Is it ok to take a 400mcg of folic acid along with multi vitamin?

Yes it is ok. For your age the maximum dose should not exceed 1000 mcg.So it is ok to take them together.
Yes it is ok. As long as you do not exceed daily dose of 1000 mcg, there should be no problem.

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What are signs that I need to take both multi vitamin and a folic acid pill?

Few, if any... Historically vitamins were largely discovered by deficiencies (3rd world countries); in 1st world countries this is rare. Vitamins are extremely prevalent in most foods (i.e. Cheap to isolate & sell), needed in only trace amounts (tiny quantities adequate), thus have become a big industry in 1st world countries, despite no/limited evidence of efficacy for many issues search via google & add "nih". Read more...

Is it okay to take a multivitamin containing folic acid while also taking a folic acid vitamin?

Yes. When supplementing, it is wise to use a multi-vitamin/mineral as well. This is because taking one item, at the exclusion of others, can create a deficiency. For example, when using B12 one should take it along with b-complex so as not to correct one problem but then create another problem somewhere else. Another option is to use an adaptogen or adaptogen complex to correct or prevent deficiencies. Read more...

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Co factor. Folic acid, particular some forms which cross the blood-brain barrier, have been show to enhance the effect of antidepressants. It isn't typically toxic because it is water-soluble so you pass out any extra. Deplin is a prescribed form of this, a version of folic acid which gets across the blood-brain barrier. Read more...

Is it recommended to take a multi vitamin? And is true that some synthetic supplements like folic acid are better in synthetic form than from greens?

Depends on? If you are having a healthy balanced diet and you do not have any deficiencies , you do not need any vitamin supplements. Certain vitamins are needed to take if you are deficient in a specific vitamin. For good health i recommend omega 3 and antioxidants, they have many benefits. Read more...

What kind of problems can result from high mcv? I have moderated my alcohol intake and begun taking a multi-vitamin to help with folate (folic acid) and b-12.

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