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What is vitamin h used for?

What is vitamin h used for?

Vitamin H (Biotin): Biotin is also known as Vit H or Coenzyme R
It is water soluble B vitamin B7 ...Read more

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Vitamin h what's it used for?

Vitamin h what's it used for?

Vitamin H: Is biotin, one of the b complex vitamins. Very simply it aids in the conversion of carbohydrates to the body's main energy source, glucose. The b complex vitamins assist in metabolism of fats, and proteins also and help promote healthy skin, eyes, central nervous system. ...Read more

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Should you take daily vitamins other than a multi-v?

Should you take daily vitamins other than a multi-v?

Opinion divided: Conflicting information about this. In my practice I do nutritional lab testing to see if my patients need supplementation. ...Read more

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Are there new techniques used in assesing nutritional status, or vitamin analysis?

Are there new techniques used in assesing nutritional status, or vitamin analysis?

Yes: But they need to be developed. Red cell Transketolase activity evaluates for vitamin B1 but is available only at a rare laboratory. The trouble is that vitamin therapy has not yet gained the attention of the majority of physicians. ...Read more

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What is vitamin B6 used for?

What is vitamin B6 used for?

Many things: Vitamin b6 in it's activated formed call pyridoxal-5-phosphate (p5p) is the cofactor in many biochemical pathways in the body involved in production of neurotransmitters (that affect mood, etc,), histamine (involved in allergy), hemoglobin (red blood cells) and proteins involved in methylation and regulation of our genes. ...Read more

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What is the vitamin niacin b 250mg commonly used for?

What is the vitamin niacin b 250mg commonly used for?

Lowers chol + TG: Niacin lowers cholesterol, raises the "good" HDL and lowers triglycerides - but at much higher doses than 250. You need to get up to 1500 mg/day or more to see much effect. The downside is that it can cause flushing and raise both sugar (not good if you are diabetic) and uric acid (not good if you are prone to gout.). ...Read more

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What is vitamin i?

No such thing but...: There is no such thing as "vitamin i" but a quick internet search tells me it is "urban slang for ibuprofen, " an anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical sold as advil and motrin. Obviously Ibuprofen is not an actual vitamin. ...Read more

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My D3 vitamin is 16/1is good?

My D3 vitamin is 16/1is good?

Low: Deficiency is less than 20, 20-29 is insufficiency and 30 to 80 is optimal. Your PCP may place on Vit D supplements ...Read more

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How to get more of each vitamin?

How to get more of each vitamin?

Which vitamins?: The best way to get vitamins is by eating fruits and vegetables of many colors. Multiple vitamins are also an option. Are there specific vitamins you are interested in? ...Read more

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How can I take vitamin correctly?

How can I take vitamin correctly?

Please clarify: Your question is a bit vague & thus hard to answer. Need for vitamins will vary based on one's health, age, sex & diet. While there is no substitute for a healthy diet, wise use of supplements may improve immune function & help prevent heart disease, cancer, birth defects etc. I believe every adult should take about 5000 u of vit d during fall & winter. A good quality multivit. Will benefit many. ...Read more

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Should kids take a daily vitamin?

Should kids take a daily vitamin?

Good balanced diet: A good nutritious diet is best. No need to supplement with vitamins. Vitamin D 400 IU a day for newborns under 1 yrs is what AAP recommends daily. ...Read more

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What is a good vitamin for memory?

What is a good vitamin for memory?

Not only vits but...: While b vitamins may help (esp. B12 if you're deficient), many other nutrients/herbs may help more. Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha and rhodiola are all proven to help. There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://www. Smart-publications. Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients. See comment:. ...Read more

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How do I choose a pre-natal vitamin?

How do I choose a pre-natal vitamin?

Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become aware of research suggesting that synthetic Folic Acid may increase breast cancer risk. Safest choice may be one that provides the natural 5-mthf form of folate such as basic prenatal by thorne research and prenatal pro by designs for health. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin combination?

What is the best vitamin combination?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more

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What vitamin can help to gain weight?

None: Eating more calories than you burn off causes weight gain. Eating fewer calories than you burn off causes weight loss. It's really that simple. The hard part, which takes a lot more discussion than this forum allows, is gaining or losing weight in a healthy fashion. That can be quite hard, can involve changing habits and changing life styles. ...Read more

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What is a best vitamin for dizzyness?

What is a best vitamin for dizzyness?

None.: There is no good vitamin for 'dizzy" there is no bad vitamin either. Best to find out why you are dizzy and treat it specifically. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin for eyesight?

What is the best vitamin for eyesight?

Vitamin: For a young healthy person, simply eating a healthy diet rich in leafy green vegetables, red and orange vegetables, some fish is sufficient. One might consider a multivitamin, but this is probably not necessary if you are eating right. Green veggies are rich in lutein and orange veggies have lots of beta carotene in them. Both compounds are good for eyes. ...Read more

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What's the best vitamin for men. I'm 28.

What's the best vitamin for men. I'm 28.

A good Quality: Multivitamin with trace minerals. If you eat red meat, your iron is level is probably ok. If you don't eat red meat you might want to add an iron supplement. I also tell my patients to take 3-5, 000 iu of vitamin d between sept, and april. ...Read more

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Do vitamin tablets make your butt grow?

Do vitamin tablets make your butt grow?

No: Vitamins do not make your butt grow. There is one supplement - creatine that is supposed to help build muscle but I don't think its a good supplement to take. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin for better sex?

What is the best vitamin for better sex?

Not applicable: Vitamins are great for good health, and you need all of them for this. There are no vitamins that specifically improve sex, but there are other concepts that you may embrace. If you're low on testosterone, libido and performance does increase. Making sure your genital anatomy is correct is also important. There are procedures that correct problems, so talk with your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is better d, d1, d2 or d3?

Which vitamin is better d, d1, d2 or d3?

D3 best; AVOID D2!!!: The best form of Vit. D is D3.
VIt. D2 is dangerous and should be avoided.
There is no Vitamin D1.
I advise all adults take 5000-8000 iu of D3/day in fall and winter, year-round if you don't get much sun.
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What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

See below: All vitamins are important. There's no evidence that any single vitamin significantly enhances focus. ...Read more

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What is a good anti-aging vitamin regime?

What is a good anti-aging vitamin regime?

No such thing: According to the national institutes of health there are no proven anti-aging vitamins or any supplements for that matter. Your best approach is a full diet of fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, whole grains, and wild salmon. Spend your money on real foods not hype. ...Read more

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Which vitamin for women is the very best?

Which vitamin for women is the very best?

A comprehensive: A comprehensive one a day, with added vitamin d3 over the mdr! ...Read more

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Should I give vitamin to my 10 month baby?

Should I give vitamin to my 10 month baby?

Vitamins: If the baby is nursing, then a Vitamin D supplement is recommended. If formula fed, all of the vitamins they need are included. ...Read more

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Is that ok different vitamin take same day?

Usually- it depends: There are 13 essential vitamins that our bodies need every day via diet or supplements, so if you took them individually you could take 13 diff. Vitamins each day. Most people take a multivit. And sometimes supplement with extra amounts of individual vitamins such as c, d, e and B12 as multivitamins may not have optimal amounts. This is safe as long as the total amounts are not dangerously high. ...Read more

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Is "nature made" a trusted vitamin company?!

Is "nature made" a trusted vitamin company?!

Maybe.: I do not recommend otc supplements for patients who have medical problems. This is because drug store products are inferior quality, which is why they are cheap. Health food store products are better in quality. For best quality, obtain professional products. However, if you have no medical problems it may make no difference. Check company longevity and whether they have any specialty items. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a vitamin to work?

How long does it take for a vitamin to work?

Vitamins: This is very difficult to answer because you do not specify what vitamin and what you need the vitamin to do for you. If you have a true vitamin deficiency, it should be corrected within a month or even sooner with daily dosing. ...Read more

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What is the best chewable vitamin for women?

It depends: It depends on your age and menstrual status, plus other factors. If menstruating you want some iron in it; if not, you don't. You also want natural vit e (d-tocopherol, not dl which is synthetic); no more than 2500 iu pre-formed vit a. Also 1000iu vit d. I haven't found a chewable vitamin that contains all this, but maybe nature's way alive adult multi-vitamin gummy comes closer than others. ...Read more

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Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Probably: If you're eating a mainstream, sensible diet there's probably no benefit, but many folks don't. A cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement from a drugstore chain shouldn't cost you more than maybe $20/year. ...Read more

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Which b vitamin shots can help to weight lose?

Which b vitamin shots can help to weight lose?

All or none: B12 is the main shot given and sometimes helps energy. None are guaranteed to help with weight loss. ...Read more

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What is safer to take vitamin d2 or vitamin 3?

What is safer to take vitamin d2 or vitamin 3?

Both are safe: Both are safe however some people do not convert D2 to D3, so be sure to have your vitamin D levels checked to make sure they are rising if you take D2. Take with meals for best absorption. ...Read more

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What children's vitamin has the most minerals?

Don't need: Generally it is not necessary for children to take vitamins. They do recommend vitamin d supplement and unless your doctor is telling you to take more I would just do vitamin d. ...Read more

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Can you take too much of a particular vitamin?

Can you take too much of a particular vitamin?

Yes: Fat soluble vitamins like a, e, d and k can accumulate and become toxic. Get educated about vitamins or consult with a competent nutritionist. ...Read more

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Is a daily vitamin really helpful for adults?

Yes: The vast majority of americans do not get adequate vitamins and minerals from their diets. Quoting a position paper by the american medical association "recent evidence has shown that suboptimal levels of vitamins, even well above those causing deficiency syndromes, are risk factors for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and osteoporosis." more quotes below in my comment:. ...Read more