Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms Helped With Vitamins......

Vitamin C

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.

Signs of vitamin C deficiency.

Tooth Fairy

Have you ever heard of scurvy? It's a disease from a lack of vitamin C, and some of the symptoms are:

  • Bleeding gums, and loose teeth 
  • Anemia 
  • Joint tenderness and swelling 
  • Wounds that don't heal quick 
  • Dry skin 
  • Loss of appetite, and weakness 
  • Frequent bruising

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.

Don't wait to notice a vitamin C deficiency symptom, but take vitamin C to treat these ailments.

Did you know that vitamin C is used to treat: 

  • Allergies,  asthma, and bronchitis.  
  • Vitamin C is used by cancer patients.
  • Vitamin C is used to treat cataracts, and glaucoma. 
  • Depression, ear infections, gallstones, and even hemorrhoids.
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure), irritable bowel syndrome, Parkinson's disease, and psoriasis. 
  • Varicose veins, urinary tract infections, ulcers, cancer sores, or gingivitis, vitamin C can help. 
  • Vitamin C fights against the common cold and flu. 

Even if you don't experience any vitamin C deficiency symptoms, supplements of vitamin C are helpful.

Vitamin C dosage.

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.

Requirements so a person won't develop any vitamin C deficiency symptoms.

If you smoke, or are exposed to smoke or other toxin fumes, or  suffer with the following:

  • Congestive heart disease 
  • Prolong diarrhea 
  • Rheumatic fever 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis 
  • A type of trauma 
  • Any kind of surgery or infections, or have been burned. 

These could run into Vitamin C Deficiency if not taken care of. 

Does vitamin C in high doses have any side effects

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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