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Which Vitamin Has Been Shown To Have An Important Role In Wound Healing Maintaining Healthy Gums
Wound healing is a field of study in which a person looks at factors that helps wounds heal and factors that are harmful to wounds trying to heal, in order to find the best treatment for each wound. Wounds can be from infections, surgeries, accidents, etc... Poorly healing wounds can occur where there is inadequate blood circulation, such ...Read more
Yes it is good: Vit e is fat soluble vitamin and is a good moisturizer and is used for glowing skin to be used lacally, and there is some evidence that it may be good for healthy hair. ...Read more
In many ways but a key one is bones are made of minerals (calcium, magnesium etc.) & collagen; vitamins are essential to absorb minerals & build collagen. We can't absorb calcium without vit. D &a. Vit. K directs calcium to our bones (instead of arteries/soft tissues). Vit c supports collagen production.
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Cheap ones if any: Supplement ads create the false idea that these are the key to health and that nutritional deficiencies cause most disease in the developed world. It's not true. A cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement is all you need & probably more, unless you're a vegetarian. The key to heart health isn't pills of any kind, it's lifestyle. ...Read more
All of them: There are many vitamins that when lacking, cause dental problems; but, recommended daily allowances are only the dosages of vitamins that are minimum to prevent deficiency syndromes. The optimal amount of vitamins for health is still debatable. Good balanced nutrition is vital to good health and healing. If eating balanced healthy food is too difficult, our office recomends pharmanex sups. ...Read more
What is the best multi vitamin for joint and nerve pain? And a vitamin to maintain strong healthy bones?
Vitamin D: Vitamin d can help with bones and has some effect on some people with pain. ...Read more
I am a 20 female, I take omega-3 every day and I eat mostly healthy food, what other vitamins could I take to maintain my health?
I've been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. I'm 30 years old. What are some vitamins o can take to maintain a healthy energy level?
Is taking 35, 000 iu vitamin-d daily safe for psoriasis treatment? Any health risks associated w/ that amount? Thanks :)
Vitamin D: Sometimes so have doctor check 25oh vit d. Should not exceed 100. ...Read more
Is a reading of 40 low for vitamin d and if so what type of health issues could it have on me for example could it prevent a fracture from healing?
Over 30 is normal --:
Value of vit d. So your vit d is well within normal limits.
Low vit d affects bone healing, causes tiredness, fatigue etc. Check with your gp, to ensure your general health is good ; also to confirm the reading of vit d, with your lab doctor, to ensure its within normal limits, as different labs do use different references, especially in different countries. So have that checked.
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Probably none: In the first world, there is an adequate supply of every vitamin and nutritional need in the typical diet. So vision and hearing do fine and it would take an extreme diet to disturb these. You might needs supplements for other health conditions but they will not help these systems. ...Read more
Yes: In general, nutritional health is important in controlling gum disease. Vit c and other antioxidants contribute to your overall health and thus are part of periodontal care. Deficiencies symptoms of vitamin c--also known as scurvy--include bleeding and spongy gums along with general weakness, anemia and skin irritations. Our office provides a test to measure intracellular antioxidant levels. ...Read more
Does the body store the vitamin d made in summer from sun exposure through the winter? Or must you have constant exposure to maintain levels
You must have: Constant exposure to the sun, or take dietary vit D3. ...Read more
Probably not. : You should still eat real food to get all the co-factors that help the vitamins work more efficiently. ...Read more
Possibly: The research was done in 1972 on animals. Other nutrients may be even more important. The goal is to prevent deficiencies. Zinc is very important for the production of Progesterone and vital for the developing fetus. Vitamin d deficiency is very common and restoring vitamin d to normal levels increases successful pregnancies. Eat healthy, sleep well, de-stress and move frequently. ...Read more
First things first: You need to determine the cause of the recession. Periodontitis (gum disease)? Brushing too hard? Grinding your teeth? Vitamins alone will not solve these conditions. Have yourself examined by a local dentist, with radiographs, to determine what problems you may have. Afterward, you can discuss a healthy diet together with any supplements that you might need. ...Read more
Vagina: No vitamin. Probiotics- lactobaccilus (found in culture yogurt also). ...Read more
It may help: Vitamin c deficiency contributes to gum disease. Vitamin c is an antioxidant which aids in the maintenance and repair of connective tissue. Its antioxidant properties help in the oxidant rich environment of gum disease. Smokers in particular are very susceptible to have vitamin c deficiency. But, gum disease needs to be professionally treated, because vitamin c deficiency is just one risk factor. ...Read more
I drink RARELY and MODESTLY but experience numb gums and fingertips. Goes away the next morning. Vitamin workup came back great. Should I worry?
You R talking about : Possible neuropathy or circulatory issues of your fingertips, and numb gums, two different possibilities. Make sure to contact your dentist for gum issues, and your PCP for your numb fingertips. That is not normal, and you'll need further work up regarding your circulation. Glad your vitamin panels came back good. Now for the rest of your body! May need to look at serum/fasting glucose levels too. ...Read more
I was vitamin D deficient. Dr put me on a booster plus 5,000 units of D3/day & levels went up to normal. Do I need to keep taking the D3 to maintain?
Bleeding gums, not in a particular spot. My gums are just really sensitive. Is there any remedy? Like vitamins from certain foods?
Bleeding gums: Can be a sign of another disease. See dentist for eval for gingivits. Multivitamins won't hurt. ...Read more
Possibly: Vitamin c deficiency is the cause of gum problems along with improper brushing and not taking care of the gums with periodic cleanings(every 6 months). B12 is very important vitamin that is involved in many functions as well. ...Read more
Vitamin c is required for the normal health of the gums. Placing it on the gums will have no impact and unless you are low on vitamin c adding extra will have little impact.
If you smoke, extra vitamin c can help with the healing but then it would be better to not smoke... If one can stop. ...Read more
Good nutrition: "Extra" vitamins are not going to help you stay younger-appearing or make your skin stronger or more youthful. Good nutrition is always important, but more vitamins than your body needs only stresses your kidneys and pocketbook! And they don't help! Eat a balanced diet, don't gain weight, and stay out of the sun. Smoking is a real no. Other than that, your genetics is the real basis for aging. ...Read more
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