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Doctor insights on: Can I Take Vitamin C While Breastfeeding

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Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: It is a critical nutrient. Excess amounts could cause colic as it is an acid and it is secreted in the breast milk. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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If i take vitamin C will my skin be fair and smooth?

If i take vitamin C will my skin be fair and smooth?

I do not: Associate vitamin c supplementation with a change in skin tones or texture. ...Read more

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Can i take vitamin C for skin whitning?

Can i take vitamin C for skin whitning?

Don't do it: It won't work, and i also hope you won't try to lighten your skin in any other way. Topical agents will disfigure you. In the usa, judging a person by skin color is the height of ignorance, and this is becoming the norm worldwide. Stay fit to look good, learn useful skills to be effective at work and with others, and enjoy whatever genetic skin tone mother nature gave you. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many times a week could i take vitamin C and d?

Can you let me know how many times a week could i take vitamin C and d?

Once a day or as oft: If you are taking supplement you can take once a day or as often as you feel as long as you do not have any deficiency and blood level especially of vit d was normal. ...Read more

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I take vitamin C 1000 at night because i tend to get sick easily. Can the effects of vitamin C wear off if you take it too often?

I take vitamin C 1000 at night because i tend to get sick easily. Can the effects of vitamin C wear off if you take it too often?

No,they donot: You can take it any time but once daily is enough.The body does get rid of it fast and it is not stored in the body...So it has to be taken daily. ...Read more

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If I take vitamin c, can I avoid the common cold?

If I take vitamin c, can I avoid the common cold?

Prevent? not treat: Vitamin c may help *prevent* the common cold [studies disagree]. But, alas, vitamin c doesn't shake loose the common cold once it's grabbed a hold of you. ...Read more

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Can I take Vitamin C and klonopin together?

Can I take Vitamin C and klonopin together?

Sure: Should be fine ... Depending on your prior medical history and any other treatments you might be taking. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can i take vitamin C while taking antibiotic?

Yes: You don't say which antibiotic but I am unaware of any adverse interactions between vitamin c and any antibiotics. If you are on an antibiotic you have an infection and vit c generally helps our immune system fight infections. I advise 1-2000 mg 2-3x/day for most people with infections. I also recommend probiotics during and after antibioitics, esp. One with scachromyces boulardii like florastar. ...Read more

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