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A 56-year-old male asked:

how to get rid of folic acid from my body,and is it true it can cause pain in the joints especially in the hands?

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Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 32 years experience
Folic acid: folic acid is water soluble, therefore it is washed out with body fluids and drinking water. Folate is also know as vitamin B9. It would certainly take a lot to become toxic and have side effects. It probably does not cause the sptoms you are experiencing.

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