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Is it OK to take 10 vitamins a day?
“Most people think it’s fine to take as much as they want,” says Rosenbloom. “I know people who take 10,000 mg a day.” However, the upper tolerable limit is 2,000 mg a day. “People at risk for kidney stones can increase that risk; people also can get diarrhea.
Is it bad to take 2 vitamins a day?
Avoid taking more than one multivitamin product at the same time unless your doctor tells you to. Taking similar vitamin products together can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects. Many multivitamin products also contain minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
Can a 13 year old take women’s vitamins?
A: With so many types of vitamins available, it is hard to know which one to give. Children older than 4 years of age may have similar recommended daily values for certain micronutrients as adults. However, it’s generally safest to wait until age 12 before giving an adult vitamin to a child.
Can a child overdose on vitamin A?
Of all the possible vitamin toxicities that could occur after eating too many vitamins, vitamin A toxicity is most likely. Too much vitamin A can cause hair loss, skin irritation, dizziness, trouble walking, nausea and vomiting.
Can I take multiple vitamins a day?
You can—but it’s probably not a good idea. For some supplements, optimal absorption can depend on the time of day taken. Not only that—taking certain vitamins, minerals, or other supplements together can also reduce absorption and may result in adverse interactions, which can be harmful to your health.
How many vitamins should I take a day?
Table: RDAs and ULs for Vitamins and Minerals
|Vitamin or Mineral||Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) or Adequate Intake (AI) Nutrients with AIs are marked with an (*)|
|Vitamin B6||Men age 19-50: 1.3 mg/day Men age 51 up:1.7 mg/day Women age 19-50: 1.3 mg/day Women age 51 up: 1.5 mg/day|
|Vitamin C||Men: 90 mg/day Women: 75 mg/day|
Do 13 year olds need vitamins?
Vitamins in small quantities are essential for normal metabolism. Our bodies don’t make them, so we must get them from a well-balanced diet. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises that children who receive a well-balanced diet do not need extra vitamin intake over and above the recommended dietary allowances (RDA).
Can a 13 year old eat hair skin and nails gummies?
Answer: You should not be taking supplements without your parent’s or doctor’s supervision.
Can you give your child too many vitamins?
“Most children may not have serious repercussions if they’ve ingested more than the recommended dose of a multivitamin, unless the ingredients include calcium, which can lead to very serious heart conditions including an irregular heartbeat, or iron toxicity which can cause too much acid to build up in your body.
Can a 14 year old take Centrum vitamins?
A: Centrum tablets are formulated for adults over 18. Children ages two and up can take Centrum Kids Chewable multivitamin tablet.
Can I take 3 different vitamins at once?
Combining supplements will not normally interfere with the way they work and in some cases may be beneficial, for example vitamin C helps iron absorption. However, certain supplements may interact with each other.