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What Vitamins Are Good For Copd
No hard evidence: Vitamin d supplements don’t seem to help most patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), according to a recent study published in the annals of internal medicine. Often referred to as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin d has been said to help fight inflammation of the lungs in patients with copd. However, most patients suffering from COPD are vitamin d deficient. ...Read more
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
I have COPD and get chest infections every 3weeks is there ne vitamins out there I could take or nething I could do 2 cut these infections down im wor?
Jamieson: Jamieson is a long-standing company which makes many, many products. Which ones are "good" for you, depends on what you need. Please know this is not the only company available which makes vitamins. ...Read more
Vitamin B3: Vitamin b3, or niacin, is the only b vitamin that truly effects cholesterol. It reduces LDL (bad) and raises HDL (good) cholesterol. The caveat is that to be effective requires high doses (400mg +), wherein it should be considered a drug rather than just a vitamin. That's because at these high doses it can irritate the liver (liver enzyme levels should be followed) and cause muscle problems. ...Read more
Vitamin Water is a commercial drink that adds sweeteners, flavors and small amounts of vitamins and minerals to water. There are many varieties but most have about 32 grams of sugar (as cane sugar and fructose) and NONE of those are "good for you."Sugar is one of the least healthy things we can consume.
But the "Zero" variety with no sugars (sweetened with stevia and erythritol) is relatively good. ...Read more
Once daily is fine: If a person has knowledge of nutrition and has a very balanced diet, then he or she may not need to take a daily multivitamin because his foods contain enough. I recommend each person take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people also need extra vitamin d, calcium, folate, omega3, etc..., depending on individual issues. Generally, there are no side effects. ...Read more
Many things: As an antioxidant, vit. E may protect against cancer & alzheimer's & is famous for preventing heart disease. Research is contradictory; negative studies often use synthetic dl-alpha tocopherol; studies done using natural e (d-alpha tocopherol) with mixed tocopherols have better results. Eating foods high in e gives the best outcome! See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=nutrient&dbid=111. ...Read more
Anti-oxidants: The most dangerous thing for the skin is damage from unstable molecules, promoted by UV light, called free radicals. Anti-oxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamins C, E and A can help protect against this damage. Eating a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables is the best way to get these nutrients. Omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, sardines, walnuts) are also good. ...Read more
Be selective: Recent studies seem to conclude that too much of any supplement can be potentially dangerous. Multivitamins, iron, magnesium, folate, selenium, and others can have more of a drug like effect at greater than normal or natural levels. Good nutrition, exercise, clear achievable goals, and social support may be the best vitamins. Vitamin d is often deficient and not infrequently b12, b1, and folate. ...Read more
B 12: There is a particular dementia associated to lack of vitamin b 12 which is part of all cellular membranes specially of the nervous system. If there is no low level of vit b won't help. Drs. Screen all pts. With dementia for this. In general it is recommended to ingest oils containing omega 3, like fish oil or eat tuna, salmon and fish c low in mercury for the esphyngomyeline needed. ...Read more
Several vitamins are known to be harmful in kidney patients such as vitamin a, e and k.
None of the vitamins have been shown to prevent or slow down the progression of kidney disease. If you have kidney disease then you should not take over the counter multivitamins.
You can take multivitamins specially formulated for kidney patients such as prorenal, dialyvite etc. ...Read more
Probable: There are studies showing that Spiriva provides as much bronchodilation as beta agonist (albuterol etc). In selected cases, inhaled steroid, long-acting bronchodilator, and antimuscarinic (Spiriva) are required to control asthma. This same combination are also used on COPD although inhaled steroid may not be needed for a high % of COPD patients. ...Read more
None: I know of no vitamins which would affect sjogren's ...Read more
Many: Many vitamins are used up more quickly in chronic stress. You might consider replacing b vitamins like b6, thiamine, b12, and folate (folic acid). Also vitamin c, and magnesium. Make sure you don't rely only on pills, though -- eat a healthy diet with lots of veggies, fruits, lean proteins, and healthy fats like avocado, olive oil, and omega-3's like wild salmon, walnuts, ground flax seed, etc. ...Read more
Oxygen need: If you have shortness of breath frequently and your pulmonary function tests reveal a fev1/fvc ratio as significantly low, then you should talk to your doctor about doing a home pulse oximetry test. As a screening your doctor may want to do a 6 minute walk test in the office. Doing your own oximetry is generally discouraged. ...Read more
Plenty of them.: Just eat inormal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Calcium metabolism: Vitamin d. Is a hormone that is absorbed into your cell's nucleus and affects the types of proteins that your cell makes. The specific proteins that vitamin d regulates help you to maintain enough calcium and phosphorus in your body to allow the muscles to function properly, the bones to retain enough but not too much calcium. Without it, he would develop rickets and osteoporosis. ...Read more
Energy, stress &...: Like all vitamins, b5 plays many roles in the body. It is essential for converting food into energy, forming adrenal hormones and neurotransmitters and plays a role in immune function. While deficiency is rare, it may help treat allergies, help with depression, stress and fatigue, reduce migraines and help arthritis. See http://www. Nutros. Net/nsr-0201d.Html. ...Read more
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) (Definition)
Also known as COPD, may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. ...Read more