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Doctor insights on: G6pd And Vitamin C

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Is vitamin C healthly?

Is vitamin C healthly?

Yes: The best source of vitamin C is a healthy diet consisting of lots of fruits and vegetables. Taking a pill won't substitute for eating healthy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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


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What is vitamin C halflife?

What is vitamin C halflife?

Vitamin C: Half-life is 12 hours. So, take a does in the morning and again in the evening. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the maximal absorbtion of vitamin C?

What is the maximal absorbtion of vitamin C?

Varies: Good question. For those who encourage increasing your vitamin C intake like Linus Pauling. They talk about bowel tolerance or the point where the dose causes diarrhea. Practitioners that advocate taking extra C will say take a dose till you get loose stools then back off. For many people this is between 1 or 2 grams. Although for some higher and some lower. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C thin blood?

Does vitamin C thin blood?

Vit C: Is not known to thin blood, but could interact with blood thinning meds. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C cause rashes?

Can vitamin C cause rashes?

Possible but unlikel: If you are taking whopping doses which many people do, quite foolishly, then it is possible to have an adverse cutaneous reaction. Keeping the dose to 100% in a vitamin form and supplementing with dietary intake is more than adequate. Anything else is simply overkill and unnecessary. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C cause cancer?

Can vitamin C cause cancer?

No: The chemicals that actually cause cancer are either those that mutate DNA, which this can't do, or that causes horrible ongoing damage to and regrowth of cells, which this doesn't do. A bad science study can "prove" any junk idea, but this one just couldn't be. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Vitamin c allergies symptoms?

Vitamin c allergies symptoms?

Use quercetin: To treat allergy symptoms, try quercetin. Vitamin c has not been shown to be as helpful for allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Does too much vitamin C cause hives?

Does too much vitamin C cause hives?

Possible: There are many causes of hives. Most likely, too much vitamin c is not the cause but rather something that contains vitamin c (like a supplement or a food). ...Read more

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How much vitamin C is in amla fruit?

How much vitamin C is in amla fruit?

Amla Fruit: Good question. The answer seems to be controversial. Indian gooseberry (Amla fruit). is reported by some sources to have 600 to 1800 mg of ascorbic acid per 100 grams. However, others contest this and state that studies for acorbic acid content were done a long time ago & were inaccurate. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin C supplement?

What is the best vitamin C supplement?

Lypo-Spheric C: Until recently I would have said most vitamin c is created equal, but a relatively new formulation called lypo-spheric c is much better absorbed and can cross cell membranes better. See http://www. Livonlabs. Com/
it is pricier than other forms of c, but if you are motivated you can make your own liposomal vit c at home: see http://www. Quantumbalancing. Com/liposomalc. Htm. ...Read more

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Any vitamin C that prevent conception?

Any vitamin C that prevent conception?

Confusing question?: No vitamin c has any impact on conception. ...Read more

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Vitamin c 500mg is good for headaches?

Vitamin c 500mg is good for headaches?

Possibly: Vitamin c has been linked and used for circulation issues, and some headaches may be relieved by the vitamin. More and more research needs to be done. Everyone is different, just like with meds, on how much vit c is needed and for how long. Ask your dr. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C really good for your gums?

Yes: In general, nutritional health is important in controlling gum disease. Vit c and other antioxidants contribute to your overall health and thus are part of periodontal care. Deficiencies symptoms of vitamin c--also known as scurvy--include bleeding and spongy gums along with general weakness, anemia and skin irritations. Our office provides a test to measure intracellular antioxidant levels. ...Read more

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Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Brand?: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Take care. ...Read more

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The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

Lack of intake: All fruits and vegetables contain some amount of vitamin c. Malnutrition causes insufficient intake and therefore a deficiency. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C toxic in high concentrations?

NotToxic/SideEffects: No it is not toxic as it is water soluble vitamin if taken as pills
But dises above 2gm a day can cause diarrhea
and oxalate crystals and kidney stones, ...Read more

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Does vitamin C really induce misscarriage?

Does vitamin C really induce misscarriage?

Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C help you detox from cocaine?

Does vitamin C help you detox from cocaine?

Nothing validated: No specific relationship validated between Cocaine detox and vitamin c. Rest, fluid, symptomatic treatment and healthy nutrition will be the best way for detox. ...Read more

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Does Vitamin C pills grow your hair faster?

Vitamin C: Is necessary to help your body repair and manufacture tissues including healing wounds and assisting in the production of the essential protein collagen used to make skin, bones, ligaments, blood vessels, muscles. .. and hair. I don't know about speed of growth: do your own experiment. Take 500-1000 mg/day for 3 months and try to measure difference in hair growth. Measuring will be the challenge! ...Read more

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Does vitamin C and collagen injection work?

Does vitamin C and collagen injection work?

No.: Vitamin c is essential for collagen to form crosslinks, but if you have collagen, you already have cross links holding it together. I cannot believe someone is giving this! ...Read more

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Will vitamin c with rosehips cause Miscarrige?

Will vitamin c with rosehips cause Miscarrige?

No: "Rose hip" vitamin C is synthetic vitamin C just like you'd buy anyplace else with a tiny bit of rose flower pulp added. If you're eating sensibly and in normal health, why not spend the money on a gym membership instead? Congratulations on your pregnancy -- if you stay fit now and keep it up as a new mother, fitness is a wonderful gift to yourself and your family. ...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 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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Can you get eczema from overdose of vitamin c?

Can you get eczema from overdose of vitamin c?

Probably not: The exact cause of atopic dermatitis (eczema) is unknown, but it's likely due to a combination of dry, irritable skin with a malfunction in the body's immune system. Stress and other emotional disorders can worsen atopic dermatitis, but they don't cause it. Most experts believe atopic dermatitis has a genetic basis. ...Read more

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Can really high doses of vitamin C cure cancer?

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

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Would vitamin C helpful for thalassemia patient?

Yes, in small doses: Vitamin c can enhance iron absorption (something most with thalassemia don't need) but also enhance iron excretion if taken with desferal. There is evidence that vit c ; e are helpful in those who get transfusions- see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16623048
however, too much c may be hazardous- see http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/206490-treatment
100 mg 2x/day is a safe dose. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

Mineral deficiencies: Mega dose vitamin c can actually be dangerous. It is true that vitamin c is water soluble & you will excrete any vitamin c that you don't use. However, in order to excrete vitamin c in your urine, you must also excrete minerals as well. Therefore, excess vitamin c can lead to mineral deficiencies, especially a copper deficiency. Be very cautious in megadosing any vitamin or mineral or amino acid. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 100mg do abortion?

Can vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 100mg do abortion?

Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy. Excess doses may cause diarhea. ...Read more

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