Vitamin C deficiency symptoms are slow to materialize.
Vitamin C is thought of as having the ability to fight off colds and flu's, but this vitamin is very important for our bodies to function like it should. That's because vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that enhances the immune system. Vitamin C also holds harmful organisms at bay, by neutralizing them. Soooo, we need Vitamin C to keep us healthy.
We'll get to them later, but vitamin C is used to treat quite a few ailments. Ever had a paper cut, or cut yourself on anything? Vitamin C was working in healing the wound.
Vitamin C is also known to strengthen blood vessel walls. (blood vessel spasms are involved in migraines) We are a migraine site, and some vitamins are known to help in the relief of headaches, such as riboflavin or B2, niacin, B3 . Vitamins work together to keep you and I healthy.
By taking vitamin C you can eliminate vitamin deficiency. Vitamin C works to promote healthy teeth, and gums. What aids in the absorption of iron?? You're right if you said vitamin C. Although it's a slow process, if we don't consume enough vitamin C, we start to have vitamin C deficiency symptoms.
Have you ever heard of scurvy? It's a disease from a lack of vitamin C, and some of the symptoms are:
As we stated at the top of the page Vitamin c deficiency is rare in the Untied States as a whole, but for the elderly, patients in hospitals or nursing homes and those on very restrictive diets a deficiency is possible. But even showing no signs of a deficiency and cutting it close on this vitamin could run a person short on the many benefits of this vitamin.
Did you know that vitamin C is used to treat:
Even if you don't experience any vitamin C deficiency symptoms, supplements of vitamin C are helpful.
Some of our visitors that read this page may have some vitamin C chewable tablets. Use caution when taking, because the enamel can erode on the teeth. Time release formulas are preferred because vitamin C is eliminated from the body fairly quickly. Although the adult RDA is 60mg, therapeutic doses, that is, if you're treating an aliment, is between 300mg, to 3,000mg. For ease of taking, 500mg to 1,000mg in several doses a day works best, in tablets or capsules.
If you smoke, or are exposed to smoke or other toxin fumes, or suffer with the following:
These could run into Vitamin C Deficiency if not taken care of.
Just one side effect, that you'll recognize right off. (Diarrhea) If the doctor has suggested a high dose of vitamin C, start with about 500 mg and gradually work up to the maximum. But at any time if diarrhea is experienced, back the dosage to the next acceptable level.
As a reminder vitamin C can interfere with a vitamin B 12 blood test.
Our last page is very important for headache sufferers, it's about magnesium supplements. We have to have this mineral for our well being. It's that important!! And our next page is info on the signs of magnesium deficiency, don't miss it. Home page from vitamin c deficiency symptoms.
Thanks so much for reading, we hope this answered your question.
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