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Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

It depends: It depends on what's in the supplement you're taking. As my colleague has shared, some products do contain herbal and other components that can lead to easy bruising. Bleeding and bruising are unlikely if the "multimineral" truly has only minerals in it, though. Read your label and see. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Bruising Easily (Definition)

Bruise =contusion A bruise occurs when trauma injures capillaries & possibly venules causing blood to seep into the interstitial tissues surrounding them. Blood vessel weakness or clotting problems can both ...Read more


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What supplements can cause easy bruising?

What supplements can cause easy bruising?

Vitamin E: At high levels of vitamin e , you could be more prone to bleeding and bruising. ...Read more

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Is there a vitamin or supplement that can prevent easy bruising?

Is there a vitamin or supplement that can prevent easy bruising?

Vit k and vit e: Vitamin k, if deficient in some individuals can lead to extended bleeding times because a number of coag factors depend on this vitamin. In addition, excess vit e, a power antioxidant, can interfere with vit k, and lead to bleeding. ...Read more

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Is vitamin d good to take to prevent bone loss? Any other suggestion?

Is vitamin d good to take to prevent bone loss? Any other suggestion?

Vitamin D in: Conjunction w/calcium is good for bone health. Better yet, get a product that contains d, calcium and it will likely have several other cofactors of calcium to help direct it to the bones all in one tablet. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there a vitamin or supplement to take for very thin hair?

Is there a vitamin or supplement to take for very thin hair?

Vitamins & Hair: Vutamins vital to hair and nails are biotin and panththenic acid. Other causes of thin hair such as low thyroid (low fee t3), should also be ruled out. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d 3 & vitamin K should a woman take daily ? I am bruising easily and wanted to know if vitamin K will help so i won;;t bruise easy ?

How much vitamin d 3 & vitamin K should a woman take daily ? I am bruising easily and wanted to know if vitamin K will help so i won;;t bruise easy ?

Depends: Vitamin d intake depends on your blood level. Some people need more than others; their body breaks it down faster. It will not have any effect on bruising. Vitamin k is in leafy green vegetables which you should be eating daily. Vitamin k is also in many multivitamins. Vitamin k deficiency is very rare unless you have unusual medical problems so look for other causes of bruising. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of vitamin deficiency? I have suffered weigh loss, easy bruising, sore bones and joints. Dr told me to take a daily vitamin.

What are some common symptoms of vitamin deficiency?  I have suffered weigh loss, easy bruising, sore bones and joints. Dr told me to take a daily vitamin.

Good start: The most common vitamin deficiency is d, which causes a lot of nonspecfic pain and some other problems. Especially with the weight loss, or if your pain syndrome does not resolve quickly, it would be wise to continue to seek a cause -- possibly malabsorption contributing to a vitamin deficiency. Good luck and stay proactive. ...Read more

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Is it ok for teens to take biotin supplements for beauty purposes such as strengthening nails, develop thicker hair, & better skin?

Is it ok for teens to take biotin supplements for beauty purposes such as strengthening nails, develop thicker hair, & better skin?

Sure: no harm but the benefits of such preparations are generally UNSUPPORTED by SCIENTIFICALLY BASED MEDICAL STUDIES! Hope this is helpful Dr z ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take geritol complete vitamins & stresstabs advanced vitamins together?

Is it safe for me to take geritol complete vitamins & stresstabs advanced vitamins together?

Vitamins: Mega doses of synthetic vitamins have no scientific evidence for health benefits. In fact, toxic effects can occur with high doses of fat-soluble vitamins such as a, d, e. Please be cautious. ...Read more

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Recovering anorexic at healthy wt and maintaining- still lots of hair falling out, easy bruising, and painful dry skin??? Taking biotin? What else???

Recovering anorexic at healthy wt and maintaining- still lots of hair falling out, easy bruising, and painful dry skin??? Taking biotin? What else???

TryLubridermAdvanced: Your body will take quite a bit of time to get back to a normal state.Give it its own time to do so.The billions of cells in your body have to replenish themselves of vital elements, chemicals, vitamin & energy stores & recreate a normal infrastructure. Day by day things will improves as long as you eat a nourishing diet, take enough fluids, get some exercise & work on a positive mental attitude ...Read more

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What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

Yes: If your liver is starting to fail, you will stop making clotting factors and start to have easy bruising. ...Read more

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For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

Fe deficiency is a..: Symptom of a problem as much as being a problem in its own rite. It's important to both correct the deficiency and discover its source. To correct, continue oral fe supplements until hematocrit normalizes then continue for another 3months to replete stores. If you find the source and fix it, your only significant source of fe loss is bleeding. If you don't fix it, the fe deficiency will recur. ...Read more

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While taking vitamin D(2000 I.U.) is it necessary to supplement the body with any additional vitamins for proper absorption and no calcification?

While taking vitamin D(2000 I.U.) is it necessary to supplement the body with any additional vitamins for proper absorption and no calcification?

Yes, unless...: I advise everyone taking Vit. D to also take Vit. K, which makes sure that the calcium absorbed by taking D winds up in your bones rather than arteries and soft tissues. Vitamin A also works synergistically with Vit D and K. If your diet is rich in Vit K (mostly dark leafy greens) you may not need to supplement. See http://tinyurl.com/4rqhnn4 Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D/day for optimal levels. ...Read more

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Which vitamins and minerals prevent you from bruising easily?

Which vitamins and minerals prevent you from bruising easily?

Vit C and K, Calcium: We need almost all the vitamins and most of the minerals in their normal levels for regulation of all bodily systems including blood- part of hemotological system which included blood, bone marrow, and reticulo endothelial organs under which spleen, lympnodes , liver all come. Vitamin k is a procoagulant, helps to coagulate and avid bleeding tendency .Used in liver patients, who produce less vitk ...Read more

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My body is healing very slowly, simple scrapes are taking many months to heal. Otherwise health and diet are good. What supplements might help?

My body is healing very slowly, simple scrapes are taking many months to heal. Otherwise health and diet are good. What supplements might help?

Scarring/Cell change: It may be scarring that is still viable and looks like it is taking long to heal. Try scar ointments like mederma. Thyroid issues may cause changes in iron and lysine levels ( amino acid) which causes changes at a cellular level from hair loss to slower healing. Supplements for both are available. Check with your doctor before starting supplements since you are already on a medication regimen. ...Read more

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How much time it might take for a complete remission of iron deficiency anemia( on iron supplement elemental 65mg * 2 /day)?

How much time it might take for a complete remission of iron deficiency anemia( on iron supplement  elemental 65mg * 2 /day)?

Cause/ Severity: 28 year old female asks, How much time it might take for complete remission of iron deficiency anemia (on iron supplement elemental 65mg *2/day)? Depends on cause of deficiency: Mensturation/ Blood Loss, G.I. bleeding; Diet/ malnutrition; Chronic Diseases inherited/ acquired; Infection eg malaria. Medication interference etc. Should feel better in a few days, remission 6- 8 weeks even to 6 month ...Read more

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