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Zinc Supplements and Lozenges
Zinc and Folate for Infertility? -- (1/7/2020) Did supplementing with zinc and folate improve semen quality and fertility for men in a recent study? Find out in the What It Does section of the Zinc Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among zinc supplements.
Denture Adhesive Concern -- (10/24/2017) Copper deficiency can result from continued use of zinc-containing denture adhesives, according to a new report. Get the details in the "Concerns and Cautions” section of the Zinc Supplements Review >>
Zinc for Shortening Colds -- (5/4/2017) Two different forms of zinc were found to work equally as well for reducing the duration of colds -- by as much as three days. For details, see the "What It Does" section of the Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Review >>
Zinc Lozenges for Colds -- (3/17/2015) A recent review of placebo-controlled studies of zinc lozenges given at the start of a cold shows that they not only shorten the duration of symptoms in the throat, but in the nose and muscles as well. It is critical, however, that the right type of zinc, dose, and dosing schedule be used. Get the details, as well as our reviews of zinc lozenges and supplements, in the Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Review >>
Zinc for Colds -- Be Careful -- (2/27/2011) The use of zinc for colds has been in the news lately due to a study indicating benefit. Some of the coverage, however, might suggest the wrong conclusion. Be aware that taking zinc pills won’t help with a cold; only forms that allow zinc to act directly in the throat or nose can help — and only when taken appropriately. See the Zinc Product Review for details on formulations and dosing that can help with colds. More >>




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