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What Is Magnesium Do
Type of plastic: Polyhydroxybutanoate is a type of biodegradable plastic with many uses. Medically, some may be used to help in drug delivery to cells/tissues, implants possibly, and in some genetic engineering models. See this page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyhydroxybutyrate See http://www.biotecharticles.com/Biotechnology-products-Article/Biodegradable-Plastics-Production-and-Applications-852.html ...Read more
Controversial supp: Pangamic acid is a natural substance found in some foods.It is called Vitamin B15 by some but not officially recognized as a vitamin by most authorities as they do not believe it to be an essential nutrient.It's used in Russia to treat a wide variety of health issues (including high LDL) but is banned as a supplement in the US despite lack of any evidence it's toxic. See http://tinyurl.com/onuhcdf ...Read more
Essential mineral: Potassium (k) is an element, it is actually a metal and forms salts easily, much like sodium. Potassium is essential to the function of muscle and nerves via a biologic system of electrical potentials. When the k level outside the cell is too high your heart stops, when the k level is too low muscles freeze up. K levels are controlled by the kidneys, high k levels are frequent in renal failure. ...Read more
Supplements?: Taking the supplements gets you the same amount of magnesium every day. Day after day. Eating foods "high" in magnesium is going to be provide a variable amount of magnesium depending on your appetite, how the foods are prepared, what else you are eating and drinking. So, if you want reliable consistent magnesium intake, count on the supplements. If you just want "more" then the foods are ok. ...Read more
It is a serious side:
effect that can be caused when one or more serotonergic medications is taken. Serotonin Syndrome can cause nausea /vomiting /diarrhea, abdominal pain, stiffness or spasm of muscles,
fever, shivering, ^ sweating, hallucinations, confusion, restlessness, visual changes, ^ Heart rate, tremor, lack of coordination, seizure, bp changes, dilated pupils, In some rarer cases, coma or death can occur. ...Read more
Music therapy: Is a type of expressive therapy for people who have trouble talking about their issues. Expressive therapies use music, dance or art therapies as means of learning to express feelings. My version of therapy is called act now psychotherapy which is active, creative and time sensitive. I use the arts in my work as well even though most of my work is verbal talk therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salts of acid: Perchlorates (clo4-) are salts of perchloric acid. (acid plus base equals a salt plus water.) they are dangerous because they are very potent oxidants. Unless you ingest very high doses they have non specific effects and are regulated in water supplies down to safe levels. ...Read more
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