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Are there any vitamins that help with vitiligo?

Are there any vitamins that help with vitiligo?

Yes: There are published studies from south america have shown an effect from a combination of b complex 100, vitamin c, and high dose flood acid 8 mg a day. Ginko biloba has been show an effect of slowing down the progression of vitiligo. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more


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Are there diet changes that would help cure psoriasis?

Are there diet changes that would help cure psoriasis?

No.: First of all, there is no "cure" for psoriasis - not yet, anyway. We have many effective methods of controlling it, but diet, unfortunately, is not one of them. The only dietary factor that is known to influence psoriasis is alcohol, which will make it markedly worse in most cases. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that will help treat thin hair?

Are there any vitamins that will  help treat thin hair?

Depends: Thinning hair can be hereditary, something in your genes, or environment. But the wrong diet can cause or contribute to hair loss too. If that's the cause, then a hair healthy diet rich in the basic vitamins and minerals may make a difference. Too much vitamin a has been associated with hair loss. ...Read more

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Are there any good vitamin supplements that help with childhood autism?

Are there any good vitamin supplements that help with childhood autism?

Not Really: Many children with autism are picky eaters and have intestinal issues. Nonetheless, supplements are not helpful, expensive, and in some cases unsafe. Stories about improvement after starting a treatment appear to be compelling. However there is a lot of hidden bias in such stories. Fortunately, scientists have developed methods to test whether something really works. No supplements have worked. ...Read more

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Is there any vitamins or supplements that help ocd?

Is there any vitamins or supplements that help ocd?

Who diagnosed?: Before looking for a way to treat ocd, please make sure you have it. A psychologist or psychiatrist can help make the diagnosis. The best treatment for ocd is psychotherapy and pills only help to mask some symptoms particularly if the ocd causes anxiety. Please get professional help because ocd can, as you now, make life difficult at times. ...Read more

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Can any herbal supplements help psoriasis?

Can any herbal supplements help psoriasis?

No: There is no dramatic result with any herbal supplement. Nutritional supplements are sometimes helpful in relieving psoriasis such as fish oil supplements. Diet plays a factor in small percentage wheat sensitivity is a trigger. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins and minerals that could help with tics?

Magnesium: Magnesium is natural muscle relaxant, you should tried maganesium glycinate or malate which are the best forms of magnesium as they are less likely to produce loose stool and have better absortion. ...Read more

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What supplements or vitamins are available to help strengthen memory?

What supplements or vitamins are available to help strengthen memory?

Ginkgo Biloba: If you are not on a blood thinner, you might consider taking a supplement called ginkgo biloba. It dilates the blood vessels, especially in the brain. Ginkgo may take a few weeks to work but then you can begin to experience benefits. See your doctor first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some OTC herbs that help nourish skin?

What are some OTC herbs that help nourish skin?

Propolis: Propolis is potent antioxidant helps to norish skin. To nourish skin gall bladder function should be normal - so take orally lecithin, b complex esp b6, betaine hcl and protease. ...Read more

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Are there good fiber supplements that can help prevent my hemorrhoids?

Are there good fiber supplements that can help prevent my hemorrhoids?

Yes: Any fiber supplement (metamucil, citrocel, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to name a few) can help control your hemorrhoids by preventing constipation. If you don't have to strain to have a bowel movement, you are less likely to have a hemorrhoid issue. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help with sun protection?

Are there any vitamins that can help with sun protection?

Vitamin C and E: Topical antioxidant vitamins c and e have been shown to reduce the inflammation associated with sunburns. However, alone, they are not as effective as sunscreens that contain zinc oxide. Combinations of these antioxidant vitamins with zinc oxide provide synergistic protection. ...Read more

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Any good vitamins that work for skin problems?

Any good vitamins that work for skin problems?

Essential fats and..: Essential fats (epa, dha, and gla in some cases) are essential. Phytonutrients (i.E resveratrol, caratenoids, etc) have shown improved skin health. Zinc, b vitamins, probiotics and a healthy diet are all very important. Eating allergy foods, especially cow's milk, is one of the most common caused for eczema. Nourish the outer skin and prevent irritating the bowel lining. ...Read more

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Can vitamins d and a help my psoriasis?

Can vitamins d and a help my psoriasis?

Psoriasis Vitamins: Topical vitamin d, in the form of creams and ointments have been reported to alleviate psoriasis. ...Read more

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Might there be any vitamins/supplements that can help prevent diabetes?

Might there be any vitamins/supplements that can help prevent diabetes?

No nothing: Just eat less and exercise more. This is the best preventive efforts that you can make.You should get your weight down to normal healthy weight first. Then your health will improve. ...Read more