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What is the correct dosage of codliver oil capsules I should take as a dietary supplement?

What is the correct dosage of codliver oil capsules I should take as a dietary supplement?

Per WebMD: The following doses have been studied in scientific research: BY MOUTH: For lowering triglycerides: 20 mL of cod liver oil per day. For high cholesterol: 30 mL of cod liver oil per day. For lowering blood pressure: 20 mL of cod liver oil per day. ...Read more

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Castor Oil (Definition)

Castor oil is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

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

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What is the recommended daily biotin pill dosage for treating hair thinning?

What is the recommended daily biotin pill dosage for treating hair thinning?

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

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Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

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

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What is the recommended daily dosage for taking COQ10 enzyme?

What is the recommended daily dosage for taking COQ10 enzyme?

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

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What is the treatment for mineral oil overdose?

What is the treatment for mineral oil overdose?

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

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What is the best codliver oil intake dosage!?

What is the best codliver oil intake dosage!?

Cod-liver oil: None. if you get out in the sun in NJ for 30 min a day should not need any. ...Read more

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What is the recommended dose of omega-3 for children?

What is the recommended dose of omega-3 for children?

420 - 500 mg/day: Consider reading "the omega-3 effect" by william and james sears. Excellent, short, easy to read book that goes into all of the benefits of omega-3's. They recommend: children 2-3yrs: 420 mg per day. Children 3yrs and up: 500 mg per day. ...Read more

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What is the correct doze for fish oil to be used daily!?

What is the correct doze for fish oil to be used daily!?

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 more

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Is it safe to take biotin daily for hair loss? What is the daily recommended dose?

Is it safe to take biotin daily for hair loss? What is the daily recommended dose?

Safe: The dose is not relevant. No dose is effective for anything whatsoever. Save your money. You have enough problems with the parkinson's. If hair loss is really important to you, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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)?

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 more

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What dose of turmeric supplement is recommended to reduce inflammation?

What dose of turmeric supplement is recommended to reduce inflammation?

1-3 grams: Indians routinely consume up to 3 grams per day in their diets. I recommend 1,000-3,000 mg per day, depending on your response. Also, try Boswella serratta (Indian Frankincense) for its anti-inflammatory properties, in addition to Turmeric. ...Read more

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What is the maximum daily dose of camilia homeopathic for a baby?

What is the maximum daily dose of camilia homeopathic for a baby?

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 more

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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?

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

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What is the recommended dosage of B12 per day please give dosage in mg not mcg?

What is the recommended dosage of B12 per day please give dosage in mg not mcg?

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 more

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What is the recommended daily dosage of l-tyrosine?

What is the recommended daily dosage of l-tyrosine?

There is none: Tyrosine is a precursor of ldopa which make dopamine. It should only be used as part of a balanced program to resort the neurotransmitters and should be guided by a knowlegable doctor who manages patients with neurotransmitter problems. ...Read more

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What is the maximum dose of evening primrose oil I can take a day? (21yr old male)

What is the maximum dose of evening primrose oil I can take a day? (21yr old male)

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