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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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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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Does alcohol cause any vitamin deficiences? If so how do I know if I need to take extra supplements?

Does alcohol cause any vitamin deficiences? If so how do I know if I need to take extra supplements?

Yes: Alcoholism is associated with, among other things, B12 and Folic Acid deficiencies. You should not, however, have a problem if you eat right, exercise, and drink alcohol only in moderation. If you are an alcoholic then vitamin deficiency is only a part of the problem, and the problems won't improve until the alcohol abuse stops no matter how many supplements you take. ...Read more

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I heard that you are supposed to take vitamin d with calcium supplement. What if you do not is it serious?

I heard that you are supposed to take vitamin d with calcium supplement. What if you do not is it serious?

Calcium & Vit D: No, it is not serious. You should be getting calcium from the foods you eat anyway. Vit D has an effect on calcium so it may be beneficial to add a supplement but if you get good you should be good. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a zinc deficiency?

How do you know if you have a zinc deficiency?

See below: Symptoms include: growth failure, primary hypogonadism, skin disease, impaired taste and smell, and impaired immunity and resistance to infection. However, any of these symptoms are much more likely due to more mundane causes rather than zinc deficiency unless you eat a protein poor diet in the third world or you are a lacto-ovo-vegetarian. ...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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How do u know if u have a progesterone deficiency and i if you do have that deficiency can u by a pill over-the-counter if you trying to get pregnant?

Bloodwork or biopsy : A Progesterone deficiency can be diagnosed by bloodwork around day 20 or a biopsy a few days after ovulation. A Progesterone deficiency is a sign of an ovulation problem and the treatment is to fix ovulation. Most of the drugs used to treat this require a prescription. ...Read more

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What occurs if you didn't have enough iron in you diet?

What occurs if you didn't have enough iron in you diet?

Fatigue: Low iron contributes to anemia. Eating a balanced diet and sometimes taking supplemental iron can help if you are low. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you don't have enough vitamin K in your body?

What does it mean if you don't have enough vitamin K in your body?

You will...: Vitamin k promotes clotting of blood by making more factors that promotes this. Greens and broccoli are rick in vitamin k. But people susceptible to clotting can be adversely affected, especially if on coumadin (warfarin). But for most of us this not a concern. ...Read more

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Does everyone need to take vitamins or do you only need them if you have a deficiency?

Does everyone need to take vitamins or do you only need them if you have a deficiency?

Deficiency/poor eati: Only if there is deficiency symptoms and low levels or not eating well balanced meals always on the run as that can lead to high risk life style including too much alcohol consumption and other high risk activities. Vitamin D Deficiency is quite common and can be asymptomatic and is only diagnosed by blood test But taking one a day multivitamin is acceptable especially if you are not eating well ...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 ?

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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I need to know what is it called when you do not have a balanced diet?

I need to know what is it called when you do not have a balanced diet?

Unbalanced diet?: Not trying to be funny, but not sure what you mean by a balanced diet. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

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What can I do if my vitamin d level is 8; what would you do if you were my dr.?

What can I do if my vitamin d level is 8; what would you do if you were my dr.?

Vit. D: Tell you to get more sun and give you vitamin d and then monitor your 25 hydroxyl vitamin d level in your blood to make sure that it is getting better. ...Read more

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What happens if you have vitamin d deficiency?

What happens if you have vitamin d deficiency?

Some risks...: In a Denmark study, those with genetically low vitamin D levels had a higher risk of all-cause mortality—including cancer—in comparison to those who did not have genetically low vitamin D levels. The authors found NO connection between genetically low vitamin D concentrations & a higher risk of cardiovascular mortality. (consultant360.com/exclusives/could-vitamin-d-deficiency-increase-risk-death) ...Read more

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What would happen if you don't get enough food to eat when you are a diabetic?

What would happen if you don't get enough food to eat when you are a diabetic?

The sugar goes down: This happens to everyone, not just diabetics. We have a limited store of sugar/protein(which can be converted to sugar) which is being used constantly to keep body alive; thus must be replenished--via eating. Not eating=storage depletion. For diabetics, it is more concerning due to the use of medication which reduces the sugar. So, +meds and no food=danger of hypoglycemia. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have low vitamin d levels so is it okay to take these supplements?

What to do if I have low vitamin d levels so is it okay to take these supplements?

What supplements?: I have no idea what you are asking but I do advise everyone who is low in vit d to take vitamin d3 5-8000 iu/day as well as 5-10, 000 iu of vit. A and 1 mg of vit k, as they work synergistically. As for any other supplements, i don't know what you are asking but low d should generally not cause problems taking most other supplements. ...Read more

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Clearing B vitamins this week through NAET. Which foods do NOT contain any B vitamin or derrivitive?? Help, I'm hungry, lol

Clearing B vitamins this week through NAET. Which foods do NOT contain any B vitamin or derrivitive?? Help, I'm hungry, lol

Not many: Your NAET practitioner should have given you a handout about this. Essentially, the main allowable foods are actually junk foods; fried fish and frenchfries! ...Read more