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What Is The Recommended Dosage For Taking Castor Oil
Treatment IV fluids: Signs of a castor oil overdose include throat tightness, skin rash, nausea, fainting, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.While castor oil is not considered poisonous or extremely toxic, there can be allergic reactions. Calling poison control and emergency medical personnel is a safe bet .There may be IV fluids given and medications to treat the sym[toms. ...Read more
None: There is no recommended dose of biotin for thinning hair. People believe that extra dose of biotin can help them with thier thinning hair but medical studies do not support this. People usually take between 2500-10, 000 mcg per day. ...Read more
Probably, uncertain: Raw fresh extra virgin is a relatively healthy oil to use ; may reduce inflammation ; risk of heart disease, cancer ; cognitive decline in doses of 1-2 tbsp/day. See http://bit.Ly/184senb. However, large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease; for an article critical of olive oil see http://bit.Ly/1cgojkl- but this article ignores much of recent research in the first article. ...Read more
No official rec but: CoQ10 naturally occurs in every cell of our bodies so it's not considered an essential nutrient & there is no officially recommended dose. However, I advise a healthy person take 50 mg/day of the Ubiquinol form (which is better absorbed) as a preventive anti-aging agent. Those suffering from illnesses like heart disease & diabetes may benefit from 200-300 mg/day. See http://tinyurl.com/ocwb3vg ...Read more
See below: They will measure and monitor your vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. You may receive: •breathing support •fluids through a vein (by iv) •tube through the mouth into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more
What is the best dosage for a fish oil and omega 3 supplement. I just started taking one and was wondering what is the best dosage?
It is.: 3~5 mg a day.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dose varies: Omega 3 fish oi doses vary depending on why you are taking it, but for general use i recommend about 1000 mg of dha/epa daily...Look at the components on the label and the amount of dha +epa should equal around 1000mg. I think they are a great supplement for most of us. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is taking cranberry pills everyday safe? What is the recommended dose to take daily for preventing utis?
300TO400mgm twice da: The dose is 300 to 400 mgm tab twice a day and it is perfectly safe. ...Read more
What is the benefits of taking flaxseed oil and fish oil? I have them as in a combo pill. Is it safe to take while on atenalol & synthroid (thyroxine)?
Yes, have EFA's: Yes, safe to take. Flax ; fish oil contain essential fatty acids (efa's) which are essential for good health. There 2 efa's, gla (omega 6) ; ala (omega 3). Fish oil has omega 3's, flax has both # ; 6's. See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/omega3-fatty-acids ; http://umm.Edu/health/medical-reference-guide/complementary-and-alternative-medicine-guide/supplement/omega6-fatty-acids. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Chamomilla?: I don't know a homeopathic remedy called "camilia", but there is one called "chamomilla" which can help colicky, irritable babies. A correctly prescribed acute remedy should avail some relief in a couple of doses -- otherwise, it's probably the wrong remedy and you need to see a homeopath to find the correct one. The remedy will be safe, but you want it to be effective also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My obgyn recommended taking a very high quality fish oil tab daily that has the recommended dose of epa/dha how will it benefit my unborn baby?
Smarter,better sight: Taking dha has been shown to improve the vision and intelligence of babies while lowering risk of behavioral problems. It significantly reduces risk of premature birth as well. It will also benefit your health, lowering risk of postpartum depression. See http://www.Rmbarry.Com/research/prenatal_omega3.Html and http://www.Chiralbalance.Com/dha/. ...Read more
WiserFocusBeneficial: Our bodies are open systems: everything coming in must go back out, else we become what does not leave. B12, cyanocobalamin, is abundant in food, not absorbed directly; only if bound by intrinsic factor, needed in tiny amounts to assist 2 biochemical rxs for gene replication prior to cell division, body stores large (many years). If ?ed; absorption ?ed . Base dosage on your blood level & responses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evening primrose: Depends on why you are taking it (what are you treating?) and the brand you are using. Active ingredient concentrations vary widely between products since supplements are not regulated by the fda. Also, if you are taking prescription meds &/or other supplements, there may be drug interactions that affect the active levels of the different drugs. ...Read more
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