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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin C (Definition)

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


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Can too much vitamin C cause protassuim defficency??

Can too much vitamin C cause protassuim defficency??

No: Vitamin C intake would not cause deficiency of potassium. Sources of vitamin C like orange juice also have potassium. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vitamin C overdose?

What is the treatment for 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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Does taking vitamin C actually help prevent getting the cold?

Does taking vitamin C actually help prevent getting the cold?

Yes: It helps prevent colds in colder climates, but it is better that the vitamin not come in pill form; rather, get it from the many good natural sources of vitamin c. See this site http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/vitaminc-healthprofessional/. ...Read more

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Why does vitamin C deficiency cause back pain?

Why does vitamin C deficiency cause back pain?

Disc health: The hypothesis is that since vitamin c is important for collagen health and intervertebral discs have collagen, then having low levels of vitamin d can lead to deficient collagen and connective tissue and thus degenerative discs and pain. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Inadequate intake: is the most common cause , rarely absorption problem also. Recently more and more have Vit D , as people are avoiding exposure to sun . Body can not synthesize Some even call ' cancer preventing vitamin , as its levels are low in cancer patients . Vit C need , fresh citrus group is the best natural source , try to supplement and see the results.Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

Lack of intake: All fruits and vegetables contain some amount of vitamin c. Malnutrition causes insufficient intake and therefore a deficiency. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cecon (Definition)

Cecon is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more