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Is a vitamin B12 deficiency associated with Lyme disease?

Is a vitamin B12 deficiency associated with Lyme disease?

No : There is no literature or study showing any correlation between Lyme disease a.nd B12 deficiency. ...Read more

Dr. Maureen Nash
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Alzheimer's Disease (Definition)

Alzheimer's disease is a progressively worsening brain disorder that affects memory. Symptoms usually begin with increasing forgetfulness and confusion and can progress to the inability to complete simple daily tasks. The cause of Alzheimer's is still generally unknown. Most patients with Alzheimer's usually become ...Read more


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Can eating too much of vitamin B12 increase burning pain with a neuropathic disease?

Can eating too much of vitamin B12 increase burning pain with a neuropathic disease?

Not likely: Vitamin B12 i is water soluble vitamin. Taking too much vitamin B12 can give you side effects, but not neuropathic pain. Because B12 is water soluble vitamin, the body excretes excess amounts in the urine instead of storing it. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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I'm getting my mom some vitamin B12 and some vitamin C and quercetin.The quercetin has 100mg of calicum in it with magnesium isit ok for parathyroid diease?

I'm getting my mom some vitamin B12 and some vitamin C and quercetin.The quercetin has 100mg of calicum in it with magnesium isit ok for parathyroid diease?

See below: Be careful with supplements that contain calcium for pts who have hyperparathyroidism , since serum calcium is usually high already. Additional calcium is usually avoided. Pls show supplements to her dr to be sure that they are ok to take. Take care. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E 200IU/d as well as antioxidents in general are good ideas-need to see a good integrative Dr. to further evaluate and correct and imbalances-which would be specific to you, check vit D, homocysteine,Vit B12,fasting glucose and insulin to start ...Read more

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How effective are exercise and vitamin E for treating Alzheimer's disease?

How effective are exercise and vitamin E for treating Alzheimer's disease?

Not very: Taking vitamin E and exercising certainly can improve your health, but there is no known evidence that either of these are an effective treatment of actual Alzheimer's disease. Most nutrients can be absorbed from food, and in the case of Alzheimer's disease the problem is in the brain, and has some genetic precursors. Know the risk factors, and act appropriately to reduce them. ...Read more

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Which vitamin has been known to improve memory and slow the onset of alzheimer's disease?

Which vitamin has been known to improve memory and slow the onset of alzheimer's disease?

FDA: There have been promising reports for D, E, and C. However none are approved by the FDA for this purpose. In addition, Omega 3, coconut oil, olive oil, and tumeric are promising supplements, but not approved by FDA. ...Read more

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Symptoms of vitamin B12 low?

Many: Main ones are: fatigue, neurological symptoms (like numbness ; tingling), GI symptoms (like nausea, GI upset) and weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more