8 patient evaluations for Zinc

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savedandfree
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savedandfree
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 26, 2010 (Started May 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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aehmlhmrh
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aehmlhmrh
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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May 30, 2007 (Started Jan 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea and vomiting

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Buying Time
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Buying Time
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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May 10, 2010 (Started Jul 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doesn't appear to have any efficacy
Cost: < $25 monthly

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im2yy
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im2yy
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Jun 23, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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allanbruce
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allanbruce
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
56 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 5, 2011 (Started Nov 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 220 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly

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whatacall
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whatacall
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F55y
FM:4y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 24, 2014 (Started Jun 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sinusitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Allodynia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hair loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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daiseyblue
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daiseyblue
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 14 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Jul 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: Hemiplegic Migraine 26 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Hemiplegic Migraine

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Apr 27, 2015 (Started Mar 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vitamin deficiency)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Common cold)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal cramps, Headaches, Decreased appetite, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 26, 2015 (Started Mar 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Common cold)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Vitamin deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Abdominal cramps, Headaches, Decreased appetite, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I think the zinc is what causing my digestive disturbances. The symptoms of zinc overdose are the same symptoms I've been having, and I think they have been happening every time I take zinc. Better to be safe than sorry.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 31, 2013 (Started Mar 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Common cold)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't get the cold until 2 weeks after everyone else in the house, and it cleared up fairly quickly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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