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Vitamin Supplements For Skin
No proof: There are no supplements that have been definitively shown to decrease aging. However, eating healthy will allow for healthy and graceful aging. Fish oils found naturally in fish can be anti-inflammatory and that minimize damage to the body from excess free radicals.. ...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
NONE: Biotin, calcium, many others, are pitched to gullible people by unscrupulous con men. See a dermatologist if you have a significant issue. Nutrition is obtained from food. Eat your vegetables. There are THOUSANDS of nutrients in food which cannot be reproduced in any pill. People who eat normal food derive no benefit from vitamin pills. ...Read more
There are NO: vitamins that will help with thinning hair. Check w/your doctor about possible causes. ...Read more
Yes: Yes but see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Yes: Still u should check with u r md! ...Read more
Ginkgo biloba, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin d3, biotin, folic acid, and fish oil, are these good to take?
None: Vitamin and mineral supplements are a great way to increase the profit of vitamin and mineral supplement suppliers and makers. Unless you have a very abnormal diet, or have a specific vitamin deficiency based on your genes, you do not need this. If you think you have a deficiency, ask your Doctor to test for that. Otherwise, save your money and use it to go to the gym more often. ...Read more
Vitamin c and skin: Vitamin c is good for skin and help improve its color and texture. Some patients with vitamin c deficiency develop skin rashes, itching, mouth, teeth, gum problems as it is a vital part of connective tissues and replacement can help. Similarly it helps improve anemia and improve oxygenation to skin and other vital organs. Can it help with hyper pigmentation and melasma, yes so go for it! ...Read more
Don't do it: It won't work, and i also hope you won't try to lighten your skin in any other way. Topical agents will disfigure you. In the usa, judging a person by skin color is the height of ignorance, and this is becoming the norm worldwide. Stay fit to look good, learn useful skills to be effective at work and with others, and enjoy whatever genetic skin tone mother nature gave you. ...Read more
Can i take five vitaminz same time like iron . multivitaminz. vitamin d. hair skin and nail and magnesium together?
Check amount : Make sure the supplements offer unique vitamins and minerals. Most hair skin and nails formulas have the same vitamins as any good quality multivitamin. You don't want to take in excess amounts of vitamin A, E or B as they may be toxic. It's always best to obtain your nutrients from a food source that is unprocessed. If each supplement is unique then be make sure to take with a meal. ...Read more
All of them: you don't take vitamins "for hair, skin and nails etc." they are required for health in all tissues ...Read more
Check it out: There are lots of products that sell l-arginine and vit. D. But the problem is that there is not good regulatory control so do your research on the brand you buy. ...Read more
No it will not: Taking vit c supplement in recommended doses for adults from 250 mgm to 2000 mgm does not cause spots anywhere in the body. ...Read more
No: Don't be a sucker. Nutrition derives from food. Consuming extra vitamins in pill form is a waste, no benefit, sometimes harmful. There are thousands of molecules in foods never found in pills. Optimal nutrition derives from a diet including a variety of different colored vegetables, fruits, nuts, olives, dairy, whole grain grains, etc. It need not be any precise formula and need not be perfect eve ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can do better: Vitamins are unlikely to be nearly so beneficial as topical benzoyl peroxide at least twice daily for two weeks. If this is not enough to clear you, your physician is your best resource. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that can always be managed, though it is cured only by time. You owe it to yourself to get effective treatment. ...Read more
5mths postpartum, exclusively breastfeeding, is it safe to take vitamin supplements such as Vitamin E and Fish Oil?
Fish oil ok; ? Vit E: Nutrition requirements for breast-feeding mothers are similar to those during pregnancy. Special attention to intake of protein, calcium, iron and vitamin C is advised. Fish oil supplements are likely safer than eater fish because of toxins found in some fish, but too much could increase risk of bleeding. Evidence about the safety of higher doses of vitamin E is inconclusive, so not recommended. ...Read more
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