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What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

LOTS: Vit d helps enhance calcium absorption and both are needed for many biochemical reactions in the body including bone strength/health and heart function. Vit d has been found to prevent 16 forms of cancer, helps the immune system, prevents the flu, helps with heart health and gut health. ...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 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 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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Do you recommend taking 400 mg vitamin E pills to healthy adults? And what are the benefits of vitamin E in general?

Do you recommend taking 400 mg vitamin E pills to healthy adults? And what are the benefits of vitamin E in general?

400 iu not mg!: Check your multivitamin first, because chances are high that it has vitamin E 400 IU in it already, so you do not have to take it separately. Vitamin E is an antioxidant supposedly good for health. The D-tocopherol is the most active form of it, mixed tocopherols are sometimes recommended by others. Speak to your PCP first to get her/ his recommendation. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of vitamin E for younger men?

What are the benefits of vitamin E for younger men?

Vitamins : Are substances your body needs but can't make from your food. Humans don't have a need for "vitamin E" - so it isn't a vitamin for us. Reports of the benefits of "vitamin E" are wildly exaggerated and are probably based on its effect on farm animals. Sorry ...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

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

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What are the benefits of vitamin d for middle age?

What are the benefits of vitamin d for middle age?

Bone health: Vitamin d helps the body absorb calcium to keep the bones strong. Also, people who have low levels of vitamin d, may have symptoms such as fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of taking vitamin a, b, d and zinc?

What are the proven advantages of taking vitamin a, b, d and zinc?

Many: These are essential vitamins that are important for metabolism and overall health. Vitamins a, e , c and zinc are associated with lower risk of macular degeneration. Taking b vitamins lowers your risk of certain types of heart disease and stroke. Be careful about taking hyper doses of vitamins a, e, d and k as these fat-soluble vitamins can accumulate in your system. ...Read more

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My vitamin c and vitamin d both say to take with meals. What is the significance/reason of this? Ive taken without meals plenty of times

My vitamin c and vitamin d both say to take with meals. What is the significance/reason of this? Ive taken without meals plenty of times

Taking vitamins: w/food can help w/absorption of the vitamins into the body. It can also help buffer the vitamins so that they are not too harsh in the stomach, e.g., the acidic taste of vitamin C. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can patient of liver chirrosis and hypothyroidism plus diabetic with vitamin d deffecency take more than 800iu of vitamin d3?

Can patient of liver chirrosis and  hypothyroidism plus diabetic with vitamin d deffecency take more than 800iu of vitamin d3?

Yes: There is controversy about what is the optimal dose of vitamin d. While the us government office of dietary supplements recommends only 600 iu/day, many doctors who do research in vitamin d recommend much higher levels, 2000-5000 iu/day. Go to the vitamin d council website and see studies to show that higher doses of vitamin d may help prevent cancer, infections, dementia and many other diseases. ...Read more

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What is the best way of improving Vitamin-D Deficiency? Which brand of vitamins would be beneficial for improvement? Should I get vitamin d prescribed

What is the best way of improving Vitamin-D Deficiency? Which brand of vitamins would be beneficial for improvement? Should I get vitamin d prescribed

Rx Vitamin-D: There is a prescription version of concentrated Vitamin-D3. If you have a good drug plan, this is probably the least expensive option (for a generic copay). There are a few good brands out there - such as Thorne Research Labs, Pure Encapsulations and Designs for Health. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What are the differences between vitamin d supplements and the vitamin d you get in milk?

What are the differences between vitamin d supplements and the vitamin d you get in milk?

Mainly the amount.: Vitamin D3 is found in milk and in some supplements. However, while supplements can contain as much as 5000IU per pill, a glass of milk has only 180IU. ...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 is the difference between vitamin c & vitamin c bioflavanoids ? And which of them are safe to take if we are not eating vegies or fruits? Suggest

What is the difference between vitamin c & vitamin c bioflavanoids ? And which of them are safe to take if we are not eating vegies or fruits? Suggest

The vitamin C in: dietary supplements is usually in the form of ascorbic acid, but some supplements have other forms such as sodium ascorbate, calcium ascorbate, other mineral ascorbates, and ascorbic acid with bioflavanoids. Research has not shown that any form is better than the other forms. All are safe, but eating fruits and veggies is WAY better!! Please eat them:) ...Read more

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What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

LOTS: Vit d helps enhance calcium absorption and both are needed for many biochemical reactions in the body including bone strength/health and heart function. Vit d has been found to prevent 16 forms of cancer, helps the immune system, prevents the flu, helps with heart health and gut health. ...Read more

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What's the difference in benefits between calcium/vitamin d supplements and milk?

What's the difference in benefits between calcium/vitamin d supplements and milk?

Quantity: Milk is food. It naturally contains some calcium, and it is often supplemented with some vitamin d...Usually enough so that you can utilize the calcium in the milk. The amount of vitamin d in milk is insufficient to keep blood vitamin d at adequate levels, unless you're drinking unhealthy quantities of milk and neglecting other sources of nutrition. You need more vitamin d than is in milk. ...Read more

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