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Doctor insights on: What Is Vitamin B50

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Can you take too many b vitamins?

Can you take too many b vitamins?

Yes: In some cases, too much b6 and Folic Acid can be toxic. Generally no problems if under 25 mg b6 and 800 mg Folic Acid per day. ...Read more

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Why do b vitamins make me feel a buzz?

Why do b vitamins make me feel a buzz?

Maybe something else: Why are you taking b vitamins? What else is in the supplement? It it a USP certified product so you know exactly what is in the product. Are you taking too much. If you need vitamin bs, get them from whole foods. Stop supplementing. ...Read more

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How much I can take b-vitamins in a day?

How much I can take b-vitamins in a day?

Depends: B vitamins are your stress vitamin s. If you feel the need to take some I would take a complex with a variety like a b 50 or 100. ...Read more

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Is there a need for b vitamins after 55?

Is there a need for b vitamins after 55?

Yes: Vitamin levels start to decrease in our bodies over time due to age, stress, medical conditions, poor diet (since most americans do not eat well), trauma, and from medications that prevent absorption. So yes, take a b complex to help you. You can also get your doctor to check you levels. Aim for higher levels rather than the bottom of the normal range. You will feel better. ...Read more

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What is the primary function of b vitamins?

Rather than reinvent: B vitamins are necessary for cellular metabolism. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/b_vitamins for more info. ...Read more

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How quick do b-vitamins change in the body?

How quick do b-vitamins change in the body?

B Vitamins: All B vitamins are water soluble and are therefore not stored up in the body and rapidly eliminated, most often by the kidney. Some B vitamins go through a metabolic process in the liver before being excreted by the kidney. It is very difficult to overdose on B vitamins because the body takes what it needs and excretes the rest rather quickly. ...Read more

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How quickly do b-vitamins change in the body?

How quickly do b-vitamins change in the body?

Depends: Thiamine deficincy sometimes responds in a few hours to replacement. This is an uncommon sitution where you have somebody who is shaky, can't move there eyes, and has profound memory problems who has not eaten properly in quite some time. We see this sometimes with skid row alcoholics. B12 deficiency responds more slowly on the order to weeks to months. ...Read more

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Which food has the highest amounts of b-vitamins?

Which food has the highest amounts of b-vitamins?

Varies: The b vitamins include thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, (folic acid) b6, vb12, biotin and pantothenic acid. Some foods are especially good sources of just one b vitamin, while other foods contain several of the b's. Luckily, b vits are widely distributed throughout the food supply, so if you're eating a varied, balanced diet that includes foods from all food groups, you're most likely getting what you need. ...Read more

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How and when are you supposed to take your b vitamins?

You do not need them: You can take them any time you want. Most people take them in the morning. Imo, they are a waste of money. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on b vitamins? How much would be too much?

Prob not: Water soluable vitamin so what this means is that it doesn't get stored in your tissues. What your body can't metabolize it gets rid of through gut or kidneys when taken orally. Even if number on lab test shows "high" this does not constitute danger or overdose. Doctors sometimes give injections of b vitamins and this is different story because very high doses goes right into circulation. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get b vitamins instead of vitamin pills?

B vitamins: Most b vitamins are in foods. Some foods containing more b1, b2, b3 are fruits and vegetables. Things like B12 are mostly only in animal products but this does include eggs. ...Read more

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Do people sometimes on b vitamins? If so, how easy is it to do?

Do people sometimes on b vitamins? If so, how easy is it to do?

Vitamins: The b vitamins are water soluble. This means that if you take more than you need the body gets rid of them. Vitamins a d e and k are fat soluble and can cause illness if taken in excess. ...Read more

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How long will it take for b vitamins to start working and show effects?

How long will it take for b vitamins to start working and show effects?

B vitamins are among: The water-soluble group of vitamins; so the body needs adequate supply each day, especially if it is under physical/emotional stress. B vitamins work quickly (depending on what specific reason you're taking them). What effects are you expecting? ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for b vitamins to start working?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for b vitamins to start working?

Vitamins are always: Vitamins are getting into your blood stream daily as you eat food and are working for body functions all the time day and night, if you don't get enough in your diet or you are losing through your GI tract, not absorping these essential vitamins and that can cause diseases like rickets, anemia and many other medical conditions which can be prevented by proper nutrition and supplements. ...Read more

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Why are b vitamins in energy drinks?

Why are b vitamins in energy drinks?

Fur hype!: The vitamins give the appearance of being "good for you." most energy drinks contain high caffeine and natural Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) (no longer can be put as as chemical so ephedra and guarana are used), and are sugared. They are potentially dangerous as a nutritional supports and are expensive. Take your vitamins and drin k coffee or tea! ...Read more

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Hello! Can 'B Vitamins ' cure damaged nerves?

Hello! Can 'B Vitamins ' cure damaged nerves?

What kind of damage?: Vitamins may help with neuropathy due to specific vitamin deficiency, e.g., folic acid, thiamine or B12 deficiency but will not help with damage from other causes, e.g. mercury or lead poisoning. It would be prudent to consult a neurologist for proper diagnosis and optimum treatment. ...Read more

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How much b vitamins should one take for anxiety?

How much b vitamins should one take for anxiety?

It depends: B vits. Will help many with anxiety while many may not be helped at all. If you are among the 30% who can't convert Folic Acid to its active form then 400 mcg of l-5-mthf will help. Many only need the rda's of b's but some, due to genetics, need more. Some need the active forms of b2 & b6. I like b complex plus by pure encapsulations as a balanced b with active forms in reasonable doses. See comment:. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to get too much b vitamins each day?

Is it dangerous to get too much b vitamins each day?

For some of them: Most of the b vitamins must be replenished regularly, since any excess is excreted in the urine. But some, if taken in excess can cause problems: b3—3000 mg nicotinamide or 1500 mg nicotinic acid/day can cause nausea, vomiting, signs of liver toxicity. B6— more than 1000 mg/day is associated with peripheral sensory neuropathy. B9 excess can mask B12 deficiency. B12 excess may cause rash. ...Read more

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What's the difference between b-complex and individual b vitamins?

What's the difference between b-complex and individual b vitamins?

Complex has several: The b complex is a multivitamin of sorts, but that contains only b type vitamins (folate, thiamin, b12, etc). The individual ones contain on the type of b vitamin listed. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could having high levels of b vitamins cause anxiety?

In some, yes: Some people are more sensitive to b vitamins and can experience anxiety and even panic with them. Vitamin b6 may be especially likely to cause this, even though given for nervous system support. It is known to increase the vividness of dreaming. However, many people do very well with b complex, with no anxiety whatsoever. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I have to take b-vitamins if I am b-deficient?

Depends On levels: It depends on the individual vitamins, blood levels and medical condition like anemia or other deficiency condition and follow up levels and check ups. Some vitamins are giving initially in high doses for certain time and after some time a maitainance doses like vit d and vit b12, for deficiency. ...Read more

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Do you know are all the b vitamins destroyed in foods that are microwaved?

Do you know are all the b vitamins destroyed in foods that are microwaved?

I hope not: I use the microwave all the time. But I also take B12 sub-lingual and a multivitamin. To be safe minimize the use of the microwave. In the mean time I will research this myself on the web. ...Read more

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Does the b complex vitamin include all of the b vitamins and what does this do?

Does the b complex vitamin include all of the b vitamins and what does this do?

Usually: But check the label to make sure that all eight b vitamins are included:
vitamin b1 (thiamine)
vitamin b2 (riboflavin)
vitamin b3 (niacin or niacinamide)
vitamin b5 (pantothenic acid)
vitamin b6 (pyridoxine, pyridoxal, or pyridoxamine, or pyridoxine hydrochloride)
vitamin b7 (biotin)
vitamin B9 (folic acid)
vitamin B12 (various cobalamins; commonly Cyanocobalamin in. ...Read more

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Does b complex vitamin have all the other b vitamins in it? What makes it complex?

Does b complex vitamin have all the other b vitamins in it? What makes it complex?

Yes; having all: By definition, b complex contains all of the b vitamins. In this case "complex" means "made up of inter-related parts" like the military-industrial complex.
Out bodies need to convert some b's to the active form, like b6 to pyridoxal-5-phosphate and Folic Acid to 5-mthf. The best quality b complexes contain some of the "activated" forms as some people don't readily make the conversions! ...Read more