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How Much Vitamin A Should I Take Per Day
Do it right: Vitamin d isn't the answer to your acne, and overdoing it is just asking for kidney stones and other serious health problems. Same for vitamin a. I'm sorry you read this junk on the internet. If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. Acne is a serious illness and deserves 21st-century treatment. ...Read more
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
How much vitamins should I take per day (a,c,d,e,b,k) iam 22 years old and male, my weight is 98 kg and height is175cm?
Take a good multivit: You are young, and will do well on a good multivitamin. You can purchase that anywhere, and Whole Food has a lot of selection to choose from. Most of them are in or more than the minimum RDA. KADE are fat soluble. So you don't want to overdo. They can accumulate faster than the water soluble ones: B, C. Read the instruction to find out how many tablets you need to take per day. Usually 1. ...Read more
10,000 iu/day but...: The official recommendation for maximum intake of Vitamin A is 10,000 iu/day though reports of toxicity generally don't occur unless people take at least 25,000 iu/day for prolonged periods. This applies only to preformed A. There is no known toxicity of beta carotene, though too much may turn your skin yellow. See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-A ...Read more
I take cod liver oil 550mg with vitamin A & D two times a day and I accidentally took 3. Recommended dose is 1 or 2. Is it serious???
No: The average 500 mg capsule of cod liver oil contains approximately 1000 IU of Vitamin A and 225 IU of Vitamin D. The acute toxic dose of Vitamin A for an average adult is >660,000 units of Vitamin A, which would be 600 capsules of cod liver oil. Acute toxicity of Vitamin D in adults is generally a non-issue as it would take a massive overdose to cause acute symptoms. ...Read more
I take a prenatal vitamin & a one a day vitamin daily. My ferritin serum was out of range (high) by 15. My doctor said not to worry. Should i worry?
4wks pregnt, when should i stop wearing thigh jeans or clothing?. They dont feel uncomfortable. Can i take more than 1prenatal multi vitamin a day?
Early pregnancy: Your body will tell you when. Until 14 weeks, your uterus is in your pelvis and protected by the bones of your pelvis. Soon your clothing will become uncomfortable and you will welcome the change to maternity clothes. Taking more than the recommended dose of vitamins, prenatal or otherwise, is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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