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Vitamin A B C D E
For which deficiencies we use each of vitamin a, b, c, d, e, k please tell me for which cases we use each vitamin for patients?
Many manifestations: Deficiencies of each vitamin (in the case of b, 7 separate vitamins) can cause a wide variety of symptoms and health problems. They give us very limited space here but this website has reliable information on the problems caused by each of these deficiencies: http://www.Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide.Com/vitamin-deficiency-symptoms.Html. ...Read more
A 24-hour urine collection is a simple diagnostic procedure that measures the components of urine. The test is noninvasive (the skin is not pierced), and is used to assess kidney (renal) function. Specifically the amount of creatinine excreted is measured to get an estimate of the ...Read more
A, D, E, B6: One can consume too much of the fat-soluble vitamins, which are a, d & e, but one generally has to take massive amounts to get into trouble. Taking 25, 000 units of a for many months can be toxic (but if pregnant much lower levels are toxic) . Vit d toxicity has not been reported with doses under 40, 000 iu/day. Doses of e over 1500 iu/day may cause bleeding. B6 over 250 mg/day can cause neuropathy. ...Read more
I did a simple serum iron test for my son of 12, his result was 10.6 he has been on iron meds Chelifer 15 mg for about a year... what are the next steps for good absorption other than taking iron tabs with vitamin C ?
Diet: Diet with foods with Iron is a great way to absorb Iron. Good sources of Iron include shellfish, spinach, legumes, red meat, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, turkey, broccoli, Tofu, dark chocolate, fish. Eat up and stay strong. ...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
All are needed so...: By definition all vitamins are essential for health so they are all important. Deficiencies of each are common, so I advise a good quality multivitamin. See http://drrandybaker.com/2014/01/ for details. While it is possible to get most vitamins with an exceptional diet, in fall and winter most Americans need D as we can't get enough from the sun. I advise extra D3- 5000 iu/day in fall & winter. ...Read more
Am i taking to many vitamins? Vit c 500mg(1mor1 night),
1 a&d(a=5000 i.U. D=400 i.U), e 200 i.U 1mor1night, 1 B6 200mg
Vit A?: The vitamin a you are taking may build up over tme and cause toxicity. Evaluate other sources of vitamin a while receiving this product; patients receiving >25, 000 units/day should be closely monitored for toxicity. It is probably safer to take beta carotine which is converted to vitamin a in the system. ...Read more
Some: There is some vitamin a, e, and d in krill oil, but it's not the best source of them. Krill oil is mostly epa and dha, with some astaxanthin, an important antioxidant that gives the critters a pinkish color. Look on the label of your product to see how much of the other vitamins is in it, if they're present. ...Read more
Many symptoms ;risks: Low vit d can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression ; increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer ; risk of dying! most adults need 5-8000 iu of d3/day in fall ; winter months;you can get it by spending time in mid-day sun without sunscreen in spring ; summer;take d year-round if you don't get sun. See http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv ; http://bit.Ly/1deguty ; http://bit.Ly/166dliq. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: These are essential vitamins that are important for metabolism and overall health. Vitamins a, e , c and zinc are associated with lower risk of macular degeneration. Taking b vitamins lowers your risk of certain types of heart disease and stroke. Be careful about taking hyper doses of vitamins a, e, d and k as these fat-soluble vitamins can accumulate in your system. ...Read more
Once a day or as oft: If you are taking supplement you can take once a day or as often as you feel as long as you do not have any deficiency and blood level especially of vit d was normal. ...Read more
Vitamins: Ok if taken at daily recommended allowances. ...Read more
Vitamin B/D/E: If you are eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, you probably don't need to take vitamin supplements. Regarding your question, B-12 is water-soluble and therefore if you take excess amount, you will excrete it in the urine. However, fat-soluble vitamins (A,D,E,K) can be toxic if taken in excess. Recommend discussion with your primary care physician before embarking on vitamin supplementation. ...Read more
Have HIV they say vitamins a b c e iron and zinc are good for me to take but what brand of vitamins and iron and zinc are good what brand of vitamins are good
Doesn't matter much: The important thing is antiretroviral therapy (ART, i.e. anti-HIV drugs) under the care of a doctor or clinic experiencd in HIV management. With this, normal lifespan is likely. Eat a balanced diet and other generally healthy habits. These particular nutrients are fine if they help you feel better, but no proved effect on long term outcomes. Any brand should be OK. Discuss with your HIV provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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