. If you are trying to remove salt from water, the only way to do this is to distil the water. Distillation is the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors. ...Read more

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What mineral cannot be reabsorbed by the kidney?

Minerals: Many minerals cannot be reasborbed by the kidneys. Recommend you do a wikipedia to find out more. ...Read more

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Dear sir, can we remove minerals by boiling water?

No: The minerals in water are actually concentrated in the water when you boil it. You need a good filtration system to eliminate the minerals. ...Read more

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I had a trace of cocain in my system an I do not doit?

I had a trace of cocain in my system an I do not doit?

Drug testing: There are 2 types of drug tests that labs generally do, TLC (thin layer chromatography) and GCMS (gas chromatography mass spectroscopy). There can be false positive results on TLC but most labs then follow with GCMS which tests for very specific molecules. If GCMS is positive, then somehow the drug got in your body. ...Read more

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What are the best minerals for memory and concentration?

What are the best minerals for memory and concentration?

Ginkgo Biloba: If you are not on a blood thinner, you might consider taking a supplement called ginkgo biloba. It dilates the blood vessels, especially in the brain. Ginkgo may take a few weeks to work but then you can begin to experience benefits. ...Read more

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What does a "trace amount of free fluid in the cul du sac" mean?

What does a "trace amount of free fluid in the cul du sac" mean?

Trace: Most often trace amounts of fluid in various parts of the body are insignificant, but I don't know in what part of the body the cul du sac your referring to is located. Nevertheless the finding sounds trivial, but your physician can ask the radiologist who interpreted the study if there is any need for concern or for followup. ...Read more

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How to increase you're metabolism using herbs and minerals and spices?

You can't: If you think there is some metabolic deficiency, you should see your doctor for complete evaluation. Do not trust any snake-oil supplements with outrageous claims of fat-burning, weight-loss, energy elevations, etc. There are no such products, and any stimulant substances may cause real harm - even death. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean when they find "traces of leukemia"?

Please explain what does it mean when they find "traces of leukemia"?

See below...: "traces of leukemia" is not standard terminology, therefore reviewing the pathology report with the help of an oncologist is necessary to understand the diagnosis. If the patient has been previously diagnosed with leukemia, this may mean that a small amount of disease is still present but this is just an educated guess and review of the pathology report is necessary. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does trace mean in the nutrition information?

Can doctors tell me what does trace mean in the nutrition information?

According to the FDA: The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, is responsible for the Nutrition Facts Label and does NOT define "trace amounts"; however, there are some exemptions for declaring ingredients present in "incidental" amounts, i.e., an amount that has no functional or technical effect in the finished product, but may be considered a food allergen. More info can be found at FDA. Gov, search: food labeling. ...Read more

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What does trace paycological mulmunary insuficiency and traicupid and regurgitation means?

What does trace paycological mulmunary insuficiency and traicupid and regurgitation means?

That: Sometimes heart valves don't close perfectly between atrium and ventricles, allowing some amount of leakage when chamber pressure changes. ...Read more