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Are drugs depleting essential nutrients?

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by dannybex, Oct 4, 2010.

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    Yes, many drugs do that. I have heard of all on the list. Most doctors are clueless about most of it and also about helping CFS and POTS by using supplements. Sad.
     
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    Thanks for posting. I only knew that statins deplete CoQ10.
     
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    Thanks. I had never seen a list like that either.

    I like the way she explains how, for example certain antibiotics deplete biotin, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 and vitamin K, while other specific antibiotics deplete calcium, magnesium and potassium, and then gives suggestions as to how to correct the depleted nutrients.

    "In conclusion, drug-induced nutrient depletion is far more common than we thought. In evaluating patients' symptoms, we doctors must assess whether symptoms are due to the illness, to side effects of the drugs -- or to drug-induced nutrient depletion."
     

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