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1

After a full recovery from acute diverticulitis, which supplement is most indicated?

A. Niacin, Potassium
B. Ascorbic acid, Proline
C. Pyridoxine, Manganese
D. Pantothenic acid, Calcium

B. Ascorbic acid, Proline

Vit C - General healing

Proline - collagen formation

2

What are the indications for Pepsin/Protease?

Prot. malabsorption

3

What are the indications for Papain/Bromelain?

Systemic use for inflammation (take away from food)

4

What are the indications for Pancreatin?

Prot. malabsorption
Systemic inflammation

5

What are the indications for Lipase?

Fat malabsorption
GB removal

6

What are the indications for Glutamic Hydrochloric acid (HCl or Betaine)?

Hypo/Achlorhydria
Elderly d/t DEC acid production, Acne, Rosacea, GERD

7

After a full recovery from acute diverticulitis, which supplement is most indicated?

A. Niacin, Potassium
B. L-arginine, Ca
C. Pyridoxine, Wheat germ
D. L-glutamine, Flax seed meal

D. L-glutamine, Flax seed meal

L-glutamine for any GI condition

8

Which supplements are most effective in Txing Bicipital tendonitis?

A. Glucosamine as a placebo
B. Selenium to regen CT
C. Bromelain to act as an Anti-inflamm
D. Probiotics to enhance proteoglycan chemotaxis

C. Bromelain to act as an Anti-inflamm

9

Why is there concern for HCl toxicity?

Ulcer formation and tissue irritation with long-term or high dose use

10

What are the indications for b-galactosidase?

Lactase, lactose intolerance

11

What are the indications for Amylase?

Carb metabolism

12

When taking enzymes how do you explain the sig to the pt for in regards to taking for digestion or taking for systemic effects?

Take away from food for systemic

Take with food for digestion

13

Which supplements are most effective in Txing Bicipital tendonitis?

A. Glucosamine to INC IL-6
B. Selenium to regen CT
C. Bromelain to act as an Anti-inflamm
D. Probiotics to enhance proteoglycan chemotaxis

C. Bromelain to act as an Anti-inflamm

14

Beta-carotene is not for?

Smokers/Tobacco users

15

Indications for SOD/Superoxide Dismutase?

Free radical scavenger
Oxidative stress
Antioxidant

16

Indications for Policosanol?

HLD, PCOS

17

Indications for Phosphatidylserine?

Brain! Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Stress, Age-related cognitive decline

18

B6 toxicity?

neuropathy (peripheral), N/T
>500 mg/day

19

B12 route of admin?

IV, IM, PO, Sublingual

20

What must you give B12 with?

Folic acid

21

Vit. K for?

Clotting - intrinsic pathway

22

Mg used for?

MM Cramps, Constipation, arrhythmias, HTN, Spasms

23

Boron used for?

osteoporosis

24

What is phosphatidyl choline indicated for?

Liver health, hepatoprotective, Alzheimer's, HLD

25

Vandium used for?

DM

26

Cold sore Tx should include which amino acid?

Lysine

27

Pt has BPH, what AA is indicated?

Alanine

28

Pt is on a SSRI, which AA is contraindicated?

Tryptophan, 5-HTP d/t serotonin syndrome

29

IP6 is good for?

HLD, atherosclerosis, arterial health

30

Phosphatidylserine is used for?

Brain health, Parkinson's, Alzheimers, stress