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Losing Weight Taking Vitamin B Complex
Is taking a vitamin B complex tablet daily could be of any damage to liver or any other organ?
N.B: I lift heavy weights.
NO: B vitamins by definition are nutrients essential to good health and at least 75% of Americans do not get adequate B vitamins from their diet. The only possible damage known to occur from B vitamins is neuropathy from taking 500 mg/day or more of B6 for many months, though I advise not taking more than 200 mg/day to be cautious. This damage is reversible on stopping it. No B complex has that much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
No: Vitamin B complex has no significant effects on sleep or walkefulness nor is it a medication or chemical substance known to promote weight gain. Eating lots of protein, exercising, and since you're only 16 years old, tincture of time are your best interventions to gain weight if that's what you desire. Be patient- you may want to gain weight now....you will change your mind later! HA! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can vitamin b complex cause acne? What about fish oil? I wanna take a supplement to make me gain weight but i don't want acne risk if ever? Help?
Supplements and Acne: Hi, neither b complex or fish oil will cause acne. In fact, both of those can actually be beneficial to those suffering from certain types of acne. Having said that, neither of those will lead to weight gain either. Gaining good weight is a result of healthy eating of appropriate nutrients including proteins and "good" fats as well as an appropriate exercise regimen. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have been taking vitamin b complex and e pills after workout for a week now & I am noticing that my urine is getting yellow..Is it because of pills?
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