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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 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

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Hypertension, gender, and age are not contraindications to consuming vitamin c. The only question I have as to why she'd want to do it. It does not ha ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vit c: In general, yes. Vit C up to about 500 mg per day is perfectly safe.
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Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not indicated: It is not necessary for an otherwise healthy male in late 20s to take a vitamin c supplement. But it woudn't hurt take some within reason. It would be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Controversial!: I believe 300mg per day is enough. Some physicians believe that 1000mg/day is ok. I disagree!
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many fruits & vegies: Top sources of vitamin c include fruits, especially citrus, papayas, kiwi, strawberries, goji & acai berries, and vegetables, especially peppers, broc ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
No: As vit c is water soluble and excess will be excreted in the urine!
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Vit c: Fresh fruits and vegetables most of them contain vit c! esp tomatoes, oranges, tangerine, lemon, lime, strawberry, blueberry, potatoes, mangoes, kiwi, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sources I have read recomend 500mg to 1000mg three times daily.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
53 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 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

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