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Vitamin B6 Toxicity Treatment
B6 or pyridoxine: (and related compounds) is a coenzyme which performs many functions facilitating many, mostly protein, reactions. Rich sources include fish, beef liver, potatoes/other starchy vegetables and fruit. Isolated B6 deficiency is uncommon. Some evidence B6 promotes heart health, lowers cancer risk, promotes cognitive function, helps premenstrual syndrome: evidence for all inconclusive. Stay well. ...Read more
From excessive doses: In general, vitamin b6 is extremely safe and well-tolerated, though it may cause stomach upset in some (esp. If taken without food.However, taking high doses of b6 daily for months (usually at least 1000 mg but in some as low as 200 mg) can cause toxicity symptoms, most commonly peripheral neuropathy (tingling & numbness) also headaches, fatigue & irritability, which will dissipate upon stopping b6. ...Read more
WHY focus: On b6? It is a member of a vitamin team and that is achieved by eating god made food. ...Read more
Can seborrhoeic dermatitis be linked to functional deficiency of pyridoxine-vit B6 and/or subsequently niacine-vit b3?
Can Vitamin B2 high intake (400mg daily) causes Vitamin B6 deficiency?
I have muscle twitching in legs and I suspect vitamin b6 deficiency
No: No it cannot and it is highly unlikely B6 is related to your symptoms. ...Read more
How can i avoid and treat vitamin C toxicity? Is green tea effective for treating vitamin C toxicity?
Vitamin C: There is no scientific evidence that large amounts of vitamin C (up to 10 grams/day in adults) exert any adverse or toxic effects. An upper level of 2 grams/day is recommended in order to prevent some adults from experiencing diarrhea and gastrointestinal disturbances. To treat "toxicity"??? stop taking supplements. It should be urinated out quickly. ...Read more
Many things: Vitamin b6 in it's activated formed call pyridoxal-5-phosphate (p5p) is the cofactor in many biochemical pathways in the body involved in production of neurotransmitters (that affect mood, etc, ), histamine (involved in allergy), hemoglobin (red blood cells) and proteins involved in methylation and regulation of our genes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin D3: Any brand will do. If you have access to Costco, buy pills of 5000 units and take one every day for three months. After that reduce the dose to about 2000 units/day. it may be beneficial to add a multivitamin to your daily routine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Severe reactions to all diff. kinds of steroids. Other options for treating Addison's? Vitamin/mineral suppl., compounds, natural treatments ?
Whoa: If you truly have Addison's, your life depends on your getting a low dose of a glucocoricoid. You make these naturally and if you're having a "reaction", the problem may be with the dose. I see that you are also taking methotrexate -- very seriou stuff -- and lidocaine patches. You need a relationship with a physician who you can trust and who can work carefully with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
?what dose: ? 100mg daily is generally safe but there are some who would not agree. ...Read more
Vit C: Vit c and water soluble vitamins have low risk of toxicity, oral vit c can cause loose bowels. ...Read more
Vit D overdose: Therec can be overdose of vitamin if the level in blood goes over 100.You have to consume several thousand units of vit d to rreach that level, in therapeutic doses and accepted maintanance doses depending of where you live and how much sun you get and what colour skin you have, all these factors influence how much if any supplement you take of vit d. ...Read more
CTS treatments: About 30% of people with carpal tunnel, do well with nocturnal wrist splints, and use of vitamin b-6 100 mg twice daily (more than 300-400 mg daily is toxic). Have never used lugol's and cannot attest to any benefit there. Since hand surgery for carpal tunnel is so valuable and safe, maybe consider this approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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