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Can zinc supplements shorten colds and reduce the progression of advanced macular degeneration? “Yes, but not all supplements provide a dosage that has been proven effective.” says Tod Cooperman, M.D., President of ConsumerLab.com.
A new Cochrane Review finds that zinc supplementation CAN reduce the duration and severity of a cold SOME, but ONLY if it’s started early on.
High-dose, but NOT low-dose, zinc lozenges shorten the duration of the common cold, according to the results of a meta-analysis reported in The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal.
A combination of melatonin, zinc, and magnesium has been shown to be safe and effective in treating insomnia in older men and women, but the results are preliminary.
In my book, Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, in my chapter on antioxidants, I conclude, “The best advice is to meet most of your antioxidant needs through a healthy diet supplemented by a single multivitamin.” However, … Continue reading
Possibly Effective: ANDROGRAPHIS (Possibly Effective) View ALL Products Containing: ANDROGRAPHIS Common cold Some clinical research shows that taking a specific andrographis extract, in combination with Siberian ginseng (Kan Jang, Swedish Herbal Institute) orally, significantly improve symptoms of the common cold … Continue reading
The Los Angeles Times reports that although “tinnitus can sometimes be treated with electronic masking devices” or “cognitive behavioral therapy,” a number of sufferers “end up looking for tinnitus relief in a pill.” One such “homeopathic supplement” is called Quietus, which … Continue reading
Demand continues to rise for supplements for colds and flu … despite the lack of hard evidence for most of them. However, some may work. Find out more about them here. Nasal saline irrigation can reduce nasal congestion, sore throat, … Continue reading
Many people, when they are feeling miserable from a cold or the flu, get the urge to gorge on food. But picking the right foods may benefit and even speed healing. More Information: