What is Dulse or Kelp?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Dulse is a red seaweed commonly used in Ireland and Atlantic Canada both as food and medicinally. It is rich in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, iron and fluoride, and it is relatively low in sodium and high in potassium.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 1
Cold sores (fever blisters) 1 1
Cough 1 1
Depressed mood 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1 1

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dulse or Kelp

Side effect Patients
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Dulse or Kelp

Sep 4, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 1998)

  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The CNC told me I could take to body tolerance (get diarrhea then back off dosage)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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