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500mg vitamin c too much

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Dr. Doina Marina
Anti-Aging Medicine 53 years experience
Yes. : Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day infants 0-6 months: 40 7-12 months: 50 children: 1-3 years: 15 4-8 years: 25 9-13 y... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
NO- good idea!: The vitamin c foundation recommends adults take 1000 mg of vit c 3x/day. Nobel prize winner linus pauling advised 6-18, 000 mg/day. Noted expert thoma... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Diet: Diet with foods with Iron is a great way to absorb Iron. Good sources of Iron include shellfish, spinach, legumes, red meat, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, t... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 13 years experience
Be careful: High doses of vitamin C are lithogenic (increased risk of kidney stones). I would avoid and just take daily multivitamin. That's all you should real... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
Orthopedic Surgery 58 years experience
None: Eat oranged, tomatoes and lots of fruit.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
25-100 mg: I've read that each cigarette depletes our bodies of 25 mg of vit c but am not sure where that number comes from. Many experts advise smokers consume ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamin C: Too much vitamin C will give you the runs. If this happens, back off the dose about 10 % until they stop. Taken orally, vitamin C lasts about 12 hou... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Vitamin C: Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating,headache and ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends on: how much you are referring to. You won't absorb too much because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamin C & diet: Our bodies excrete excess vitamin C, even in supplement form. So, no problem. Acidic content may be upsetting for stomach however. Peace and good he... Read More

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