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Woud you please discuss the daily requirements of vitamin b12, vitamin d, and zinc?

Woud you please discuss the daily requirements of vitamin b12, vitamin d, and zinc?

Daily requirements: For vitamin d vary based on your levels when you start, you can have a blood test to see. But on average between 2000-5000 iu per day. B12 - you can take up to 500mcg per day. And zinc, depends on your requirement as well, but usually 10-15 mg per day. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 25 mg zinc safe to consume daily?

Need help. Is 25 mg zinc safe to consume daily?

Not likely: Depends on your health status and reason, but recommended dose absorbed is about 8-10mg per day. Supplements are not fully absorbed, but for cold prevention, it works best when taken in proximity to the beginning of a cold's symptoms, and not with continuous administration. ...Read more

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Should I take daily vit. D & zinc. I'm a 33yr. Old lady.

Should I take daily vit. D & zinc. I'm a 33yr. Old lady.

It depends: We can get all the vit. D we need from sun exposure. Those who live far from the equator can not get d from the sun in fall ; winter but where you live it is possible to get d from the sun year-round. But if you don't spend much time in the sun or use sunscreen then d would be beneficial. You can get a blood test to measure your levels- if not at least 50 you can benefit- see http://bit. Ly/1dc7vna. ...Read more

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Can I take zinc supplement daily?

Can I take zinc supplement daily?

Check your zink level: First! Zinc is recommended for many males for prostate health, and often is found in a multivitamin tablet. It has to be taken in the right proportion with copper. You don't want to overdo and take too much zinc. So if you been taking it daily by itself only, have your doctor check your blood level first, then discuss your concerns. That is the best approach! ...Read more

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Can we intake zinc powder on daily basis?

Limit it: Ingesting more than 30 mg of zinc a day can impair your ability to absorb other essential minerals such as copper and iron. ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could taking a zinc pill daily help a cough?

Questionable: There is significant variability in the results from research on the impact of zinc on the common cold. Some studies showed no effect and others showed benefit if taken the first day of symptom onset. Do not take zinc intranasally due to the potential for loss of sense of smell. ...Read more

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I just found out my brother has been taking around 150mg of zinc daily and now he's sick what should he do does he need to go to hospital?

Being Sick: It is very unlikely that the zinc is making him sick. But, given that he is ill I would advise stopping the zinc. Now, the next question is how ill is he? And what are his symptoms? ...Read more

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Multivitamin and 50mg zinc daily, safe?

Multivitamin and 50mg zinc daily, safe?

Yes: They are generally considered safe, since they do not work and usually do not harm you. However, in certain individual, multivitamins and/or zinc can be dangerous for your health. Why don't you try a nice exercise program, eat healthy, stop multivitamins, and save your money? ...Read more

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I am taking 25mg daily zinc supplement. Can I get gastritis by taking this?

I am taking 25mg daily zinc supplement. Can I get gastritis by taking this?

Yes: You can get Gastrointestinal side effects with Zinc. Diarrhea and some gastritis like symptoms are common. 5-15% will experience this. ...Read more

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Hello Sir, can daily Zinc supplement cause me to develop gastritis? Looking forward to your reply.

Hello Sir, can daily Zinc supplement cause me to develop gastritis? Looking forward to your reply.

Gastritis Maybe: Zinc, particularly in high doses (over 60 mgs) can cause stomach irritation. Even low doses of Zinc can cause stomach irritation but is less likely to do so. Zinc should be taken with food when used to help prevent this side effect. If you think you have gastritis, it is important you discuss this with your physician as gastritis has many causes and should not just put down to having taken Zinc. ...Read more

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On taking zinc picolinate 100mg, copper 8mg both daily = 1:10; including foodstuffs. How much magnesium should I have in total?

Unclear.: Magnesium is indicated for the treatment and prevention of hypomagnesemia; prevention and treatment of seizures in severe pre-eclampsia or eclampsia, pediatric acute nephritis; torsade de pointes; treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (vt/vf) caused by hypomagnesemia. ...Read more

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I need help! Since taken maximum strength zinc tablets 25mg daily for 3 weeks, I stopped having orgasms and erections isn't as hard! Help please.

I need help! Since taken maximum strength zinc tablets 25mg daily for 3 weeks, I stopped having orgasms and erections isn't as hard! Help please.

Simple choice: If you can relate the issues timewise to the ingestion of the zinc, just stop for a month or two. Your body should equilibrate back to pre-treatment levels and if that is the issue, normal function should return. You may have a build up in your system. If not, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vitamins to get out of your system like iron, zinc or D3 that you take daily?

How long does it take for vitamins to get out of your system like iron, zinc or D3 that you take daily?

Quite variable: Only one of the things you mentioned, d3, is a vitamin; the others are minerals. B vitamins and vit. C are water-soluble; other than B12 they are not stored in your system and leave within several hours. The fat-soluble vitamins a, d, e & k can stay for several weeks, as can minerals- for example iron can be stored for several months. ...Read more

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When I take 1 tablet of osteocare daily which is calcium, magnesium and zinc I urine alot? What that means

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When I take 1 tablet of osteocare daily which is calcium, magnesium and zinc I urine alot? What that means

Interesting: I am not aware of any of these supplements causing increased urination. I suspect that your pregnancy has more to do with it. Are you having more salt intake? ...Read more

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Hi I am thinking of taking 15mg daily zinc supplement. Will this cause me gastritis? If I take them with food is that better?

Hi I am thinking of taking 15mg daily zinc supplement. Will this cause me gastritis? If I take them with food is that better?

No: 15mg of Zinc daily is unlikely to cause any GI symptoms. It is often used in 3rd world countries to keep children well. Zinc is contained in meats, seafood and cereals. If you don't eat these foods taking Zinc 15mg a day is a good idea. All the best. ...Read more

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I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?

I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?

Med Directions: If it says 1-3 daily, then it means all at once. If it were to say take 1 tablet three times a day then it would mean exactly that. If it said to take one tablet up to three times a day then it would be how your are interpreting the directions. According to what you said the correct way is the first, 1-3 tablets all at once, one time a day. ...Read more

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How can one increase zinc in daily diet bcoz meat, pumpkin seeds, etc dese cannot be consumed daily & one needs 10-15 mg zinc & wholegrain have phytates?

There are supplement: That are not well controlled either for whether they actually have the zinc in them and whether any of it gets into you, but there are supplements that have zinc in them. Probably. I see you've run the numbers on the nutrition, so I won't say nuts/seeds. Furthermore I suspect it depends where they are grown. ...Read more

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Is the daily us of vitamin C oral capsule plus zinc harmful or the body or no?

Is the daily us of vitamin C oral capsule plus zinc harmful or the body or no?

Helpful, not harmful: Vitamin C protects against cardiovascular disease and increases longevity. I recommend everyone take 500-2000 mg of Vit C 2x/day. See http://bit. Ly/1fZ7IWk
Zinc deficiency is very common (over 40% of Americans are deficient) and taking zinc has many benefits, though too much can have adverse effects. Doses of 15-30 mg are safe.
See http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/articles/263176.php ...Read more

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I take 50 mg of zinc daily along with a multi-vitamin. Some days, I get nauseous when I take them. What should I eat or drink with them?

Nausea -common: Nausea is a common side effect seen with any of zinc salts. 50 mg zinc daily plus a multivitamin (also contains zinc) increases the risk of nausea. Zinc is better absorped on an empty stomach (max daily 40-50 mg elemental zinc).Taking with food/plenty water may reduce nausea. If nausea persist discontinue zinc supplement if not prescribe by your doctor/otherwise talk with doctor. ...Read more

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Biotin, zinc, B12 and fish oil take daily is that ok?

Yes: Biotin, zinc, B12 and omega 3 fatty acids (found in fish oil) are all essential nutrients and perfectly safe to take daily. I would avoid taking more than 40 mg a day of zinc long-term unless you have a condition like pyrroluria which creates a need for more. Some brands of fish oil are much better than others- my favorites are nordic naturals ; omegavail by designs for health. ...Read more

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Can a daily multivitamin alone provide the same high levels of antioxidants and zinc as the areds formulation?

Depends: It depends on the multivitamin. Several of them have doses of the areds supplements which are similar or equal to those of the areds study. In addition, the areds 2 study demonstrated that 25mg of zinc (a level not much higher than most multivitamins) was just as effective as 80 mg. Bottom line - read the label to be sure.
Also, some of the the areds vitamins are available with a multivitamin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take zinc, b-complex, flaxseed oil and probiotics daily? If so in what order should they be taken?

Yes but. . .: There's no study proving any benefit from taking any or all of the supplements you've noted. Well, no large randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, studies (unless laboratory-proven deficient). Maybe a few observational ones but that's about it. Therefore, it's not clear that any specific order is better than another. If you're concerned, ask prescribing doc for his/her recommendation. ...Read more

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Can I take garlic 1000mg, B12 1000 mcg, magnesium 400mg, zinc 50 mg and fish oil 500 mg daily? Should I space them out during the day?

Can I take garlic 1000mg, B12 1000 mcg, magnesium 400mg, zinc 50 mg and fish oil 500 mg daily? Should I space them out during the day?

Talk to your doctor: First if you are taking zinc as there's an upper limit you can take per day, (and it has to be balanced with copper too.) Both needed in trace amounts. So this may be safer in a multivitamin formulation unless you are specifically low dietarily in these supplements. B12 is taken sublingually for maximum benefit taken separately. Garlic and fish oil can be taken together. Call your doctor first! ...Read more

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I am currently on Eltroxin and also taking Duromine for weight lose and also taking Zinc supplements daily what are the side effects of taking all?

I am currently on Eltroxin and also taking Duromine for weight lose and also taking Zinc supplements daily what are the side effects of taking all?

Side effects: The side effects of meds can affect anybody or nobody.
Please go online and look separately for the three items you listed. You will see a list of possible side effects but most are uncommon.

Regarding weight loss the most important thing is exercise. Don't overdo it but start with 30 minutes exercise twice a week.

Do you really need Duromine? ...Read more

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Can I take magnesium citrate and zinc longterm? I drink light beer daily so I worry about depletion of these minerals.

15 mg of Zinc daily: The recommended daily allowance of zinc is 15 mg. You shouldn't take more than 30 mg a day of zinc for an extended period because that can inhibit your absorption of iron and copper which are also important minerals. ...Read more

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Would taking 2000mg taking of pumpkin seed oil and multivitamins containing zinc oxide daily give way to an overdose in zinc?

Not a problem: Pumpkin SEEDS are a good source of minerals like zinc. The oil from the seeds does not contain the minerals. So have as much of the oil as you'd like and look to a quality source to get 25-50 mg of supplemental zinc per day. ...Read more