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What Does A Persons Absorption Of Calcium Vary Based On
Some mild variation: Thyroid hormone test results are similar for all persons, with some variation in the "normal ranges" depending on age and sex (which is true for many types of blood tests). Sometimes, a person will have results inside the "normal range" but still need treatment; while other times, a person will have results a little bit outside the "normal range" but still be normal (nature is just this way!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come a multivitamin is the same size of an individual vitamin? In other words, how come my multivitamin, which contains all sorts of vitamins, is the same size as just a vitamin c?
Will any of the ingredients in rainbow light mens one food based multivitamin have an affect on the effectiveness of cialis?
May improve effects: None of the ingredients in this multivitamin are known to interact with cialis. However, vit c, e, many b vitamins and zinc can improve male sexual function so you may have greater benefits from Cialis by taking these vitamins. See http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/men/health-tips/5-vitamins-for-mens-sexual-health.Htm. ...Read more
Effect of Life Style: Our life style is due to our thinking, beliefs, values, feelings, needs,expectations and competitiveness. Competitiveness can lead to pressure, anxiety. jealousy, anger and effect on heart, stomach and blood pressure. Sedentary life style could make us--COUCH POTATOES in front of TV,feel, drink beer, gain weight which will also affect blood sugar and heart. Life style greatly affects our life. ...Read more
That and more : Serious consequences. High blood calcium can cause weakness that may be similar to blackouts. However, it is important to know why you have hight calcium and the cause needs to be addressed. See this site for more information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001404/. ...Read more
Many,may die younger: Low vit D can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D3/day; avoid D2! see http://www.Drfranklipman.Com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency and http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2008/11/01/vitamin-d-is-a-key-player-in-your-overall-health ...Read more
Will using vitamin supplements influence the working of the 13 day diet which is extremely strict on what is allowed?
Excess intake or: Elevated blood levels of vit B12 are not associated w/ toxicity but may be associated w/ various hematologic conditions (eg myeloproliferative neoplasms, hypereosinophilic syndrome, gray platelet syndrome, macrophage activation syndrome), in some cases secondary to liver damage causing release of of the stored vitamin (eg cirrhosis, hepatitis, primary or secondary liver cancer). Quite rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pre-natal has 27mg of iron and 200mg of calcium. Does the small amount of calcium prevent the iron from being fully absorbed?
What is the amount of Folic acid needed per day during pregnancy? is this amount the same for all women or it depends on some conditions?
What is the difference between osteopenia and osteoporosis? What effect does nutrients like calcium and vitamin d have on these conditions?
Matter of degree: Osteopenia can simply refer to loss of bone substance (density) on x-rays. It can also mean bone loss not severe enough to be called osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is density more than 2.5 standard deviations less than normal young people (t score less than -2.5). Osteopenia is T-score of -1.0 to -2.5. Calcium and vitamin d can help, but check with specialist. Other conditions can mimic osteoporosis. ...Read more
Depends on the : Type of antibody. A person has antiboides to thousands of antigens. If what you mean is immunoglobulin levels, these also vary by age and gender. The following site provides general information about immunoiglobulin levels for the three major types. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/immunoglobulins. ...Read more
How do you know when the pandas is severe? Does depend on the onset of symptoms of the steep and titer levels?
Sweetie, can you ask: Your mom to submit the questiin? We can't answer questions from those younger than 16. I'm sorry. ...Read more
Yes: What and the quality of what we eat affects everything. Inflammatory diets (refined foods, high pesticides, etc) create an inflammatory environment in the body. Cortisol (stress hormone) increases. Cholesterol goes to estrogen, testosterone, cortisol, aldosterone production. Cofactors like vitamins and minerals are essential for all hormone pathways. Great question! ...Read more
Is a homocysteine level of 12 kind of on the high end for someone in their 20s? Can it be associated w osteoporosis and homocystinuria?
No: Normal levels of homocysteine is below 15. Increased levels of this amino acid are associated with early onset blood vessel plaque and blood clots that can cause heart attacks, strokes and blood clots in other areas as well. It is not associated with osteoporosis. Homocysteinuria is a genetic disease associated with multiple birth defects including mental retardation. ...Read more
Keeping in mind the 1. actual Amount of zinc in a zinc supplement and the 2. absorption rate, can I say body gets much lower than the labelled dosage?
Foods: Phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans. Eating spinach and milk together reduces calcium absorption. Foods high in phytic acid include whole-grain products and wheat bran, beans, seeds, nuts, and soy isolates. ...Read more
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