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Doctor insights on: How Much Vitamin A Should I Take Per Day

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How much vitamin d should I be taking a day or every two weeks?

How much vitamin d should I be taking a day or every two weeks?

Vit D3: Vitamins are a supplement and should not be taken in large doses (tens of thousands of units) as some can be harmful in large doses. Some vitamins should be taken with food some not so do your research. Vit d3 is the one you want, you should get a blood test from your md to check your level of d3. ...Read more

Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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How much vitamin d a day should one take ?

How much vitamin d a day should one take ?

It depends: The institute of medicine sets recommended dietary allowance(rda) at 600 iu for people ages 1-70 with safe upper limits for daily intake ages 9 & above at 4, 000iu. Many people take doses much higher than this if their levels are low but should do so under the supervision of their physician. If levels are normal 1, 000 iu is a good maintenance dose for adults. Vit d3 is better absorbed than d2. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should you drink a day while taking biotin?

Approximately how much water should you drink a day while taking biotin?

Every one...: Should try and consume 2 quarts of water per day. Taking biotin does not change this in either direction. ...Read more

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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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My vitamin d level is 29, should I take a supplement and how much per day?

My vitamin d level is 29, should I take a supplement and how much per day?

Probably not needed: The institute of medicine recently did a review of vitamin d needs. They concluded that we probably take more than we need. It is hard to tell from your number just what form of vit d was measured, and what the units are. If you are referring to vit d oh, measured in ng/ml, a level of 20 ng/ml is thought to be adequate. ...Read more

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How much vit C can I take per day ??

How much vit C can I take per day ??

No particular limit: Vitamin C being a water soluble vitamin doesn't have a specific cut off for its upper limit of use on a daily basis. You can take as much as you want and you will not overdose as the excess will be eliminated easily. It may irritate your stomach, though, being an acid based vitamin. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d supplement should I take each day?

How much vitamin d supplement should I take each day?

1000 units : If your level is borderline or low normal take 1000 units daily, if you do not get enough sun light. ...Read more

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How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

Not helpful: Vitamins not for acne as a general rule. Vitamins are designed to be used to replace things that are not present in your diet or you don't get normally. In the us and most developed countries vitamins provide a nice yellow color to your urine and are excreted. Nutraceutical industry is bigger than pharmaceutical industry and don't require scientific proof to advertise. Save money eat healthy. ...Read more

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I wanna take calcium tablets as my daily supplement. Can I do that is that advisable? I consume milk twice a day too.

I wanna take calcium tablets as my daily supplement. Can I do that is that advisable?
I consume milk twice a day too.

Calcium: Milk twice a day is good and calcium tablets won't do much for you. That said, calcium tablets are very unlikely to do any harm! The tablets, to my knowledge, are not expensive! ...Read more

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How much lemon juice should I take a day to lose weight?

How much lemon juice should I take a day to lose weight?

2 Tbs/day: Lemon juice helps water be more alkaline. This helps decrease acidity in the body whiich promotes fat burning. 1-2 tbs once or twice a day in 16 ounces of water should be adequate. ...Read more

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How much guggul should I take per day to lose weight?

How much guggul should I take per day to lose weight?

Address lifestyle: Guggul has been traditionally used for weight loss, however, the best results will be achieved in combination with proper diet and daily physical activity. A standard dose would be 500 mg twice a day of standardized extract. ...Read more

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How many times a day should I take fish oil?

How many times a day should I take fish oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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How much sugar should one take per day?

How much sugar should one take per day?

If you are referring: to refined sugar, then as little as possible. High fructose corn syrup is also something to avoid. In the US it's in many pre-packaged foods. Eating a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables will give you all the natural sugars you need. Peace and good health. If you want a sugar replacement please don't use chemical sweetners. You can use a root called stevia instead. ...Read more

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How much vitamin b3 niacin should I take each day?

How much vitamin b3 niacin should I take each day?

Depends: Your cholesterol levels will determine how much you need. Your doctor will usually start you out at the lowest dose and work his way up based on tolerance and responnse to therapy. ...Read more

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How much vegetables should I eat a day.

How much vegetables should I eat a day.

5-9 servings fruit/v: Experts advise eating 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables daily- I would advise at least 6 servings of veggies and 3 of fruit. Basically, the more servings of veggies the better; ideally at least half our plate should have veggies. It is wise to eat veggies of all the colors of the rainbow. See http://tinyurl.com/p9bobb6 For a great veggie-rich diet see http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg ...Read more