Definitions for "Poor/Slow Wound Healing"
Recommendation Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)" Pantothenic acid improves healing by encouraging the migration of cells into the wounded area, thus establishing epithelialization [Weimann et al..."
The Condition"...Nutritional Supplements Research has shown that certain nutrients such as aloe vera, arginine, glutamine, zinc, copper, and vitamin C play key roles in wound healing [Vaxman et al..." Relationship to Zinc Requirement"Many studies have demonstrated enhanced wound and ulcer healing with oral zinc supplementation..." Recommendation Zinc" Zinc can be used topically or orally to encourage wound healing and plays a well-documented role in wound healing..." Recommendation Copper"...Copper also plays a critical role in the synthesis of the natural antioxidant called copper/ zinc superoxide dismutase (SOD)..."
The Condition"...A published case study describes the complete healing of a long-standing abdominal wound by using magnet therapy for one month..."
The Condition"...Diabetes provides an example of this, where there can be impaired circulation and altered carbohydrate metabolism..."
The Condition"...Drugs Less researched, Dilantin (Phenytoin) is a drug commonly used to treat epilepsy and seizure disorders..."
The Condition"...Ulcers are open sores on the skin (or a mucous membrane) that cause destruction of surface tissue..."
The Condition"...They may also involve the sinus tracts (red streaks indicating infected lymph vessels)..."
The Condition"... Aerobic bacteria are more closely identified with superficial epidermal layers but may also be involved in infective processes and include staphylococcus epidermis, corynebacteria, propionobacteria..."