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Do taking hair vitamins make fibroid tumors grow?

Do taking hair vitamins make fibroid tumors grow?

Not sure about this.: Fibroids are benign tumors in the uterus. The exact cause remains unknown. However, its growth is stimulated by hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. I am not sure of vitamins being associated with it. So will research this one. ...Read more

Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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I removed three big fibroids. How long must I take to start doing house choice What must I eat to prevent the fibroid from growing What vitamins and minerals must I take?

I removed three big fibroids. How long must I take to start doing house choice
What must I eat to prevent the fibroid from growing
What vitamins and minerals must I take?

As your doctor!: Its hard to give a precise answer without knowing what type of procedure you had to remove the 3 fibroids. The instructions and restrictions for the different procedures are all different. The best practice would be to ask the doctor who did the procedure for instructions as he is most familiar with your case. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids. Being that estrogen makes them grow, is it safe to take vitamins specific for women which has estrogen?

I have been diagnosed with uterine  fibroids.  Being that estrogen makes them grow, is it safe to take vitamins specific for women which has  estrogen?

Yes: Because if you are not yet menopausal, then you are still making estrogen in your ovaries. The amount you will get in an over the counter vitamin is likely small. ...Read more

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Do u.S doctors prescribe autrin 600 vitamin suplement..?

Do  u.S  doctors prescribe autrin 600  vitamin suplement..?

No, but similar vits: Autrin 600 is iron in the form of ferrous fumarate with vit c, e, B12 and folic acid. I had never heard of it. It looks like it is sold in mexico and other countries but not the us. However, many similar products are available in the us. I did some research and found one that is roughly equivalent called integra plus. See http://www.Uspco.Com/integraplus/. ...Read more

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Are there some vitamins that can help adhd? If so, which one(s)?

Are there some vitamins that can help adhd?  If so, which one(s)?

Minor benefits?: Vitamins are not an effective treatment for adhd per se. If you have a vitamin deficiency, that may impair concentration. Vitamin d, b12, folate, and rarely b6 can be measured via blood tests. Omega 3 fish oil has been somewhat promising to help with adhd. It would unlikely provide the robust response that fda approved agents would provide, ie, stimulants, nonstimulants, or alpha-adrenergic agents. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins or supplements in the u.S. For children to enhance height?

Are there any vitamins or supplements in the u.S. For children to enhance height?

Height enhancer: A person's height is predetermined by one's genetic makeup. There are no vitamins nor supplements that are known to influence or enhance height. ...Read more

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Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)

Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)

Yes: Low zinc levels, low magnesium levels as well a deficiencies in vitamins c, b2, and b6. Along with low essential fatty acids can be associated to eczema. Do not forget the strong hereditary and allergic component. ...Read more

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What is the amount of vitamins and minerals for children 8 years old and less per day? What types of v/m should the about ages receive each day?

What is the amount of vitamins and minerals for children 8 years old and less per day? What types of v/m should the about ages receive each day?

Here : Here is a chart of the recommended nutritional requirement by the usda for various ages. The good news is that as long as a child eats a fairly balanced diet, they will get the vitamins and minerals they need to stay healthy. Specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies are uncommon in developed countries where children have access to a variety of foods from the different food groups. Legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read more

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Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more