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Doctor insights on: Anti Beriberi Factor

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Is vitamin b1 deficiency something that leads to a bigger hangover?

Is vitamin b1 deficiency something that leads to a bigger hangover?

Probably: This hasn't been well-researched but is probably the case. Regular heavy alcohol use is associated with b1 deficiency which can cause alcohol-related brain damage.B1 plays a role in metabolizing alcohol. Many people have found that taking b complex vitamins reduces hangover symptoms.However, hangover is a sign of toxicity from excess alcohol use; i strongly advise limiting alcohol to 2 drinks/day. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between dry beriberi and wet beriberi?

Is there a difference between dry beriberi and wet beriberi?

Yes: In dry beriberi, the peripheral neuropathy and brain damage are seriously symptomatic before the congestive heart failure begins. In wet beriberi, the heart starts to fail before the nerve and brain damage are obvious. Thankfully, today we see beriberi only in famine, people on binge drinks, abuse of children or the disabled, or extreme goofy diets. ...Read more

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How can I increase thiamine (b1) levels?

How can I increase thiamine (b1) levels?

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 • Rye • Asparagus • Kale • Cauliflower • Potatoes • Oranges • Eggs Health is Wealth! • ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Yes it is possible: In one study, people with congestive heart failure who were given 200 mg of vitamin b1 intravenously for one week showed improvements on their echocardiograms, suggesting that vitamin b1 might be useful for people with heart disease. ...Read more

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What diseases result from a thiamine deficiency?

Thiamine deficiency: This is a great article: http://www.stewartnutrition.co.uk/nutritional_emergencies/acute_thiamine_deficiency.html

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What foods should I avoid that have zinc and b1(thiamine)?

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 someone has told you to limit your intake of thiamine, you are receiving bizarre and inappropriate advice. There may be a misunderstanding, if so, write back. ...Read more

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Why do individuals with a thiamine-deficient diet have relatively high lev?

Why do individuals with a thiamine-deficient diet have relatively high lev?

Truncated question: Thiamine-deficient diets in real life are seen only in famine / starvation and in people who are intoxicated for weeks at a time. They get brain and nerve damage and the heart eventually fails. I'm sorry the question was truncated even if it was homework; if someone's diagnosed you with thiamine deficiency on a normal diet, consider a phone call to your district attorney. Good luck. ...Read more

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Wife is ill and bed ridden. She has a lot going on and nothing seems to help. Had whole blood thiamine test, its 50nmol/L, how serious is this?

Wife is ill and bed ridden. She has a lot going on and nothing seems to help. Had whole blood thiamine test, its 50nmol/L, how serious is this?

Many problems but...: Normal levels are 74-222; low thiamine can cause many problems including fatigue, weakness, low appetite, poor memory etc.- see https://draxe.com/thiamine-deficiency/ This is easily corrected with a good B-complex. I advise seeing an integrative Dr. Evaluate for other nutrient deficiencies,heavy metal toxicity, food allergies,chronic infections like parasites and Lyme, thyroid/adrenal dysfunction. ...Read more

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What is vitamin b1 usually prescribed for?

Many things: Thiamine (vitamin b1) is an essential nutrient for many bodily functions & plays a key role in converting food into energy. It can improve energy, help memory, prevent alzheimer's, support cardiac health, improve appetite & digestion, be helpful for diabetics & protect against the harmful effects of alcohol on the brain.See http://www.Vitamins-supplements.Org/vitamin-b1-thiamine.Php for more info. ...Read more

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Is it ok if i take 300 mgs vitamin b1 every day?

Yes: That is a fairly high dose but doses this high have been used in several research studies showing benefits in microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes, congestive heart failure ; biotin-responsive basal ganglion disease showing this dose to be safe- see http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/thiamin/ thiamine is considered non-toxic but few conditions seem to require such high doses. ...Read more

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I bought 500mg of vitamin b1 thiamine, is that too much?

I bought 500mg of vitamin b1 thiamine, is that too much?

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 deficiency of the ones not replaced. This is because the b vitamins often work in concert. Driving pathways that require b1 that also require b2/b3 can create a relative deficiency. Having too many members of the brass section can drown out the strings. ...Read more

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Does vitamin b1 turn urine brown?

B vitamins: B vitamins do darken the urine, but tend to make the urine more yellow and fluorescent than brown. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Can vitamin b1 be used as an insect repellant?

Can vitamin b1 be used as an insect repellant?

Natural bug repeller: Vitamin b1, thiamine, has been reported to change the body odor making humans less appealing to insects. The minimal data is old and not well controlled, so i can not vouch for it's truth. ...Read more

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Why is it that detox patients get vitamin b1 shots?

Prevent Wernicke's: If someone is thiamine-deficient and they get a load of carbohydrate, this can precipitate hemorrhage into the brain that will paralyze their eyes, make them stagger, and end up permanently brain-damaged. An injection on entry if we think you have been drinking. ...Read more

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Can i take multivitamins that contains thiamine while pregnant?

Sure.: The main ingredient of prenatal vitamins is 800 mcg of folic acid or vitamin B9. Thiamine may also be included but is not essential for the fetal development if your diet is balanced. The important parameter is not to consume too much vitamin A. ...Read more

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Can "thiamine deficiency" cause vasculitis?

No: Thiamine deficiency usually when symptomatic mostly involves the nervous and cardiovascular system. ...Read more