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500mg vitamin c too much

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
12 years experience Urology
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None: Eat oranged, tomatoes and lots of fruit.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Vitamin C: Sometimes diarrhea or gastritis symptoms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
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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