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Doctor insights on: What Does Vitamin B 12 Do For The Body

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What does vitamin b do for your body? And what b vitamin is the best to take?

What does vitamin b do for your body? And what b vitamin is the best to take?

Energy catalysts: They can be compared with spark plugs that ignite gasoline. Your food has to be oxidized (burned) to release cellular energy. Every cell in the body/brain (particularly brain) requires all the vitamins (vital to life) and minerals.Without any of them we become sick and eventually die. ...Read more

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What does vitamin d do for the body?

What does vitamin d do for the body?

Active hormone: Hi. Vitamin D per se has no direct effect in the body. Vitamin D is 25-hydroxylated in the liver. 25-hydroxyvitamin D is converted to the active hormone, calcitriol, in a tightly regulated step in the kidneys. Calcitriol is the active agent. It regulates gene expression in target tissues (gut, bone, muscle, etc). Calcitriol helps with calcium homeostasis, bone & muscle health, balance, etc. ...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 are the signs of vitamin d deficiency? What happens to the body when it doesn’t get enough vitamin d?

What are the signs of vitamin d deficiency? What happens to the body when it doesn’t get enough vitamin d?

See below: You may not notice any symptoms unless you have severe vitamin d deficiency which is difficult to have. However, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, psoriasis, toxemia of pregnancy, prostate cancer, bone demineralization, poor cognitive performance are all being associated with vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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How to know if my digestive system works properly? I mean does it save essential vitamins for my body? And what are the symptoms if it does not?

How to know if my digestive system works properly? I mean does it save essential vitamins for my body? And what are the symptoms if it does not?

Stable weight is ok: If you are not losing weight quickly then your digestive system is probably fine. If you were losing weight, having lots of blood in your stool/bowel movements, or constant diarrhea, that would be the sign of more serious digestive problems. Vitamin deficiency is rare if you are eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. Those symptoms are highly variable and would need labs to test to confirm. ...Read more

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What all does vitamin B12 do for the body?

Vitamin B12: (cobalamin) supports development of myelin on nerves & red blood cells. It is sometimes called the "energy vitamin". REF: http://www.vitamins-and-health-facts.com/vitamin-b12-cobalamin-facts-benefits-overdose-deficiency-symptoms.html ...Read more

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How long does Plan B stay in your system, because I have to take a body detox?

How long does Plan B stay in your system, because I have to take a body detox?

A few days: The hormones will be out of your system within a few days to maybe a week at tops. However, the effects on dementia cyclamate last for 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more

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How does it take for one to reduce or rid the body of excess vitamin b6?

How does it take for one to reduce or rid the body of excess vitamin b6?

Urine: B vitamins are passed through your kidneys. If you take too much, you generally pee it right out. It doesn't really get stored in your body. ...Read more

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How long does it take your body to absorb b complex vitamins?

How long does it take your body to absorb b complex vitamins?

Only minutes: In most cases b complex will be absorbed quite quickly. One way of verifying this is to see how long it takes between taking a potent b complex and how long it takes to see your urine turn dark yellow & smell like vitamins (caused by b1 & b2). For them to appear in your urine they must be absorbed into your bloodstream and then be filtered by your kidneys, but this can happen within an hour. ...Read more

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WHAT DOES THE VIT D2 1.25MG DO FOR MY BODY AND TO MY BODY WHAT DOES IT HELP IT DO PLEASE?

WHAT DOES THE VIT D2 1.25MG DO FOR MY BODY AND TO MY BODY WHAT DOES IT HELP IT DO PLEASE?

Calcium/bone: regulation. ability of the gut to take it in from diet, ability of the bones and kidney to hold onto it. without it .. very thin bones. ...Read more

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What does your body do with vitamin d if it doesn't absorb it?

What does your body do with vitamin d if it doesn't absorb it?

Excreted in urine ;: The government requirement for minimum levels of vit d is too low. This is the level you need to prevent rickets! you need to have your vitamin d level checked in your blood. When you replace vitamin d with supplements you need to take vitamin d3. Excess vit d that is not absorbed will go out in your stool and urine. ...Read more

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How does the hospital do a vitamin deficiency test?

Blood tests: Blood tests can be done for a number of vitamins, if there is clinical concern for vitamin deficiency due to symptoms, physical exam, diet, or medical history. ...Read more

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Can plants provide every vitamin and mineral the human body needs? If not, how do vegetarians do it?

Can plants provide every vitamin and mineral the human body needs? If not, how do vegetarians do it?

No: They don't contain vitamin B12 and very little contain vitamin d. Wild fish like salmon contains both but if you won't eat fish, then you need to take vitamin B12 supplements and get vitamin d from fortified foods or also from pills. Eat the fish. ...Read more

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What does 600nmg a day of ibuprofen do to your liver?

What does 600nmg a day of ibuprofen do to your liver?

No toxic effect: 600 mgm of ibuprophen will not cause liver toxicity unless one already has liver disease.Check with your doctor if it is safe for you to take for long period of time, but for short period it may be ok. ...Read more

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What does vitamin d do for your body? Is it necessary?

What does vitamin d do for your body? Is it necessary?

Vitamin D benefits: Vitamin D can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, & even some cancers. Because many of us can't get enough from the sun, taking a supplement may be a good idea for some. Get your levels checked at your next check-up so you'll know if you need more. (Ref. bhg.com) ...Read more