Penn Herb Wellness Guide
- Seek support from C
Take 1,000 mg of vitamin C every day to speed healing
- Go for the protein
Help prevent and heal skin ulcers by eating a diet high in protein and adequate in calories
- Think zinc
Under the supervision of a doctor, take at least 50 mg of a zinc supplement, plus 1 to 3 mg of copper, each day to facilitate tissue growth
- Get a checkup
Visit your healthcare provider to find out if your skin ulcers are caused by a treatable medical condition
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