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Would it be okay to take vitamin b complex at night?

Would it be okay to take vitamin b complex at night?

Yes: While taken often for "energy and metabolism" B12 takes a long time to be absorbed. I don't recommend any particular time for taking b vitamins. Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

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Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Of course!: Vitamins are essential nutrients that our bodies need to turn calories into energy. Given the poor nutrient status of our food supply (think what a teenager eats), there is no one that I can think of that cannot benefit from some extra vitamins. More processed foods = increased need for vitamins. Read more

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Any major side effects from vitamin b complex?

Any major side effects from vitamin b complex?

Unlikely: I am not aware of any side effect for vitamine b complex. Read more

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What is vitamin b complex? Does it include B12?

What is vitamin b complex? Does it include B12?

A supplement: Containing the group of b vitamins, so yes. However the problem with b 12 is usually with absorption so a pill may not be the answer for established deficiency. Read more

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How vitamin b complex help in regrowing of hairs?

How vitamin b complex help in regrowing of hairs?

The body: Consists of 70 to 100 trillion cells. All of them, including hair follicles require efficient nourishment including all the vitamins and essential minerals. Read more

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Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Nonspecific: Taking vitamin b complex if taken in usual prescribed doses should not cause headache. If taken in mega doses as some do, it can cause headache, especially the Niacin (b3) which can be associated with altered pain sensation. Read more

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What is the recommended vitamin b-complex for anxiety?

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What is the recommended vitamin b-complex for anxiety?

Vit. B & Anxiety: Some are thiamine (b1), inositol (b8), cyanocobalamine (b12). Read more

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What is the difference between vitamin b complex and b12?

What is the difference between vitamin b complex and b12?

Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast contains b-complex vitamins including: b1 (thiamine), b2 (riboflavin), b3 (niacin), b5 (pantothenic acid), b6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folic acid), and h or b7 (biotin). http://tinyurl. Com/kfvkmn5 it does not contain B12 (cobolamin), which is essential for metabolism, neurological function, and blood formation. Most "b complex" supplements do contain B12 along with the rest. Read more

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What's it like taking vitamin b complex for treating anxiety?

Not the best option: For those who have a b vitamin deficiency, taking supplements may be helpful to some degree. Those who don't may notice more energy which can sometimes worsen anxiety. Exercise, eating a healthy diet (less sugar and caffeine) and cognitive behavioral therapy are other ways to manage anxiety. Read more

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What vitamin b complex helps to cure small types of oral aphthosis?

Apthous ulcers: I agree with dr. Ali -- b complex (which contains all "b" vitamins) may help. Also l-lysine, an amino acid, taken at 1000mg 3/day with meals may help. Some have also used lemon balm tea. Lemon balm (melissa officinalis) extract is additionally known to help cold sores (hsv-2). http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19023806. Read more

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Can you take a multi vitamin and a regular vitamin such as vitamin b complex or c?

Can you take a multi vitamin and a regular vitamin such as vitamin b complex or c?

Yes: A multivitamin will seldom supply optimal levels of vitamin c, so I often advise that people take additional vitamin c. Some people will benefit from higher intake of b complex than many multivitamins provide and there is no danger in taking an additional b complex. There is no harm in taking lots of b's except limit b6 to 250 day. Excessive Folic Acid may be harmful- see my comment. Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to take vitamin b complex plus iron in a young adult like me?

Check levels: In two years you will be 40. Most people require a suppliment of d3 after age 40. B12 is often a problem but is replaced with a shot or a sub lingual form of the vitamin. Iron needs to be monitored with a blood tests. In short you can overdose on iron, vit b6, vit a, vit k, vit d, and vit e. Too much Niacin can cause liver problems. Ask your doctor's advice and to test your vit d and b12. Read more

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Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Vitamins: There is seldom any need to take vitamin supplements in the USA with a balanced diet, but if you do take them follow the directions and do not take more than one each day and it will not hurt you. Zinc is the same. You can choose to do this or not. Very few people are zinc deficient. Good luck and stay healthy. Read more

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Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) I'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) I'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

It depends...: This depends on how much vit d you get from the sun. In spring & summer about 10 minutes of exposure to midday sun allows us to make enough d if you don't use sunscreen. In fall & winter months most adults need 5-8000 iu/day to achieve optimal levels of vit d. Testing your d levels can help you determine your needs. See http://bit. Ly/1dc7vna for details. Read more

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How much vitamin D3 should I take? I'm 23 and also taking vitamin b complex. Occasional ginseng. What are the benefits of these? Thanks

Dose vitamin D: Vitamin d comes from exposure to sun made in skin less exposure due to fears of skin cancer leave a deficient state in 60 to 80 percentgeneral requirements in healthy non pregnant state vary between 10000 to 2000 units a say best taken with food down side is very little lots of people require to go upto 5000 units helps skeletal health muscle mass skin nails hair and decreses some cancers. Read more

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Do vitamin b complex & B12 energize or relax a person? . ..I've heard both! And how would this effect dosing times (upon waking vs close to bedtime)?

Do vitamin b complex & B12 energize or relax a person? . ..I've heard both! And how would this effect dosing times (upon waking vs close to bedtime)?

You have the wrong: Concept. Vitamins are catalysts that make the complex machinery in the brain/body work efficiently, their deficiency will give symptoms that have to be interpreted by an expert. You can't use them like taking an Aspirin for a headache because they are nutrients, not pharmaceutical drugs. Read more

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Is vitamin B12 the same as vitamin b-complex?

No: Vit B12 is one of group of b vitamins. B complex supplements typically have several b vitamins in their mix. This can vary with manufacturer. Read more

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