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What Are The Benefits Of Calcium Magnesium Zinc 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
Would calcium magnesium zinc & biotin change my urine? It looks real cloudy & the yellow is at the bottom. Since I took them earlier my urine is diff
It is ususally: Not rhe vitamin but the vehicle. Stop the pills and wait one day. I bet you will be fine. ...Read more
I'm in my mid 30s and take vitamins such as calcium magnesium zinc and fish oil on a daily basis. are there any potential risks? is it safe?
Be careful with zinc: Zinc can be helpful in maintaining your healthy immune function, but too much zinc can actually decrease your immune function. Excess zinc can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can also interfere with the absorption of other essential minerals, particularly magnesium and copper. A copper deficiency can inhibit the transport of iron in the body and result in anemia. The upper limit is 40mg/d. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ginkgo biloba, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin d3, biotin, folic acid, and fish oil, are these good to take?
Is it true that taking zinc supplements can make an adult over age 33 grow taller? What about calcium magnesium--can that also increase height at 33?
How is calcium citrate diferent from standard calcium supplement? That's having magnesium &zinc added. Which type of calcium I shd take, I can't ve dairy
Hello - I take Adderall and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) daily. May I take a magnesium oxide/zinc sulfate/calcium carbonate supplement?
If I am taking IP6 with calcium magnesium phytate, should I continue my regular calcium supplement? Thank you.
Depends: Why are you on the program? I recommend a 1:1 dosage--i.e., equal amounts of calcium and magnesium. The dosage is determined by your bowel tolerance--i.e., the dosage that gives you diarrhea or loose stools. Just reduce the dosage to what is comfortable for you. Excess calcium impairs magnesium absorption--and inadequate magnesium impairs calcium absorption. ...Read more
When I take 1 tablet of osteocare daily which is calcium, magnesium and zinc I urine alot? What that means
Suggest me some multivitamins tablet that contain good amount of zinc, calcium, magnesium. And should be safe to use?
Doctors and vitamins:
I hope you understand that the various vitamin products on the market are something that most physicians would not have any expertise in. There are vitamin standards set by the government and daily recommended doses. These are all well displayed on the vitamin products available.
I tell my patients to choose the vitamin of their choice. If they are males the only other caution is that no iron! ...Read more
I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?
Med Directions: If it says 1-3 daily, then it means all at once. If it were to say take 1 tablet three times a day then it would mean exactly that. If it said to take one tablet up to three times a day then it would be how your are interpreting the directions. According to what you said the correct way is the first, 1-3 tablets all at once, one time a day. ...Read more
Years ago, doc told my wife to take daily calcium, magnesium, vit d. She just had a normal dexascan. Which supplement should she discontinue?
Hi iam talking calcium magnesium and zinc for gaining height. Is it good or not and I am 18 years old and 179cm. My friends in same age are 185...
Little benefit: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active. Nothing you eat or drink will add inches to the final specified in your genes. Most over 18 have closed growth centers and will not grow taller, a few will grow a little until 20. Supplements only help if you were deficient. ...Read more