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Are there any vitamins and minerals that could help with tics?

Are there any vitamins and minerals that could help with tics?

Magnesium: Magnesium is natural muscle relaxant, you should tried maganesium glycinate or malate which are the best forms of magnesium as they are less likely to produce loose stool and have better absortion. ...Read more

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Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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Hye .I see premium multivitamin( example GNC mega man, now adam) has high dosage of vitamin / mineral than suggested daily value.Is it safe for us?

Hye .I see premium multivitamin( example GNC mega man, now adam) has high dosage of vitamin / mineral than suggested daily value.Is it safe for us?

SAFE and ADVISABLE: The recommended daily intake is the amount that will prevent obvious deficiency symptoms in most healthy people. They have nothing to do with the optimal levels for maintaining good health and preventing disease. See http://blissfulwriter.Hubpages.Com/hub/recommended-dietary-allowance-rda-is-too-low for example, the rdi of vit d is 600 iu/day but most adults need 5-8000 iu/day for optimal levels. ...Read more

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My 93 year old mother who is due to start warfarin takes a multivitamin and mineral tablet containing vitamin k. Should she stop the multivitamin?

My 93 year old mother who is due to start warfarin takes a multivitamin and mineral tablet containing vitamin k. Should she stop the multivitamin?

Most likely-Yes: Certainly, all the meds, including vitamins and over the counter need to be discussed with her warfarin/coumadin coordinator. Vit k, especially, which is a reversal agent used when the Coumadin "levels" are too high, will definitively interact with the Coumadin and make it difficult to manage properly. As stated, discuss with the treating provider for continuity of care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What multivitamin or mineral or vitamin is good to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? I know vitamin C makes Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) less affective

What multivitamin or mineral or vitamin is good to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? I know vitamin C makes Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) less affective

Any once a dayVit/mi: Any once a day vitamin with mineral like centrum What it says about Adderal is NO FOOD WITH VITAMIN C OR SUPPLEMENT 1HOUR BEFORE AND AFTER TAKING ADDERAL Foods like orange juice.grapefruit juice and others But you can take your vitamins after few hours.But ask your doctor if it is ok. Restrictions are I hour before and after, as it affects the absorption of Adderal ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication ?

Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication ?

Maybe, maybe not: Levothyroxine can interact with multiple other drugs and supplements. Other medications can often be taken safely with it, but may need to be taken at another time of day. Your doctor or pharmacist can evaluate your specific situation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to vitamins and minerals when they're microwaved?

Could you tell me what happens to vitamins and minerals when they're microwaved?

Not a lot!: Mineral are unchanged, although they may escape into water. (save.) most vitamins remain intact if not overcooked, but the water soluble ones can also escape into juices. Save the juices for soup, or gravy! ...Read more

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What is the amount of vitamins and minerals for children 8 years old and less per day? What types of v/m should the about ages receive each day?

What is the amount of vitamins and minerals for children 8 years old and less per day? What types of v/m should the about ages receive each day?

Here : Here is a chart of the recommended nutritional requirement by the usda for various ages. The good news is that as long as a child eats a fairly balanced diet, they will get the vitamins and minerals they need to stay healthy. Specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies are uncommon in developed countries where children have access to a variety of foods from the different food groups. Legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read more

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Are there any tests i could do if I have OCD and depression.Like vitamins and minerals.

No: There are none that I am aware of. Perhaps one of my colleagues will have experience with some other ideas regarding this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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The correct way to take vitamins and minerals?

The correct way to take vitamins and minerals?

Eat Well, 1 MVI (multivitamin) day: Most of our nutritional needs can be satisfied by eating a diet of fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains prepared with minimal processing. Several servings of oily fish should be eaten weekly. Additional fat should include nuts, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated choices with limited saturated and trans fats. Avoid sweets. One multivitamin / mineral supplement daily will meet other needs. ...Read more

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Why do humans need so many vitamins and minerals?

Essential: 13 vitamins, (a, 8bs, c, d, e, k) and certain minerals are essential to normal human function for proper metabolism and cell function. Get them all from whole foods other than vitamin d which you can get from 15-30 minutes of sun exposure. Avoid supplements whenever possible. ...Read more

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What vitamins and minerals should I take besides d at 60?

What vitamins and minerals should I take besides d at 60?

Multivitamin: There are many multivitamins out there but one within your budget and suits your lifestyle: active/sport or a regular one should suffice. B-complex, vit d, calcium, vit e, vit k, and vit c are great and when combined with a regular healthy diet, will help. Its often better to get as many nutrients through foods as your body absorbs them better and provide fiber. ...Read more

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How are vitamins and minerals distinguished from each other?

How are vitamins and minerals distinguished from each other?

Vitamins & Minerals: One of the major differences between vitamins and minerals is that minerals are generally inorganic compounds. On the other hand, vitamins are normally complex organic compounds that serve as catalysts for essential reactions in the body. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your body not to absorb vitamins and minerals?

Depends: Many things can cause malabsorption, including: gastric bypass surgery, celiac disease, non-celiac wheat sensitivity, genetic differences in certain transporters, hypothyroidism causing insufficient gastric acid, other problems causing insufficient gastric acid, intestinal dysbiosis, etc. ...Read more

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What is side effect of daily vitamins and minerals?

What is side effect of daily vitamins and minerals?

Side Effects: Side effects of taking a multivitamin include an upset stomach, headache or a bad taste in your mouth.If you take it right before bedtime, it could cause some sleep problems.Most people do not notice any difficulties when taking vitamins. If you take too many, one can have more serious side effects. Discuss with your dr. Before starting a vitamin if you are on medication or have medical issues. ...Read more

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What are the vitamins and minerals found in capsicum?

What are the vitamins and minerals found in capsicum?

Capsicum: Capsicum is the pepper family, including chile peppers, bell peppers, banana peppers, etc. http://tinyurl.com/l2mfz24 they all contain varying concentrations of capsaicinoids which can have an analgesic effect when used topically. http://tinyurl.com/latflmu they also contain significant vitamin c and various other antioxidants. ...Read more

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Can vitamins and minerals interact with these medications?

Drug nutrient: Yes, vitamins and minerals interact with and are affected by what we eat and with medications. If you want to search yourself go online to put in your specifics. ...Read more

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What are the required vitamins and minerals for a 15-year-old?

Healthy diet: If your 15-year old is healthy and is eating a normal, healthy diet full of vegetables, fruits, proteins, and minimal amounts of junk food, he/she is receiving all the vitamins and minerals needed from his/her diet. If this is a 15-year old female who has heavy menstrual cycles, her pediatrician may recommend a diet heavier in iron. A healthy diet is better than any supplements. ...Read more

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