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Is Spirulina a safe health supplement? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Oct-2014
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User:Hi Doc
Doctor:Hi
User:I just wanted to know
Doctor:Please proceed with your query,
Doctor:OK
User:Can I take Spirulina
User:tablets
Doctor:Why do you want to take these tablets for?
User:these days I am not able to get proper meals, I mean long working hours and no good food available, as I stay away from home
User:Also my immune system is weak
Doctor:Ok
User:or can you suggest something else which can be taken for fullfilling meal requirements temporarily
Doctor:Yes, spirulina can be taken as vitamin supplements and for improvement of immunity.
User:Okay
Doctor:usually found out to be safe in humans.
User:Is Spirulina from GAIA good ?
Doctor:Yes, it should be fine. I do not have much personal experience regarding Spirulina.
User:Okay
User:what should be the dosage
User:I am 24 years old
Doctor:Other than SPirulina you can go for Neurobion forte, Becosules,
Doctor:Becosules zinc
Doctor:AtoZ capsules.
Doctor:these are multivitamin supplements which can be taken once a day.
Doctor:Spirulina capsules once in a day.
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