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Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C: Should not cause fatigue, allergy to additives or fillers/.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Vitamin c does not increase one's energy levels or improve fatigue.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: We need MANY vitamins. Like a team, they all work together. You are causing an imbalance by taking just one
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Don't know: Stop vit c.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
It can: if you are really drinking coffee all the time, it can make you feel tired instead of enervated
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely: But some might have allergic reaction to it.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Withdrawal can: Too much caffeine may cause tremors and general excitation. When the effect wears off it may leave the person feeling week and tired.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vitamin D: Simple answer: no.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Sort of.: Vitamin d is fat soluble, so it's very possible to overdose on it. In very high doses over a period of time, it can affect kidney function, which can ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Cannot overdose: I do not know if it potentiates (makes more effective) to take rose hips. I do know that vitamin c is not fat soluble, and if taken in too much quanti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Vitaminosis: Too much of anything is problematic. Only take what is advisable or fda approved. Too many vitamins could cause digestive but also other problems.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
25 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not usually: When I read "eat too much vitamin b12", I assume you're referring to foods containing b12? Generally speaking, when people talk about B12, they are r ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Excessive ingestion of milk can cause gastrointestinal upset (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) and metabolic disturbances.
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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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics: Fatigue can be caused by many factors, and if you are wondering if the antibiotics caused the fatigue it is possible. Underlying infection can also ca ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
C. difficile: Combination of infection, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances and possible malnutrition from rapid transit of nutrients. Sounds serious. Go back and ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Usually 2000-5000 IU: Although the recent institute of medicine guidelines recommended only 600 iu for adults including pregnant women, this was based solely on bone health ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hard to say: Perhaps the first question is "how many hrs are you sleeping daily?" many normal adolescents sleep in very long durations, as they grow, and this is ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faisal Qureshi
27 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No: Quite the opposite, there are good studies to suggest that people who get adequate amounts of healthy sleep are actually more prone to less obesity.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Can be toxic: Fat soluble vitamins can be toxic when overdosed. That includes a, e, d, and k. Vit a overdose can cause problems with skin, hair, bones, liver func ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
47 years experience Urology
Iron medication: Iron does not cause urinary infections. However, if you have symptoms you think are due to a bladder issue, such as an infection, you should see your ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benson Yu
Dr. Benson Yu answered
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleeping too much: Sleeping too much can cause you more sleepy average amount of sleep is 8 hours for an adult. Of course the quality of the sleep also counts. If you h ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Excess omega -3 fatty acid supplements associated with increased risk for prostate and breast cancer. Excessive amounts also probably not good metabo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too much Vitamin C: can give you the runs. If that happens, lower the dose. Take some in both a.m. and p.m. because C only lasts about 12 hours in your body. Peace and ... Read More
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