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B100 Balanced Medication
What's the best medication against canker sore? And does B-vitamins have a role on canker sore apperaing?
Canker sores: There is not medication that will cure canker sores. Many times they are related to stress or trauma. Some people are sensitive to SLS, an ingredient in many toothpastes, so look at the labels. Sometimes vitamin B supplements can help reduce the frequency. Try to reduce your stress levels. ...Read more
I'm on two anti-convulsants medications causing my hair to fall out drastically. I read that selenium, iron & b-vitamins can be depleted on these meds?
My depression and anxiety is so worse and I'm on my normal medication Paxil (paroxetine) 60mg concerta 36mg klonopin for panic attacks I've fake b vitamins, magnesium, vitamin d, folic and iron.?
Need evaluation: You should see your psychiatrist ; inform him or her of your response to the treatment and to discuss a possible change in meds, such as effexor, (venlafaxine) Remeron or tricyclic antidepressant. If you do not respond to adequate trials of antidepressants, then you may need ect. You should also be evaluated for bipolar depression. In that case, I would recommend raising your seroquel ; lowering the paxil. ...Read more
I can't find isolated vitamin b1 (thiamine) in local drug stores, only a full vitamin b complex. Does any of b vitamins interact with zoloft?
I have low energy and just started today with the B75. How long will it take to feel energized or should I be taking a B100?
Few weeks: It really depends upon the problem. If you are B vitamin deficient then it can take a few weeks for the B vitamins to improve your energy and B75s should be fine. Check with your doctor if you haven't already to make sure you do not have iron deficiency or low thyroid. ...Read more
Vitamins: B-complex vitamins are water soluble vitamins that are found in normal foods, and are already part of your healthy diet. Unlike some vitamins and supplements, these won't hurt you even if taken in large doses - but you should know that no one has demonstrated health benefits to taking this or other vitamin supplements, unless your diet is severely deficient. ...Read more
Fur hype!: The vitamins give the appearance of being "good for you." most energy drinks contain high caffeine and natural Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) (no longer can be put as as chemical so ephedra and guarana are used), and are sugared. They are potentially dangerous as a nutritional supports and are expensive. Take your vitamins and drin k coffee or tea! ...Read more
Yes: Vitamin levels start to decrease in our bodies over time due to age, stress, medical conditions, poor diet (since most americans do not eat well), trauma, and from medications that prevent absorption. So yes, take a b complex to help you. You can also get your doctor to check you levels. Aim for higher levels rather than the bottom of the normal range. You will feel better. ...Read more
Varies: The b vitamins include thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, (folic acid) b6, vb12, biotin and pantothenic acid. Some foods are especially good sources of just one b vitamin, while other foods contain several of the b's. Luckily, b vits are widely distributed throughout the food supply, so if you're eating a varied, balanced diet that includes foods from all food groups, you're most likely getting what you need. ...Read more
Maybe something else: Why are you taking b vitamins? What else is in the supplement? It it a USP certified product so you know exactly what is in the product. Are you taking too much. If you need vitamin bs, get them from whole foods. Stop supplementing. ...Read more
You do not need them: You can take them any time you want. Most people take them in the morning. Imo, they are a waste of money. ...Read more
Prob not: Water soluable vitamin so what this means is that it doesn't get stored in your tissues. What your body can't metabolize it gets rid of through gut or kidneys when taken orally. Even if number on lab test shows "high" this does not constitute danger or overdose. Doctors sometimes give injections of b vitamins and this is different story because very high doses goes right into circulation. ...Read more
What kind of damage?: Vitamins may help with neuropathy due to specific vitamin deficiency, e.g., folic acid, thiamine or B12 deficiency but will not help with damage from other causes, e.g. mercury or lead poisoning. It would be prudent to consult a neurologist for proper diagnosis and optimum treatment. ...Read more
In some, yes: Some people are more sensitive to b vitamins and can experience anxiety and even panic with them. Vitamin b6 may be especially likely to cause this, even though given for nervous system support. It is known to increase the vividness of dreaming. However, many people do very well with b complex, with no anxiety whatsoever. ...Read more
Energy metabolism: They are essential items in the complex process of producing cellular energy. Since the body is made up of trillions of cells that cooperate together to create function, the energy that drives that function is a necessity ...Read more
See you doctor: I would discuss this with your doctor. Your doctor knows the particulars of your health. ...Read more
Last sex 4 weeks ago. Was on Depo and took meds that can interfere. If my pregnancy test is negative can I trust it? Or blood test next week to b100%?
Trust negative test: You can trust the negative pregnancy test. Blood testing is always more accurate if you are unsure. ...Read more
My obgyn prescribed vit b100 complex. I already have multi vitamins that have over 100% rda of all the b vitamins. What's the difference?
None: There are very few people in the USA who are eating a normal diet who require vitamin supplementation, but one multivitamin of any of dozens of brands will provide more than enough supplements unless you are a vegetarian or have a malabsorption problem. There is no substantial difference in the two products. Choose one. ...Read more
I suffer menieres & bad vertigo. Would b100 vitamins & manganese benefit me? A pharmacist suggested these. Side effects? Thanks
Anecdotal advice: There is no compelling evidence to suggest that manganese and vitamin B complex can help with Meniere's - patients may experience the placebo effect. Important not to overdose on these OTC products. Are you taking acetazolamide and/or on a low-salt diet? See your neurologist or ENT physician for further discussion. Http://www. Utmb. Edu/otoref/grnds/Menieres_061213/Menieres-slides_061213.pdf ...Read more