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Doctor insights on: Which Vitamins Should I Be Careful With If I Try Orthomolecular Medicine

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Which vitamins should I be careful with if I try orthomolecular medicine?

Which vitamins should I be careful with if I try orthomolecular medicine?

Depends...: The vitamins to be most cautious of are the fat soluble ones. The most important part of this approach is to work with a doctor who has knowledge and experience in this area. Ask what training they've had and how long they've been doing it. I prefer to do testing before prescribing anything. Having said that, there have been no deaths in the last 10 years from vitamins. ...Read more

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Having vitamin medicine , will there be any side effects?

Having vitamin medicine , will there be any side effects?

Hopefully not: Very large doses of vitamin a or vitamin d or large doses of iron or zinc will make you sick. Don't expect much effect from vitamins, and be sure you are getting them from somebody trustworthy. ...Read more

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Why are we instructed to store our vitamins and medicine at room temperature?

Why are we instructed to store our vitamins and medicine at room temperature?

Condensations: Condensation occurs with temperature extremes. If you keep a supplement refrigerated and then remove it only to return it minutes later, water droplets will form that ultimately breakdown the integrity of the capsule or tablet. Water is the real culprit. Likewise, keep supplements away from extreme heat sources. Quality supplements are actually controlled food products. They have a shelflife too. ...Read more

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Isthere is drug or vitamin which incrase sexual desire?

Isthere is drug or vitamin which incrase sexual desire?

Sex drive: This will depend on why the sex drive is diminished. Many causes exist, each with a different treatment. Medication side effects, illness (diabetes, obesity, depression, anxiety...), low testosterone, fatigue/sleep deprivation, even aging or relationship, money, and work challenges can cause reduced sex drive. A comprehensive medical exam with this question in mind is the best place to start. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine/food/vitamin that will strengthen my lungs?

What kind of medicine/food/vitamin that will strengthen my lungs?

Incentive spirometer: There are medications that can improve breathing in patients with bronchoconstriction (ie; asthma, COPD), but do not specifically strengthen muscles associated with respiration. Physical therapists specially trained in respiratory therapy can work with you to perform exercises to strengthen those muscles. An inspiratory spirometer device can also help. ...Read more

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Vitamin centrum sylver If I made a drug test did I fail it or not?

Vitamin centrum sylver
If I made a drug test did I fail it or not?

Multivitamins: like centrum silver do not cause drug testing to be positive (unless you are doing drugs along with the centrum silver) ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a prenatal vitamin and fertility drugs together?

Is it okay to take a prenatal vitamin and fertility drugs together?

YES: Can take at same time or stagger in day. It is not known to matter. The Folic Acid in the vitamin is very important to have in your body to prevent certain types of birth defects! ...Read more

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Which vitamin taken in large doses , what drugs are associated with liver injury?

Which vitamin taken in large doses , what drugs are associated with liver injury?

Vitamin A: So don't eat that polar bear liver raw (it contains mega-doses of vitamin a)! vitamin a doses greater than 100, 000 iu / day are well known to cause liver damage, and even 25, 000 iu at a time can be dangerous. Beyond that iron can damage the diseased liver (hap c, cirrhosis), and herbal supplements can sometimes contain liver toxins. And you thought valerian was good for you! ...Read more