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Vitamin B1 Deficiency Symptoms In Adults
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
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
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
Fatigue/stress: Isolated Vit B1 (Thiamine) deficiency is rare, but may cause the following symptoms: Headache Nausea Fatigue Irritability Depression Abdominal discomfort. Pl see attached link for an overview. In case of true deficiency, pl rely on your physician for authentic replacement with a reliable brand. Feel better! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thiamine: Vitamin b1, also known as thiamin, was first isolated as a coenzyme that plays an important role in energy metabolism. Like the other b vitamins, vitamin b1 helps to support the nervous system in addition to its role in releasing energy from nutrients in food.Vitamin b1 is also thought to help regulate appetite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DANGER: Replacing any of your b vitamins (especially in high dose) without ensuring an adequate intake of all your b vitamins can result in an overall deficiency of the ones not replaced. This is because the b vitamins often work in concert. Driving pathways that require b1 that also require b2/b3 can create a relative deficiency. Having too many members of the brass section can drown out the strings. ...Read more
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
I recently starting taking dr. Weil's multivitamin many of the dialy % is way over the maximum like vitamin b1, b6, b12, b2 vitamin C , is this ok?
Safe vitamins: All the "b" and c vitamins are water-soluble, so that your body will excrete any that it does not need. "% daily value" is a level the fda determines for preventing deficiencies, not to support optimal functioning. Amounts that exceed this "% daily value" would be what dr. Weil & company feel is more physiologically helpful and safe. For more about vitamin labels: http://tinyurl.Com/mpqbaj7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
doctor prescribe chymoral forte,,fursultiamine compound,vitamin B1+B6+B12 for thigh swelling 1 month x ray of hip joint and lumbar clear.effectivens?
Not sure.: As you are far away in a different country, & since practices vary by region, it's hard to guide you. I am not certain of your diagnosis. Chymoral Forte, to my knowledge, is chymotrypsin & trypsin, which are digestive enzymes. Unless there is some nutritional issue leading to swelling (protein deficiency?), I am not sure how the thiamine & vitamin supplements will help. Consider HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
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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