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What is boron indicated for?

Osteoporosis

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What is Ca indicated for?

Prevention of osteoporosis, muscle tetany/spasm, allergies

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What is Mg indicated for?

HTN/Pre-eclampsia, Arrhythmia, DM
Restless Leg syndrome
Migraines
Asthma
Constipation
Chronic fatigue syndrome, Fibromyalgia

4

What is chromium indicated for?

Hypo/Hyperglycemia

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What is Cu indicated for?

Immune support, bone, m/b anemia

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What are some risks of Ca supplementation?

INC risk of MI, unless if supplemented with Mg and Vit. D

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What are some risks of Cu supplementation?

Can be depleted by Zn

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What is Fl indicated for?

Teeth, dental caries

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What is Iodine indicated for?

Thyroid, COPD, Cystic fibrosis, Sinusitis, Fibrocystic breasts

10

What is topical Iodine indicated for?

Vaginitis, Dys-infx

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What is Manganese indicated for?

DM, arthritis, immune issues

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What is Molybdenum indicated for?

Asthma

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What is K indicated for?

Crohn's, absorption issues, eating d/o, athletes, EtOH/Drug abuse

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What is Selenium indicated for?

Atherosclerosis, CA, eyes, immune, thyroid

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What is Silicon indicated for?

Osteoporosis

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What is Sodium indicated for?

Hypotension, Dehydration (IV)

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What is Vanadium indicated for?

DM

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What is Zinc indicated for?

Skin, Immune, Prostate health

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What are some risks of Fl supplementation?

CNS damage, blocks thyroid function

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What are some risks of Iodine supplementation?

Hypothyroidism Goiter

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What are some risks of K supplementation?

Drug interactions, CVD, DM, Kidney issues

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What does an OD of K look like?

Hypotension, confusion, irregular heart beat

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What are some risks of Selenium supplementation?

Narrow margin of safety, >600 mcg/day is toxic

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What are some medications that can deplete K?

Diuretics and OCPs

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What are some food sources of K?

Banana, Avocados, Nuts, Citrus fruit, Greens

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Why is Selenium good for thyroid?

Converts T4 to T3, antioxidant, decreases autoimmune antibodies