Vitamins: Too Much Of A Not-so-good Thing?

Dr. Paul Offit says everyone should be more skeptical about taking large doses of vitamins.

Sanjay Gupta. “I think we should hold alternative medicine to the same standard that we hold conventional medicine. It lives under this sort of untouchable halo. I think we should be a little more skeptical.” Offit, chief of the division of infectious diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is no stranger to controversy — previously he has taken on the anti-vaccine movement. His book “Do You Believe in Magic?
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Migraine – Might B Vitamins Help Prevent Stroke?

Researchers didnt find a reduction in the risk of stroke with B12. The researchers conclusions are food for thought for those concerned about their stroke risk, and will hopefully generate some helpful discussion between patients and their doctors. Study author Yuming stated: “Based on our results, the ability of vitamin B to reduce stroke risk may be influenced by a number of other factors such as the bodys absorption rate, the amount of folic acid or vitamin B12 concentration in the blood, and whether a person has kidney disease or high blood pressure. Before you begin taking any supplements, you should always talk to your doctor.”2 As Yuming noted, patients should always remember to check with their doctor before changing any of their medications, supplements or other treatments, and this includes something that seems so harmless as B vitamins.
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The best vitamins that aid in weight loss

It aids in weight loss by helping the body break down fats and carbohydrates. Chromium also provides an energy boost that is useful for workouts. Without chromium, the body finds it difficult to burn off excess fats and turn them into energy. As a result, the excess fats are stored in the body and the person gains weight. Conclusion The vitamins in this list are just some of the vitamins that Dr. Smith recommends for weight loss.
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