Medical News Today: What happens when you take too much vitamin C?
Vitamin C is usually safe to take even at high dosages. However, people may experience mild side effects, such as digestive discomfort. Rarely, more serious side effects can occur. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

6 Mental illnesses that could benefit from inositol
(Natural News) Inositol is often mistaken as a B-vitamin, but it is actually a type of sugar. While the body produces inositol from carbohydrate-rich foods, it can also be obtained from natural sources like beans, fruits, nuts, and grains. Many people believe that an inositol-rich diet can manage a wide range of mental health problems. Inositol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: What can you smell? Sign you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may start to be noticeable if a person lacks the vitamin in their diet, and if the condition is left untreated, serious health complications can arise. One symptom to be aware of is related to a person ’s sense of smell. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking high doses of vitamin D may decrease bone density
Vitamin D supplementation at high doses has been found to decrease bone density and increase likelihood of developing hypercalciuria, according to a study by the World Health Organisation published in theJournal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).Scienmag (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This taste in your mouth could mean you’re lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY symptoms can occur if a person isn ’t getting enough of the vitamin from their diet, and left untreated, the condition can lead to serious and even life-threatening complications. One sign of vitamin B12 deficiency to recognise is having a certain taste in your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want To Live Longer? Study Suggests You Should Ditch Soda
This study, as well as other research on the connection between diet and sugary beverages and health risks, is observational and cannot show cause and effect. That’s a major limitation, researchers say, as it’s impossible to determine whether the association is due to a specific artificial sweetener, a type of beverage, obesity or another hidden health issue. “The cause behind these associations isn’t clear,” said Bergquist. “Other potential biological causes could be attributed to experimental evidence linking consumption of artificial sweeteners to sugar cravings, appetite stimulation ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Soda Source Type: news

Teen's Fussy 'Junk Food' Diet Leaves Him Blind
Despite his bad eating habits, his body mass index, a standard measure of obesity, remained normal. But the lack of essential vitamins and minerals took its toll. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamins for Depression
In trying to cope with the debilitating symptoms of depression, people often turn to vitamins, supplements, herbs, or home remedies first. And it’s no wonder — such efforts to alleviate symptoms are often far less expensive and easier to obtain. For some, it may be a part of their rationalization that their depression “isn’t all that bad,” if it can be treated with vitamins and supplements. Many people find relief in taking vitamins and supplements for depression. It is also one of the most well-researched topics, so we know what the science has to say about the efficacy of such treatments. Bu...
Source: Psych Central - September 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Tags: Depression Diet & Nutrition General Medications Miscellaneous Drugs supplements for depression vitamins for depression Source Type: news

A Teen Boy ’s Diet of Fries and Sausage Led to Blindness, According to a New Case Study
A new case study highlights a serious, though rare, side effect of a poor diet: blindness. In the Annals of Internal Medicine, a group of researchers from the University of Bristol in the U.K. report the unusual case of a teenage boy whose diet was so poor, it led to serious optic nerve damage and vision loss. The boy first reported fatigue to his doctors when he was 14. He was deficient in vitamin B12 but had few other health issues, so he received only vitamin B12 injections and dietary counseling. The next year, he began to experience hearing and vision disturbances, but doctors were unable to find a clear cause. After...
Source: TIME: Health - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Boy, 17, goes blind because of a vitamin deficiency caused by his diet of French fries and Pringles
Medics at Bristol Eye Hospital revealed the tale in the Annals of Internal Medicine's case reports. The young Briton lost his sight over three years due to the condition nutritional optic neuropathy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: Lack of the vitamin could increase risk of deadly condition
VITAMIN D is an essential nutrient that keeps the body functioning properly. It is well understood that a lack of the vitamin can lead to bone deformities but it may come as a surprise that it could also hike the risk of developing a potentially serious infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the cure for Parkinson's just a supplement away? Researchers say vitamin B12 can inhibit a key Parkinson's enzyme
(Natural News) Can Parkinson’s disease be treated with supplements? A study published in the journal Cell Research suggests that it can be possible to treat hereditary Parkinson’s disease with the help of vitamin B12. The study found that an active form of vitamin B12 called AdoCbl (5’-deoxyadenosylcobalamin) could reduce the effects of dopamine loss in Parkinson’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What’s today's count? Foods to help relieve hay fever sufferers symptoms
POLLEN counts across the UK are set to be low, but for some hay fever sufferers, symptoms could still be triggered. Eating foods that contain a certain vitamin has been found to help keep coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you have too much vitamin B-12?
Many vitamin B-12 supplements contain much more of the vitamin than the body needs. No research has yet found any side effects from taking too much vitamin B-12. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your nails you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may occur if a person isn ’t getting enough of the vitamin from the foods in their diet, and left untreated, serious long-term health complications can occur. One sign of the condition may be evident in a person’s fingernails and toenails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher-Dose Vitamin D in Healthy Adults May Harm Bone Health Higher-Dose Vitamin D in Healthy Adults May Harm Bone Health
Higher doses of vitamin D in healthy adults who aren't vitamin D deficient do not improve bone health and may actually be harmful, according to a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get more vitamin D from the sun
Even a short time in the sun can provide all the vitamin D a person needs for the day. Learn how to get the most vitamin D from the sun, and other sources, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Does your breath smell like this? You could lack B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person isn ’t getting enough of the vitamin from their diet, and if the condition is left untreated, serious complications can occur. One symptom that’s been associated with B12 deficiency is how a person’s breath smells. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Hair that changes this colour could mean lack of B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can occur if a person lacks the vitamin from their diet, and can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. This makes recognising the symptoms very important, and one sign to note is a change in hair colour. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: One underlying cause you may not know about - here’s how to treat it
STOMACH bloating is often more complex than meets the eye. It can be caused by a wide-range of factors. It may come as a surprise that lacking a certain vitamin may be trigger a person ’s bloating - here’s how to top it up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Symptoms in the face that signal a lack of B12
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient that keeps the nervous system functionally correctly. Lacking in the vitamin could be detrimental to one ’s health and spotting this sign in your face is a warning. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effectiveness and safety of steady versus intermittent high dose vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of falls and fractures among adults: a protocol for systematic review and network meta-analysis - Al-Khalidi B, Ewusie JE, Hamid J, Kimball S.
INTRODUCTION: Clinical trials and systematic reviews of trials involving vitamin D supplementation have mainly focused on defining the optimal amount of vitamin D dosage. However, the comparative effectiveness of different dosing schedules (ie, daily vs bo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This sign on your arm could mean you're lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person lacks the vitamin in their diet, and left untreated, long-term complications can occur. To avoid complications it ’s important to recognise all the signs, and one symptom to note may appear on a person’s arm. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Give This Recipe for Tasty, Nutritious Beets a Try
FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 -- " Eating the rainbow " is a great way to harness the different micronutrients in fruits and vegetables. Among the reds (and yellows), naturally sweet beets are a great source of folate, the B vitamin, fiber and potassium. If... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Daily polypill cuts heart attack/ stroke risk by more than 20%
Might substantially cut cardiovascular disease rates if adopted widely, especially in low and middle income countries, suggest researchers Related items fromOnMedica Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection The new GP contract: transforming primary care, transforming CVD prevention Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks GPs defend practice on prescribing statins Should we recognise obesity as a disease? (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Adding vitamin D to flour may combat deficiency
A report, published in theEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that supplementing flour with vitamin D could avoid deficiency and improve health, particularly in countries with less sunlight.BBC News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood is related to behavior problems in adolescence - Robinson SL, Mar ín C, Oliveros H, Mora-Plazas M, Lozoff B, Villamor E.
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is associated with depression and schizophrenia in adults. The effect of VDD in childhood on behavioral development is unknown. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to study the associations of VDD and vitamin D binding prote... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Have you spotted this ‘subtle’ change?
VITAMIN B12 performs a number of vital functions on the body. Lacking the vitamin can cause a wide range of symptoms, including this insidious sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more fruits: These 12 nutrition powerhouses are high in health benefits and low in calories
(Natural News) Eating fruits offers tremendous health benefits — a fact supported by many studies. These are rich in vitamins and minerals, great for keeping diseases at bay, and have high levels of soluble and insoluble fiber, which improves digestion, increases satiety, and lowers cholesterol. But did you know that some fruits might be better... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Two of the best supplements proven to help with vitamin D deficiency
SUPPLEMENTS could have a huge impact on a person ’s health. Knowing which are the best to take is crucial. These two supplements have been medically proven to help with vitamin D deficiencies and overall health. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: Lack of vitamin linked to life-threatening condition
VITAMIN D deficiency is increasingly linked to a host of health problems. A recent study explored the link between a lack of the vitamin and a life-threatening complication - revealing a possible explanation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Add 'sunshine vitamin' to flour, study says
One in five UK adults doesn't get enough of the "sunshine vitamin", especially in winter. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopeful fathers should be taking folic acid ahead of their partner's pregnancy
New research from Harvard Medical School in the U.S. and Navarra University in Spain suggests that men with higher levels of the vitamin have healthier babies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: This sleep problem could signal lack of ‘sunshine’ vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms may develop if the person isn ’t getting enough of the vitamin from the sun. Left untreated, more serious health problems can occur, so it’s important to recognise all the signs. One symptom of vitamin D deficiency may affect a person’s sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding vitamin D to flour would prevent 10million cases of deficiency
The Birmingham University researchers, writing in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, calculated the policy would cut vitamin D deficiency rates by a quarter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors at greater risk of choking on dietary supplements
(Reuters Health) - Seniors may be more likely than younger adults to choke on vitamins and dietary supplements, or to have other problems swallowing them, especially when the pills are on the larger side, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Get out of the hospital ASAP: Vitamin C can mean shorter ICU stays, according to research
(Natural News) Researchers found a way to help people get out of the hospital as soon as possible. A new meta-analysis published in the journal Nutrients suggests that the administration of vitamin C can shorten the length of stay of a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) on average by about eight percent. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six factors that could stop you absorbing the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 helps the body to perform a number of vital functions. If left untreated, the condition can cause a number of serious health complications. Certain factors can make someone more prone to a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B deficiency: Six factors that could stop you absorbing the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 helps the body to perform a number of vital functions. If left untreated, the condition can cause a number of serious health complications. Certain factors can make someone more prone to a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Parkinson's Symptoms Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Parkinson's Symptoms
Parkinson's disease (PD) patients have lower levels of vitamin D than their healthy peers, a new study confirms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The health benefits of lemon water
(Natural News) You can find lemon water in restaurants and day spas as an alternative to tea or coffee. It’s a refreshing drink that offers a multitude of health benefits. Lemons are rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C. While water is vital for hydration, combining the two will ensure that you are adequately hydrated while... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Three signs in the eyes you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can start to show if a person lacks the vitamin from their diet. Left untreated, the condition can lead to serous health complications, so recognising the signs as early as possible is very important. Here are three symptoms that may appear in a person ’s eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrient deficiencies on the rise: Vitamin A levels take a nosedive over the last decade, causing the rise of infectious diseases such as measles
(Natural News) Even though developed nations boast of great technology, infrastructure, economy, and advanced medical care, they still suffer from ballooning rates of obesity, chronic disease, cardiovascular issues, metabolic disorders, and cancer. Infectious diseases still run rampant in developed nations, despite advances in plumbing and sanitation. The breakdown of developed nations is a slow and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obtaining Vitamin D Levels in Children With Fractures Improves Compliance With Supplementation
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - August 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The warning sign in your hands you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can lead to serious long-term health complications if left untreated, so it ’s important to understand what signs to look out for. One symptom associated with the condition may appear in the hands. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethnicity may affect vitamin D levels
The optimal levels for vitamin D may vary amongst different ethnicities and should be considered by health professionals, according to research published in the journalMetabolism, Clinical and Experimental.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Maintaining ‘sufficient’ levels of this may help prevent the disease
RHEUMATOID arthritis affects around 400,000 Britons over the age of 16 in the UK. Although there is no cure for the condition, evidence suggests maintaining sufficient levels of a certain vitamin may help prevent the onset of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Eating More Gluten Early In Life Could Raise Child ’ s Risk Of Celiac Disease
(CNN) — Bad news for lovers of bread, pasta and baked goods: Eating lots of gluten-heavy foods from a young age could eventually lead to gluten intolerance. A study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA suggests that eating higher-than-normal levels of gluten during the first five years of life can increase a child’s likelihood of developing celiac disease, a digestive disorder that damages the small intestine. Higher gluten intake was associated with a 6.1% increased risk of celiac disease autoimmunity, an immunological response to gluten, and a 7.2% increased risk of celiac disease per each additional gram or...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Gluten Source Type: news

Could a simple vitamin be an anti-aging tool?
(Natural News) Many factors contribute to the aging process. In particular, oxidative damage is said to be the leading cause of aging. However, scientists may have just found a way to slow down aging. In a research published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers found that niacinamide or vitamin B3 can protect against oxidative damage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Improve Dental Health of Babies
High doses of vitamin D during pregnancy improved tooth enamel in offspring. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Vitamins Teeth and Dentistry Vitamin D Babies and Infants Pregnancy and Childbirth Women and Girls Source Type: news