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Do lysine or vitamin E pills help a sun burn?

Do lysine or vitamin E pills help a sun burn?

Oral Treatment: Oral tocopherol or tocotrienol may reduce inflammation associated with sunburn. Higher doses of oral lysine may reduce a herpes simplex lip outbreak after sunburn. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Tocopherol (Definition)

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Is it ok to take 2500 iu of vitamin D3 per day?

Is it ok to take 2500 iu of vitamin D3 per day?

Yes: Most people on the planet are d deficient. Have your level checked. For replacement it is recommended to take 1000 iu/25 lbs so most adults will need 5000 iu a day. 2500 iu vitamin d a day is safe . It is hard to become toxic on vitamin d at standard doses. ...Read more

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Vitamin E can increase the risk of heart defects in babies. Prenatal one and dha of Rainbow Light are 60 iu of vitamin e. Is it safe to take?

Vitamin E  can increase the risk of heart defects in babies.
Prenatal one and dha of Rainbow Light are 60 iu of vitamin e. Is it safe to take?

Yes: This is a small amount of Vitamin E and the information may not be accurate. You are likely consuming more Vitamin E in your regular diet. All the best and continue your vitamins. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d treat pain?

Does vitamin d treat pain?

Not immediately but.: Severe vitamin d deficiency can cause bone/muscle pain. So obviously long term solution to treat such pain is to treat the deficiency with vit d under medical supervision. But vit d cannot provide immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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I take a multivitamin plus vitamin c, d, all b's with niacin and fish oil, calcium, red yeast rice, should I take the vitamin magnesium with these & why?

I take a multivitamin plus vitamin c, d, all b's with niacin and fish oil, calcium, red yeast rice, should I take the vitamin magnesium with these & why?

I don't like it.: Truth be told, I don't like combining Niacin with the red yeast rice as they can both have toxic effects upon the liver. I hope you're having your liver blood enzyme levels monitored on that combination. Adding Magnesium to all of this is not my concern as I don't see any issue in that as long as your doses of all these other medications are not excessive. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d affect your period?

Can vitamin d affect your period?

Yes: Vitamin d impacts every cell of our body in one way or another. Vitamin deficiency is associated with pms and infertility and boosts levels of estrogen ; Progesterone which play a key role in the menstrual cycle. See http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/02/16/the-vitamin-that-has-been-shown-to-dramatically-improve-infertility.Aspx ; http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv. ...Read more

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What causes low vitamin d levels apart from a lack of sunlight?

What causes low vitamin d levels apart from a lack of sunlight?

Vitamin D: Usually this is genetically related. Theoretically sunshine will increase vitamin d levels but a study in hawaii showed that 50% of people with 20 hours of sunshine a week still had low vitamin d levels. You can supplement with over-the-counter vitamin d safely. ...Read more

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My vitamin D3 level is 40. Is it recommended to eat 1000 iu tablets everyday?

My vitamin D3 level is 40. Is it recommended to eat 1000 iu tablets everyday?

Specific dose: can be recommended by your doc but you may need more to raise the level of D. Experts say between 50 and 80 is best. Many people take 5K mg D. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Vit d 6.84 ng/ml, can cause only legweaknes(on and off) low energy(on and off), hairloss. So low vit d causes any other symptoms? Is sunlight enough?

Vit d 6.84 ng/ml, can cause only legweaknes(on and off) low energy(on and off), hairloss. So low vit d causes any other symptoms? Is sunlight enough?

This level is low!: This vitamin d level is very low. Vitamin d not only helps your body absorb calcium much better, it also affects your muscle and core strength. We don't recommend spending too much time getting sunlight as as the primary source of vitamin d, due to the risk of skin cancer! see your doctor for a temporary high dose of vitamin d to 'catch you up', then take 1000-2000 units of vitamin d3 daily. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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Is 2000 units vitamin d a day excessive, too little, or just right?

Is 2000 units vitamin d a day excessive, too little, or just right?

See below: The new recommended daily allowance (rda), as set in 2010, is based on age, as follows: for those 1-70 years of age, 600 iu daily; for those 71 years and older, 800 iu daily; and for pregnant and lactating women, 600 iu daily. The iom further recommended that serum 25(oh)d levels of 20ng/ml (= 50 nmol/l) is adequate, and levels > 50ng/ml (= 125 nmol/l) could have potential adverse effects. Thank. ...Read more

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Can G6PD deficient kids under 5 take multi vitamin supplements? Are all vitamins safe for such kids?

Can G6PD deficient kids under 5 take multi vitamin supplements? Are all vitamins safe for such kids?

Standard types safe: The standard types of multi-vitamins or multi-vitamins plus minerals are as safe for children with G6PD deficiency as they are for non-G6PD-deficient children. If unusual, non-standard doses are used, then nobody really knows how safe or unsafe those supplements would be. Thus, one should stick with standard dosing and reputable brands. ...Read more

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Can low vitamin D cause stress & aniexty?

Can low vitamin D cause stress & aniexty?

Vitamin D: If your vit. d is low, it can affect how your body responds to stress and anxiety. Get you level checked and if it is low, you can supplement and get some sun exposure to get the level up - make sure you recheck the level. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dose dalacin c 300 mg works correctly for infection ?

Dose dalacin c 300 mg works correctly for infection ?

Depends . . .: Whether any given antibiotic works depends upon whether the infection is caused by a sensitive bacteria. For instance, common cold is caused by a virus and thus won't be affected by any antibiotic. Anyway, dalacin c is a brand not sold in the states. Whether the generic Clindamycin will work "correctly" depends upon what caused your infection. Ask your doc for culture & sensitivity. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d cause constipation?

Yes it can in some: Vitamin D does cause constipation in some people and it may be dose related.Best way to get viT D is by sitting in the sun with your arms,face and legs exposed.Some take vitD and calcium combonation and that causes more constipation ...Read more

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Got 20/1 omega6/3 ratio. Arthritis bad. Take 2k of grill oil. Got afib take padaxtra. Can i take large dose plant DHA supp. Ok. Am vegan exc. Krill?

Got 20/1 omega6/3 ratio.  Arthritis bad. Take 2k of grill oil.  Got afib take padaxtra. Can i take large dose plant DHA supp. Ok.  Am vegan exc. Krill?

Plant vs fish omegas: The type of omega 3 fatty acids (including dha) in plants are shorter in fatty acid chain length than the ones in fish. Our bodies use then longer chains much more efficiently, perhaps 6-10 times more efficiently. ...Read more

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Ibandronic acid tablets 150 mg and vitamin D3 60k once a month, calcium tablets daily enough to treat osteoporosis? I am male, 30. Can it be cured?

Ibandronic acid tablets 150 mg and vitamin D3 60k once a month, calcium tablets daily enough to treat osteoporosis? I am male, 30. Can it be cured?

Depends: For a male your age to have osteoporosis, there is likely to be more factors involved. Consider and test for copper deficiency. Also take magnesium daily, vitamin K2 daily, and some vitamin A occasionally. Strontium can also be useful, as well as boron. Avoid drinking coca cola or pepsi, as these damage your bones mineral balance. ...Read more

Dr. Alfredo Sadun
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Vitamin E (Definition)

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