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Can I treat my BPH with large doses of vitamin c?

Can I treat my BPH with large doses of vitamin c?

No: Prostate enlargement and infections have not been shown to be cured or treated with vitamin c. BPH is benign enlargement of the prostate gland seen as a man ages. Vitamins do not alter or decrease the chances of bph. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more


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If vitamin c is diuretic, how come it is a good diet for BPH patients?

If vitamin c is diuretic, how come it is a good diet for BPH patients?

Talk to your Dr: This is a fine thing to discuss w/ the Dr who is treating you.r BPH. They should know about all things you take and can explain reasons to or not to use supplements. Best! ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

No: The excess will come out in your urine but your body will adjust the pH as it always does. Why are you taking large doses? ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C really acidify your urine?

Will large doses of vitamin C really acidify your urine?

Needs more research: Some say high doses of Vit C can acidify urine and thus help treat UTI's, but research on this has only used doses up to 4 grams a day and found that dose didn't acidify urine enough to kill bacteria. However, taking higher doses (like 1-2000 mg per hour) might be effective. The only significant side effect might be loose stools. You could get pH strips to monitor. See http://tinyurl.com/paakaac ...Read more

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Is it true that large doses of vitamin C may naturally induce an abortion and/or cause an early period?

Is it true that large doses of vitamin C may naturally induce an abortion and/or cause an early period?

Massive doses of : Vitamin c for the purpose of inducing a miscarriage is a very dangerous practice. It works through toxicity. The idea is that the mother can withstand toxicity but it will kill the fetus. The problem is that overdosing on substances can make the mother very ill. ...Read more

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Are there negative side effects to taking large doses of slow release vitamin C to avoid colds?

Are there negative side effects to taking large doses of slow release vitamin C to avoid colds?

Yes but mild: Typically large doses of vitamin c are well tolerated as long as you're well hydrated - GI adverse effects like diarrhea or nausea can occur at very high doses. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a doctor that treats cancer with high dose vitamin c?

Wanted to know where can I find a doctor that treats cancer with high dose vitamin c?

Please be wise: Please be wise and don't waste your time and effort . High dose vitamin c does not work and would not do anything to your cancer. Please go to see an oncologist whom you can trust and discuss in detail about your disease and treatment options. I know that you are trying to find anything that can help you treat the cancer-but high dose vit c is not the answer. It is your life, be wise & think twice. ...Read more

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Can taking high doses of vitamin c lead to insomnia? i think it is activating for me

Can taking high doses of vitamin c lead to insomnia? i think it is activating for me

Not reported but...: High doses of Vit. C are widely used and generally well-tolerated. The most common side effect of doses of 2 grams or more is loose stools and nausea. Other side effects are rare. In searching I have not seen any reports of insomnia. See http://tinyurl.com/zzz5rdx However, most Vit C is derived from corn. If you are allergic to corn you might react to corn-derived C. Try a corn-free form. ...Read more

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Is high doses of vitamin C safe when pregnant?

Is high doses of vitamin C safe when pregnant?

Yes: Vitamin C is a safe vitamin in pregnancy. The vitamin that you have to be aware of not taking too much is vitamin A. You never want to 'overdose' on vitamins of any kind as they can upset your stomach and gastrointestinal tract. Another important Vitamin in pregnancy is Vitamin D. Some obstetricians will check a woman's baseline Vitamind D at the beginning of pregnancy. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can really high doses of vitamin C cure cancer?

No: Linus pauling suggested the what turns out to be quite excessive doses of vitamin c might prevent cancer, but did not suggest it would abolish, diminish or cure an established cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more


Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more