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What happens if you can not absorb iron?

What happens if you can not absorb iron?

Iron absorption: I doubt that you can't absorb iron. Meat and vitamin c are two things that enhance the iron absorption from your diet. There is an intravenous iron that raises your iron levels quickly, but it's mostly for people who can't tolerate iron pills. I think some doctors overuse this; has to do with reimbursements from insurances for office infusions. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat protein that your body doesn't need?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat protein that your body doesn't need?

Converted to energy!: Turned into energy, will be stored as fat, if not on a low carb diet. Dangerous only if significant kidney or liver disease present! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you do not get enough vitamin e?

Could you tell me what happens when you do not get enough vitamin e?

Vit E deficiency!: Vitamin e deficiency can cause: spinocerebellar ataxia, myopathy, peripheral neuropathy, retinopathy, impaired immune response, &. Accelerated red blood cell destruction. Obviously these are consequences of severe deficiency for long periods of time. ...Read more

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What happens when you have iodine deficiency?

What happens when you have iodine deficiency?

Iodine deficiency: Slow down. Check with your doctor about your thyroid levels and also have the doctor discuss iodine deficiency. There most likely will be no problems. ...Read more

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What does iron do in the body? What happens if you don't get enough of it?

Iron: Great google question. Also go to https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ and search for iron metabolism reviews. ...Read more

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What happens if you get too much vitamin C?

What happens if you get too much vitamin C?

Bad: The side effects range from GI upset , headaches to kidney stones. There is no reason for most people to take vitamin C supplement since it does not prevent you from catching a cold as alleged. For more info, log on www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy.../vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Low sodium: Low sodium in the blood can cause nauseau, muscle cramps, low blood pressure, stroke and even confusion and disorientation. With extremely low sodium in the blood, you can get swelling in the brain as fluids shift to try to normalize the blood sodium levels in the tissue. ...Read more

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What happens if you take too many magnesium oxide tablets? Do you get diarrhea?

What happens if you take too many magnesium oxide tablets?  Do you get diarrhea?

Yes: Magnesium is the a powerful laxitive. It cause severe electrolyte disturbances and dehydration. When toxic it can cause severe sedation , muscle weakness , poor reflexes , and can be lethal ...... ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if i consume too much iron?

Could you tell me what happens if i consume too much iron?

Iron Consumption: Too much iron can be very dangerous. Iron overdoses can lead to acute G.I. Bleeding and be toxic to the heart. Do not exceed the dose that was recommended by your physician. If you believe that you have acutely taken too much iron, seek emergency medical care. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you have too many iron multivitamins at once?

Could you tell me what happens if you have too many iron multivitamins at once?

Don't do that: There is such thing as iron poisoning, so please don't think that taking a lot of vitamin pills is a good thing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you have a deficiency that makes you tired ( like iron but not really anemia) can it stop you from growing ?

Need Details: Our bodies require energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. A deficiency can have consequences that are specific for what is missing. Low iron stores without anemia probably doesn't make you tired or prevent growth. For most of us, a healthy diet provides what we need. If you have health problems, you may be at risk for certain deficiencies. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you workout and not eat enough?

Could you tell me what happens if you workout and not eat enough?

Weakness...: You can get weak, dizzy, nauseated, headache, shaky, or hypoglemic, you could pass out. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat too much protein?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat too much protein?

Definition please.: If your liver and kidneys are healthy, even if you are a competitive weight lifter or div.1 football player (sec, more elite), you need only at max, 1 gram per pound of body weight. Any more than that is wasted! ...Read more

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Do you know what all happens when you have vitamin d deficiency?

Do you know what all happens when you have vitamin d deficiency?

Treat it: Vitamin d is claimed to do so many things it's hard to know which symptoms is caused by vitamin d deficiency. The best thing to do is treat it with a supplement to get it back to the normal range. Once it's normal, whatever remaining symptoms are then caused by something else and not the low vit d. (process of elimination). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you supplement too much of one vitamin?

Could you tell me what happens if you supplement too much of one vitamin?

Most cannot be......: Most b vitamins are water soluble and simply eliminated in urine. This is not true for the fat soluble vitamins, which include a, e, and d. These you can overdose on, particularly a! ...Read more

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What will happen if you don't have enough vitamins?

Severe vitamin: deficiencies can cause a number of different medical conditions. ...Read more

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How shall an anemic feel if they forget to take iron supplements?

How shall an anemic feel if they forget to take iron supplements?

How long: If they miss a day or two nothing. If they stop all together they will lower their blood hemoglobin levels and begin to feel weak again. Iron only helps so much, if you have anemia you should get a real work up as to why ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

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