Vitamins and Medications

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Vitamin B12

August 23, 2011 at 5:56pm

How much is too much B-12? Does taking B-12 pills help one have more energy?

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Hair Loss

August 16, 2011 at 3:14pm

I am losing hair. Do I need to start using Rograine or is it a temporary result of:

  • A new diet started in last month eating 2/3 fruits and vegetables for every 1/3 protein and grain
  • Dental work in last month - crown followed by root canal - many x-rays
  • Menopause - I stopped over 10 years ago.

What should I do?

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Calcium Levels for Women Over 40

July 4, 2011 at 6:32pm

I recently read that women over 40 should stop taking calcium supplements. Is that true?

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Vitamin D Levels for Healthy Living

June 20, 2011 at 9:12am

I recently read that most people have acceptable vitamin D levels and don’t need to supplement. Is that true?

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