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Can I take 10,000 mcg biotin a day with stress b complex? Or not take the vitamin b complex

Can I take 10,000 mcg biotin a day with stress b complex? Or not take the vitamin b complex

See below: The appropriate dose of biotin depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for biotin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using. There is no recommended dietary allowance (RDA) established for biotin. The adequate intakes (AI) for biotin are 7 mcg for infants 0-12 months, 8 mcg for children 1-3 years, 12 mcg for children 4-8 years, 20 mcg for children 9-13 years, 25 mcg for adolescents 14-18 years, 30 mcg for adults over 18 years and pregnant women, and 35 mcg for breast-feeding women. ...Read more

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H.Pylori urea breath test is used to detect the presence of h.Pylori in the stomach. If present it acts on urea and releases carbon die oxide (co2)and ammonia. The released co2 is measured, and the presence of h.Pylori is confirmed. It is a useful test conducted in about 15 minutes. The sensitivity and specificity of ubt are approximately 88 to 95 percent and 95 ...Read more


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Would it be okay to take vitamin b complex at night?

Would it be okay to take vitamin b complex at night?

Yes: While taken often for "energy and metabolism" B12 takes a long time to be absorbed. I don't recommend any particular time for taking b vitamins. ...Read more

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What is the function of vitamin b complex in our body?

What is the function of vitamin b complex in our body?

Vitamin B complex: This is a dietary supplement composed of eight b vitamins (b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, b12, and folic acid). B vitamins are important in producing energy and forming red blood cells. A deficiency in B12 vitamin could cause vitamin b deficiency anemia. B complex supplements can help in a variety of health conditions such as skin problems, anxiety, depression, and premenstrual syndrome. ...Read more

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What happens if i take vitamin b complex and don't exercise?

What happens if i take vitamin b complex and don't exercise?

Nothing: B vitamins are naturally required by the body for nervous system health. You do not have to exercise in the strict sense of the word. B vitamins do help with metabolism and may make your body just function better if there is some deficiency. ...Read more

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I’d like to get a vitamin b complex shot. Is it possible to receive a script via this service?

Shot: Probably would gave to talk to a local provider about a shot. Have you tried a liquid B supplement? Bucal sprays of Bcomplex can be effective. ...Read more

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Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Of course!: Vitamins are essential nutrients that our bodies need to turn calories into energy. Given the poor nutrient status of our food supply (think what a teenager eats), there is no one that i can think of that cannot benefit from some extra vitamins. More processed foods = increased need for vitamins. ...Read more

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Any major side effects from vitamin b complex?

Any major side effects from vitamin b complex?

Unlikely: I am not aware of any side effect for vitamine b complex. ...Read more

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What is vitamin b complex? Does it include B12 ?

B Complex has B12: Vitamin B Complex usually contains: B-1 (thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3 (niacin), B-5 (pantothenic acid), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-7 (biotin), B-9 (folic acid) & B-12 (cobalamin). ...Read more

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How vitamin b complex help in regrowing of hairs?

How vitamin b complex help in regrowing of hairs?

The body: Consists of 70 to 100 trillion cells. All of them, including hair follicles require efficient nourishment including all the vitamins and essential minerals. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Nonspecific: Taking vitamin b complex if taken in usual prescribed doses should not cause headache. If taken in mega doses as some do, it can cause headache, especially the Niacin (b3) which can be associated with altered pain sensation. ...Read more

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What is the recommended vitamin b-complex for anxiety?

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What is the recommended vitamin b-complex for anxiety?

Vit. B & Anxiety: Some are thiamine (b1), inositol (b8), cyanocobalamine (b12). ...Read more

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What is the difference between vitamin b complex and b12?

What is the difference between vitamin b complex and b12?

Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast contains b-complex vitamins including: b1 (thiamine), b2 (riboflavin), b3 (niacin), b5 (pantothenic acid), b6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folic acid), and h or b7 (biotin). http://tinyurl.com/kfvkmn5 it does not contain B12 (cobolamin), which is essential for metabolism, neurological function, and blood formation. Most "b complex" supplements do contain B12 along with the rest. ...Read more

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What vitamin b complex helps to cure small types of oral aphthosis?

Apthous ulcers: I agree with dr. Ali -- b complex (which contains all "b" vitamins) may help. Also l-lysine, an amino acid, taken at 1000mg 3/day with meals may help. Some have also used lemon balm tea. Lemon balm (melissa officinalis) extract is additionally known to help cold sores (hsv-2). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19023806. ...Read more

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Can you take a multi vitamin and a regular vitamin such as vitamin b complex or c?

Can you take a multi vitamin and a regular vitamin such as vitamin b complex  or c?

Yes: A multivitamin will seldom supply optimal levels of vitamin c, so i often advise that people take additional vitamin c. Some people will benefit from higher intake of b complex than many multivitamins provide and there is no danger in taking an additional b complex. There is no harm in taking lots of b's except limit b6 to 250 day. Excessive Folic Acid may be harmful- see my comment. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to take vitamin b complex plus iron in a young adult like me?

Check levels: In two years you will be 40. Most people require a suppliment of d3 after age 40. B12 is often a problem but is replaced with a shot or a sub lingual form of the vitamin. Iron needs to be monitored with a blood tests. In short you can overdose on iron, vit b6, vit a, vit k, vit d, and vit e. Too much Niacin can cause liver problems. Ask your doctor's advice and to test your vit d and b12. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Vitamins: There is seldom any need to take vitamin supplements in the USA with a balanced diet, but if you do take them follow the directions and do not take more than one each day and it will not hurt you. Zinc is the same. You can choose to do this or not. Very few people are zinc deficient. Good luck and stay healthy. ...Read more

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Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) i'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) i'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

It depends...: This depends on how much vit d you get from the sun. In spring & summer about 10 minutes of exposure to midday sun allows us to make enough d if you don't use sunscreen. In fall & winter months most adults need 5-8000 iu/day to achieve optimal levels of vit d. Testing your d levels can help you determine your needs. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna for details. ...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

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Do vitamin b complex & B12 energize or relax a person? ...I've heard both! and how would this effect dosing times (upon waking vs close to bedtime)?

Do vitamin b complex & B12 energize or relax a person? ...I've heard both! and how would this effect dosing times (upon waking vs close to bedtime)?

You have the wrong : Concept. Vitamins are catalysts that make the complex machinery in the brain/body work efficiently, their deficiency will give symptoms that have to be interpreted by an expert. You can't use them like taking an Aspirin for a headache because they are nutrients, not pharmaceutical drugs. ...Read more

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What's it like taking vitamin b complex for treating anxiety?

Not the best option: For those who have a b vitamin deficiency, taking supplements may be helpful to some degree. Those who don't may notice more energy which can sometimes worsen anxiety. Exercise, eating a healthy diet (less sugar and caffeine) and cognitive behavioral therapy are other ways to manage anxiety. ...Read more

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What is vitamin b complex and a shot of depomedrol (methylprednisolone) for?

Depomedrol, (methylprednisolone) Vit B: Vitamin b complex injection is givenwhen requirements are increased as in fever, severe burns, alcoholism, and prolonged or wasting diseases Depomedrol injection is used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. This medication may also be used to treat severe allergic reactions and immune system disorders ...Read more

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Has vitamin b complex helped with bad breath?

Has vitamin b complex helped with bad breath?

No, see a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is vitamin B12 the same as vitamin b-complex?

No: Vit B12 is one of group of b vitamins. B complex supplements typically have several b vitamins in their mix. This can vary with manufacturer. ...Read more

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Should I take vitamin B12 or vitamin b complex?

Should I take vitamin B12 or vitamin b complex?

It depends on: if you have any nutritional deficiencies, reasons for a nutritionally incomplete diet or malabsorption syndromes. Remember if you don't have any defined nutritional deficiencies you are better off getting your micronutrients like the B vitamins from whole foods rather than from supplementation. Alternatively if all you have is a B12 deficiency then you should be fine with a B12 supplement. ...Read more

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I am depressed, so is vitamin b complex the answer?

I am depressed, so is vitamin b complex the answer?

Probably not: The question is why are you depressed?The answer can be best reached with thh help of a psychologist or psychiatrist. Don't search for answers in pills until you fully understand the root cause of your depression. Vitamin pills do nothing if you don't have a deficiency. ...Read more

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Vitamin B12 or vitamin b complex, what is the difference?

Good question: B12 is typically given under the tongue (pill or liquid) or by shot. Although there is some B12 in b complex pills chances our its not enough or can't be properly absorbed by the last 5 inches of your small intestine. (B12 absorbtion requires first binding to intrinsic factor made in the stomach ) either the stomach is dammaged or the small intestine has a problems. B complex varies in content. ...Read more

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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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Is taking vitamin b complex everyday ok? Even without particularly having a deficiency?

Is taking vitamin b complex everyday ok? Even without particularly having a deficiency?

Vitamins: The b vitamins are all water soluble. Taking a single b complex will probably be safe for you. Whatever your body does not utilize, you will urinate out. ...Read more

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I am on prothiaaden and i was wondering if i take a vitamin b complex does it interact with the prothiaden?

Take your vitamin: This should not be a problem. A straight b-complex preparation without other stuff is safe for pretty much everybody. Some people say that a b-complex vitamin is helpful in managing / recovering from problems involving the nervous system good luck. ...Read more

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Can Vitamin B-Complex make me sleepy? I've been sleepy faster for the past few days since I started to consume it.

Not usually: Vitamin B complex does not usually make a person sleepy, but you may have a unique reaction to this vitamin or the other ingredients it contains. If the sleepiness is immediate, you may consider taking it at night. You may also try stopping the vitamin to see if the sleepiness goes away, then restart to make sure this is what is causing the symptoms. You could also try a different brand. ...Read more

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B Complex (Definition)

B-complex, folic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C is ...Read more