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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Vitamin B1 Deficiency

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Is vitamin b1 deficiency something that leads to a bigger hangover?

Is vitamin b1 deficiency something that leads to a bigger hangover?

Probably: This hasn't been well-researched but is probably the case. Regular heavy alcohol use is associated with b1 deficiency which can cause alcohol-related brain damage.B1 plays a role in metabolizing alcohol. Many people have found that taking b complex vitamins reduces hangover symptoms. However, hangover is a sign of toxicity from excess alcohol use; I strongly advise limiting alcohol to 2 drinks/day. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Vitamin B1 (Definition)

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Which enzyme has impaired activity in someone with a vitamin b1 deficiency?

Which enzyme has impaired activity in someone with a vitamin b1 deficiency?

Pyruvate: The vitamin B1 dependent enzyme is the decarboxylase, one of 3 enzymes that make up the pyruvic dehydrogenase complex. Essential in the oxidation of glucose, the major fuel of the brain. No cellular energy without B1! Unusual fatigue is a common symptom. ...Read more

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Hi drs.....What are the signs that indicate some one has B12 deficiency? Do vitamin b1+b6+b12 deficiency have the same signs as B12 deficiency?

Hi drs.....What are the signs that indicate some one has B12 deficiency? Do vitamin b1+b6+b12 deficiency have the same signs as B12 deficiency?

Get checked: Glad you asked. B1 deficiency is rare in people on a diet anywhere close to normal, and b6 deficiency is even less familiar to medicine. B12 deficiency, by contrast, is famously subtle. It is likely to be relatively low in your diet if you're a vegetarian, and several common illnesses prevent its being absorbed through the gut. Simply feeling unwell or slowed mentally precedes the numb fingers. ...Read more

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Is there a way to be deficient in vitamin b1?

Is there a way to be deficient in vitamin b1?

Yes: It' s rare to be deficient in thiamine, but alcoholics, people with crohn' s disease, anorexia, and those undergoing kidney dialysis may be deficient. Symptoms of thiamine deficiency are fatigue, irritability, depression and abdominal discomfort. More acutely, you can see confusion, ataxia, and eye movement paralysis. Without rapid treatment, the person can become comatose, and ultimately die. ...Read more

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Is it ok if I take 300 mgs vitamin b1 every day?

Is it ok if I take 300 mgs vitamin b1 every day?

Yes: That is a fairly high dose but doses this high have been used in several research studies showing benefits in microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes, congestive heart failure ; biotin-responsive basal ganglion disease showing this dose to be safe- see http://lpi. Oregonstate. Edu/infocenter/vitamins/thiamin/
thiamine is considered non-toxic but few conditions seem to require such high doses. ...Read more

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Does vitamin b1 turn urine brown?

Does vitamin b1 turn urine brown?

B vitamins: B vitamins do darken the urine, but tend to make the urine more yellow and fluorescent than brown. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Can vitamin b1 be used as an insect repellant?

Can vitamin b1 be used as an insect repellant?

Natural bug repeller: Vitamin b1, thiamine, has been reported to change the body odor making humans less appealing to insects. The minimal data is old and not well controlled, so I can not vouch for it's truth. ...Read more

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Why is it that detox patients get vitamin b1 shots?

Prevent Wernicke's: If someone is thiamine-deficient and they get a load of carbohydrate, this can precipitate hemorrhage into the brain that will paralyze their eyes, make them stagger, and end up permanently brain-damaged. An injection on entry if we think you have been drinking. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vitamin b1 overdose?

What is the treatment for vitamin b1 overdose?

Very rare: Vitamin b1, which is frequently called thiamine, is part of the b complex of water-soluble vitamins required for proper nutrition. Because vitamin b1 is water soluble, taking too much of it means the excess is flushed from the body in urine. As a result, overdosing on vitamin b1 is extremely rare. Iv fluids induce vomitting, gastric lavage. ...Read more

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Does vitamin b1 supplement have any side effects?

Hardly any: Thiamine, vitamin b1 is extremely safe and well tolerated. Some might occasionally experience stomach upset from it, especially if taken on an empty stomach. It will turn urine yellow and give a strong "b vitamin" odor. You can't really be allergic to b1 per se, but may be allergic to some pills containing b1 if sensitive to the additives or preservatives or source of it. ...Read more

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Does korsakoff's syndrome result from heavy drinking with poor absorbtion of vitamin b1 or is that something else?

Yes AND: Alcoholism results in poor nutrition with poor absorption as well as increased utilization. All these factors can result in deficiency and all have been implicated in the development of korsakoff's syndrome. If you know someone with a drinking problem, encourage them to go to an open meeting of aa. They have the best long term results for sobriety and health. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Yes it is possible: In one study, people with congestive heart failure who were given 200 mg of vitamin b1 intravenously for one week showed improvements on their echocardiograms, suggesting that vitamin b1 might be useful for people with heart disease. ...Read more

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What common foods have the least amount of thiamine (vitamin b1)?

What common foods have the least amount of thiamine (vitamin b1)?

Dairy, fruits, why?: I'm not sure why you want to know this, as I know of no reason to avoid the essential nutrient thiamine (except slow suicide?).
The richest food sources of vitamin b1 are brewer’s or nutritional yeast, brown rice, egg yolks, fish, legumes, liver, nuts, peas, poultry, rice bran, dulse, kelp, spirulina, wheat germ & whole grains. Alcohol, dairy and fruits have relatively low amounts. Why avoid b1? ...Read more

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How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) directly affect diabetes?

How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) directly affect diabetes?

The reseach show it: Help, researchers at the university of punjab and sheik zaid hospital, discovered that high oral doses of thiamine can significantly decrease the excretion of Albumin and actually reverse early kidney disease in type 2 diabetics. Thiamine has also been shown to be helpful in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy.
Learn more: http://www. Naturalnews. Com/025136_thiamine_. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vitamin B1 overdose?

Vitamin B1 overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Thiamine (VIT B1) toxicity is not likely to occur as the body can usually tolerate large doses. REF: http://www. Vitamins-and-health-facts. Com/facts-about-vitamin-b1-thiamine-benefits-overdose-deficiency-symptoms. Html ...Read more

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Does vitamin b1 100mg (thiamine) or B12 1000ug cause any vasodilation?

Does vitamin b1 100mg (thiamine) or B12 1000ug cause any vasodilation?

No evidence of it: There is no evidence that any of these causes significant vasodilation. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B12 (in injection form) have any odor? I know vitamin b1 has but whether B12 has.

Does vitamin B12 (in injection form) have any odor? I know vitamin b1 has but whether B12 has.

No: B1 and b2 have a strong odor that is not particularly pleasant (and can make your urine have that odor) whereas B12 does not have any odor. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Thiamine (Definition)

Thiamine, also called Vitamin B1, is a nutrient that ...Read more