Vitamin A Headaches With Other Info ON This Vitamin..


Vitamin a headaches are from taking to much of a good thing.

As with any vitamin to much can be absorb in the body as well as having a vitamin deficiency  from a lack of certain vitamins.  As more and more people become conscious of their health, and we read or hear where vitamins are good for our well being, many get carried away with the amount they take. And each vitamin has it's own specific duty in our body. Without vitamins, and minerals such as magnesium , our bodies would take a nose dive down hill. 

They are that important. So can vitamin a taken in to big of a dose give one a headache? Yes it can for some people, and also other side effects have been recorded. 

Vitamin a is a fat soluble vitamin found in two forms.

  • One being Retinol, found in animal tissues (meats)
  • Beta-carotene, found in plants. 

Beta-carotene has to be broken down in the body before it acts as a vitamin. You won't have vitamin a headaches by eating a balance diet of vitamin a enriched food. 

Good vitamin a food sources include..

On the plant side are:

  • Dark green vegetables 
  • Carrots 
  • Sweet potatoes 
  • Kale, and spinach 
  • Apricots 
  • Red bell peppers

 On the meat side are:

  • Liver 
  • Cheese 
  • Egg yokes 
  • Fish liver oil 
  • Whole milk 
  • Butter 
  • Organ meats. 

Signs of vitamin a deficiency.

  • Night blindness 
  • Slow growth in children with a vitamin a deficiency 
  • More infectious diseases 
  • Dry skin, and eyes from a deficiency. 

The two forms of vitamin a are used to help various aliments.

Vitamin A is used to help:

  • Impotence 
  • Colds and flu's 
  • Cancer 
  • Bronchitis 
  • Herpes 
  • Gingivitis 
  • Cataracts 
  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Even psoriasis. 

Dosage information to keep from triggering vitamin a headaches.

Look on the bottle and see what it says if you think you've been having vitamin a headaches from taking to much. 

Pregnant women, and women that could become pregnant should take no more than 10,000 IU or 2,000 RE. For all men, and postmenopausal women, doses of 25,000 IU, or 5,000 RE can be taken daily. Beta-carotene is preferred in the vitamin supplement, and can be found in capsules, and tablets. High quality multivitamins, with minerals, contain vitamin a also. Cereals, dairy products, juices, and some other foods,  will have vitamin a in them, and the amount in the product. 

One of the side effects of taking over 25,000 IU of vitamin a, is headaches.

More side effect of mega doses of vitamin a are:

  • Hair loss 
  • Dry skin 
  • Fatigue 
  • Bone problems 
  • The worst side effect of to much vitamin a is liver damage.

If you're taking mega doses of vitamin a, and taking certain prescription drugs, read on them to make sure they aren't derived from vitamin a. This combination could result in toxic side effects.  If a person is having vitamin a headaches while taking large doses of vitamin a, think about the other side effects, do you have any of them.

Thanks for reading

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