- What other names is Nickel known by?
- What is Nickel?
- How does Nickel work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Nickel.
Nickel is used for increasing iron absorption, preventing iron-poor blood (anemia), and treating weak bones (osteoporosis).
Likely Effective for...
- Preventing nickel levels in the body from getting too low (nickel deficiency). Nickel deficiency has not been reported in people, although it may exist, since nickel deficiency has been seen in animals. Taking trace amounts of nickel in a supplement is effective for preventing nickel deficiency.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Improving iron absorption.
- Preventing anemia.
- Improving osteoporosis and bone health.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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