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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Not indicated: It is not necessary for an otherwise healthy male in late 20s to take a vitamin c supplement. But it woudn't hurt take some within reason. It would be better to get vitamins from whole foods. ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C a lot?

Is 1000mg vitamin C a lot?

DailyRequirement60mg: 1000 mgm is a lot. Daily requirement of Vitamin C is 60mgm. You can get enough from your diet if you have citrus fruits/juices, tomato, papaya, green leafy vegetables like kale, kivi fruit, bell peppers, guava, brocolli, strawberriespeas. Some recommend supplement up to 1000 mgm but I don't exceed more than 500 mgm as large doses can cause diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, Calcium oxalate kidney stones etc. ...Read more

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What is rich in vitamin c?

What is rich in vitamin c?

Many fruits & vegies: Top sources of vitamin c include fruits, especially citrus, papayas, kiwi, strawberries, goji & acai berries, and vegetables, especially peppers, broccoli and kale. See http://www. Healthaliciousness. Com/articles/vitamin-c.Php. ...Read more

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What foods are rich in vitamin c?

Vit c: Fresh fruits and vegetables most of them contain vit c! esp tomatoes, oranges, tangerine, lemon, lime, strawberry, blueberry, potatoes, mangoes, kiwi, passion fruit, pears, carrot, pineapple etc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Yes.: Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day
infants 0-6 months: 40
7-12 months: 50
children: 1-3 years: 15
4-8 years: 25
9-13 years: 45
girls: 14-18 years: 65
boys: 14-18 years: 75
men: age 19 and older: 90 women: age 19 and older 75 smokers or if around secondhand smoke at any age, add 35 mg/d. Higher amounts of vitamin c are needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more

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What happens if you get too much vitamin C?

What happens if you get too much vitamin C?

Bad: The side effects range from GI upset, headaches to kidney stones. There is no reason for most people to take vitamin C supplement since it does not prevent you from catching a cold as alleged. For more info, log on www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy.../vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more

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What can happen if you have too much vitamin c?

What can happen if you have too much vitamin c?

Vitamin C: Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with oxalate renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. Large doses of Vitamin C are contraindicated w g6pd deficiency, renal insufficiency, oxalate renal calculus formers, chronic ...Read more

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Should I take 500g or 1000g vitamin C everyday?

Should I take 500g or 1000g vitamin C everyday?

Your choice: There is no right answer in science. Your body flushes out any excess vitamin c it doesn't need in your urine. ...Read more

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What good is taking mega doses of vitamin C for?

What good is taking mega doses of vitamin C for?

Nothing: Since vitamin c is a water soluble vitamin, your kidneys excrete what you do not use each day. So if you are buying vitamin c, you are just producing expensive urine. ...Read more

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How effective is taking mega doses of vitamin c?

How effective is taking mega doses of vitamin c?

Can save lives: High doses of vit. C given intravenously is remarkably safe, is highly effective in treating acute & chronic viral infections & is a natural form of chemotherapy. Relatively high oral doses help prevent heart disease, cancer & slow the aging process. See http://www. Tomlevymd. Com/downloads/vc. Nz.Sept.2010.Pdf & http://www. Vitamincfoundation. Org/basics. Shtml & curing the incurable by tom levy md, jd. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to have too much vitamin c?

That depends on: How much you are referring to. You won't absorb too much because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of taking a vitamin C vitamin?

What are the proven advantages of taking a vitamin C vitamin?

May be useful: Most vitamin supplements are not of much use for anyone who is eating a healthy diet. Vitamin c may be one of the few which is useful especially if you are not eating oranges and lemons regularly. It is a vitamin which helps build our immunity and has some evidence of benefit in preventing virus infections like common colds but the evidence is not very strong. ..So there is an ongoing debate ...Read more

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Can vitamin c, calcium?

Can vitamin c, calcium?

VitaminC NotCalcium: Vitamin c is not calcium.Vitamin c is ascorbic acid and is an essential vitamin deficiency of which can cause Scurvy. Calcium is an essential mineral needed in our body for skeleton and teeth and other function in blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function ...Read more

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Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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How liposomal vitamin C is made?

How liposomal vitamin C is made?

Call manufacturer: Each manufacturer has its own formulations. Often it's proprietary, and a secret on how they do it differently from their competition. Call and find out how the company you like best does it. See what they say! ...Read more

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Does alcohol denature vitamin c?

Does alcohol denature vitamin c?

Denature: Alcohol does not destroy vit c, denaturing infers change of protein structure and does not relate to vit c. ...Read more

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What does vitamin C do for the skin?

What does vitamin C do for the skin?

Vitamin C is a: Good immune system booster. Perhaps you are thinking of Vitamin E, which helps w/skin dryness, as do many good fats and oils such as coconut oil and olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the role of vitamin C from oj?

Orange juice: It is an excellent source of vitamin c. Other fruits or their juices include grape fruit, tangerines, lemons, limes, kiwi, pineapple, guava, papaya, mango, cherries, berries, tomatoes etc. ...Read more

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How much would be a vitamin C overdose?

How much would be a vitamin C overdose?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamin C for skin whitning?

Can I take vitamin C for skin whitning?

Don't do it: It won't work, and I also hope you won't try to lighten your skin in any other way. Topical agents will disfigure you. In the usa, judging a person by skin color is the height of ignorance, and this is becoming the norm worldwide. Stay fit to look good, learn useful skills to be effective at work and with others, and enjoy whatever genetic skin tone mother nature gave you. ...Read more

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Can too much vitamin C cause a headache?

Can too much vitamin C cause a headache?

Overdoses of: The fat soluble vitamins: a, d, e &k are of concern. The others, including c, are easily flushed on a daily basis. It sems unlikely that a common complaint ith many causes, headache, could be another cause of headache. Linus paulng advocated huge doses as a preventitive. No side effects reported. ...Read more

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