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Zinc Supplement


Presentation

  • CONCLUSIONS: The present data suggest that the use of ZMA has no significant effects regarding serum testosterone levels and the metabolism of testosterone in subjects who consume a zinc-sufficient diet.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Clinical signs and effects of zinc deficiency may be present with normal laboratory values. Clinicians need to have a high index of suspicion, particularly if risk factors are present.[patient.info]
  • Description Zinc is the second most abundant trace mineral in the body, being present in all tissue. Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal immun... More Zinc is the second most abundant trace mineral in the body, being present in all tissue.[cytoplan.co.uk]
  • One of the most common elements in the earth’s crust, it is found in the air, soil, and water and is present in all foods.[drweil.com]
  • The present study suggested inhibin B measurements may provide a useful tool to investigate the testicular toxicity by GPCR. 22 独立行政法人日本健康 栄養研究所 被引用文献1件 23 TUDA T.[ci.nii.ac.jp]
Rigor
  • Symptoms include cough, dyspnoea, sore throat, chest pain, headache, fever, rigors, myalgia, arthralgia and gastroenteritis.[patient.info]
Rectal Pain
  • While zinc supplements can help prevent the certain skin disorders, topical zinc oxide can be used to accelerate wound healing or treat conditions like acne, diabetic foot ulcers, diaper rash, herpes simplex infections, and hemorrhoidal rectal pain.[verywell.com]
Bulimia
  • Bulimia Refer to label instructions [2 stars] People with bulimia may be deficient in zinc, in which case supplementing with the mineral can restore levels and improve symptoms.[costco.aisle7.net]
Eye Irritation
  • Zinc sulfate is used in eye drop solutions to treat eye irritation. Zinc is injected into the vein to improve nutrition in people recovering from burns. Note that many zinc products also contain another metal called cadmium.[webmd.com]
Compulsive Disorder
  • Deficiencies are commonly associated with psychological disorders such as anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, post-partum depression, and dementia.[verywell.com]
  • Early research suggests that zinc supplementation is linked to a decreased risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).[webmd.com]
  • Early research suggests that zinc supplementation is linked to a decreased risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) .[emedicinehealth.com]

Workup

Zinc Increased
  • Increased need for zinc should be determined by your health care professional. Claims that zinc is effective in preventing vision loss in the elderly have not been proven. Zinc has not been proven effective in the treatment of porphyria.[mayoclinic.org]
  • High dose zinc increases hospital admissions due to genitourinary complications. J Urol 2007;177:639-43. [ PubMed abstract ] Lomaestro BM, Bailie GR. Absorption interactions with fluoroquinolones. 1995 update.[ods.od.nih.gov]
Microcytosis
  • Prolonged intake of zinc ranging from 50-150 mg/day can lead to: Disturbance of copper metabolism, causing low copper status, reduced iron function, red blood cell microcytosis, neutropenia and reduced immune function.[patient.info]
Candida
  • Suitable for: Vegetarians and vegans and for people with Candida and yeast sensitivities. Contraindications: None. Non-Active Ingredients: Vegetable cellulose (capsule shell).[cytoplan.co.uk]

Treatment

  • Overall mean ( /- SD) Z-scores at 6 mo for combined treatment groups were: LAZ, -2.1 /- 1.1; WLZ, 0.7 /- 1.0; and head circumference Z-score, -0.7.0 /- 1.0.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • After completing the initial treatment, the patients received their normal treatment without any supplementation. This was done to try to ensure that no effect from the previous treatment contaminated the next treatment.[modalitypartnership.nhs.uk]
  • With a dietary zinc supplement treatment, ZnT-1 mRNA expression in established human breast cancer is raised by 24%, and is nearly 2 times of that in basal diet. ZIP1, ZIP2 and LIV-1 mRNA are the same between two treatment groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The increase of serum zinc rose higher in the treatment group, at a rate of 16 percent, compared to those in the control group.[bu.edu]
  • In this study, the zinc was used for just 4 days prior to Botox treatment, and not afterward. Let me know if you think your Botox treatment works better or lasts longer![plasticsurgeryinflorida.com]

Epidemiology

  • International Journal of Epidemiology, 2008, 37(4):816–30. 4. Burton MJ, Mabey DC. The global burden of trachoma: a review. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2009; 3(10):e460. 5. Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Lopez AD.[who.int]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Conflicting study results Animal and clinical trials implicate deficiencies of zinc—an essential cofactor in neurotransmitter, prostaglandin, and melatonin metabolism—in ADHD pathophysiology.[pharmacist.com]
  • Pathophysiology Most people with chronic tinnitus have some degree of hearing loss ( Ratnayake 2009 ), and the prevalence of tinnitus increases with greater hearing loss ( Han 2009 ; Martines 2010 ).[cochranelibrary.com]

Prevention

  • Long-term use requires 1 to 2 mg of copper per day to prevent copper deficiency.[costco.aisle7.net]
  • As zinc supplements prevent pneumonia in disadvantaged children, we wanted to investigate whether zinc supplements could also prevent otitis media.[cochrane.org]
  • This products is not intended to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent any disease.[amazon.com]
  • Since the sample size of this study was small and the results were not consistent with prior research, zinc supplementation for febrile seizure prevention warrants further research.[pharmacytimes.com]
  • It is unclear if zinc helps prevent common colds. In adults, taking zinc supplements by mouth does not seem to prevent common colds. However, zinc gluconate lozenges might help prevent colds in children and adolescents.[webmd.com]

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