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Need more info: Recommendations differ depending on your health status, gender, age, and goals, etc. You have shared nothing about your diet, goals, or current status. So, your best bet would be to consult a physician skilled in nutrition and integrative medicine. You can find one through american board of integrative holistic medicine: http://www.Abihm.Org/ at the very least, most need a good multivitamin. ...Read more
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. 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
Nothing that's: Hugely beneficial. Probably the most studied and controversial are glucosamine and chondroitin. Unfortunately, it seems like overall, the benefit of these supplements in osteoarthritis management appears marginal. They may help with pain for some and at least have limited risk profiles(as long as you aren't shellfish allergic). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many good choices: There are many quality vitamin and mineral supplements suitable for a 60 yo, but one of my favorites is active senior multivitamin by rainbow light- see http://www.Rainbowlight.Com/womens-multivitamins-active-senior-multivitamin.Aspx another excellent choice is life force (iron-free) by source naturals. See http://www.Sourcenaturals.Com/products/gp1459/. ...Read more
Talk w/ your doctor: If properly designed clinical trials have not evaluated it, and/or if the only data is what's listed on the bottle, a website, or a book, then probably not. Many supplements are advertised as helpful (ginko biloba for example), but well designed trials did not find any benefit. Also, "natural" treatments can still have side effects. It's best to discuss any products with me at an office visit. ...Read more
I have glaucoma and I was wondering is there some type of vitamin, supplement, food, or anything else that will help with my glaucoma? Thanks
Ongoing medical care: Marial, you mostly need to see a specialist regularly to get your pressures checked and get on medication to keep them down. Nothing "natural" is going to cure this disease, which can blind you, and simple surgery might be necessary. It won't hurt to keep your salt consumption low and to take astaxanthin or zeaxanthin to protect against other eye disease of age, but they won't help glaucoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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