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What Kind Of Water Soluble Vitamin Should I Take For Arthritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
If B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin and your body gets rid of excess, what would cause an 'off the charts' high level on blood test results?
Supplementation.: Most common cause of very high b12 level is patient taking vitamin supplement. B12 is not "gotten rid of" quickly. Healthy people may have a five year supply in the liver. ...Read more
I know vitamins B are water-soluble and doesn't need fat to dissolve, but it's better to take them with food? And what's the difference.
Yes, better because:: B vitamins will be will absorbed when taken with or without food, but some people experience nausea if taking a strong B complex on an empty stomach. Also, B vitamins play an important role in metabolizing our food and are mostly not retained long so are likely to be most beneficial when taken shortly before, with or after meals. ...Read more
Depends: Because b vitamins, which are water soluble, color the urine yellow you can get some idea by seeing the disappearance of that yellow through the day. Vitamin c is also water soluble and in stress situations taking some every hour is helpful. In stress the b vitamins are consumed more as well. ...Read more
Yes it can: Either water or fat-soluble vitamins, excess can cause problem. For instance, excessive use of vitamin c (water-soluble), can increase risk of kidney stones. Vit c also enhances iron absorption, thus problem for those having iron overload such as hemochromatosis. Moderation is key! why take these to excess? They may cause u health problem at the same time costing money. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Vit C: Vit c and water soluble vitamins have low risk of toxicity, oral vit c can cause loose bowels. ...Read more
Water - B&C: Water soluble are vitamin b and c fat soluble a, d, e, k. ...Read more
Vitamins: Fat soluble (a, d, e, k) have to be processed for absorption with enzymes that digest fat. They can be stored in fatty storage areas so if too much taken, toxicity can occur. Vitamin d from sun is controlled by body's storage and processing to avoid that. Water soluble vitamins typically not stored so need to be taken daily. ...Read more
Can you overdose on vitamin b? I saw a post that said too much B6 can cause toxicity but i thought vitamin b was water soluble
Taking lots 4 months: I think of overdose as a single high dose causing harm & taking a large single dose of b6 won't cause harm. However, taking high doses of b6 daily for months (usually at least 1000 mg but rarely as low as 200 mg) can cause toxicity symptoms, most commonly peripheral neuropathy (tingling & numbness), also headaches, fatigue & irritability, which usually dissipate upon stopping b6. See comment:. ...Read more
Are vitamin B6 and B12 water soluble vitamins? Do their excess harm the body or is easily flushed out of urine and is safe?
Does it harm or strain your kidneys/liver to filter excess water soluble vitamins. Some multivitamins have well over rda, turn urine bright yellow?
Vitamins: It's not unusual or harmful to have deep yellow urine after taking multivitamins. Most vitamins are simply excreted in the urine if they exceed recommended daily doses. However some vitamins like D or A can be harmful when taken in massive doses. It's important to adhere to the doses recommended on the label of legitimate preparations. You can get advice from your pharmacist if you're unsure. ...Read more
The right question: Nutrition plays a huge role in RA & other autoimmune diseases. Add a good multivitamin and also take a look at your diet. The book "digestive wellness" is a good resource for looking at how certain foods can at least make RA worse, perhaps play even a more direct role. Dairy & gluten are the 'usual suspects' but for some it may be soy, etc. Vegetables, fruits are key in an antiinflammatory diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kind of an odd question but if you take a water solvable vitamin supplement and it doesn't seem like you noticeably pee it out (B vitamins for example turning your urine deep yellow) does that mean your body used it all?
Urine Coloration: While vitamins like B, C and others are excreted in the urine, B vitamins are best known for enhancing the yellowing of urine. However, a lack of coloration is not an indication of a deficiency/dependency. A good balanced diet is the best way to maintain healthy levels of vital amines. Extra amounts of B/C vitamins are harmlessly excreted. Be careful with A, D and E as they can accumulate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm using plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg and prednisone 10mg for rheumatoid arthritis, can I take vitamin C while using these medications.
Yes: Vitamin c is fine to take while taking these medications. Not sure why you would take it, though. Recent studies have shown that your food should provide you with enough vitamins so if your food is inadequate, dietary modifications are necessary to get it where it should be. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any vitamins, supplements, etc. that help w/ rheumatoid arthritis pain? Used to take Plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) don't like it. The joint pain is getting unbearable.
Is it safe to take vitamin b, d and c supplements while taking Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg daily. Diazepam 15mg daily and cocodamal 8x30mg for arthritis in foot?
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