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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Tannins can bind to metal ions, alkaloids, and thiamine reducing their absorption.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Thiamine Sources: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Foods naturally rich in Thiamine: • Oatmeal • Flax, and Sunflower seeds • Brown rice • Whole grain ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Advantages: We need thiamine. Thiamine deficiency can lead to Korsakoff's syndrome, optic neuropathy or Beriberi.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Why?: I am wondering about this question. A low-zinc diet is sometimes prescribed for pompholyx though it's difficult and relatively ineffective, but if som ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: Thiamine deficiency usually when symptomatic mostly involves the nervous and cardiovascular system.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
B12: You need this vitamin to synthesize DNA (T's from U's). If you can't do this, the nuclear growth can't keep up with the cytoplasm and the red cells e ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Methamphetamine use is very unhealthy, and if you do not eat a reasonably balanced and nutritious diet, you are apt to become deficient in vitamin d ( ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
A & D- very rare: One can only overdose on fat soluble vitamins (a, d, e) except vit. B6 (which should be limited to 250 mg/day). But it takes huge amounts to overdose ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
19 years experience in Psychiatry
Theoretically: Nightmares can be caused by numerous things. The b family of vitamins is important to the brain and central nervous system which regulates sleep, memo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
NO: In general, MAO inhibitors refer to specific prescription antidepressant drugs & are highly regulated. Many foods & herbs have mild MAO inhibi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Not likely unless...: Unless you're truly deficient, it's not likely that you'll find much benefit from b complex vitamins. Sure we look for B12 & folate (folic acid) defic ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
May be not sure: Mental confusion may have a positive link to low levels of serum vitamin d, shows a study in the study 32 elderly patients between the ages of 61 and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Many people on self-imposed restrictive vegetarian diets get both. They have similar effects on the blood and are both very serious health problems.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
All multivitamins: Pretty much all the daily multivitamins contain vitamin b12. When you go to the pharmacy or grocery store, just read the label. You may also ask your ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not likely: Please consult this site for info in this topic. Folate (folic acid) and B12 are needed for efficient red cell production and other functions, but lac ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Hirsch
8 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not really: Vitamin b has multiple classes from 1 to 12 . They are not involved in the clotting or coagulation path way or platelet function . However, there are ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
NO: All of those ingredients are safe, in many foods you eat every day and already in your body. None are known to cause brain damage.
A female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
14 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible: Low vitamin B12 is a listed side effect of metformin but frequency not known. Good health.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Thiamine is a type of vitamin b1. It is safe to take in breastfeeding and pregnancy at appropriate doses.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Folate (folic acid) anemia: Folate (folic acid) and B12 are closely related in their functions. If one replaces folate (folic acid) alone in a megaloblastic anemia but not B12 al ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes please OBGyn: The first three months are crucial mother is weaving the baby and brain formation with spinal cord so Folic Acid is very critical so not only can lead ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Diabetic Nephropathy: High-dose b vitamin therapy is not helpful in diabetic nephropathy. An article was published in the jama in 2010. High doses of b vitamins were asso ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Neuron protection: Thiamine of vitamin b1 is an essential co factor in glucose metabolism so that if a person does not have adequate amount and a glucose load is given i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: NO
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
None known but...: Most of the things you are taking are nutrients naturally present in a healthy diet. However, I advise against taking Prilosec regularly on a long-ter ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: It is safe. Best wishes.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Sorkin
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not likely: In normal doses b vitamins are a good idea. Should not interact significantly with zoloft (sertraline).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
40 years experience in Holistic Medicine
DANGER: Replacing any of your b vitamins (especially in high dose) without ensuring an adequate intake of all your b vitamins can result in an overall deficie ... Read More
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