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What Happens If You Do Not Have Enough Vitamin B
Severe vitamin: deficiencies can cause a number of different medical conditions. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I heard that you are supposed to take vitamin d with calcium supplement. What if you do not is it serious?
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
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
Nightblindness: could occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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
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