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Are collagen supplements of any use to help prevent or treat a tendinopathy?

Are collagen supplements been scientifically shown of any use to help prevent or treat a tendinopathy? If so, what kind of collagen supplements (e.g., type of collagen, source of collagen such as (...
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What would cause a fat face but skinny body? Collagen? [closed]

Trying to understand how this would occur - why would someone's face be fat (either in general or compared to body) when the rest of their body is toned/lean/skinny. Ive observed this personally for ...
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Can a colloid intravascular volume expander be used in chronic orthostatic hypotension?

For conditions such as POTS (Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) which are unable to regulate appropriate blood pressure / HR on postural changes, they are treated with volume expansion - like ...
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what is the bioavailability of ingested collagen? [duplicate]

I am asking with respect to collagen ingested from your grocery store that comes in dried powder form in containers like 'vital proteins' collagen peptitdes. Is the collagen triple helix completely ...
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What is the bioavailability of collagen?

I am asking with respect to collagen ingested from your grocery store that comes in dried packets or containers. Is the collagen completely destroyed and denatured in the stomach with the acidic PH? ...
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Does collagen protein supplements (e.g. hydrolyzed collagen) help to minimize scarring?

3 months ago obtained normotrophic scar on my face. Is it reasonable to eat collagen proteins (collagen hydrosolate) to help scars to fade away?
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Why do deep-friction treatments stimulate fibroblast activity and collagen production?

{1} presents some techniques to treat tendinopathies, and says that: deep-friction treatments serve to stimulate fibroblast activity and collagen production. Why do deep-friction treatments ...
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Is it true that our earlobes and noses elongate because of gravity — not necessareily cartilage growth?

I always thought and assumed it truth that earlobes and noses continued to grow because cartilage doesn't stop growing, but I've heard it's actually due to gravity. Which one is true? Or do both ...
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Do collagen supplements help ease some of the symtoms of Lupus?

As someone recently diagnosed with borderline Lupus (I have all the symptoms except the butterfly rash), my doc recommended collagen supplements. Does it truly help ease the symptoms joint paint in ...
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Does G5 organic silica increases significantly the level of collagen produced by human fibroblasts?

http://www.siliciumg5.com/en/online-shop/12-silicium-g5-gel-8437006679022.html states that: A study has shown that G5 organic silica increases significantly the level of collagen produced by human ...
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Has the injection of collagen-producing skin-derived tenocyte-like cells been shown to result in deleterious phenotype instability?

Wang, Allan W., et al. "Autologous tenocyte implantation, a novel treatment for partial-thickness rotator cuff tear and tendinopathy in an elite athlete." BMJ case reports 2013 (2013): bcr2012007899. ...