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Could any vaccines be dangerous for people with G6PD enzyme deficiency?

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an enzyme that protects red blood cell against oxidative damage. G6PD deficiency is one the most common genetic disorders. Most of the patients with G6PD ...
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Can I use take pills to prevent micronutrient deficiencies and not worry about my diet too much?

The biggest issue with using supplements instead of food is that studies don't always measure what they think they're measuring. A lot of near-magical powers were ascribed to Vitamin C, for example, ...
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Maximum safe dosage of zinc for 4-6 weeks

You are right, too much zinc could be harmfull but in your case you are at the upper limit. Zinc supplements should not exceed 40mg per day for adults. You find all details here: https://ods.od.nih....
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Are there any symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency can actually cause or exacerbate depression, and it can manifest itself in feelings of tiredness, persistent sadness, weakness, etc... It also prevents your bones from ...
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