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What is zincum metallium 30c spray used for?.Should children take it?

What is zincum metallium 30c spray used for?.Should children take it?

Zinc supplements: Buyer beware: "Natural" supplements are not regulated and not tested. To read more about Zincum so that you can make a better informed choice follow the link. I would not recommend for a child at all. http://www.wisegeekhealth.com/what-is-zincum-metallicum.htm ...Read more

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How does Zicam work?

How does Zicam work?

Zicam: Zicam is a series of products marketed for cold and allergy relief whose original formulations included the element zinc. It is marketed as an "unapproved homeopathic" product. It supposedly acts through a receptor known as icam-1. ...Read more

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Can zinc help grow at 15?

Can zinc help grow at 15?

No : Healthy diet can help and that it prevents being short from poor nutrition. Zinc alone doesn't make a difference ...Read more

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How does zinc affect skin?

How does zinc affect skin?

Zinc: Zinc is also applied to the skin for treating acne, aging skin, herpes simplex infections, and to speed wound healing. ...Read more

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What does zinc do for skin?

What does zinc do for skin?

May be helpful: Zinc can help maintain the integrity of skin and mucosal membranes. Patients with chronic leg ulcers have abnormal zinc metabolism and low serum zinc levels , and clinicians frequently treat skin ulcers with zinc supplements. The authors of a systematic review concluded that zinc sulfate might be effective for treating leg ulcers in some patients who have low serum zinc levels. ...Read more

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Are expired zinc tablets okay?

Zinc: Zinc, a mineral does not go "bad" and if tablets in cool and dry environment they are good for much longer than expiration date. ...Read more

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How effective are Zicam and airborne?

How effective are Zicam and airborne?

OTC medications: Over-the-counter medications appear to be helpful for some individuals. Unfortunately, some otc medications have never been proven to be effective in controlled studies. Beware of medications that do not site published studies, but rely only on testamonials. Even in controlled drug studies, it is not uncommon for up to 40% of those in the placebo group (untreated) to experience symptom relief. ...Read more

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What are some food that provide zinc?

What are some food that provide zinc?

Many sources: There are many food sources of zinc. Oysters provide more than any other food, but poultry and red meat are the main sources for most americans. Crab, lobster, some beans, and cashews are others. ...Read more

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How to reduce your zinc in your body?

Why do you ask?: If you have self-diagnosed based on a list of symptoms at a website by an "independent medical thinker", or have been to a lab that tests metals on everybody (these folks are mostly charlatans), i hope you'll reconsider. Please get with an evidence-based physician who's savvy about nutrition and trace metals; if you've already done this, there's no further need to ask. Good luck. ...Read more

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Zinc expired but can I still take it?

For 1000 years: Zinc is a mineral. It will never go bad or lose its potency. The date is there to get you to go buy more. ...Read more

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