About vitamin K2, should I take MK4 or MK7?
Vitamin K2 is a type of Vitamin K found in animals and fermented foods. Also called menaquinone, Vitamin K2 is associated with several health benefits.
Vitamin K2 has two major subtypes. MK4 is from animal sources like chicken legs, and MK7 is from bacterially fermented foods. They have the same...
Dietary supplements for preventing recurrent UTIs
Antibiotics are effective for short-term treatment of acute UTIs. However, for chronic recurrent UTIs, repeated use of antibiotics may cause side effects. These include induction of drug resistant bacteria (superbugs) and other unwanted side effects like yeast infection. Thus, it is desirable to ...
When I take antibiotics, can NeuEve Silk help prevent yeast or BV or I need to take probiotics?
NeuEve Silk can help balance vaginal pH to a mildly acidic pH of 4.2. Continuously using NeuEve can help you increase the thickness of vaginal lining and resistance against all infections, including yeast and BV, under normal conditions. However, when you take high-dose and long-term broad-spectr...
Why should I take calcium supplement to manage osteoporosis?
I have severe osteoporosis, but I do not want to take calcium. My doctor said calcium supplement has some serious side effects.
Your doctor is right. Nearly all medications have certain side effects. Calcium is no exception.
At normal doses, calcium supplements may cause bloating, gas, and cons...