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Dr. Al Hegab
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B Complex (Definition)

B-complex, folic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C is ...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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What are the benefits of takin a vitamin E supplement?

Hardly any: Iti s not typically advised...As it isof doubtful value to humans. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking vitamin d supplements?

What are the risks of taking vitamin d supplements?

High blood calcium: Excessive vitamin d supplements (>10, 000 units daily) can cause excessive calcium in the urine leading to kidney stones and high blood calcium. This could result in kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of taking vitamins?

What are the proven advantages of taking vitamins?

No proof: Unless you are having a documented vitamin deficiency, there is no proof that taking extra vitamins help. Most folks in the usa are deficient in vitamin d. Dr. Linus pauling suggests huge doses of vitamin c per day, but there is no real proof. Good diet and exercise is probably more helpful. Cut back on sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup. If you are overweight, avoid fructose for now. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins like pregancare?

What are the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins like pregancare?

Are just vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are just vitamins. If a woman is in good health with good nutrition, the added vitamins from prenatal vitamins are not noticeable to her body. The vitamins do not help a woman get pregnant. The Folic Acid in the prenatal vitamins does help decrease the chance of a certain type of serious birth defect (called a neural tube defect). ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking tyrosine supplements?

What are the benefits of taking tyrosine supplements?

None: Tyrosine (Tyr) is not an essential amino acid (AA). Your body can make all the Tyr it needs from phenylalanine (Phe), which IS an essential AA. Any exogenous Tyr (i.e., Tyr you take instead of make) simply lowers your requirement for Phe. Any excess Phe is then wasted by the body or burned as fuel. Do NOT listen to the high school dropout who works the counter at your local vitamin store. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking taurine?

Non-essential: This is an essential amino acid for cats, but not for humans. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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What are the benefits from taking iron and vitamin b vitamins every day?

What are the benefits from taking iron and vitamin b vitamins every day?

Only if NEED them!: Unless you are iron deficient and do not eat a balanced diet with sufficient nutrient intake, you likely get all you need and additional supplements are unnecessary, but can also cause constipation and dark stools (iron) and stress your kidneys (excess water-soluble vitamin b's)! honest! if you are anemic and/or vitamin deficient, then by all means take vitamins as directed by your diagnosing md. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking vitamin b-12?

What are the benefits of taking vitamin b-12?

Known causes of defi: Vegans. Celiac disease. Autoimmune lack of intrinsic factor. Meds: H2 and PPI stomach meds. Metformin used for diabetes. For anyone showing low B12 on a blood test. For normal people your age there is no benefit. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking the vitamin kelp?

What are the benefits of taking the vitamin kelp?

Iodine: You are paying to eat dried green-brown seaweed. Kelp is not a vitamin, but it's got plenty of iodine in it, which is good especially if you life in a country where they don't iodize salt or you don't get iodine for whatever reason. Don't spend too much money on this or any other supplement; you're better off especially at your age building physical fitness. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and drawbacks of taking high dosage vitamin d supplements?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of taking high dosage vitamin d supplements?

Correct D deficiency: The only benefit would be to correct vitamin d deficiency more rapidly. The danger of high doses would be high blood calcium which could lead to kidney stones and kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

Improve health: The effects of a multivitamin will vary, based on your individual nutrient needs.If you already have optimal vitamins & minerals from an excellent diet (which is unlikely!), a vitamin won't do much.But many have deficiencies, in which case taking a good multivit can improve a wide variety of symptoms (deficiencies can cause almost any symptom). It may also help prevent a wide variety of illnesses. ...Read more

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What are the negative consequences of taking prenatal vitamins in place of a multi vitamin?

What are the negative consequences of taking prenatal vitamins in place of a multi vitamin?

No it is not bad: No it is not bad but you can also take any multivitamins in place of prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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What are the interactions of celexa (citalopram) and vitamin b complex?

What are the interactions of celexa (citalopram) and vitamin b complex?

No interactions: No interactions that i know of, but b comolex is always a good idea in the context of a patient with depression, anxiety or stress! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking fishoil?

What are the benefits of taking fishoil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of vitamin surbex z?

What are the benefits of vitamin surbex z?

Some helps: Some vitamin may help you if yuors is low some are harm and some doesnot but you better check with your family doc to give you check up before taking it. ...Read more

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What are the pros of taking vitamin a and e?

What are the pros of taking vitamin a and e?

There are many studi: At one time vitamin e was felt to be a useful vitamin due to its antioxident effects. But recent studies have not shown it to be of any value...So it can be safely left out. Vitamin c has somewhat more favorable reports of its benefits in wound healing, gum health and as a preventive medicine against common colds but not everyone is convinced about its benefits, .So it is also somewhat debated item. ...Read more

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How much vitamin D3 should I take? I'm 23 and also taking vitamin b complex. Occasional ginseng. What are the benefits of these ? Thanks

Dose vitamin D: Vitamin d comes from exposure to sun made in skin less exposure due to fears of skin cancer leave a deficient state in 60 to 80 percentgeneral requirements in healthy non pregnant state vary between 10000 to 2000 units a say best taken with food down side is very little lots of people require to go upto 5000 units helps skeletal health muscle mass skin nails hair and decreses some cancers. ...Read more