Every woman has heard of urinary tract infection and is common knowledge among the population that sex can be a factor in obtaining a urinary tract infection. This is known in the medical community as “Honeymoon Cystitis.” Women have a lifetime risk of 60.4% for being diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. The reality is that most infections are recurrent, and these infections are usually caused by the same bacteria. In this article we shall touch upon the signs and symptoms of urinary infections and how to prevent these infections in different age groups.
Vitamin K occurs in our diet in two forms: vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) mostly found in green leafy vegetables and vitamin K2 (menaquinones) mainly found in animal foods, fermented dairy such as cheese, and natto (fermented soybeans see above discussion). Vitamin K2 includes a range of vitamin K forms and differs from vitamin K1 in its side-chain length and degree of saturation. Vitamin K2 is the most biologically active form of the two and has a longer half-life, days vs. hours, than vitamin K1.
A 2003 study showed that Stevia could potentially help lower blood pressure. The study suggested that the stevia plant might normalize blood pressure and regulate the heartbeat.
The main issue with zinc absorption is that it can be blocked by supplements such as Calcium, Iron, or Magnesium and it can interact with other medications such as antibiotics.
What is the best way to take my zinc supplements and are there certain supplements that should be avoided? Finally, how much zinc is too much?
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